Setting up a Linksys router for DSL Internet using PPPoE settings

Some DSL Internet Service Providers (ISPs) use Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE) Authentication to establish Internet connection with their end-users.  This article will guide you in setting up the router’s PPPoE feature.

NOTE:  This article assumes that you already have the username and the password for your DSL Internet connection.

Step 1:
Access the router’s web-based setup page.  For instructions, click here.

NOTE:  If you’re using a Mac® computer, click here for instructions.

Step 2:
On the Setup tab, click the drop-down arrow for Internet Connection Type then select PPPoE.

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Step 3:
Enter the Username and the Password for your DSL Internet connection.

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Step 4:
Select Keep Alive.

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Step 5:
Click Save Settings.

Step 6:
Click the Status tab.

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Step 7:
Verify that the Connection Type is PPPoE then click Connect.

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Related Articles:

Resolving PPPoE error messages when setting up router
Setting up WEP, WPA or WPA2 wireless security
Setting up a Linksys router with Cable Internet service
Setting up a Linksys router with DSL Internet service

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