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Configuring Sitecom router with your Start Hotspot account - step by step instructions

This article describes installation and configuration steps for Sitecom WLR-8100 router.

Please reset Sitecom WLR-8100 router to factory settings to avoid problems with some previous configuration.

Connect your computer LAN using cable to router Ethernet port.
Set static IP address in 192.168.0.x range
In the address bar of the web browser, enter and login using admin as username and admin as password.
To upgrade the firmware of your broadband router, you need to download the firmware file to your local hard disk and enter that file name and path in the appropriate field in Toolbox menu in Firmware section.
You can also use the Browse button to find the firmware file on your PC.
Once you’ve selected the new firmware file, click Apply at the bottom of the screen to start the upgrade process.
The firmware upgrade procedure can take few minutes.
After that you will need to reconnect LAN cable or to Disable/Enable NIC card in order to get new valid IP address in 192.168.45.x range from router.
Do not power off the router during the firmware upgrade, as it can cause the device to crash or become unusable.

Configuring parameters

Start your browser and in URL field type “http://router:8089”
In our example it is
Username : admin
Password : admin
Press Login button to access to Status tab.
On Status page you will see a MAC address of your OpenWRT router which will be used in the SignUp process.
After selecting your HotSpot name, select as HotSpot model OpenWRT, and add your MAC address from Status tab.
From Setup page configure your OpenWRT router.
Be sure that you set Autostart option. This option is not active by default.
When you finish with the settings press Save button on bottom of the page.

If you need help with configuration, please go to and contact our tech support. We'll be glad to help you.