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Setting Up a Wireless Internet Connection in Your Apartment Near The Villages

With all of the available wireless router options in today’s market, it seems like setting up a wireless Internet connection has never been easier. The most popular way to acquire wireless Internet is to first set up a wired Internet connection through your local cable or DSL provider. Once you have a wired Internet connection in your PepperTree apartment, all you need to do is set up a wireless router, and any computer in the area with a wireless card will be able to pick up the signal.

If you follow these simple steps you will have wireless Internet in your apartment near The Villages in no time:

  • Contact your intended Internet provider and tell them that you would like to purchase Internet services from them. A company representative will either send you a cable modem or set up an appointment to install it for you.
  • If the provider doesn’t install your new modem for you, then it should be fairly simple to plug it into the cable or DSL line from the wall and then connect the power cord to the nearest outlet.
  • After you have working high-speed Internet, purchase a wireless router. While wireless routers are generally inexpensive, it’s always best to do some research to find the most reliable and trustworthy brands.
  • Now comes the time to connect the router to your cable modem. Follow the steps in the user manual and ensure that the proper lights are flashing and that the connections on both the router and modem are secure.
  • Turn the wireless settings on your computer on, and your computer will detect your new wireless Internet connection. Using the software included with your wireless router, it’s a good idea to set up a password through your computer to secure your new wireless network. Remember to use something you can remember easily so that you can protect your network but still allow your friends, family, or guests to access it.
Once you have set up your password protection, you should be able to access the Internet on a properly equipped device from anywhere in your apartment. For more information about PepperTree’s available floor plans or our many convenient amenities, call our front office or stop by for a personal tour today.