Netcomm 3G15Wn Netcomm 3G18Wn wireless router
Make Netcomm
Model 3G18Wn
Manufaturer code 3G18Wn
Description The 3G18Wn extends NetComms range of non-embedded 3G routers with an impressive list of features. Connection to the Internet is achieved through either a 3G USB modem or via your fixed line service to the 3G18Wns WAN port. This provides you with added flexibility as you have the option of which service you use to connect with at any given time. The 3G18Wns automatic failover ensures you are always connected by activating 3G should the xDSL/Cable/Satellite connection drop out.
Wireless Standards 802.11b
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Product Webpage
Data Sheet Download Netcomm 3G18Wn Data Sheet
User Guide Download Netcomm 3G18Wn User Guide
Security Options 64/128-Bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access)
WPA-PSK (Wi Fi Protected Access Pre Shared Key)
WPA2-PSK (Wi Fi Protected Access 2)
Default Login Details Username: admin
Password: admin

In order to update your router’s security settings follow these easy steps:

Step1 (Log in to your router)

To log in to your router
Run Internet Explorer (or your default browser) and enter the IP address of your router in the address bar and hit Enter. To find your IP address in Windows press the windows key and the key “R” at the same time. In the new window, type “cmd” and hit Enter, then type “ipconfig” and hit Enter. Now, under “Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network settings” you should have Default Gateway followed by an array of numbers devided in 4 groups by dots. That is your router’s IP.

Netcomm 3G18Wn IP

Step2 (Login)

After hitting Enter, you will see a login prompt appear on your screen.
To login, use the following system username and leave the password blank in the prompt box.

Netcomm 3G18Wn login

Username: admin
Password: admin

Step3 (Wireless Settings)

Hide SSID Settings

To hide your router’s SSID, select Wireless > Basic Settings. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless network. First, type in the name of your wireless network in the SSID box. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) check the radio button Hide Wireless Main Network option. This will hide your wireless network from the clients searching for wireless connections and thereby protect your network from hackers.

Netcomm 3G18Wn interface

To make your wireless network safe, you should select the appropriate security option.

To do so go to Wireless > Security.

Netcomm 3G18Wn Wireless Security Interface

This router supports 64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), WPA (Wi Fi Protected Access), WPA-PSK (Pre Shared Key), WPA2 (Wi Fi Protected Access 2), WPA2-PSK (Pre Shared Key), mixed WPA2/WPA and WPA2/WPA-PSK. WPA2/WPA-PSK is the strongest of all encryption.

It is recommended to use WPA2/WPA-PSK Encryption.


Netcomm 3G18Wn WPA2-PSK

Wireless Security                   Select WPA2/PSK

Data Encryption                     Select AES

Pre Shared Key                      Type in your chosen passphrase (password)

To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click Apply

 Well done! You have now secured your router!


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