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Static IP Address update ?

gooner77
Grafter
Posts: 39
Registered: 22-09-2009

Static IP Address update ?

I just paid £5 for the static ip address. do i have to manually type it into the ip address on the router software and choose static. i thought it would change on the router automatically !

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Community Veteran
Posts: 1,611
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Registered: 29-06-2010

Re: Static IP Address update ?

You shouldn't need to change the router settings, but you'll need to drop the PPP session, and then reconnect.

 

How to do this is left as an exercise for the reader...

paul_blitz
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Posts: 75
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Registered: 20-07-2016

Re: Static IP Address update ?

1) Sign up for the static IP

2) Website tells you your static IP

3) Reboot  or disconnect & reconnect the router

... you should now have your static IP!

My Plusnet was installed on Monday: I upgraded to the static IP almost straight away, worked just fine.