How do I reset my fibre optic modem?

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Cogeco Support
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If you’re having trouble connecting to the Internet, we might ask you to reset your modem as one of the troubleshooting steps. To do this, identify your modem below, then follow the instructions for resetting your fibre optic modem.

Good to know: After the modem comes back online, your Cogeco Wi-Fi Pods should reconnect automatically. Learn more about checking the connection status of your pods through the Cogeco Wi-Fi app.

Sagemcom F@st 5681

  • Unplug the power for a few seconds and then plug it back in. Or, insert a straightened paperclip, toothpick or similar object into the RESET hole located on the side of the modem. Press the paperclip in for 3 seconds, then release.
  • The modem will try to resynchronize with the Cogeco network, which can take up to 5 minutes.

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Calix 725

  • Contact technical support to have the modem reset.
  • The modem will try to resynchronize with the Cogeco network, which can take up to 5 minutes.

Calix 803 or Calix 812

  • Unplug the power for a few seconds and then plug it back in.
  • The modem will try to resynchronize with the Cogeco network, which can take up to 5 minutes.

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