Setup WiFi on the Technicolor TG799 Telstra

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The Technicolor TG799 Telstra router is considered a wireless router because it offers WiFi connectivity. WiFi, or simply wireless, allows you to connect various devices to your router, such as wireless printers, smart televisions, and WiFi enabled smartphones.

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This is the wifi guide for the Technicolor TG799 Telstra.We also have the following guides for the same router:

WiFi Terms

Before we get started there is a little bit of background info that you should be familiar with.

Wireless Name

Your wireless network needs to have a name to uniquely identify it from other wireless networks. If you are not sure what this means we have a guide explaining what a wireless name is that you can read for more information.

Wireless Password

An important part of securing your wireless network is choosing a strong password.

Wireless Channel

Picking a WiFi channel is not always a simple task. Be sure to read about WiFi channels before making the choice.


You should almost definitely pick WPA2 for your networks encryption. If you are unsure, be sure to read our WEP vs WPA guide first.

Login To The Technicolor TG799 Telstra

To get started configuring the Technicolor TG799 Telstra WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Technicolor TG799 Telstra, follow our Technicolor TG799 Telstra Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Technicolor TG799 Telstra

If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.

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This is the status page from your Technicolor router.

The wireless setup guide for the Technicolor TG799 Telstra router starts on the HOME page. Begin by clicking the WI-FI option at the top of the page. Then make sure you're on the 2.4GHz tab.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Technicolor TG799 Telstra

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This is the wifi setup page from your Technicolor router.

You should see the page above.

Start by setting the Channel to either 1, 6, or 11. Why are these the best options? Read our WiFi Channels Guide to find out.

Now for the Network Name. This will serve as your network identification and can be anything you like, however we highly recommend avoiding any sort of personal information. To learn more, check out our guide.

After that, open the Security Mode drop down menu and choose WPA2 PSK. This will provide you with the strongest security. Want to know why? Take a look at our WEP vs. WPA Guide.

Lastly you'll need to set a Network Key. This will be your network password, and can be whatever you want. However, we recommend keeping it 14-20 characters long and avoiding any personal information. This will create a strong password. Want to see more helpful tips? Check out our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Congratulations! You're done. Just don't forget to Save your changes before closing the page.

Possible Problems when Changing your WiFi Settings

After making these changes to your router you will almost definitely have to reconnect any previously connected devices. This is usually done at the device itself and not at your computer.

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This is the wifi guide for the Technicolor TG799 Telstra.We also have the following guides for the same router: