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How to install Infostrada modems

Customers who activate a new subscription with Infostrada they will soon be confronted with the problem of installing the modem provided by the operator and, often, included free of charge in the new subscription plan. If you don't know how to do it, don't worry, because in this guide we'll see howinstall Infostrada modem.

If, on the other hand, you have not yet activated a new offer but plan to do so in the coming days, you can consult the comparator of SosTariffe.it for offers Infostrada in order to identify the most suitable plan for your needs. To install the Infostrada modem it will, in any case, be sufficient to follow a few very simple steps, which will allow you to start using your new ADSL or fiber optic line in just a few minutes.

First, you will need to proceed toinstall Infost modem by connecting it to the mains and pressing the Power button, if present. Then you will need to connect the device, via ethernet cable, to your PC or notebook. Before proceeding further, wait until all flashing icons on your modem have stabilized.

At this point, you will need to find the IP address of your device. Open your web browser and enter the IP address of your modem in the top address bar. Normally, the IP address of an Infostrada 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1 modem. In case your modem has a different IP address you can follow a simple procedure. If you have a PC Windows start the search function and enter the code cmd and start the command prompt where you need to enter the command ipconfig then choose Enter. From the new window you can find the IP address of the modem you are using next to the entry Default gateway.

If, on the other hand, you have a Mac go to System Preferences and choose the option Network. From the new window choose the name of the connection in use and click on the button advanced positioned at the bottom right. from TCP / IP card you can find out the IP address of the modem next to the Router item.

Once you find the right IP address of the modem you will need to access its settings. To access the panel you will need to enter first name user is password. Usually, the combination set by the manufacturers admin / admin or admin / password. In some cases it is possible to access the settings leaving both fields blank. In any case, on the instruction manual or on the back of the modem itself you will find the codes to be entered.

Now that you have logged in, the Infostrada modem will proceed to self-configure setting all the correct parameters to make your new connection work as much as possible. Alternatively, click on the Configure (or Setup) button to proceed to manual configuration. Once the automatic procedure is complete, you can check that all data is correct.

To install Infostrada modems correctly, you will need to verify that i connection parameters are the following:

  • Protocol: PPPoE
  • Encapsulation: LLC
  • VPI: 8
  • VCI: 35
  • Username: welcome
  • Password: guest

Only for a limited number of Infostrada subscriptions, some values ​​may change:

  • Protocol: PPPoATM
  • Encapsulation: VC-Mux
  • VPI: 8
  • VCI: 35

Once all the steps have been completed, the Infostrada modem will be installed and the connection will be ready to be used to its full potential. Before proceeding advisable change the Wi-Fi password by replacing the default password with a new alpha-numeric combination. Enter a new password consisting of at least 15 random characters between numbers and letters in order to maximize the security of your modem and minimize the risk of external intrusion.