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Quick guide – Using your new LTE Router (ZTE MF253 Router)

Getting Started with your ZTE LTE Router: 

  • Ensure that your sim card is correctly inserted into the router
  • Plug your Router into the power outlet
  • Wait for the lights to  turn on – There will be a steady blue light under the WiFi icon when your internet is working (this can take anywhere from a few minutes to 24 hours the first time you plug in) 
  • Look for your router’s WiFi name on your PC or mobile device (your password will be printed on a sticker on the underside of the router), or connect via the LAN cable
  • Browse the internet!

You can also double-check the indicators below to ensure they are in the correct state :

There are occasions where you may need to log in to the router admin interface to check your settings. 

To do so, open your web browser and type 192.168.0.1 into the address bar. The login page will appear :

The default password to access the router is admin

Once logged in you can view the current connection mode on the top left side of the page :

Always ensure this is set to Wireless Broadband.

For additional connection troubleshooting, please see the table below:

Please note: All Webafrica deals and packages are subject to change without notification. These include our terms and conditions as it relates to costs and deal/package structures for all of our service providers.

Updated on September 1, 2020

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