Any advice would be appreciated. The much bigger problem was to convince Verizon guys that I do not need their router. You want to be on a tech support phonecall for your entire day troubleshooting? To be honest, the speeds that routers advertise for wifi are usually aggregated speeds and will be nowhere near what to expect in real life. Do I need to do that or can I just use a standard one? It take a few minutes for Verizon to transfer your number to the new network. The red light on the remote will blink twice and stay on. But, hopefully someone else can! And lastly, when I checked over at the verizon forums, I found a couple of threads discussing ethernet installs. It has support for both and apparently.
I did re position the antennas on the router though… I am running stock firmware on the C7 and it is up to date. Anyway, I logged on with my Verizon credentials and all was well. I have found at 802. Most likely you meant to advise testing the pin-out mappings and electrical properties of all the conductors end-to-end. Maybe there was just a ton of traffic on the fiber in my community yesterday afternoon… who knows! Thanks to all for any help.
The red light on the remote will blink twice and stay on. The guy in the store went one step ahead and said that I have to use the rental router with all Verizon Fios connection. Surprisingly the guy said that is what he was going to do anyway. Thanks for so much great information. Take their survey after the call and give them 5-stars. To access all of said content sans box, you'll need to take a two-pronged approach. If I can skip the step of using a verizon router to begin with rather then having them setup a verizon router which i later have to return once i switch to my router , I think that would be ideal, but ive read they wont do the setup without verifying connectivity with a verizon router, and im afraid if they do that, then ill have to do mac address cloning, etc.
Is there any router setting I should pay attention to? Now that we are organized, get your notebook or sheet of paper. From a location where you have physical access to the Verizon router, navigate to it typically and log in. Nonetheless this helped me understand whats happening and made me comfortable to make the switch. The red light will blink twice and then stay on. I was able to connect to the internet immediately.
Need more help using this website? This is a great opportunity to enhance your Fios experience with faster Wi-Fi speeds. But instead I traveled to their nearby store and returned the router. So i believe my option is to either rent the router for a month do my tests without verizon router during the one month period or pay more for the home install option and get the technician over at the house and then plead with him to allow my existing router to be used directly. The tech who did the installation said he would try using it but the box on that leg didn't work for crap. If you do any port forwarding firewalls, etc. If it continues to work after a week to tens days, I would say all is good.
As always, I appreciate all you do and your expertise is very much valued and appreciated! Your remote may have an Input, Function, or Source button these all mean the same thing. If so, let me know how it went! Should I try those first? Thanks Logan for the write up and all the commenters for their experiences. So technically, you could run two separate ethernet signals over one physical ethernet wire. How to program your remote control Please read all instructions before starting. I am considering switching to Verizon from Comcast the only 2 available in my area. This is the with OpenWrt and have no issues with it.
As part of the deal when I upgraded, they sent me a G1100 router which arrived yesterday afternoon. I would love to do that, but Verizon online order page does not allow me to go further without adding a Router. You can look at options 9 and 10 of for more information. If I need to, can I just copy it off the bottom of the Actiontec? Browse my with over 900 of the types of questions and answers we all have about our consumer technology. Recently changed over to Fios and knowing beforehand that Eth needed to be provisioned only internet through Fios made things very easy.
The second I popped that Ethernet cord, that used to run my ActionTec the internet immediately starting running- And Fast. If you do not have a Home button on your remote, press the Settings button instead icon not shown on all remotes. If so, something is definitely wrong with your setup… As I said in a different comment, your best bet is to talk to the tech when he comes. Any additional information you could provide would be great! Support said it will take 5-10 mins. My question is: if I decide to transfer to Fios Internet-Only service, will I also be able to use my own non-Fios labeled router? It worked like a champ and right now that is what I am using.
That is not calling Verizon to swap it out! I was also able to talk with the previous owner who became a friend of ours after the house sale and said that the their fios service was only discontinued two months before the actual closing on the house. Test them all in-between, it may be that just fixing one key fixes them all. Do I need to do anything else? I will try that and let you know the results. When I did a speed test the Dlink is giving me almost twice as fast speed upload and download than the actiontec. The Verizon guy is here as I post this via my phone. Now just gotta return the Verizon router.