Start using your router - Vodafone R212/Windows 7

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Before you start using your router, you need to follow these initial steps.

Step 1 of 15

Insert your SIM

Open the cover at the top of your router.

Step 2 of 15

Insert your SIM

Turn your SIM as illustrated on the cover.

Step 3 of 15

Insert your SIM

Slide your SIM into in the router.

Step 4 of 15

Insert your SIM

Close the the cover again.

Step 5 of 15

Turn on your router

Press and hold On/Off.

Step 6 of 15

Connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot

Do the following in Windows:
Click the network icon.

Step 7 of 15

Connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot

Highlight the name of your Wi-Fi hotspot and click Connect.

Step 8 of 15

Connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot

You can see the Wi-Fi hotspot name and password by pressing On/Off twice in quick succession.

Step 9 of 15

Connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot

Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and click OK.
A connection to your Wi-Fi hotspot is established.

Vodafone R212/Windows 7
Step 10 of 15

Establish connection to the internet

Open a browser.
Key in 192.168.0.1 in the address bar and press Enter.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Step 11 of 15

Establish connection to the internet

If you're asked to key in your PIN:
Highlight the field below "Enter current PIN code" and key in your PIN.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Step 12 of 15

Establish connection to the internet

Click Submit.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Step 13 of 15

Establish connection to the internet

If your router's web interface shows that no connection has been established:
Highlight the field next to "Password" and key in admin

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Step 14 of 15

Establish connection to the internet

Click Login.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Step 15 of 15

Establish connection to the internet

Click Connect.
A connection to the internet is established.

If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.

1. Insert your SIM

Open the cover at the top of your router.
Turn your SIM as illustrated on the cover.
Slide your SIM into in the router.
Close the the cover again.

2. Turn on your router

Press and hold On/Off.

3. Connect to a Wi-Fi hotspot

Do the following in Windows:
Click the network icon.
Highlight the name of your Wi-Fi hotspot and click Connect.
You can see the Wi-Fi hotspot name and password by pressing On/Off twice in quick succession.
Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and click OK.
A connection to your Wi-Fi hotspot is established.

4. Establish connection to the internet

Open a browser.
Key in 192.168.0.1 in the address bar and press Enter.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Vodafone R212/Windows 7
If you're asked to key in your PIN:
Highlight the field below "Enter current PIN code" and key in your PIN.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Click Submit.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
If your router's web interface shows that no connection has been established:
Highlight the field next to "Password" and key in admin
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Click Login.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.
Click Connect.
A connection to the internet is established.
If an incorrect PIN is entered three times in a row, your SIM will be blocked. To unblock your SIM, you'll need to key in your PUK. You can get the PUK by dialling 191 from a Vodafone mobile phone. If you're using a land line, you need to dial 03333 040 191.
Please note:
If the wrong PUK is entered ten times in a row, your SIM will be blocked permanently. In this case, you need a new SIM from Vodafone.