Enable WiFi on the modem

If the wireless light on your modem is off and you want to use WiFi, you will need to enable the wireless radio on the modem.

These steps work for newer CenturyLink modems. If these steps don't work for your CenturyLink modem, go to the modems and routers page, select your modem, and select "Enable Wireless radio and broadcast SSID".

  1. Open a web browser and go to
  1. Login to your modem by entering the:
    Administrator Username
    Administrator Password
    Select "Apply"
  1. Select "Wireless Setup".
  1. Select "Enable" for the Wireless Radio.
  1. Select "Apply" to save your changes.
  1. Select "SSID Setup".
  1. Select the SSID that you are using so that you can make sure it is Broadcasting.
  1. Select "Broadcast SSID".
  1. Select "Apply" to save your changes.
  1. After the wireless light on your modem turns "On", try connecting devices to your wireless network.
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