Vodafone R212/Windows Vista

Vodafone R212

Set the message centre number - Vodafone R212/Windows Vista

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Usually, your router automatically uses the necessary settings to send and receive text messages. If this isn't the case, it may help to save the message centre number.

Step 1 of 18

Turn on your router

Press and hold On/Off.

Step 2 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

Do the following in Windows:
Click the Windows icon.

Step 3 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

Click Connect To.

Step 4 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

If required, click the refresh icon.

Step 5 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 6 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 7 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

Key in the password for your Wi-Fi hotspot and click Connect.

Step 8 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

Click Close.
A connection to your Wi-Fi hotspot is established.

Vodafone R212/Windows Vista
Step 9 of 18

Establish a connection to your router's web interface

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 10 of 18

Establish a connection to your router's web interface

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 11 of 18

Establish a connection to your router's web interface

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 12 of 18

Establish a connection to your router's web interface

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 13 of 18

Establish a connection to your router's web interface

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 14 of 18

Find "Settings"

Click SMS.

Step 15 of 18

Find "Settings"

Click Settings.

Step 16 of 18

Save the message centre number

Highlight the field next to "Message centre number" and key in +447785016005

Step 17 of 18

Save and exit

Click Save.

Step 18 of 18

Save and exit

Click Logout.

1. Turn on your router

Press and hold On/Off.

2. Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

Do the following in Windows:
Click the Windows icon.
Click Connect To.
If required, click the refresh 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 Connect.
Click Close.
A connection to your Wi-Fi hotspot is established.

3. Establish a connection to your router's web interface

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 Vista
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.
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.

4. Find "Settings"

Click SMS.
Click Settings.

5. Save the message centre number

Highlight the field next to "Message centre number" and key in +447785016005

6. Save and exit

Click Save.
Click Logout.