Series 3: How do I connect a wired WAN connection with a static IP address to a CradlePoint router?

Beverly McRae

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This article was written based on firmware version 5.0.0.


Internet Service Provider (ISP) recommends setting a static WAN IP.


Some ISP’s require static IP settings in the router.


  1. Confirm that the ISP requires static WAN IPsettings by contacting the ISP (typically ISP’s do not require these settings).
  2. Log into the router’s setup page (login instructions).
  3. Click the Internet tab then Connection Manager.                                                                         User-added image
  4. Under WAN Interfaces heading, click the  Ethernet: Blue device then click the Edit button.                                 User-added image
  5. In the WAN Configuration box that displays, click the Ethernet Settings tab.
  6. Change the Connect Method to Static (Manual).
  7. Fill in the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway IP, Primary and Secondary DNS (provided by the ISP).
  8. Click Submit.                                                                                                                                             User-added image
  9. Connect your static internet connection to the BLUE Ethernet port on the router.
  10. Allow up to 2 minutes for the connection to establish.
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