Fios G1100 Router Setup

Fios G1100 Router Setup

Verizon’s FIOS G1100 is an excellent router that supports networking using coaxial cables, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet. Its network range and speed are excellent.

Other highlighting features of the FIOS G1100 router are listed below:

  • Supports different networking standards like WAN, LAN
  • Integrated wired and wireless networking
  • MAC address filtering
  • Static NAT
  • Event logging
  • Content filtering
  • Fully customizable firewall
  • Port trigging & forwarding
  • Access control

Advanced wireless protection feature

If you’re looking for the simplest method to perform the FIOS G1100 router setup for the first time, then scroll down this page.

  • Inside the package
  • Check to make sure that your FIOS router package contains the following components:
  • FIOS G1100 router
  • Power adapter
  • LAN Ethernet cable (yellow)
  • WAN Ethernet cable (white)
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Before beginning the FIOS G1100 router setup process, make sure that your computer meets the following system requirements:
  • A computer that allows you to connect to the Internet
  • Browser: Chrome, Firefox, or Safari
  • Setting up the FIOS G1100 router for the first time

Step 1: Connecting the router to the Internet

  • Initially, make sure that the Internet is active.
  • Next, get an Ethernet cable or a coaxial cable for the setup.
  • For Ethernet cable: Get the white Ethernet cable that is provided along with the router. Plug an end of the cable into the WAN port of your router. Similarly, connect the other end to the high-speed Ethernet wall jack. 
  • For Coaxial cable: Plug the Coaxial cable’s one end into your router’s coax port and the other end into the coax wall jack. 
  • Using the router’s power cord, connect the router to an electrical outlet.

Step 2: Connecting the router to your computer

You can connect your computer to the router over a wired or wireless connection. 

For wireless

  • Enable the Wi-Fi option on your computer.
  • Look for the router’s default Wireless network name and password on the side panel of your router (on the label). 
  • Now, on your computer screen, you can find the list of network SSIDs that are available. 
  • Choose your router’s SSID and type its password.
  • Click Connect. 

For wired connection 

  • Get an Ethernet cable.
  • Now, connect the router to your computer using the Ethernet cable.
  • Make sure that the cable is connected securely.

Once your Windows or Mac computer is connected to the router, you can configure the router settings using its web-based Graphical User Interface page.

Step 3: Configuring the router settings

  • On the computer that is connected to your FIOS G1100 router, open a web browser.
  • In the search field of the browser, type your router’s IP address or URL. 
  • Tap Enter.
  • Now, the Welcome to you Verizon Fios Router page will appear on the screen.
  • Click on the Get Started button on it.
  • In the opened window, type the default security key of your router in the Admin Password field and click Next. 
  • Configure the router settings by following the on-screen instructions.

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