How do I set up my devices on ADSL?

Set up your modem

  1. Locate the cord with the RED plug on one end and YELLOW plug on the other end

  2. Plug the RED plug into the RED WAN port on the back of your modem/gateway

  3. The YELLOW end will need to be plugged into one of the following (depending on your house set up)

  • Into the DATA1/LAN1 port on the Telstra Connection Box (ONT) 

  • Telstra connection point (looks like an Ethernet socket)



Turn on your modem

  1. The POWER cord is already connected to the Telstra Smart Modem, so plug the adaptor into the wall and ensure the power is on.

  2. The Telstra Smart Modem will now turn on. When the front light indicator has turned blue or green, you’re good to go. This may take a few minutes.


Connect your device via Wi-Fi

On the device, select the Wi-Fi name printed on your Wi-Fi fridge magnet and enter the password provided.

Keep your Wi-Fi name and password details somewhere handy like the fridge.


Connect your device via cable

To connect via a cable, insert the YELLOW LAN plug into any YELLOW port on the Telstra Smart Modem. Insert the other end into your device’s network port.


Troubleshooting tips

If you’re having trouble connecting your modem, make sure the cabling and power supply are connected correctly.

Try restarting your modem by turning it off. Wait at least 2 minutes before turning it back on.




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