How to Reset Your Frontier IP Address

by Garrett Genet

Resetting your Frontier Internet Protocol address is straightforward. Every time your DSL modem is rebooted, so is your IP address. Resetting your hardware helps clear its memory and will typically fix common connectivity issues. Most of the time the modem will have a new IP address assigned to it after rebooting, unless you've paid Frontier to have a static IP address. Static IP addresses are common for businesses.

Step 1

Unplug your DSL modem from its power source.

Step 2

Unplug your router from its power source.

Step 3

Plug your modem back in.

Plug your router back in. It should take your network a minute or two to fully configure itself. Your IP address should now be reset.

About the Author

Hailing from upstate New York, Garrett Genet has been writing articles from tech to health to entertainment since 2001. He's been published in the "Worcester Telegram & Gazette" and websites like "digg.com" and "slashdot.org". Genet has a degree in network security & system administration from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

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