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ASUS Unifi Router Setup Guide – 2019 Update

ASUS Unifi Setup Guide

All ASUS routers sold in Malaysia can support TM Unifi with Unifi TV (HyppTV) easily with just a few clicks. Upgrading to a new router will bring many benefits including better WiFi speed and a more reliable connection.

In this article, we will guide you how to change your old router into a new ASUS wireless router.

Unifi PPPOE Username and Password

Example

You will need your Unifi PPPOE username and password to connect to the Internet. These can be obtained by contacting TM customer serviceYou will need to be the owner as TM will verify the identity.

Upon submitting a request, TM will call you back within 24 hours to provide you with the username and password. 

 

Wiring Guide:

How to connect your new Unifi router.

Firstly, before you start, I recommend you to take a picture of your existing cable so you know how to fix it if somethng went wrong. If all is good, you can proceed to remove your old wireless router and connect your new Asus wireless router to the ONU (Optical Network Unit). Next, connect your HyppTV STB to the 4th LAN port of your new Asus router. It should be labelled with LAN4 on the back of the wireless router.

Unifi Configuration Guide:

Once you got your new wireless router properly connected, you can proceed to setup the firmware of the new wireless router.

1) Reset the router to factory state

If the wireless router is used previously, I suggest you reset the router to factory state to prevent any issues. You can skip this step if the router is brand new. You can do this by pressing the reset button for 5 seconds when it is powered on or click the factory default button on the WebUI. Your router will reboot at this point.

2) Visit the WebUI of your router

Step 1 configuration.

Once your router rebooted, navigate to the web interface of your router. The address should be 192.168.1.1. You will be greeted with this familiar Setup Wizard. Click the “Go” button to proceed to the next step.

3) Configure New Admin Password

Setup the admin password.

You should configure a secure admin password to prevent other unauthorised users from modifying the configuration. Write it down somewhere so you don’t forget it.

4) Auto-detection

Detect the connection automatically.

The router will detect the type of connection automatically now. The process should take less than 3 minutes.

5) Connection selection

Use PPPOE connection.

As this is a full replacement of TM provided router, PPPOE will be used. Therefore, select “Yes” when you are prompted with this page.

6) PPPOE and ISP Profile Configuration

Configure Unifi ID and password.

Insert your Unifi username and password you just obtained from TM into the respective field. Tick “Special Requirement from ISP” and Select Unifi-Home or Unifi-Biz depending on your Unifi subscription. If you are a home user, choose Unifi-Home.

7) Wireless Configuration

Configure wireless network.

You will be prompted to configure the wireless network now. Insert your desired wireless network name and password and click “Apply” when you are done. The router should reboot at this point.

8) TestingUnifi connected on Asus RT-AC87U.

If the procedures are being done properly, Unifi and HyppTV should work properly now. You should see the “Connected” indicator on the status page. If Unifi is still not working, check back and see if you have missed any step. Ensure your new wireless router is connected to the modem properly and you have a correct PPPOE username and password. You can contact Asus Networking Support here if you have any more issues with your new Asus router.

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remy

hi sir,
my.house is 3 floor,
my unifi connected all at ground floor,
thinking of changing the router wifi. what will be the.best model?
at 3rd floor (master.bedroom) signal wifi only around 1-2 bar only.

mmczulfaqar

Hi blacktubi.

I just bought Asus RT-AC55UHP for my unifi.
I lives in bungalow with 2 floors.
Where is the best place for my router, ground floor or upper floor?

Syed Zulfadhli

Hi sir. Why i cant connect the internet even when it say it was connected at the network map? When i connect to the wifi then the tmnet page pop up and say the message ‘ username and password is incorrect. I double check the configuration. It still use the same password and username that tm give. Why i still cant connect and the message still pop up. Hmmm.

nightrider

maybe your account is suspend due to payment issue

LC Goh

Hi, I have a ASUS RT-N16 bought a few years ago. The setup screen is completely different from above. It seems like need to enter many info in various screens. Would you able to guide me ?

vinit

Hi

Any solution to configure Time broadband wifi on TM provided router (L7 Networks)?

ro

hi im trying to setup my new router asus rtn12hp as a replacement for my unifi dlink router. i completed the setup and the network map on the router page says Connected. but it seems that I have no access to internet even though on the router page it says connected. Help me out? I have no idea what to do

faris rahim

Bro, i got this ac87u. Previously i live at the place that got unifi. So i can use this router.
Now transfered and live at the place that only got streamyx.
Can ac87u use for streamyx? i have tried but always failed. Thank you in advance

faris rahim

How about the ISP? its not mention any for streamyx. Got unifi, maxis fiber only.

Faris rahim

Can you help the detail how to setup it? Like which port need to connect and so on. Because i did it repeatly but its always failed. Thanks

Faris rahim

Ok i got it. Thank you

Stryker

I am currently considering getting either the ac88u or ac87u, and I saw your comment stating that the ADSL modem needs to be on bridged mode first. Is that only applicable for those on Streamyx? Right now I’m using unifi, so is it fine if I just plug in the new router as per the diagram above, and I’ll have immediate access to the setup wizard and subsequently, an internet connection after the setup?

Shervin

Bro,i really need your help,i got a DVG-5004s Dlink VOIP router with all four of the tel port is used,is there a way to linked my Asus RT-N66U to the TM ONU and my VOIP is function as well?

Byez

I just bought asus rt-n12hp to replace unifi dlink. After connecting all the cables i am unable to log into 192.168.1.1 what can be the problem? I am a noob on this matter

Shintaro

Thanks for the instructions. Worked a treat on the Asus AC-RT68U.

Rin

Hi blacktubi,
According to this router list,which router you recommend the most based in good price range and features,looking for a router to replace the TM crap,use for gaming and I prefer Asus only,Thanks

http://www.blacktubi.com/unifi/unifi-replacement-router-list/

AMIR

Can it work with Archer D2? (there is Router Mode in Setting)

AMIR

Sir,

this is quote from the site:

“Interchangeable LAN/WAN Port – Versatile Connectivity

The Archer D2 supports ADSL and Ethernet WAN connections, providing you with the flexibility you need to get the most from your Internet connection. The ADSL port supports ADSL connections via any standard phone cable and the LAN/WAN port allows the Archer D2 to accept connections from fiber/cable modems using an Ethernet cable.”

Appreciate your input

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