Vodafone R206/Windows Vista

Vodafone R206

Start using your router - Vodafone R206/Windows Vista

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

Step 1 of 18

Remove the back cover

Turn the back of your router towards you.
Take hold of the bottom right corner of the back cover and remove it.

Step 2 of 18

Insert your SIM

Place your SIM as illustrated in the SIM holder.

Step 3 of 18

Insert your SIM

Slide your SIM into the holder.

Vodafone R206/Windows Vista
Step 4 of 18

Insert battery

Place the battery in your router (left side first), matching the battery contacts with the router contacts, and press the battery into place.

Step 5 of 18

Replace the back cover

Place the back cover on your router and press it into place.

Step 6 of 18

Turn on your router

Press and hold On/Off.

Step 7 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

Do the following in Windows:
Click the Windows icon.

Step 8 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

Click Connect To.

Step 9 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

If required, click the refresh icon.

Step 10 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 11 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Step 12 of 18

Connect to your Wi-Fi hotspot

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

Vodafone R206/Windows Vista
Step 13 of 18

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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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

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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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 18

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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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 16 of 18

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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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 17 of 18

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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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 18 of 18

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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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.

Remove the back cover

Turn the back of your router towards you.
Take hold of the bottom right corner of the back cover and remove it.

Insert your SIM

Place your SIM as illustrated in the SIM holder.
Slide your SIM into the holder.

Insert battery

Place the battery in your router (left side first), matching the battery contacts with the router contacts, and press the battery into place.
Vodafone R206/Windows Vista

Replace the back cover

Place the back cover on your router and press it into place.

Turn on your router

Press and hold On/Off.

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

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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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 R206/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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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. The PUK can be obtained by contacting customer services.
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.
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