Netopia Wireless 3347 - DSL Modem Setup

Before you begin...

Below is a front and back view of the Netopia 3347. Be certain that the Ethernet cable, phone cable, and power cable are connected properly before continuing setup.

Front Panel - Lights

  • Wireless Link: Blinks green when transmitting.
  • LAN 1 - LAN 4: Blinks green when Ethernet is connected.
  • DSL Sync: Solid green when DSL signal is detected, blinks when no signal detected.
  • Power: Solid green when powered on.

Rear Panel Ports

  • DSL: Plug in an unfiltered phone cord.
  • LAN 1: LAN 4: Plug in an Ethernet cable.
  • Power: Plug in the supplied AC Adaptor.
  • Off/On: Turn DSL modem power off/on.

Configuring the Netopia 3347NWG

  • Browse to
  • On the left menu, enter Expert Mode, click Configure, then Connection.
  • The following settings should be configured:
    • VPI: 0 (Users with Embarq/Centurylink phone service should use 8)
    • VCI: 35
    • Protocol: PPPoE
    • Username: Your DSL username
    • Password: Your DSL password
    • Connection Type: Always on
  • Click the Save Changes button. If the connection is successful, a Connection Information page will be displayed. screenshot
  • On the left menu, click the Configure button, and then the Wireless button. screenshot
  • If your DSL modem has been pre-configured, continue to step 7. If the modem has been reset, do the following before you continue:
    • Click the Advanced Configuration Options arrow.
    • Next to Privacy: choose WPA - PSK from the menu. screenshot
  • Configure your wireless options as needed: screenshot
    • Enable Wireless: Turns your modems transmitter on/off
    • Wireless ID(SSID): This is the name of your network that will be broadcast to your computer.
    • Default Channel: Default is 6. Change if you are having problems with wireless range.
    • AutoChannel Settings: Recommended OFF
    • Privacy: Keep on WPA - PSK
    • Pre Shared Key: This will be the password required for wireless access. It needs to be 8 characters or more.
  • Click Save Changes when complete, then close the browser window.

For assistance with setting up your wireless connection, click here.

Advanced Settings

Diagnostics: screenshot

  • On the left menu, click Diagnostics.
  • The Run Full Diagnostics button will give a full test of your DSL modem connection.
  • Three additional tools are provided to troubleshoot your connection:
    • Web Address: Use to test modem's ability to contact web addresses.
    • NS Lookup: Use to test for DNS issues.
    • Trace Route: Use to test for routing issues.

Remote Access: screenshot

  • You can enable remote access to allow a technician to access your modem for troubleshooting or configuration. On the left menu, click Remote Access.
  • Enter a remote access password if desired, then click the Enable button.
  • Note the URL listed on the screen. This is the address you will need to use in a web browser to access the modem.