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QUICK START GUIDE
Establishing a Wireless Internet Connection
Wireless Setup using a Mobile Broadband
(cellular) Data Modem or Compatible Phone
Connect Power Supply and USB modem.*
Then establish a wireless internet connection as shown below.
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Personal WiFi Hotspot Today!
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* Mobile Broadband Modem not included.
See your Mobile Broadband Service Provider for details.
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3G/4G Personal WiFi Hotspot
Quick Start Guide
New Product Information
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AC Power Adapter
Open your computer’s “Wireless Network
associate with the router’s
Access Point.” This is typically
completed by opening the “View Available
Wireless Networks” window. After you
have highlighted the PHS-xxx, click the
Open Connect to a Network by clicking the
Start button, and then clicking Connect. In
the “Show” list, click “Wireless”. You'll see
a list of the wireless networks currently
available. Click on the PHS-xxx network,
and then click Connect.
Open your Mac’s wireless connection list
by clicking the “Airport” icon on your menu
bar. Highlight the PHS-xxx.
1) Using either a Windows or Mac platform, open a
browser window. A default CradlePoint page will
appear asking for a password.
password is the last six digits of the MAC
shown on the box label and on the
bottom of the router. This is a unique number
identifying your router.
3) Once you have correctly entered your password,
You can now access the Internet.
CradlePoint recommends that WiFi security
be setup at this point. See the “
Setting WiFi security
on your CradlePoint Router
” section of this guide.
dentify the PHS300
find connection starting with “PHS”
Share Your Internet Connection With Up To
16 WiFi Enabled Devices
Place your PHS300 anywhere in your home or office for the best signal
Share your mobile broadband connection with all your WiFi enabled devices
laptops, desktop PCs, printers, VoIP phone, PDA, and more
Signifies that the WiFi radio of the router is “On”.
Blinking indicates traffic.
Indicates that recognizable cellular device is connected to the router.
Connection Not Made
Connection is Negotiating
Connection is Established
LED Status Lights
Signifies the PHS300 power level.
Battery Charge is Very Low
Plugged into Wall Power, Internal Battery is Charging
Plugged into Wall Power, Internal Battery is Fully Charged
Operating Remotely on Fully Charged Internal Battery
Finding Your Password and Network Name
Media Access Control Address (MAC Address)
is a unique identifier assigned to the PHS300
Your default password for your PHS300 is the
last six characters
of the MAC Address
and can be found on the back of the unit.
Service Set Identifier (SSID) is used to identify
your wireless network name.
Your default Network Name will be
You can change the name of your Network in
the Setup Wizard.
When you register your product online, you will
be asked for your Serial Number.
If you need to do a factory reset, consult the
CradlePoint Knowledge Base for instructions.
Turn your PHS300
when not in use for best battery performance
Connecting To The Router