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Set up Internet and WLAN

On this page:
Set up Internet, create a WLAN connection and surf with different devices.

Set up Internet

To set up your Internet, first connect your Internet box:

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Third-party routers

If you own a router from a provider other than Swisscom, follow the instruction manual for this device. You can find details on general settings for external routers on the Swisscom network here.






Connect a computer to WLAN

Automatically

My Swisscom Assistant helps you to set up WLAN on your computer. Install the free help programme for wireless surfing in the future.


Manual

You can also manually connect your computer to the WLAN. Your WLAN name and password can be found in the My Swisscom Customer Center.

If you have an Internet-Box plus, you can also access your login details on the device. If you know your WLAN name and password, proceed as follows:

 

  1. Search for nearby WLANs on your computer (with a Windows PC, select the network icon in the lower right corner; with a Mac, select the WLAN symbol in the top right).
  2. Select your WLAN name.
  3. Enter your WLAN password.
  4. Done!

If you are a business customer, follow the instructions.






Connect a mobile device to WLAN

If you want to surf in the WLAN with your mobile device you need to activate this function in the settings. Set up your device in accordance with the step-by-step instructions.

Do you know your WLAN password? Log into the Customer Center to find your WLAN name and password

> Go to Customer Center


WLAN on your mobile phone

  • As soon as the connection is established, you can surf in the Internet without incurring charges. The monthly data volume included in your monthly subscription is not affected by home use.
  • If your mobile phone cannot establish a WLAN connection (WLAN deactivated or not within range), you can surf in the Internet via the mobile phone network (this can incur costs)





Connect devices to WLAN

To connect devices like printers or IP radios, the WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) function is the easiest option. Many WLAN devices (other than Apple products) support automatic connection with no need to enter a password.

 

Press the WLAN-Box plus (+) button and activate the WPS function on your device within two minutes to automatically pair it with your WLAN-Box. The devices then pair automatically.






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