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Manually setting up the Belkin router

Belkin routers can still be installed even without the use of the Setup CD.  You can set it up manually through the web-based setup page of the router.  Perform the steps below to learn how:

Power cycling the modem and router
Manually setting up your router

NOTE:  Details on the steps and images may vary depending on your router model number.

Power cycling the modem and router
Step 1:
Unplug the modem and router from the power source.

Step 2:
Connect the Ethernet cable from the modem to the WAN or Internet port of the router.

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Step 3:
Power ON your modem first, then your router by plugging them back to the power source.

Manually setting up your router

The steps shown below may not apply to some Belkin router models.  To learn how to set up a Belkin router using the Dashboard, click here.
Step 1:
Connect the computer to one (1) of the Ethernet ports of the router.

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Step 2:
Launch a web browser, enter the router’s IP Address in the Address bar and press [ENTER].

NOTE:  The default IP Address of a Belkin router is  If you are experiencing difficulties in accessing the default IP Address, click here for more troubleshooting information.

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Step 3:
Click Login.

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Step 4:
Leave the Password field blank and click Submit.  If you encounter issues in accessing the router’s web-based setup page, click here.

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Step 5:
Under Internet WAN, click Connection Type.

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Step 6:
Select your Connection Type and click Next.

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NOTE:  If you don’t know your Connection Type, contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP).  Click on the links below to know how to set up your router according to the following connection types:
Cable Internet Service
Static IP Account

Step 7:
Enter the details provided by your ISP and click the User-added image button.

You should now be able to connect to the Internet.  To verify, the Internet Status at the upper right corner should read Connected.
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You can also launch a web browser and go to your favorite website, or try visiting the Belkin Site for more information and support on your devices.

Once you have set up the Internet connection on your Belkin router, you can now proceed with configuring specific settings in your router.  Check the links below:

Configuring your Belkin Router's wireless security through the web-based setup page
Setting up Mac address filtering
Setting up Port Forwarding on a Belkin router
How to adjust the router's time settings
Updating your Belkin router's administrator password

Related Videos:

Setting up a Belkin router using an iOS device (VIDEO)
Setting up a Belkin router using an Android™ device (VIDEO)
Setting up your router using the web-based setup page (VIDEO)
Setting up a Belkin router using the Setup CD (VIDEO)
Configuring your wireless Belkin router as an access point (VIDEO)

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