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1-Airport Extreme Router
1-Ethernet Cat 5 Cable
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Step 1: Connecting Airport Extreme to Your Cable/DSL Modem
-Please connect Ethernet Cable from your Cable/DSL modem to your Airport Extreme WAN port
Tip- Alternative Procedure: you can unplug Cable/DSL modem from power outlet and connect it back to power outlet in order to reset IP address for Airport Extreme Router.
Tip- Green Light: Modem and Router made connection
Orange Light- Modem and Router made connection but no internet connection
Red Light- No Connection
If neither lights are displayed please call technical support (800) MY-APPLE
Step 2: Download Airport Utility
From your Computer,Apple Ipad or Apple IOS device you can use Airport Utility.
Windows Computer- go to www.apple.com website click on "Downloads" and select Airport Utility download for windows.
Apple Ipad- Click on Settings select Wireless and Airport Extreme will show up at the bottom of your screen with unsecured connection click on it and set up router
Apple IOS Device- Click on Wireless settings select Airport Extreme Unsecured and click on it to set up router.
Open Airport Utility....
Your Airport Extreme router will be displayed in Airport Utility and is ready to be set up
click on Wireless Settings
Adjust Network Name to your like
Network Password to your like
Network Security- WEP, WPA/WPA2or WPA Enterprise
Radio Channel Selection- Automatic or Manual
Step 3: Check Connection
Once configured Airport Extreme router will change display light from orange to green.
Picture Display Of Airport Extreme Router see figure