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Broadband: Thomson TG 585 - Wireless Setup Guide

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Broadband: Thomson TG 585 - Wireless Setup Guide

Aim of this article:

This guide describes the wireless setup process for the Thomson TG 585 using WPA encryption.

Configuring the router:

  1. Open an Internet browser.  By default you will see the Thomson welcome page.  If the Thomson welcome page does not appear automatically you can start the setup wizard by browsing to:
  2. Click on Home Network from the menu on the left.

    Thomson TG 585 - Setup page
  3. From the Home Network page, click on the wireless network name - WLAN: Thomsonxxxxxx.

    Thomson TG 585 - Home Network page
  4. Click Configure in the top, right-hand, corner.

    Thomson TG 585 - Wireless page
  5. Configure the settings for your wireless interface as you require - using the fields shown in the screenshot below:

    Thomson TG 585 - Wireless Access Point page

    Interface Enabled: Ticked
    Network Name (SSID): This is the name of your wireless network
    Channel Selection: Automatic
    Allow Multicast from Broadband Network: Ticked
    Broadcast Network Name: Ticked
    Allow New Devices: New stations are allowed (automatically)
    Encryption: Use WPA-PSK Encryption
    WPA-PSK Encryption Key: Leave as default
    WPA-PSK Version: WPA+WPA2
  6. Click Apply.

The router will now be setup with wireless access using WPA encryption.  You can now connect tot he router using the Network Name (SSID) and the wireless encryption key.

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