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How to set up Huawei HG 659 modem for Windows 10

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Your modem has already been pre-configured, you do not need to follow each step of the set-up guide but should retain this document in case you need to manually configure your equipment.











Huawei HG 659  
Wireless Specs
802.11 standard 802.11ac
WLAN speed 2.4 GHz 300 Mbit/s
WLAN speed 5 GHz 1,300 Mbit/s


To configure your PC/Laptop with your wireless password including changing your wireless password, please proceed to step 4.


1. Physical Connection
2. Network Configuration
3. Configuring Modem
4. Configuring Wireless
5. Change of Password


Have your modem powered on and connected directly to your PC via Ethernet Cable before you begin, as these
instructions are based on wired Ethernet connection
For further information, please see wiring diagram and instructions for your NBN connection type below.
NBN Fibre To The Node (FTTN)
NBN Fibre To The Building (FTTB)
NBN Fixed Wireless
NBN Cable Broadband (HFC)


PPPoE connection uses authentication to establish the Internet connection and once connected your modem will be assigned an IP and DNS settings from TPG.
To begin, your PC needs to receive a private IP address from the modem. Most modems have DHCP enabled by default that will take care of this.


To ensure your Network Card is ready for this, please follow the following steps:
A. Click Start -> Settings -> Network and Internet -> Ethernet ->
Change adapter optionsPic 1.JPG





B. Right click on Ethernet, and then click Properties


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C. Under Ethernet properties, select Internet Protocol Version 4
and then click Properties







Pic 3.JPGD. Ensure “Obtain an IP address automatically” is selected
Ensure “Obtain DNS server address automatically” is selected
Click OK







Open your browser and in the address bar type and press Enter
Enter admin for both the username and password and click Login.
If you have changed the login credentials, please enter the current
username and password for your modem interface.


Pic 5.JPGC. You will see the screen shown on the right.
Click Start Wizard.                                            







Pic 6.JPGD. Enter your TPG username and password.
Click Next







Pic 7.JPGE. You can change your WiFi details or elect to keep the default settings. The default WiFi SSID is WiFi-xxxx (xxxx is a random 4 digit alphanumeric code printed on the sticker underneath your modem). By default, the WiFi password is printed on a sticker underneath your modem (WLAN Key).
Click Save.
Quick Setup complete!



To use Wireless, ensure that you already have set up your wireless adapter.                   

A. Click Start -> Settings -> Network and Internet



Pic 8.JPGB. Click Wi-Fi and then find the SSID (Network name) of your modem. By default, the network name should be WiFi-xxxx   
(xxxx is a random 4 digit alpha numeric code).
Note: You may notice there are two wireless networks present. You may connect to either of these. 


C. Ensure Connect Automatically is ticked,
and then Click Connect          



Pic 9.JPGD. You will now be prompted to enter your network security key/ Wireless password. By default, the WiFi password is printed on a sticker underneath your modem (WLAN Key).



E. Click NEXT to finish.
Note: You’ll see an option that says “share this network with my contacts”. We recommend you don’t tick this box.


F. You should now see your status as ‘Connected’.


For security purposes we highly recommend that you change your password if you are using your default or if you believe your password security has been compromised. For password information, please visit


Each time your modem is powered on, it will initialize this automated authentication process after which your modem will receive a public IP address (fixed or dynamic depending on your plan) and DNS settings from TPG.