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How to set up Netgear Nighthawk D7800 BYO modem for NBN

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Netgear Nighthawk D7800

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

 

First:

You need to know the technology type used to supply your NBN service.

 

Your NBN technology type can be found in the Installation email we sent to you prior to your NBN service activation. Simply search for nbnorders@tpg.com.au nbn installation confirmed in your email inbox to find this email.

 

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Please choose your NBN technology type below for Setup help for the Netgear Nighthawk D7800. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 You've Determined: You have an NBN FTTP / Wireless service

 

Please follow the steps below to set up your Netgear Nighthawk D7800.

 

     1. Ensure your NBN Connection Box is turned on

 

     2. Plug an Ethernet cable from the designated UNI-D port on your NBN Connection Box into the  red Internet port on your Nighthawk modem. (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 Nighthawk modem on using the Power button

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     4. You can connect devices such as PC desktops, laptops or gaming consoles by plugging Ethernet cables from device to any of the 4 yellow LAN ports; or you can connect devices via WiFiD7800(2).png

 

     5. Go to http://192.168.0.1 or http://www.routerlogin.net in your browser

 

     6. Log in with your Netgear username and password. By default these are:
          Username: admin
          Password: password

 

     7. On the home screen, click Advanced

 

     8. Click Setup.

 

     9. Click WAN Setup.

 

     10. Select Must use Ethernet WAN from the WAN Preference drop down.

 

     11. Click Apply.

 

     12. Click Basic.

 

     13. Click Internet.

 

     14. Select Australia from the Country drop down.

 

     15. Select TPG from the ISP drop down.

 

     16. Click Yes under Does your Internet connection require a login?

 

     17. Select PPPoE (PPP over Ethernet) from the Encapsulation drop down.

 

     18. Enter your TPG username and password.

 

     19. Leave the other settings as they are and click Apply.

 

Your Netgear Nighthawk D7800 should now be online. If you are still having issues, please call us on 1300 997 271 for further assistance.

 

 

  You've Determined: You have an NBN FTTC service

 

Please follow the steps below to set up your Netgear Nighthawk D7800.

 

     1. Ensure your NBN Connection Device is turned on

 

     2. Plug an Ethernet cable from the yellow Gateway port on your NBN Connection Device into the red Internet port on your Nighthawk modemD7800.png

 

     3. Plug in the power cable and turn your Nighthawk modem on using the Power buttonD7800(1).png

 

     4. You can connect devices such as PC desktops, laptops or gaming consoles by plugging Ethernet cables from device to any of the 4 yellow LAN ports; or you can connect devices via WiFiD7800(2).png

 

     5. Go to http://192.168.0.1 or http://www.routerlogin.net in your browser

 

     6. Log in with your Netgear username and password. By default these are:
          Username: admin
          Password: password

 

     7. On the home screen, click Advanced.

 

     8. Click Setup.

 

     9. Click WAN Setup.

 

     10. Select Must use Ethernet WAN from the WAN Preference drop down.

 

     11. Click Apply.

 

     12. Click Basic.

 

     13. Click Internet.

 

     14. Select Australia from the Country drop down.

 

     15. Select TPG from the ISP drop down.

 

     16. Click Yes under Does your Internet connection require a login?

 

     17. Select PPPoE (PPP over Ethernet) from the Encapsulation drop down.

 

     18. Enter your TPG username and password.

 

     19. Leave the other settings as they are and click Apply.

 

Your Netgear Nighthawk D7800 should now be online. If you are still having issues, please call us on 1300 997 271 for further assistance.

 

 

 

  You've Determined: You have an NBN FTTN / FTTB service

 

Please follow the steps below to set up your Netgear Nighthawk D7800.

 

 

     1. Plug a phone cable from your NBN wall socket into the grey VDSL port on your Nighthawk modemD7800(3).png

 

     2. Plug in the power cable and turn your Nighthawk modem on using the Power buttonD7800(1).png

 

 

     3. You can connect devices such as PC desktops, laptops or gaming consoles by plugging Ethernet cables from device to any of the 4 yellow LAN ports; or you can connect devices via WiFiD7800(2).png

 

     4. Go to http://192.168.0.1 or http://www.routerlogin.net in your browser

 

     5. Log in with your Netgear username and password. By default these are:
          Username: admin
          Password: password

 

     6. On the home screen, click Basic.

 

     7. Click Internet.

 

     8. Select Australia from the Country drop down.

 

     9. Select TPG from the ISP drop down.

 

     10. Select VDSL (PTM) from the Transfer Mode drop down.

 

     11. Select VDSL2 from the DSL Mode drop down.

 

     12. Tick the checkbox next to Enable This Interface.

 

     13. Click Yes under Does your Internet connection require a login?

 

     14. Select PPPoE (PPP over Ethernet) from the Encapsulation drop down.

 

     15. Enter your TPG username and password.

 

     16. Leave the other settings as they are and click Apply.

 

Your Netgear Nighthawk D7800 should now be online. If you are still having issues, please call us on 1300 997 271 for further assistance.

 

 

  You've Determined: You have an NBN HFC service

 

Please follow the steps below to set up your Netgear Nighthawk D7800.

 

     1. Ensure your NBN Connection Box is turned on

 

     2. Plug an Ethernet cable from the UNI-D 1 port on your NBN Connection Box into the red Internet port on your Nighthawk modemD7800.png

 

    3. Plug in the power cable and turn your Nighthawk modem on using the Power buttonD7800(1).png

 

     4. You can connect devices such as PC desktops, laptops or gaming consoles by plugging Ethernet cables from device to any of the 4 yellow LAN ports; or you can connect devices via WiFiD7800(2).png

 

     5. Go to http://192.168.0.1 or http://www.routerlogin.net in your browser

 

     6. Log in with your Netgear username and password. By default these are:
          Username: admin
          Password: password

 

     7. On the home screen, click Advanced.

 

     8. Click Setup.

 

     9. Click WAN Setup.

 

     10. Select Must use Ethernet WAN from the WAN Preference drop down.

 

     11. Click Apply.

 

     12. Click Basic.

 

     13. Click Internet.

 

     14. Select Australia from the Country drop down.

 

     15. Select TPG from the ISP drop down.

 

     16. Click Yes under Does your Internet connection require a login?

 

     17. Select PPPoE (PPP over Ethernet) from the Encapsulation drop down.

 

     18. Enter your TPG username and password.

 

     19. Leave the other settings as they are and click Apply.

 

Your Netgear Nighthawk D7800 should now be online. If you are still having issues, please call us on 1300 997 271.


Our technical team will assist in providing you with the basic settings in order to set-up your equipment and connect to the internet. For further assistance and advanced set-up or configuration, please contact the equipment manufacturer.

 

 

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