WAN settings allow you to change the protocol and addressing type required by CenturyLink for internet access. Do not change these settings unless instructed by a CenturyLink technician.
NOTE: Depending on your model, your modem's user interface may appear slightly different from the images below.
First, access the WAN settings
There are a few types that can be set up, but all configuration types will begin with the same 5 steps below.
1. Connect a device, such as a computer or tablet, to the internet through WiFi or using an Ethernet cable connected to your modem.
2. Open a web browser and type http://192.168.0.1 into the web address field.
3. Log in to the modem's settings interface (Modem GUI) using your Admin Username and Admin Password. Note that these are different from your wireless network name (SSID) and WiFi password (security key).
This applies only if you have leased a block of IP addresses and want a private or a public LAN (local area network) Subnet. Please note that static IPs are not compatible with Prism® TV and are not available in all areas.
The Private LAN Subnet tells the modem to assign all devices on the network a private LAN IP address (e.g. 192.168.0.4). The exception is for any device that has the TCP/IP settings manually configured with an "assignable" WAN IP address from your block.
The Public LAN Subnet option tells the modem to assign all devices on the network an assignable WAN IP address from your block of leased addresses.
Make sure you've completed steps 1-7 above before continuing with step 8:
8. Enter the IP addressing details.
Select "Block of Static IP Addresses" for the IP Addressing Type.