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Voyager 210 USB Modem/Router - Setup Guide

Voyager 210 USB Modem/Router - Setup Guide

Voyager 210 USB Modem/Router - Setup Guide


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This guide shows you how to connect to broadband with the BT Voyager 210 router. These instructions apply to Windows and OS X machines.
Please Note: Use the Ethernet cable if you are setting up your Voyager router with an Apple Mac.

  1. Before you start
  2. Setting up your hardware
  3. Installing the Voyager 210 using Ethernet
  4. Installing the Voyager 210 using USB (Windows only)
  5. Configuring your Voyager 210 router
  6. Troubleshooting
  7. Advanced settings

Before you start

  1. Make sure your broadband account has been activated and that you have your broadband username and password. Find these in your welcome mail or the Connection Settings section of the Member Centre.
  2. The Voyager 210 supports two methods of connecting your computer; Ethernet or USB. If you decide to use the USB cable then you'll need the provided installation CD.

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Setting up your hardware

  1. Plug one of the provided microfilters into your telephone socket. You'll need one microfilter for each device that uses your telephone line (Sky, fax, additional handsets). Check our Guide To Fitting Microfilters for more information.
  2. Plug the grey telephone cable into the microfilter socket marked DSL.
  3. Plug the other end of the grey telephone cable into the DSL socket on the back of the router.
  4. Connect the power adapter and switch the router on with the power button at the back.
  5. The DSL light will flash and turn solid green, this can take up to a minute.

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Installing the Voyager 210 using Ethernet

  1. Connect the yellow Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on your router.
  2. Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to the Ethernet port on your computer. The Ethernet light on the router will flash to indicate a successful connection.

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Installing the Voyager 210 using USB (Windows only)

  1. Insert the Voyager 210 Installation CD and select 'USB Connection' from the menu that appears. Then choose 'Install USB drivers'.
  2. Follow the on screen prompts to install the driver.
  3. When finished you'll be asked to connect the router. Connect the square end of the blue USB cable to the USB socket on the router.
  4. Connect the other end of the USB cable to a USB port on your computer. Windows will detect the router and complete the installation.

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Configuring your Voyager 210 router
Once you've installed your Voyager 210 router you'll need to configure it.

  1. Open your web browser and type either http://voyager.home/ or http://192.168.1.1/ into the address bar to load the router's configuration manager.
  2. Enter your broadband username and account password. If you're not sure what these are check your welcome email or Connection Settings in the Member Centre.
  3. Click on 'Connect' and your router will connect to broadband. The Internet light on the front of the router will turn solid green to confirm that you have connected successfully.

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Troubleshooting
The following tables explain what the various status lights say about your connection status:
Power light
Off
No power
Solid green
Power on, device in operation
Solid red
Power on, device is self-testing
Ethernet/USB
Off
No device connected or switched
off
Flashing green
Network device connected
Internet (access to Internet
service)
Off
Not connected to the Internet
Green
Connected to the Internet
DSL (broadband connection)
Off
No connection or device switched off
Flashing orange
Attempting to connect
Solid green
Connected successfully
You can find more troubleshooting information by selecting Troubleshooting in the Voyager 210 Configuration manager.
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Advanced settings
The advanced settings of your router give you access to a wide range of options relating to networking and security. Access to these is restricted by a username and password - these are both set to 'admin' by default.
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