How to Install & Activate Actiontec T3200 Wireless DSL Modem

Follow these easy steps to install and activate your Actiontec T3200 Dual-Band Wireless DSL Modem:

  1. Unpack the modem and check all components are included: modem, power adapter, and Ethernet cable.
  2. Connect the modem to your telephone line with the included DSL filter, then connect to your computer with the Ethernet cable.
  3. Plug the modem into power, turn on your computer, and open your web browser to access the modem’s setup wizard at “”
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to configure the modem with your DSL login credentials, and activate it with your internet service provider if necessary. For detailed instructions, please refer to the modem’s manual.

How to Reset Actiontec T3200 Wireless DSL Modem

To factory reset the Actiontec T3200 Dual-Band Wireless DSL Modem, you can use one of the following methods:

Method 1:

  1. Locate the “Reset” button on the back of the modem. It is usually a small button that is recessed into the modem’s casing.
  2. Using a paper clip or similar object, press and hold the “Reset” button for at least 15 seconds. Release the button when the lights on the front of the modem begin flashing.
  3. Wait for the modem to fully restart and for the lights to become solid. This indicates that the modem has been reset to its factory defaults.

Method 2:

  1. Open a web browser and enter the IP address of the modem into the address bar. The default IP address is usually
  2. Log in to the web interface using the default username and password, which can be found in the manual.
  3. Navigate to the “Maintenance” or “System” section of the web interface, and look for a “Factory Reset” option.
  4. Click on the “Factory Reset” button, and confirm the action when prompted.
  5. The modem will now reset to its factory defaults, and you will need to reconfigure it.

Note: Factory resetting the modem will erase all of your current settings, including your network name and password, so make sure to have that information handy before you reset the device. Also, make sure you have the login credentials from your internet service provider before you reset the modem.

How to Change WiFi Password & Name on Actiontec T3200 Wireless DSL Modem

To change the Wi-Fi name and password on the Actiontec T3200 Dual-Band Wireless DSL Modem, you will need to access the modem’s web-based setup page. Here are the steps to do that:

Step 1: Open a web browser and enter “” in the address bar. This will bring up the modem’s login page.

Step 2: Enter the default username and password (admin/password) to log in to the modem’s web interface.

Step 3: Once logged in, navigate to the “Wireless” or “Wi-Fi” tab.

Step 4: Locate the “Wi-Fi Name (SSID)” field and enter the new name for your wireless network.

Step 5: Locate the “Security” section and select the type of encryption you want to use (WPA2 is recommended).

Step 6: Under the “Security” section, enter a new password for your wireless network in the “Wi-Fi Password” field.

Step 7: Click on “Apply” or “Save Changes” button to save the new settings.

Step 8: Once the new settings are saved, your wireless network name and password have been changed.

It is important to note that when you change the Wi-Fi name and password, you will need to reconnect all devices that were previously connected to the network with the new login credentials.

Also, the process may vary slightly depending on the firmware version of the modem you have, so please refer to the modem’s manual for detailed instructions on how to change the Wi-Fi name and password.

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