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Nowadays, choosing a trustworthy internet service provider might be challenging. Americans easily have trouble choosing and sticking to an ISP due to the large number of local and national ISPs available. However, Ziply Fiber is a trustworthy and popular choice among internet users.  When it comes to trusted brand names in internet services, Ziply is gradually making its way to the top.

Here is a short guide that may be useful while setting up your Ziply Fiber internet service, whether you have already subscribed to Ziply Fiber or are planning to do so. If you wish to keep your equipment simple and conventional, you can use a Ziply Fiber router in tandem with your Ziply Fiber internet subscription. And most users wonder if they can use their own router with Ziply Fiber.

We’re here to tell you that Ziply Fiber gives you complete freedom to go ahead and use your own router with its internet services. Ziply Fiber is one of the few internet providers that offer customers complete autonomy in this aspect, while others restrict their customers to renting their routers.

If you choose to buy your own router, then we recommend you get in touch with the manufacturer of the router to properly configure it and ensure its compatibility.

Given that the majority of Ziply Fiber Internet subscribers do so in order to experience flawless fiber connectivity, using a Ziply Fiber router is always recommended.

Moreover, a Ziply Fiber router only costs $10 per month and offers exceptional performance. With the release of its WiFi 6 router, Ziply Fiber has completely dominated the market. Let's explore the features that this router has to offer in this write-up.

All about the Ziply Fiber WiFi 6 Router

The Ziply Fiber WiFi 6 Router is optimized so that you can enjoy the fastest WiFi, just as Ziply Fiber Internet offers you the best fiber connectivity.

It is built with the finest technology and comes built-in with the power of WiFi 6. It offers seamless connectivity and incredible coverage throughout the house to eliminate dead zones! Plus all your devices ride high with lighting fast fiber speeds and all your online activities and needs are supported with its great capacity.

In wireless and wired setups, the WiFi 6 router offers speeds up to 2.5 Gbps & 1.25 Gbps respectively. Due to its compatibility with 802.11ax, the current WiFi standard, this Ziply router can send data to several devices at once 

The Ziply Fiber WiFi kit includes the following components:

  • WiFi 6 Router
  • Power cord
  • Ethernet cable

How to Set Up Ziply Fiber Wi-Fi 6 Router

You can easily and quickly set up your Ziply Fiber router or any compatible router by following the steps listed below:

Step 1: Connect the power cord to the router with one end and a wall outlet with the other. Wait until the light turns green.

Step 2: Connect your Ethernet cable to the wall outlet and then to the router.

Step 3: Use your WiFi username and password to connect all of your wireless devices to the Ziply network.

Step 4: Test out the connections and use Ziply Fiber speeds for as long as you want.

How to Troubleshoot Your Ziply Fiber Router

Even though installing the Ziply Fiber router is simple, there may be times when you run into a few problems. Fortunately, we've got quick solutions for the most common ones down below.

  • For Basic Connectivity Issues:

Ensure that the router, (ONT), and the home wiring really are connected through coaxial (coax). 

Ensure that the router and wall are both securely connected to the coax cables.

Restart the modem or router by following the steps below:

  1. Press the power button on the router or unplug the power cord to turn it off.
  2. Wait for 2 minutes.
  3. Turn on the device by pressing the power button once more or plug the cord back into the outlet.
  4. The lights should flash once the device is powered back on.
  • For Failure of Establishing a Connection:

Verify that the WiFi network you want to connect to is the one that is mentioned on the label at the bottom of the router.

Recheck the Wi-Fi password you entered.

  • When the Internet Light Is Flashing:

DSL fix: Connect one end of the GREEN cable cord to the wall for the DSL solution. Next, connect the other end of the GREEN cable cord to the DSL Ethernet port on your router highlighted GREEN.

Ethernet fix: Verify that the router's RED Ethernet port is connected with a WHITE Ethernet cable and not a YELLOW LAN Ethernet port.

To Wrap It All Up

This blog post has covered all the information related to the Ziply Fiber router, including whether it allows the usage of third-party routers. You can reach out to Ziply Fiber customer support at 1-844-622-7230 if you have any more queries or want to find out about the availability of offers at your address.

FAQs

Do I need a modem to use Ziply Fiber?

You won't need a second modem if you use the router Ziply Fiber provides. A built-in modem is found in every Ziply Fiber router.

However, you may be required to use a modem if you decide to buy and use your own router of your own.

How do I restart the Ziply Fiber router?

  1. Press the power button on the router or unplug the power cord to turn it off.
  2. Wait for 2 minutes.
  3. Turn on the device by pressing the power button once more or plug the cord back into the outlet.
  4.  The lights should flash once the device is powered back on.

What does Ziply Fiber Wi-Fi kit include?

The Ziply Fiber WiFi kit includes the following components:

  • WiFi 6 Router
  • Power cord
  • Ethernet cable