The guide will show you how to configure Vigor2760 to enable 4G communication via an attached 4G USB modem. The 4G modems that this guide will apply are:

  1. Optus-Huawei E3276 USB mode
  2. Vodafone prepaid – K5150 4G USB modem
  3. Telstra Prepaid – ZTE MF823 4G USB modem

In the Vigor2760 the USB modem will only run in Backup mode

In our example will use WAN3 USB of 2760.

Step1 – Enable USB WAN port

Go to WAN >> General Setup configuration menu.

Select WAN3 >>select Yes for Enable.

Click on OK to save.

Step2 – Enable USB WAN port

Go to WAN >> Internet Access configuration menu

For WAN3 click on the pulldown menu and select 3G/4G USB modem (DHCP mode).

Then click on Details Page to configure WAN3.

Select Enable to enable this profile.

Select the required Network Mode. Options are:

  1.       4G/3G/2G
  2.       4G Only
  3.       3G only
  4.       2G only

We have selected the default setting 4G/3G/2G Network Mode.

Now enter the APN Name to correspond to the 4G modem being used and the ISP that you will be connecting to.

2.1 Optus 4G Configure

Enter the APN Name: connect


2.2 Vodafone 4G Configure

Enter the APN Name:

2.3 Telstra 4G Configure

Enter the APN Name: telstra.internet

Step 3 – Establishing 4G connection

Plug your 4G modem into USB1 of the router.

Go to Online Status>> Physical Connection router menu and check if the 4G connection is up.

Details will be shown under WAN3 status.

You should see WAN3 has a valid IP address and USB modem status will be Operational and signal quality shown.

Check the Internet connective by using web browser to access an internet web page or running ping command to ping an external site.