Cable Modem

Linksys Phone Adapter

Connecting modem to computer directly:

  1. Plug one end of the ethernet cable into the Ethernet (10/100/1000) port, and the other end into the ethernet port on your desktop/laptop

Connecting modem to router, and to computer:

  1. Plug one end of the ethernet cable into the Ethernet (10/100/1000) port, and the other end into the Internet or the WAN port on your wired/wireless router
  2. From the wired/wireless router, plug the ethernet cable into one of the ports labeled 1,2,3,4 and plug the other end into your desktop/laptop

Connecting modem to Phone Adapter (ATA) to computer:

  1. Plug one end of the ethernet cable into the Ethernet (10/100/1000) port, and the other end into the Internet port (blue label) on your Linksys phone adapter.
  2. From the Linksys phone adapter, plug the ethernet cable into the Ethernet port (yellow label) and plug the other end into your desktop/laptop
  3. Plug your corded/cordless phone into Phone 1

Connecting modem to Phone Adapter (ATA) to router, and to computer:

  1. Plug one end of the ethernet cable into the Ethernet (10/100/1000) port, and the other end into the Internet port (blue label) on your Linksys phone adapter.
  2. Plug your corded/cordless phone into Phone 1
  3. From the Linksys phone adapter, plug the ethernet cable into the Ethernet port (yellow label) and plug the other end into the Internet or WAN port on your wired/wireless router
  4. From the wired/wireless router, plug the ethernet cable into one of the ports labeled 1,2,3,4 and plug the other end into your desktop/laptop