How to backup your modem settings

The configuration save utility allows you to save and restore your custom modem settings.  
NOTE:  This article applies to newer CenturyLink modems. Other modems may have different features, lights, and behaviors.
Modem Utilities Step 1-3

1.  Connect a device, such as a computer or tablet, directly to your modem using the Ethernet cable (usually yellow).

2.  Open a web browser and type http://192.168.0.1 into the web address field.

3.  Log in to your modem's settings (GUI) using the Administrator Username and Password, then select "Apply." Unless you have changed the default settings, you can find the login information on the modem's sticker.

Learn more about password security best practices.

4.  Select "Utilities."

  1. Select "Configuration Save."
  1. Select "Download", and save the file. You can use this file to restore your settings later.
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