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How to set up your D-Link AC1200 Gigabit BYO router for NBN

BasilDV
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This article provides router setup advice for NBN services to get you up and running in just a few simple steps;

 

The D-Link AC1200 Gigabit Router can be used for NBN FTTP,  Fixed Wireless, FTTC and HFC technology.

 

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 Physical Connection

 

1. Ensure your NBN Connection Box (NTD/NCD) is turned on.

 

2. Plug an Ethernet cable from the designated UNI-D / Yellow gateway port on your NBN Connection Box into the Internet / WAN port of your D-Link router. (An email with the provisioned UNI-D port number will be sent to you once service installation date has been confirmed.)

 

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3. Plug in the power cable and turn your D-Link router on using the Power button.

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4. Once the Power and Internet light are on, then you may proceed with the router configuration.

 

 

 

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 Setup Wizard

 

1. Connect your computer or any device to your modem by plugging an Ethernet cable from the device to the Ethernet port, or you can connect your device via Wi-Fi.

 

2. Open a web browser (Chrome, FireFox, Safari, etc) and manually key in the wireless router’s default IP address: 192.168.1.1 or enter http://dlinkrouter.local./.

 

3. If this is your first time logging in to the page and no connection has been established, log in with the password shown on the device label or Quick Install Guide.

 

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4. Agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy before proceeding.

 

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5. Click Next to continue and wait while your router detects your Internet connection type.

 

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6. If the router does not detect a valid Internet connection, a list of connection types to choose from will be displayed. Select PPPoE.

 

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7. Enter your TPG account username and password, then click on next.

 

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8. You may personalise your WiFi network name and WiFi password, then click on next.

 

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9. You have the option to change the router interface login password, then click on next.

 

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10. Select your time zone from the drop-down menu, then click on next.

 

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11. You will be presented with a summary of your settings. Click Next to finalise the settings or Back to make changes. 

 

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12. Click OK to close the Setup Wizard.

 

 

 

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 Manual Configuration (If needed)

 

1. Connect your computer or any device to your modem by plugging an Ethernet cable from the device to the Ethernet port, or you can connect your device via Wi-Fi.

 

2. Open a web browser (Chrome, FireFox, Safari, etc) and manually key in the wireless router’s default IP address: 192.168.1.1 or enter http://dlinkrouter.local./.

 

3. If this is your first time logging in to the page and no connection has been established, then log in with the password shown on the device label or Quick Install Guide.

 

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4. In the Settings menu on the bar at the top of the page, click Internet to see the Internet configuration options.

 

5. Select PPPoE on the dropdown list for ‘My Internet Connection is:’

 

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6. Enter your TPG account username and password.

 

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7. Click Save.

 

 

 

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 Wireless network configuration

 

1. Connect your computer or any device to your modem by plugging an Ethernet cable from the device to the Ethernet port, or you can connect your device via Wi-Fi.

 

2. Open a web browser (Chrome, FireFox, Safari, etc) and manually key in the wireless router’s default IP address: 192.168.1.1 or enter http://dlinkrouter.local./.

 

3. If this is your first time logging in to the page and no connection has been established, then log in with the password shown on the device label or Quick Install Guide.

 

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4. In the Settings menu on the bar at the top of the page, click Wireless to see your wireless network settings.

 

5. You may now personalise your home WiFi network.

 

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6. Click Save.

 

 

If you still need further support, please call us on 1300 997 271.

 

 

 

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