How can I set up the Internet for my new HUAWEI router on my phone

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How can I set up the Internet for my new HUAWEI router on my phone

Your router supports broadband sharing. You can use your router to connect several household devices such as your computer, phone, tablet, laptop, or TV set-top box to the Internet with wireless or wired connections. Your router allows you to configure your router through the management page on your phone, so there is no need to use a computer-based web UI management page.

Method 1: Using AI Life App

  1. Install the App: Use your phone to scan the QR code at the bottom of your router, to download and install the AI Life App.
  2. Setup preparation: Connect an Ethernet cable from the WAN port of your router to a LAN port on the Internet source (such as a broadband modem or fiber-optic modem), then connect your router to a power source. Afterwards, you can connect your phone to the router's default Wi-Fi (check the nameplate at the bottom of the router for the default Wi-Fi name, no password, the Wi-Fi name should begin with "HUAWEI") .

    If the router features self-adaptive network ports, you do not need to distinguish the WAN port from the LAN port.

  3. Setting up your router
    1. Open the AI Life App, click CONFIGURE, then click GET STARTED.

      If a notification prompt does not appear, touch the Add button in the upper right corner of the app's home screen.

    2. Choose Create a Wi-Fi network (skip this step if you can not find such an option).
    3. Follow the wizard to complete the configuration.

      Your router will automatically detect the Internet access mode for your home network.

      • If your Internet access mode is Automatically obtain IP, no further configurations are required. Once you have followed the Internet access wizard and set your Wi-Fi name, Wi-Fi password, and login password.
      • If your Internet access mode is Internet access mode, please kindly contact your internet/broadband service provider to obtain Broadband account and Broadband password. Enter the Broadband account and password, and click Next.
      • If your Internet access mode is Static IP, please manually set the IP address, Subnet mask, Default gateway, and DNS.
    4. Select the Router setup and click SAVE, the configuration process is complete.
  4. Getting your other devices online: To connect your wired devices (such as computers and TV set-top boxes) to the Internet, use an Ethernet cable to connect the devices to the LAN ports on your router. For phones, tablets, network computers, and other wireless devices, connect them to your router's Wi-Fi network.

Method 2: Using default IP address

  1. Setup preparation: Connect your router to a power source. Connect your computer/phone to the router's Wi-Fi(check the nameplate at the bottom of the router for the default Wi-Fi name, no password) , or connect the computer to the router's LAN port using an Ethernet cable. Open an internet browser, enter the default IP address in your browser address bar and log in to your router's web-based management page (check the nameplate at the bottom of the router for the default IP address).

    If the router features self-adaptive network ports, you do not need to distinguish the WAN port from the LAN port.

  2. Setting up your router: Click Get started.
  3. Choose Create a Wi-Fi network, follow the wizard to complete configuration.

    Your router will automatically detect your home Internet access mode.

    • If your Internet access mode is set to DHCP, no further configurations are needed. Once you have followed the Internet access wizard to set a Wi-Fi name, Wi-Fi password and login password, the process should be complete.
    • If your Internet access mode is PPPoE,please kindly contact your internet/broadband service provider to obtain Broadband account and Broadband password. Enter the Broadband account and Broadband password, and click Next.
    • If your Internet access mode is Static IP, please manually set the IP address, Subnet mask, Default gateway, and DNS.

    To configure the VLAN (Virtual Local Area Network), enable the VLAN function on the Internet connection account screen and enter the configuration information. For details about the VLAN configuration information, contact your network carrier.

3. Getting your other devices online: To connect computers, set-top boxes, and other wired devices to the Internet, use an Ethernet cable to connect the device to the LAN port on your router. To connect phones, tablets, notebook computers and other wireless devices to the Internet, connect the devices to your router's Wi-Fi network.

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