Wireless Network Connection Doesn't Have Valid IP Configuration

Today morning my laptop was showing issues with connecting to my home WiFi. While checking for the reason, Windows Network Diagnostic showed an error message "Wireless Network Connection" doesn't have a valid IP configuration. This laptop was working fine with the same WiFi in last week but today refused to connect to the same. Since there was no proper connection between my router and laptop, Auto configuration IP address (APIPA) was assigned to it. This tutorial is based on the troubleshooting steps I have done today to solve the problem. If you ever face this issue, I hope this guide will help you to fix it. This guide is divided in to two parts where the first part explains automatic Windows Diagnostics. Second part is for those who couldn't fix the problem using automatic diagnostics.

  1. Run Automatic Windows Network Diagnostic

    Microsoft has an inbuilt tool called 'Windows Network Diagnostic', which can automatically detect and fix most of the connection issues. I suggest you to start it before going for any other manual procedure. To start it, follow the steps below.

    • Click on Connection Icon in Taskbar

    • Click on Open network and Sharing Center

    • Click on the red X mark

      Here Red colored X is situated between network symbol (SysToSys) and Internet icon. It shows the connection between your computer and modem is fine but something is wrong between modem and ISP.

    • Windows starts troubleshooting process and try to fix the issue automatically

    • If the process is a success (if you are lucky), you will see a message box like the one below.

    • Click on Close

  2. Manual Steps to Solve Invalid IP Configuration

    If you are not lucky to see the message, Windows couldn't fix the issue automatically, you may need to perform following steps.

    1. Reset TCP/IP and Winsock

      • Run Command Prompt as Administrator

      • Type the following commands and press enter
        netsh int ip reset c:\tcp.txt
        netsh winsock reset

      • If they don't work, use the following set of commands
        netsh int ip reset reset.log
        netsh winsock reset catalog

      • Reboot your PC

    2. Remove Saved Wireless Profiles

      Before doing this step, I recommend you to double check if you have the correct wireless key and SSID.

    3. Assign Static IP Address to Your Computer

      The address should be in the same network range of your DHCP server.

    4. Turn Off and Turn On WiFi Adapter

      Right click on the Wireless adapter on Network and Sharing Center. Choose disable and wait for 2 minutes. Once two minutes are over, turn on it back.

    5. Make sure your PC is Not blacklisted by MAC filtering

      If your computer is blocked by the wireless router by blacklisting its MAC address, you will see connection issues. This step you can do only from the router side. I recommend the following tutorials to learn more about it.

If you are seeing the error "Wireless Network Connection doesn't have a valid IP configuration" even after following all the steps mentioned, I suggest you to perform a complete power cycle. Read the article mentioned in the link below to learn more about it.
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Configure Email Client With GoDaddy Webmail

As part of a promotional package, I have received one free email account from GoDaddy while purchasing a domain name from them. Since I have been fed up with remembering a lot of email addresses, I decide to configure the new address with Email Client installed on my laptop. So at least I am sure, I won't miss any important messages. The procedure to setup Email Client with GoDaddy webmail is very simple. However, if you don't understand the terms incoming and outgoing servers, or don't know where to find them, it may be a little bit difficult. If you are one among them, this tutorial can help you. In this tutorial I used eM Client as my desktop email client to download and store messages coming to my GoDaddy webmail service. You can use the same procedure to configure GoDaddy webmail with other applications like Outlook, exchange etc.

Get POP3 and SMTP Information

First of all, we need to find the incoming server (POP3) and outgoing server (SMTP) with standard port numbers. In most cases you will be asked by the installed tool to enter these details to establish connection for downloading mails. To find them follow the steps below.
  1. Logon to GoDaddy account

  2. Go to My Account

  3. Click Launch button at Email

  4. Click on drop down near the address and click Email Setup Center

  5. Here we can see the all necessary details required like GoDaddy incoming and out going server with port numbers to make connection between desktop client application and webmail.

Setup Desktop Email Client With GoDaddy Webmail Service

Since we have all necessary details to establish the connection, let us go to the desktop application and start the configuration. Connection procedure is similar irrespective of the client applications you use.
  1. Start the Email Client

  2. Create a new account

    Interfaces may look different but the procedure is same. In eM Client, click New Account button.

  3. Setup the Account

    You can either use Automatic Setup or manual setup. If you choose Automatic Setup, all you have to do is to click Start Now button after entering the email id and password.

  4. Configure manually

    In case the Automatic procedure fails, you should click on Mail and start the manual procedure.

  5. Enter Incoming server address. In my case, it is pop.asia.secureserver.net with port number 110.

    After entering the details, press next.

  6. Enter the out going server

    For me, it is smtpout.asia.secureserver.net with port number 80.

    If you are not planning to configure no authentication for outgoing server, check the checkbox. Click next button to continue.

  7. Here you can see whether the values you have entered are correct.

  8. Enter the account details.

    Click next button to finish the procedure.

Soon after pressing the finish button, messages will be downloaded from the webmail account to your computer. It may take few minutes to hours depends on the number of messages in your account.

Get a Free License From eM Client and Activate

I am using eM Client as the default email client on my desktop computer. Though it is a paid application, they offer free license for noncommercial users. If you are not a commercial user, you can get one free license key by following the link below.


Now you may follow the steps below to activate the application.
  1. Open eM Client and click on help

  2. Click on License

  3. Click on Activate

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Reset GoDaddy Web Hosting Accounts To Solve Multiple Issues

One of my websites was hosted with an ordinary plan from a less popular company but I have bought a new premium hosting from GoDaddy due to the high potential of that site. However, after adding the domain name to the new plan, I have received an error message "This Domain is Already Assigned to an Account" and failed the process. After contacting GoDaddy technical support only I came to know that the previous company I used to host my website is one of their resellers. Unless I have released my domain name from their account, I cannot add it to my current hosting. I followed the procedure to remove SysToSys.com (domain I own )from the reseller hosting using the steps provided in the support link below.

Remove Primary Domain From Hosting

However, there was another issue. I used SysToSys as the primary domain while configuring the previous web host. To remove a primary domain from Godaddy web host we need to follow different set of instructions.

Unfortunately above steps cannot be completed if you are using their reseller product. It is because, for a user purchased server space from one of their reseller cannot access the following location gateway.godaddy.com. It is a must step to complete the procedure for those who are having Linux cPanel. So the only option left is to reset the entire host account and Set Up a new one from scratch. That is what I did to remove primary domain name configured in GoDaddy Reseller host program.

How to Reset and Reconfigure GoDaddy Web Host Accounts

You can do it by following the steps below but it is important to know that you will loose all current configurations you have made.
  1. Sign In using the customer id (or username ) and password provided by reseller. You can see Sign In option at their home pages.

  2. Go to My Account

  3. Click on Launch button at Hosting

  4. Click on Settings

  5. Now select Reset Account tab and click the button Reset Account

  6. We need to confirm the action by typing reset in the box

  7. We may need to wait a little to complete the procedure

  8. Now we need to configure it from the beginning and all the web addresses assigned to the past account are released.

I had reset GoDaddy web host one year ago to solve another set of issues. That time I had been experiencing slower server response and a simple reset fixed it.However, it is recommended to take necessary backups (data base, uploaded files etc ) before initializing the reset process.

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Tools To Check Historical Design Of a Website

Many professional websites change their designs over time in order to cop up with the latest technology and trend. Gone the days of designing websites with HTML tables and now everyone uses CSS. Now a days most of the new templates are following the responsive concepts because of the popularity of smartphones and tablets. It is must for fresh candidates to learn fluid design and bootstrap to get job as a designer. However, it is interesting to view the design changes of popular brands over time to understand the way they responded to changes in technology. If you are interested to check the historical outlook of a website, you can view its historical screenshot using online tools explained in this guide. Most of those tools are free. I hope this tutorial will help web developers and ordinary users who are interested to watch the changes in web templates of any websites over time.

Tools To Examine Past Web Design Changes Of a Brand
  1. Internet Archive Wayback Machine

    Whenever I want to see the historical layout of a website, first tool that comes in my mind is Internet Archive Wayback Machine. They have a large collection of web screenshots saved in their database. It is very easy to use this tool and here I demonstrate the procedure to find historical layouts of CoreNetworkZ.com using this tool. You can use the same procedure for any domain names.

    • Visit the link http://archive.org/web/

    • Type http://www.corenetworkz.com and press 'BROWSE HISTORY' button

    • Wayback Machine displays the number of screenshots taken by them over time. All you have to do is to click on the date on which they have a screenshot saved.

    • You may click on the blue circle to view the screenshot took on that day.

  2. Domain Tools Screenshot History

    Another important tool to view the past design of a website is Domain Tools Screenshot History. It is also a free service and very easy to use. Using this service I am going to check the historical screenshots of CoreNetworkZ.com.

    • Visit the link http://www.domaintools.com/research/screenshot-history/

    • Type corenetworkz.com without WWW or http:// and press LOOKUP button

    • Now it will display all available screenshots of CoreNetworkZ.

Benefits Of Using Wayback Machines

These services are handy due to a number of reasons.

  • It is easy for a website designer to find out the past layout of an expired domain which is no longer available with Google Cache. One of my friends let accidentally expire his domain name and hosting. He purchased it back from the expired domain bidding but completely lost the website files. With the help of http://archive.org/web/, I recovered his website design.

  • These services help us closely monitor how big brands accommodate latest technologies in their websites over time.

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Save Bandwidth By Preventing Others Show Images Hosted By You

If you are really concerned about Monthly Bandwidth Transfer, you can optimize a few settings on your hosting  and save a little of it. If you do not know the meaning of bandwidth, it is nothing but the data transferred from the server to client computer. Bandwidth is used to show a web page and all its content to a user. If all the components like video, flash, images etc are hosted with your web server, more bandwidth will be taken to load them on browser. As the amount of data transfers to the browser from server increases, it consumes more of it. This tutorial explains some simple tips to reduce the server bandwidth consumption.

  1. Stop Others From Show Photos Hosted By You On their Websites

    It is common to copy the image including the hosting address to show a picture on newbie blogs. If some newbie bloggers want to show the images already displayed by you, it is possible, they may copy the image location and paste it on their blogs. By doing so, they can show those images on their blogs at the cost of your monthly bandwidth. However, you can disable this type of stealing by using 'Hotlink Protection' provided by cPanel. Follow the steps below to prevent others from displaying photos hosted on your web server on third party blogs.

    1. login to your hosting account and go to 'My Account'

    2. Click Launch button opposite to Hosting

    3. Click Manage

      In cPanel you can see Manage button. Press this button to access hosting management page.

    4. Go to Security

    5. Click Hotlink Protection

    6. If the Hotlink Protection is disabled, you should click on enable button.

    7. type the domain names of the websites which are allowed to show the images hosted in this server. Here I type the domain names of my blog 'CoreNetworkZ.com' and SysToSys portal.

    After saving this configuration, no websites other than SysToSys and CoreNetworkZ are allowed to show images hosted with my web server. In other words,I have successfully blocked other websites from using my server bandwidth.

  2. Use Images With Lower Resolution

    As the size of a picture increases, it costs more bandwidth. It is advised to use formats which support compression like .jpg and .gif. Lower size images not only save the bandwidth but also improve your loading time and Search Engine ranking. Google added web loading time as one of the factors which determine the Search Rank of a web page.

  3. Reduce the Use Of Flash

    Though flash is very appealing for a user, it takes too much time to load on browser due to its large size. For bandwidth optimization, you must reduce the usage of flash on your webpages.

  4. Host your Videos & Images on External Hosting Sites

    If you upload the videos to your server, it will cost you a great deal of bandwidth once a user play it. I always recommend you to use YouTube and other similar services to place your videos and embed the iframe code on your website for users who wants to play it.

  5. Reduce the HTML File Size

    By using external Style sheet and JavaScript instead of inline styling, you can reduce the total HTML file size.

  6. Prevent Loading Unnecessary Information

    It is better configure your page in a manner to load only the necessary details first.

By simply following the six steps explained in this guide, you can reduce the amount of data transfers from server to user computer and improve the loading time. First step explains the prevention of third party websites to show pictures hosted by you while others are directly reducing the amount of data transfer.

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Getting Invalid MAC Address Error Message

For the past one week, I have been noticing slower Internet speed on my home computers without any reasons. I am not using any torrents or other bandwidth consuming tools on any of the PCs but recently one representative from my ISP informed me about over bandwidth usage. I inquired her about my reduced bandwidth but she said everything from their side was working perfectly. Since the ISP side is working perfectly, problem must be from our end. Perhaps some other user is using our wireless anonymously to access Internet and may be downloading large files. Airtel is my Internet Service Provider and my experience with them is so far good. I have been getting almost the same speed they offered and it is the time to instigate the culprit who uses my home WiFi. Airtel supplied D-Link DSL 2730U modem and it doesn't have any feature to find the log of connected devices. So I have decided to change the current WiFi password and allow only my home computers and laptop to join the WiFi by using MAC Restriction. However, soon I have noticed a new error message while adding MAC addresses to allowed devices list. MAC address "XX:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX" is invalid MAC address is the error message which prevented me from adding.

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Error message looks like the one below.

If you don't know how to improve the WiFi security on D-Link DSL 2730U, visit the link below.
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This article discuss the common reasons for rejecting a Physical number by a router while configuring a Media Access Control filter.

Common Reasons For Invalid MAC
  • If you are using a different format to enter Media Access Control number other than the one which is supported by the device, you will receive the invalid MAC alert. Once you click on the OK button, the entries you entered will be deleted automatically. So the first step you have to do, if you are facing this situation, is to check the correct format which is supported by the device. Certain devices use ":" to separate the hexa decimals but some devices use "-". Try different format and use the one which is approved. I have used hyphen instead of colon to separate the numbers because my computer showed the MAC number in xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx format. A simple mistake but D-link rejected my entries.

  • Another solution for this issue is to upgrade the current firmware. If your router is having an outdated version of firmware, it is the time to flash it with latest one.

I have changed the format from hyphen to colon. After that change, D-Link showed no error.

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Bare Domain Is Not Opening Or Redirecting To WWW Version (NameCheap)

Today I saw one strange redirection issue with CoreNetworkZ.com, where its bare address is not opening or redirecting to the WWW version. At first I thought it might be an issue with my Internet Service Provider but their support team said that everything was working properly at their side. While searching with popular webmaster forums, it is convinced the issue is not with blogger custom domain name settings. As a last resort I contacted the live chat support of my domain registrar. CoreNetworkZ is registered with NameCheap, one of my first choice domain name registrars. While troubleshooting the issue with the support person, he informed me that it was due to DDoS attack against their default DNS server and they might want a little bit time to resolve it. He suggested me to change the current DNS server I selected for my web address to backup DNS System. Though changing current DNS server may help to escape from DDoS attack, it can take up to 24 hours to see the result. To see the updated news about the DDoS attack on NameCheap DNS system, follow the link below.

If you are a NameCheap customer and facing issues with redirecting naked domain address to WWW version, you may follow the steps below to resolve the issue. I have checked the status of CoreNetworkZ with various online tools. See the screenshots below.

For WWW version, there is no problems.

I have also received warning in Google Webmaster Tools account.

Changing Current NameCheap DNS Server
  1. Login to NameCheap account using the link https://www.namecheap.com

  2. Go to Manage Domains from 'My Account'

  3. Click on Switch to DNS System v1 under General in left hand side

  4. Now you need to check the check box at 'Transfer your domain to DNS System v1'

  5. Click on Save Changes button

  6. Now you will see the message about the DNS status update

  7. Make sure the Domain name servers updated

Problems With Changing DNS System

According to NameCheap, most of the features work properly but if you have set 301 redirection [URL Redirect 9301) ]instead of 'URL Redirect', it will be back to plain URL Redirect. It is also possible to see troubles with email forwarding for a few minutes soon after the changes. They also warn the time delay to see the results of the changes. Depends on the Internet Service Provider, you may see time between a few minutes to a delay up to 24 hours to see the result. Though this limitations are really annoying, until the DDoS attack is over, it is better use backup Server. Six months ago I had faced a similar issue but it was with Blogger. All blogger sites with custom URL failed to open for a day. If you like to read more about that issues, visit the link below.
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Solve GoDaddy Error: There is a Problem With the Information You Provided

GoDaddy is one of my favorite domain name registrars and I have been using their service for the past five years. They offer low cost domain name registration for the first year with a rate not many other registrars cannot offer. I have been using this privilege ( like 108 Indian rupees for a .com domain ) to register names for my projects but recently I faced an issue while placing the order. The system is not letting me to complete the transaction. At first I thought it is a common bug but sooner I discovered the true nature of it. Whenever I use GoDaddy promotion code to cut down the price, system shows error. Whenever I click on Place Your Order button, it responded with the following message.

There is a problem with the information you provided. Please ensure all fields are completed properly.

So many thoughts went though my mind after seeing this alert. I checked this situation without using their promotional code and that time everything was fine. There was no error message while clicking the Place Your Order button when I was ready to pay the full price. I confirmed the situation with my friends and they said that whenever they continued the shopping without applying coupon codes, there was no error while placing the order. Whenever they used coupon code to get reduced rate, the same issue appeared. I was in the impression that 108 Indian rupee for a new domain name from GoDaddy is just a marketing gimmick to attract users and they do want us to pay the full amount once the order is about to complete. However, I was wrong and I knew it while talking with their customer support. We can solve the GoDaddy billing error There is a problem with the information you provided. Please ensure all fields are completed properly. by following a simple step.


The above mentioned error code appears only when a user use coupon code to cut down the price of the product he purchased. It is because the coupon code he used is applicable only for USA and Canada customers. So if you are from a different country, you are not authorized to use them. However, GoDaddy doesn't discriminate people on the base of their logon IP location. So if one user changed his default currency from his local currency to US or Canadian Dollar, this error message will not appear. This facility only works for those users, whose cards support payment in US or Canadian Dollar. I have changed my default currency from Indian Rupee to USA Dollar and the error message disappeared.

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If you do not know how to change the default currency set on GoDaddy account, follow the steps below.
  1. Logon to account

  2. Go to My Account

  3. Click on Settings

  4. Change the currency selected at Currency Preference in the Account Owner Information

  5. Click on Save Changes button

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Airtel DSL Broadband Connection Optimization

Airtel provides high speed broadband connection for users with attractive plans. We have been using it for our office for the past two years without having any problems. They provide almost steady connection by keeping the promised data transfer speed. Their unlimited packages comes with a limited number of free calls and for some plans they offer a free DSL wireless modem. D-Link DSL -2730U modem is installed by them in our office. This tutorial explains how to setup Airtel broadband modem with WiFi feature and share Internet connection and WiFi among multiple computers. Next portion of this tutorial covers how to make customizations for your connection in case of speed, security etc.

Configure Internet On Airtel Broadband Modem
  1. Connect LAN port of modem to computer using an Ethernet cable

  2. Type on the address bar of the browser and press enter.

  3. Enter the default login username and password for Airtel modem

    • Username : admin
    • Password : admin

  4. Click on Advanced Setup
    default login

  5. Click Add button

    Now we can configure airtel DSL ATM Interface with right VPI and VCI values.

    Remove all previous configurations using remove button before click add button to setup new one.

  6. ATM PVC Configuration

    Now we are at the major step in configuring airtel broadband access. Enter the following values on this page.

    • VPI : 0
    • VCI : 35
    • Select EoA as DSL Link Type because we are configuring airtel modem in PPPoE
    • Select Default mode as the connection mode
    • Encapsulation Mode : LLC/SNAP-BRIDGING
    • service category : UBR Without PCR

    Choose strict priority for IP QoS Scheduler Algorithm. After entering all the details provided above, click Apply button.

  7. Reboot

    Once the configuration is completed, you should click on reboot link from the left hand side menu under Management.

    Click reboot button.

Setup Wireless & Security

Once the Internet connection is configured, we need to setup wireless and wireless security on Airtel modem. Follow the steps below to enable WiFi and security.
  1. Login to setup page

  2. Go to Wireless

    To enable WiFi, you must select "Enable Wireless" checkbox. You can create custom name for Airtel WiFi network by deleting current entry at SSID and type the name you want. It will be the name of the WiFi network.

    • Restrict Number of WiFi Clients using Max Clients entry

    • Make your Wireless network invisible by selecting Hide Access Point

    • Create Guest Accounts by enabling Guest Access Points

    Don't forget to save the changes using the Save button at the bottom of the page.

  3. Enable Wireless Security

    1. Go to Security page under Wireless

    2. Select the Wireless profile from SSID

    3. Select Network Authentication

      You can choose open network (no security), WEP (less secure), WPA Personal and WPA Enterprise from Network Authentication. I am using WPA-Personal to secure office wireless network. Save the changes once it is completed.

  4. MAC Filtering

    You can block a specific device from joining your Wireless network by banning the MAC address of that device. For that you must enable MAC filtering.

    1. Go to MAC Filter under Wireless

    2. Select MAC Restrict Mode

      1. To disable a MAC address from joining your network, you may select Deny mode and enter it's MAC address

      2. If you want to allow selected devices only to join your network, you may choose allow and enter the MAC address of the devices which are allowed to access your Wifi

  5. Wireless Disconnection & Lower Data Transfer rate

    If you are facing troubles with Airtel mobile wireless network, you may follow the steps provided in the link below.
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Modem Tweak Tips
  1. Change Modem Password

    1. Click on Management

    2. Click on Access Control

    3. Types Of Users

      Airtel supplied D-Link DSL-2730U model as modem for my office. This device supports three types of users. They are

      1. admin: User with full privilege who can change any previous configurations made

      2. Support: : This login id is provided to airtel technicians. Those authorized technicians will examine and run diagnosis test while your Internet connection experiences issues. This ID too can update device software along with admin id.

      3. User: Though user with this ID can view settings and update software, he cannot change any previous configurations.

    4. Change Default Password

      Type the username (from the three) and old password first and then type the new password. After confirming the new password, click Apply button.

  2. Change Local Network Settings

    The default login IP address of airtel modem is but we can change it to different one by following the procedure explained below.

    1. Click Advanced Setup

    2. Click on LAN

      Here we can change the default login IP of the device by changing the IP address specified at "IP Address". If you want to enable IGMP snooping, you must check the checkbox at "Enable IGMP Snooping". The same window gives options to either turn on or disable Firewall protection. If you don't want to share Internet with multiple computers, simply select "Disable DHCP Server" radio button.

      After making necessary changes, don't forget to click Save button at the bottom of the window.

  3. Block Certain Websites

    By using the feature Parental Control, we can block any websites for users sharing broadband. This feature is configured on MAC address of the browser's laptop. to setup this feature to block unwanted websites on airtel broadband connection, follow the steps below.

    1. Click On Advanced Setup

    2. Click on Parental Control

    3. Click Add button

      Here you can enter the restrictions by following the Parental Control rules.

  4. Firmware Upgrade

    It is necessary to update the current firmware of Airtel modem with latest release. To perform firmware upgrade, follow the steps below.

    1. Download Firmware

      To download latest firmware of any models of airtel modems, visit the link below. Save the downloaded file on your desktop. It is important to download the firmware for the right model.

      Right now they have listed firmware for Beetel Wi-Fi DSL CPE 450-TC1 and CPE 450-BX1 with Binatone Wi-Fi DSL CPE Model DT845W. If you cannot find firmware for your model, you may search vendor website.

    2. Login to Modem setup page

    3. Click on Management on the left side menu

    4. Click on Update Software

    5. Click on Choose file button to select the downloaded firmware

    6. Once the downloaded file is selected, click "Update Software" button.

    7. Once the process is finished, modem will restart. You need to wait at least one minute.
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  1. Test Download Speed

    If you doubt the actual speed of airtel DSL connection, you can test it here. You may click the link below to test your current download and upload speed.

  2. Where to Pay bill

    You can pay airtel DSL broadband monthly bill online by following the link below.

  3. Get extra Speed

    Airtel offers extra speed for their DSL users with extra payment. To learn more about it, visit the link below.

    If you are not planning to pay extra for higher speed, I recommend you to follow the instructions provided in the link below.
    Increase Broadband Speed For Free

  4. Register complaints

    If you are facing issues with Airtel DSL broadband connection, you may use the following information to reach their technical support division.

    • Customer Care Number : 121

      To get the exact broadband hub technical support number (for states and cities), visit the link below. Here you can find the technical department number exclusively for your state or city.

    • Airtel Customer care email address: 121@in.airtel.com

    • Get Bill Summary Information: 12113

    • Last three bill payment details : 12114

    • To get the current bill plan information: 12117

  5. Internet Usage and Bill

    You can check your current Airtel DSL Internet usage and bill by login to your account by following the link below.