How to complete first time setup of the XB6 Advanced WiFi modem

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Learn how to complete first time setup of the Advanced WiFi modem. The Advanced WiFi modem has a quick WiFi personalization page built-in to simplify the setup of your WiFi network and password; when first setting up the modem, it will walk you through the process. This can be done from a mobile device using WiFi, or from a computer that is hardwired to the modem.


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If you have already completed first time setup of the XB6 Advanced WiFi modem, and want to change your WiFi network name or password, please see our instructions on: How To Change WiFi Network Name (SSID) and Password with your XB6 Internet modem.

Initial WiFi setup

Follow these instructions for the first time WiFi setup on your Advanced WiFi modem. If you're setting up the modem from a computer that is hardwired (not using WiFi), please skip ahead to step 4.


  1. Locate the default Network Name and Password on the bottom of the modem.
  2. Navigate to the WiFi network list on your mobile device and select the default Network Name. This will appear as SPSETUP-XXXX on your mobile device (XXXX matching the number printed on the bottom of the modem).

    Select Default Network Name

  3. Enter the Password found on the bottom of the device.
    • If you receive a notice saying the network has no internet access, select Yes to stay connected or dismiss the notification.
  4. Open a web browser and navigate to from the address bar.
  5. The WiFi personalization page will open. Click Let's Get Set Up to continue.

    WiFi Setup Welcome Message

  6. Enter your new WiFi network name (SSID) and Password, then click Next.

    Create WiFi Name and Password

  7. A confirmation message is displayed. Confirm that your settings are correct, then click Next to finish the setup.

    Confirm WiFi Settings

  8. You're all set! You can join your new WiFi network from your mobile devices in 30-60 seconds.

    WiFi Setup Complete

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