HyperLink VZ Internet Gateway Overview

HyperLink VZ Internet Gateway Overview

Front Panel

The front panel has two lighted indicators and a WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) button.

The Power/Internet light will be on and solid white when your Gateway is turned on, connected to the Internet, and functioning


The Wireless light will be on when your Gateway Wi-Fi is turned on. For additional information on the front

lights and error indications.

The WPS button is used to initiate Wi-Fi Protected Setup. This is an easy way to add WPS capable devices to your wireless

network. When WPS is initiated from your Gateway, the wireless light slowly flashes white for up to two minutes, allowing time to complete the WPS pairing process on your wireless device (also known as a wireless client). When a device begins connecting to your Gateway using WPS, the wireless light rapidly flashes white for a few seconds, then turns solid white as the connection completes. If there is an error during the WPS pairing process, the wireless light flashes red rapidly for two minutes after the error occurs.

The WPS button can also be used to reboot the router. To perform a soft reboot, press and hold the WPS button for at least 10 seconds.

Side Panel

The side panel of your Gateway has a label that contains important information about your device, including the default settings for the Gateway’s wireless network name (ESSID), wireless password (WPA2 key), local URL for accessing the Gateway’s administrative pages, and Gateway administrator password. The label also contains a QR code that you can scan with your smartphone, tablet, or other camera-equipped Wi-Fi device to allow you to automatically connect your device to your Wi-Fi network without typing in a password (requires a QR code reading app with support for Wi-Fi QR codes).

Note: Image may vary depending on your configuration.

Rear Panel

The rear panel of your Gateway has 8 ports; COAX, Ethernet LAN [4], Ethernet WAN, and USB [2]. The rear panel also includes a DC power jack and a reset button.

• USB - provides up to 500 mA at 5 VDC for attached devices. For example, you could charge a cell phone. In the future, with a firmware upgrade, the USB host functionality may be available for other devices, such as external storage and cameras. Firmware updates are performed automatically by Verizon.

• Reset Button - allows you to reset your Gateway to the factory default settings. To reset the Gateway, press and hold the Reset button for at least three seconds.

• Ethernet LAN - connects devices to your Gateway using Ethernet cables to join the local area network (LAN). The four Ethernet LAN ports are 10/100/1000 Mbps auto-sensing and can be used with either straight-through or crossover Ethernet cables.

• HAN Expansion Port - provides for future hardware upgrades to add support for Home Area Networking capabilities. 

• Ethernet WAN - connects your Gateway to the Internet using an Ethernet cable.

• Coax WAN and LAN - connects your Gateway to the Internet and/or to other MoCA devices using a coaxial cable. Warning: The WAN Coax Port is intended for connection to Verizon Fios only. It must not be connected to any exterior or interior coaxial wires not designated for Verizon Fios.

• Power - connects your Gateway to an electrical wall outlet using the supplied power adapter. Warning: The included power adapter is for home use only, supporting voltages from 100-240Vac. Do not use in environments with greater

than 240Vac

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