What can I do with an old Verizon router?
If you want to return it, you can drop it off at a FIOS store or at a UPS store. Hang on to the receipt in case VZ tries to bill you for the old router. They’ve been known to do that.
Can I use an old Verizon router as a WiFi extender?
you can use your old router with the new one in access point mode. you can have it bridged as to broadcast its own SSID like any repeater you purchase in the store.
Can I use my own Verizon router?
Yes, you can connect your own router to Fios Service, as long as you do your research to make sure it will support Verizon’s Fiber Service.
Can you use any WiFi router with Verizon?
If you get Ethernet WAN enabled, you can use any router you want. However, know that Verizon provides zero support for any other router. They won’t even mention it as an option. That doesn’t mean you can’t use one, simply that you must do so without Verizon’s help.
Do I need to return my old Verizon router?
To avoid being billed an unreturned equipment charge, please return all your Verizon Fios equipment within 30 days of the day your service is disconnected.
What happens if I don’t return my Verizon router?
If you fail to return the equipment within 30 days of terminating the connection, Verizon will bill an unreturned equipment charge for each day that you delay in returning. You can return the equipment even after 30 days, but you must pay the fine amount along with it.
Can I use 2 Verizon routers?
@OP, yes you can use a second router as a MOCA adapter, extending your LAN into a room where you have only a coax connection.
How do I turn an old router into a wifi extender?
Configure your repeater router
- Connect the ethernet cable to the router you want to use as your wi-fi booster and power it on.
- In the wireless repeater settings, change it from ‘Access Point (AP)’ to the ‘repeater’ option (for some routers you might have to create a wireless bridge).
Is the Fios g1100 a good router?
The router itself is excellent. Range is good, speed is very good. No hiccups this far like comcasts aweful gateway router. Delivering the speeds I payed for and verified using a speed test tool.
How do I get rid of an old router?
You cannot simply throw routers or other electronic devices away, but they need to be disposed of or recycled properly by a larger electronic recycling center. You can also take your old router to stores like Best Buy and Staples.