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Router setup - Google Nest?
There are a few ways to set up the google nest (all depending on what services you have with Orcon). Don't worry it's easy to follow and all the steps are outlined below.
How to connect
Connecting is simple enough but it can change depending on the services you have with us. We have two setup options one if you have a naked broadband plan (broadband only) and two if you have a broadband and homeline plan.
Simply choose which plan you have below to see how you can connect the Google Nest
With a broadband-only service, you can use one of the Google Nest units as the main router for your setup. follow the image below to see how the cables connect to the fibre box
With a Broadband and Homeline service, you will need an Orcon Modem for the main connection (for the Homeline and connection to the fibre box) and the Google Nest can be connected to the modem to provide the Wi-Fi through your home
Google Home Setup Guide
This setup process can take 5 - 15 mins (depending on how many units you have to connect)
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1. Top left-hand corner, select the plus to add a new device
2. Select "Set Up Device"
3. Select "Set up new devices in your home"
The App will begin Searching for the Google Nest device (this could take a few mins)
4. Once the Nest Wifi is found select "Yes" to set up the device
5. Scan The QR code on the bottom of the Google Nest Unit
Once Scanned it can take another few mins to complete this step
6. Now it will ask for the WAN settings (this is the internet settings)
Thankfully here at Orcon we connect with a thing called DHCP (it requests all the finer settings automatically from us)
So Select "DHCP" and then "Next"
8. Choose where in the house the device is placed (this is for your own reference, so if any have issues in the future you will know exactly which one)
9. Choose a unique Wi-Fi name and password for you Google Wifi Network
Extra points can be added very easily through the Google Home app.When first setting up the Google Nest, the Google Home app will ask if you have more units you want set up simply hit yes and follow the steps again
- plug the additional unit into power in another part of your house you want the wifi to reach (no more than 10 meters away)
- confirm power through app and scan QR code
- let Google home configure the Mesh Wi-Fi between the units
If you are an existing customer and already have a Google Wifi 3 pack from us (perhaps you have bought your own), you will be wanting to get all the units working with the Google Nest unit.
The odd thing is Google Wifi used to have its own app (so it's not as straight forward as - add a new unit in the current app, follow a few steps, and you are good to go)What you need to do is Factory reset the Google Wifi 3 pack completely (to remove it from the old app) and then reset them up this time using the Google Home app.Be sure to connect the Google Nest first as the main router/unit, then add the Google Wifi units as additional points
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