How do I set up my own modem?

Quick answer

If you’re bringing your own nbn-ready (or LBNCo compatible) modem to use with amaysim, we'll email you with instructions once your amaysim service has been activated. Follow the instructions to manually configure your modem using the settings we send you.

Modem setup

If you’re bringing your own nbn-ready (or LBNCo compatible) modem to use with amaysim, we'll email you with instructions once your amaysim service has been activated. Follow the instructions to manually configure your modem using the settings we send you.

Note:If you purchased a modem from amaysim when you signed up, here's how you can set up your amaysim modem.

How to configure your modem

Here's how you'll need to configure your modem for your address -

Follow the steps below to connect your modem:

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Check your address to find the right modem setup instructions for the nbn technology used in your home.

1. Connect your modem

Plug your modem into the wall and connect your modem to your nbn port via an ethernet cable. You'll need to change the port on your nbn Connection Box, so check your activation email to find out which port to use. Power your modem on and head to the next step.

1. Connect your modem

Plug your modem into the wall and connect your modem to your nbn port via an RJ11 phone cable. Make sure you've got your activation email handy, since you'll need it to complete the setup. Power your modem on and head to the next step.

1. Connect your modem

Plug your modem into the wall and connect your modem to your connection box - this can be done by plugging an ethernet cable from your modem into the yellow UNI-D port on the back of your connection box.

Power your modem on and head to the next step.

1. Connect your modem

Plug your modem into the wall and connect your modem to your data port - this can be done by plugging the ethernet cable from your modems WAN port into the data port located in your home.

Power your modem on and head to the next step.

1. Connect your modem

Plug your modem into the wall and connect your modem to the ethernet port on your nbn™ Connection Box via an ethernet cable. Make sure you've got your activation email handy, since you'll need it to complete the setup. Power your modem on and head to the next step.

1. Connect your modem

Plug your modem into the wall and connect your modem to your nbn or data port. Check your activation email to find out which port to use. Power your modem on and head to the next step.

2. Connect to the modem's Wi-Fi network

To configure your modem, you'll need to use a browser while connected to your modem’s Wi-Fi network (you can do this even if the internet isn’t running). So, connect a device such as a laptop, tablet or even your smartphone to your modem's Wi-Fi network. Your Wi-Fi password can usually be found on the back / bottom of your modem.

3. Find your modem's web address

Different modems have different web addresses. A common web address is 192.168.0.1 ; however, if you don’t know it, we've got step by step instructions to help you find your modem's web address. If you know your modem's web address, go to the next step.

4. Login to your modem's web address

Make sure your device is connected to your modem's Wi-Fi network. In your device's browser, type: http:// followed by your modem’s web address. Login with the default username and/or password as required. If you've changed the password from the default, use your custom password instead. Typically, the default username and password are “admin”, but in your modem’s device guide, or by checking the manufacturer’s website.

5. Check your activation email to configure your modem

Once logged in, you'll need to change the Connection Type for your modem. Where the Connection Type settings reside will depend on your modem. These settings could also be called WAN Type, Wan Settings, or Encapsulation. Enter the settings we email you in order to set up your connection.

  • Select PPPoE connection
  • PPPoE Username = Please refer to your activation email
  • PPPoE Password = Please refer to your activation email
  • Set IP to be dynamically configured from the network.

5. Check your activation email to configure your modem

Once logged in, you'll need to change the Connection Type for your modem. Where the Connection Type settings reside will depend on your modem. These settings could also be called WAN Type, Wan Settings, or Encapsulation. Enter the settings we email you in order to set up your connection.

  • Select VDSL
  • Select PPPoE connection
  • PPPoE Username = Please refer to your activation email
  • PPPoE Password = Please refer to your activation email
  • 802.1Q VLANID = 100
  • 802.1P Priority = 0
  • Set IP to be dynamically configured from the network.

5. Check your activation email to configure your modem

Once logged in, you'll need to change the Connection Type for your modem. Where the Connection Type settings reside will depend on your modem. These settings could also be called WAN Type, Wan Settings, or Encapsulation. Enter the settings we email you in order to set up your connection.

  • Select PPPoE connection
  • PPPoE Username = Please refer to your activation email
  • PPPoE Password = Please refer to your activation email
  • 802.1Q VLAN ID = 100
  • 802.1P Priority = 0
  • Set IP to be dynamically configured from the network

5. Check your activation email to configure your modem

Once logged in, you'll need to change the Connection Type for your modem. Where the Connection Type settings reside will depend on your modem. These settings could also be called WAN Type, Wan Settings, or Encapsulation. Enter the settings we email you in order to set up your connection.

  • Select VDSL
  • Select PPPoE connection
  • PPPoE Username = (Please refer to your activation email)
  • PPPoE Password = (Please refer to your activation email)
  • 802.1Q VLANID = 100
  • 802.1P Priority = 0
  • Set IP to be dynamically configured from the network.

5. Check your activation email to configure your modem

Once logged in, the steps to enter your amaysim connection settings will vary depending on the modem you’re using and you’ll need to find the area where you can adjust the Connection Type for your modem; this this may come under Connection Type, WAN Type, Wan Settings, or Encapsulation.

Below are the settings you’ll then need to enter in order to set up your connection;

  • Select PPPoE connection
  • PPPoE Username = (Please refer to your activation email)
  • PPPoE Password = (Please refer to your activation email)
  • Set IP to be dynamically configured from the network.

5. Check your activation email to configure your modem

Once logged in, you'll need to change the Connection Type for your modem. Where the Connection Type settings reside will depend on your modem. These settings could also be called WAN Type, Wan Settings, or Encapsulation. Enter the settings we email you in order to set up your connection.

6. Re-start your modem

Your modem should restart automatically, but if it doesn't you can do it manually. Once it turns back on, the setup is complete and you’ll be able to begin using your amaysim service! Simply connect all your devices to your Wi-Fi network and you'll be good to go.

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