Are you a BT Infinity customer looking for the best way to set it up with a Apple Time Capsule or Airport Extreme? Not sure which cable to put where or which modem/router to keep? This guide will show you how to set everything up in the most efficient way.
Chances are you will have the following equipment:
- BT Openreach modem (White)
- BT HomeHub 3 (Black)
- An Apple Time Capsule (Router with wireless hard drive). This guide also works for Airport Extreme/Express.
Step 4: Switch all equipment on.
Step 5: On your Mac, connect to your Time Capsule using WiFi. (Use the WiFi icon at the top right of your screen) If you have not connected to your Time Capsule before you may need to set up a new password. Your Mac will be connected to your new WiFi network but the internet will not yet be working.
Step 6. Open ‘Airport Utility’ on your Mac. Search with Spotlight ot go to Finder > Applications > Utilities. Click on your Time Capsule and click ‘Edit’. You may need to enter your password again.
Step 7: Click on the Internet tab. Set the following settings:
- Connect using: PPPoE
- Account Name ‘email@example.com’
- Leave password as blank.