Learn how to configure bridge mode using the Admin Tool on the BlueCurve GatewayBridge mode turns off the router functionality of the modem (including built in WiFi), and is often used to allow a second networking device (i.e. a third party WiFi router) to pull a public IP address when plugged in to the modem.

This article provides steps on how to enable or disable bridge mode on the BlueCurve Gateway.

Did you know?

  • With bridge mode enabled, you will not be able to access or use BlueCurve Home. Ensure that bridge mode is disabled on your Gateway if you want to use BlueCurve Home.
  • The Admin Tool is still accessible on the Gateway at http://10.0.0.1 while bridge mode is enabled.
  • With bridge mode enabled, one (1) Ethernet port will be active on your modem (either port will work—whichever a device is plugged in to).
  • A factory reset will turn the WiFi router back on (disable bridge mode), as it will reset the modem back to the default settings.
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How to configure bridge mode

Follow these steps to enable or disable bridge mode on the BlueCurve Gateway.

  1. Enter 10.0.0.1 into the address bar of your Internet browser.

    10.0.0.1 in Browser

  2. Log in to the modem with the following information:
    • Username: admin
    • Password: password
      (These are the default login credentials for the admin tool. If you have previously changed your password, use that instead).
  3. The At a Glance landing page is displayed.
  4. Select Enable or Disable beside Bridge Mode to turn it on or off.

    Bridge Mode Toggle
  5. A warning prompt is displayed to confirm that you'd like to enable bridge mode. Click OK to confirm.

    Bridge Mode Warning Prompt
  6. An Operation in Progress prompt is displayed. The changes will take about 90 seconds to apply.

    Bridge Mode Operation in Progress
  7. Once complete, the page will reload. We can see that bridge mode is now enabled or disabled as indicated by the Bridge Mode toggle, or a message at the top-left of the page.

    Bridge Mode Enabled

Related: BlueCurve Gateway - Guide 

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