Vodafone R216/Windows 10

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First steps

Start using your router

Before you start using your router, you need to follow these initial steps.

Just so you know...

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Remove the back cover
Turn the back of your router towards you.
Take hold of the bottom right side of the back cover and remove it.
Insert your SIM
Place your SIM as illustrated next to the SIM holder.
Slide your SIM into the holder.
Insert the battery
Place the battery in your router (right side first), matching the battery contacts with the router contacts and press the battery into place.
Replace the back cover
Place the back cover on your router and press it into place.
Turn on your router
Press and hold On/Off.
Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot
Do the following in Windows:
Click the network icon.
Highlight the name of your Wi-Fi hotspot and click Connect.
You can find the name and password for your Wi-Fi hotspot on the inside of the back cover.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and click Next.
A connection to your Wi-Fi hotspot is established.
Establish a connection to the internet
Open a browser.
Key in http://vodafonemobile.wifi in the address bar and press Enter.
If you're asked to key in your PIN:
Highlight the field below "Enter current PIN code" and key in your PIN.
Click Submit.
If your router's web interface shows that no connection has been established:
Highlight the field next to "Password" and key in admin
Click Login.
Click Connect.
A connection to the internet is established.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
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