Before you begin
Before starting to connect your modem, make sure your computer is turned off and that your Bell Internet Installation Kit has the following items:
- Power adapter
- Reference guide
- Ethernet cable
- Telephone cable
- Telephone jack splitter
- Telephone filter
Familiarize yourself with the back of your modem.
Power – This is where you plug in the power adapter.
Power button – To turn your modem on and off.
Reset – To reset your modem from time to time or if connection problems arise.
DSL – Connects your modem to your phone line with a phone cable.
USB – Connects your modem to your computer with a USB cable.
Ethernet – These ports are used for wired Internet connections.
Note: Your modem can connect to your computer with either an Ethernet or USB connection. Follow the steps for the type of connection you prefer.