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Changing Internet Provider

142 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Aug 15, 2013 8:44 PM by Florida 1953 RSS
Florida 1953 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Aug 15, 2013 6:08 PM

I am switching from Comcast to AT&T U-Verse adn I would prefer to keep my Apple Airport rather than what AT&T provides.  Will I need to set up the Airport again as if it is new, or do I just plug into the the Ethernet port?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.4)
  • Bob Timmons Level 9 Level 9 (75,395 points)
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    Aug 15, 2013 6:14 PM (in response to Florida 1953)

    The AirPort might work if it was connected to a Comcast modem/router or gateway device in the past....and it won't hurt to try to connect the AirPort to a LAN <-> port on the Uverse gateway to see what happens.

     

    But, whenever you make a change in providers, or swap out the modem in charge of your Internet connection.....it is always a good idea to reset the AirPort back to default settings and then configure it again to work with the new modem/router.

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