How do I turn on WiFi on my Motorola Surfboard SBG6580?

How do I turn on WiFi on my Motorola Surfboard SBG6580?

To enable wireless on your SBG6580, you need to make sure that you have it enabled both under Wireless > Basic, and Wireless > Primary Network. Go to each of the two tabs to turn on the wireless enabling.

How do I use my SBG6580 as a router?

How to Bridge a Motorola SBG6580

  1. Unplug the coaxial cable from the back of the modem.
  2. Connect a computer to one of the Ethernet ports.
  3. Open the Web browser; then type “” in the address bar.
  4. Enter the user name and password.
  5. Select the “Basic” tab, and set “NAPT mode” to “Disabled.” Click “Apply.”

How do I reset my surfboard SBG6580?

Carefully insert the tip of a pen or an unwound paperclip into the reset switch and press on to it. Hold down the Reset switch for 5 -10 seconds and release it. NOTE: To assure the gateway factory defaults, hold the reset switch for 5 -10 seconds.

Is Motorola SBG6580 2.4 or 5GHZ?

The SBG6580 broadcasts one default wireless network that is switchable between the 2.4 and 5 GHz radio bands using the same Wi-Fi password.

How do I get my Motorola modem out of bridge mode?

Disconnect the coaxial cable from the back of the modem/router. Turn off the modem/router, then turn it back on. Hold down the WLAN button on the back of the unit for 5 seconds and then confirm that the wireless indicator LED is now off. Connect an Ethernet cable between the modem/router and a computer.

How do I reset my Motorola SBG6580 password?

Resetting Password Do the hard reset by holding down the white reset button on the back panel with a pen for 30 seconds and reset default.

How do you reset a Motorola SURFboard?

Resetting the SB6121

  1. Disconnect the coaxial cable.
  2. Power cycle the unit by disconnecting the power cord for 10 seconds, then reconnect the power cord.
  3. Click the Configuration link on top.
  4. Click the Reset All Defaults button (as shown below).
  5. When asked, Do you want to proceed?, click the OK button.