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Set up and connect Ethernet & Wi-Fi gateway via Wi-Fi

Learn how to set up and connect the Ethernet & Wi-Fi gateway via Wi-Fi.

Set up and connect Ethernet & Wi-Fi gateway via Wi-Fi

  1. Plug the gateway into a power source, and it will turn on automatically.

  2. Add your gateway by following the first step from the guide.

  3. Once the gateway is successfully added, it will appear in the Sensors tab. It won't appear as "Connected" as it still requires a Wi-Fi connection to be set up.

  4. Disconnect your computer from its current Wi-Fi network.

  5. Open network settings on your computer and create a new Wi-Fi network.

  6. Flip the gateway and enter the following details to complete the Wi-Fi network setup:

    • Network Name: Gateway's SSID

    • Security Type: WPA2/WPA3 Personal

    • Security Key: Gateway password Locate the SSID and the gateway password located on the bottom of the gateway.

  7. Connect to the new network you've created.

  8. Open a web browser and enter "" in the address bar.

  9. Enter the below details to log in.

    • Username: admin

    • Password: Located at the bottom of the gateway (Gateway password)Gemtek gateway login page.

  10. Click Network on the left-hand side of the page, then click WAN.

  11. Click Wireless Extender tab on the top of the page, then change the "Extender mode" to "Enable".

  12. Click SCAN, then click the "Select one" dropdown menu. Scan available networks from the Gemtek gateway admin page.

  13. Select the Wi-Fi network you want the gateway to be connected to, then enter the Wi-Fi password in the "Key" and click SAVE on the bottom-right corner of the page. The "Save and restart wireless" icon will continue to loop, so do not wait for it to stop. Save the network changes from the Ethernet & Wi-Fi gateway admin page.

  14. This will reset the gateway. On the gateway, The power indicator will show the red LED light, and the rest will show the green LED light.

  15. Wait one to three minutes and reconnect your computer to the previous Wi-Fi network.

  16. Go back to Sensors tab and refresh the page.

  17. Check the connection status of the gateway.

If you can't locate the password on the gateway, then the password is a7z4GBxxxx, with the “xxxx” being the last 4 digits of EUI. For example:

  • EUI: 00005813d33e4a37

  • Password: a7z4GB4a37

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