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How do I connect my router?

In the following article we will show you how you can easily connect your router yourself.

You have received: 1. DSL cable (TAE-RJ45): or 2. DSL/telephone cable ('Y' cable: 2*RJ45–1*RJ45) with a grey DSL adapter (RJ45-TAE) External link: More information about these cables (pole assignment etc.) If you received both cables, please use the DSL cable (TAE-RJ45). Note:

  • Please do not use the splitter!
  • Please do not use a black adapter (RJ45-TAE), because this is poled wrong.

Connection to the line telephone network via DSL cable

  1. Please connect the RJ45 plug of the DSL cable to the DSL port on the router (sometimes DSL/TEL).
  2. Please put the DSL adapter in the middle slot (labelled with “F”) on the telephone port.

Phone socket (TAE):

Connection to the line telephone network via DSL/telephone cable ('Y' cable) and DSL adapter

  1. Please connect the larger end of the DSL cable to the DSL labelled port (or DSL/TEL) on the router.
  2. Now connect the smaller grey end with the DSL adapter.
  3. Please put the DSL adapter in the middle slot (labelled with “F”) on the telephone port.

    Phone socket (TAE):

Connection to the grid and connection of telephones and computers

  1. Please connect your router to the grid.
  2. Connect your computer to the router via LAN or WiFi.
  3. Connect your telephones to your router via the right connections.

If you have a router which you have not received from us, you need to configure it. Please notice the guides for configuration in our help center.