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.
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.
Plug the grey telephone cable into the microfilter socket marked DSL.
Plug the other end of the grey telephone cable into the DSL socket on the back of the router.
Connect the power adapter and switch the router on with the power button at the back.
The DSL light will flash and turn solid green, this can take up to a minute.
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.
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.
[Top] Troubleshooting The following tables explain what the various status lights say about your connection status:
Power on, device in operation
Power on, device is self-testing
No device connected or switched off
Network device connected
Internet (access to Internet service)
Not connected to the Internet
Connected to the Internet
DSL (broadband connection)
No connection or device switched off
Attempting to connect
You can find more troubleshooting information by selecting Troubleshooting in the Voyager 210 Configuration manager. [Top] 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. [Top]