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3G/4G/LTE WAN Setup

Published On: Dec 10, 2015 

In this article, we will demonstrate how to set up WAN3 or WAN4 with a USB dongle, and add a 3G/4G backup connection to the router.

1. Prepare a supported USB dongle and a valid SIM card.

2. Check which Access Mode we should use for this device. This information can be found at USB Application >> Modem Support List.

a screenshot of router's GUI

3. Go to WAN >> General Setup and make sure the WAN3/WAN4 is enabled.

a screenshot of DrayOS WAN General Setup

4. Go to WAN >> Internet access, choose 'PPP mode' or 'DHCP mode' for Access Mode according to what the Modem Support List says in step 1. Then, click Details Page.
NOTE: For routers that have multiple USB interfaces, WAN3 settings is for USB1 and WAN4 for USB2.

a screenshot of DrayOS WAN Internet Access

5. At Details Page:

a screenshot of 3G/4G WAN setup on DrayOS

6. Go to Online Status to check the connection status. If the USB WAN is up, we will see the IP address and an icon on the top of the page.

a screenshot of WAN status page on DrayOS

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