If you’re looking to change the channels on your Motorola Surfboard, we’ve got you covered. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the steps you need to take to get it done.
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If you need to change channels on your Motorola Surfboard, there are a few things you’ll need to do. First, connect your computer to the modem using an Ethernet cable. Once you’ve done that, open your web browser and type in 192.168.100.1 into the address bar. This will bring you to the login page for the modem’s web interface. From here, you’ll need to enter your username and password. Once you’re logged in, click on the “Status” tab and then select “Change Channel.” From here, you’ll be able to select the new channel you want to use. Make sure to click “Apply” when you’re finished.
Step One: Locate the “Menu” Button
The first step is simple. In order to access the settings on your modem, you will need to locate the “Menu” button. This button is typically located on the top or front of the device, and is usually clearly labeled. If you cannot find the “Menu” button, consult your user manual for more information.
Step Two: Navigate to the “Setup” Menu
Once you have located the “Menu” button, press and hold it down for three seconds. This will cause a menu to appear on your screen. Use the arrow keys on your remote control to navigate to the “Setup” menu.
Step Three: Select Your Network Mode
Once you are in the “Setup” menu, use the arrow keys to navigate to the “Network Mode” option. Use the arrow keys to select either “Bridge Mode” or “Router Mode”. If you are unsure of which mode to select, consult your user manual or contact your ISP for more information.
Step Four: Save Your Changes and Exit
Once you have selected your network mode, press the “Menu” button again and use the arrow keys to navigate to the “Save & Exit” option. Pressing this button will save your changes and exit out of the menu system.
Step Two: Scroll Through the Menu Options
The next step is to scroll through the menu options until you find the one that says “Set Up.” Click on this option and then scroll down until you find the option that says “RF.”
Click on this option and then scroll through the menu until you find the setting that says “Standard.” Once you have found this setting, click on it and then scroll down to the very bottom of the page.
At the bottom of the page, you will see a button that says “Save Settings.” Click on this button and then wait for the Surfboard to reboot. Once it has rebooted, you will be able to access all of the channels that are available in your area.
Step Three: Select the “Change Channel” Option
Now that you have logged into your modem’s configuration page, you will need to find the “Change Channel” option. This is usually located in the “Wireless” or “WiFi” tab, but it can also be found under the “Advanced” tab on some modems. Once you have found the “Change Channel” option, simply select the channel that you want to use from the drop-down menu and then click the “Apply” button to save your changes.
Step Four: Enter the New Channel Number
Now that you have found an unused channel, you will need to enter it into your Motorola Surfboard modem. To do this, log into the web-based configuration page for your modem. The page can be accessed by typing 192.168.100.1 into your web browser’s address bar. Once you are logged in, click on the “Advanced” tab and then select the “DCHP” option from the menu on the left-hand side of the page.
The “DCHP” options will now be displayed in the main window on the right-hand side of the screen. Find the option labeled “Static DNS 1” and enter 220.127.116.11 into the field next to it. Then, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Save Settings” button to save your changes.
Step Five: Exit the Menu
To exit the menu, simply scroll to the “Exit” option and press the “Select” button. You will then be prompted to save your changes. Choose “Yes” and press “Select.” Your changes will be saved and you will be returned to the main screen.