When we talk about internet service, cable TV, and telephone lines, one of the most common names that will pop out would be Spectrum. Owned by the American telecommunications company Charter Communicatons, Inc., Spectrum is the trade name of the internet service, cable television, and other wireless services that they offer to their users.

In this article, we will be discussing and answering the frequently asked questions about Spectrum. If you are one of them, you better take some notes!

What is MySpectrumWiFi?

MySpectrumWiFi aims to deliver equitable, reliable, high-speed wireless internet connection that can be used both in your homes or even outside. This would enable you to connect all your devices to the internet more easily and effortlessly.

How to Install Spectrum Internet WiFi

1. Connect your modem to a cable outlet.

Before installing the Spectrum Internet WiFi, you would first need your modem and computer or WiFi router. The first step in installing is to connect your modem to a cable outlet. This can be done by connecting the one end of your coax cable to the outlet. The other end of your coax cable is then connected to the modem. However, if the cable outlet used is to be shared with a Spectrum Receiver for TV service, then a coax splitter must be used. After connecting the coax cable to the outlet and modem, connect the power cable to the modem. Plug the other end of the power cable into an electrical outlet. Then, wait for about 2 to 5 minutes until the modem has connected to the network. If the Online status light on the front of the modem is solid, then that would mean that your modem has been already connected.

2. Connect your modem to your computer or WiFi router.

The second step is to connect your modem to your computer or WiFi router. This can be done by connecting the one end of the ethernet cable to the modem. The other end of the ethernet cable is connected to your computer or on the internet port at the back of your WiFi router.

3. Activate the modem.

The third and last step in installing the WiFi is to activate the modem online. To do so, go to the following website: Then, click on “Get Started”. From there, carefully follow the instructions. Once your modem has been completely activated, create a username on this website: Creating an account here is important because you will be managing your account and equipment here.

Is Spectrum Internet free WiFi?

Fortunately, Spectrum Internet and Mobile customers can access free and unlimited internet services nationwide outside of their homes. One can avail of this privilege just by signing in onto your Spectrum account. Another option is through selecting Spectrum Free Trial among the list of available services as you turn on your WiFi in your mobile device. After selecting this, a connection page will be opened where you will need to select the Spectrum Customer Sign-In option. Then, enter your Spectrum username and password and then click on Sign in.

On the other hand, if you want to avail of the Spectrum’s various home internet plans, you may have to pay a few bucks. There are three options. One is the Spectrum Internet plan which costs $49.99 monthly for 12 months. This plan offers up to 200 mbps of internet speed. Second is the Spectrum Internet Ultra which costs $69.99 per month and offers up to 400 mbps of internet speed. The third option is the Spectrum Internet GIG plan which offers the fastest internet speed of 1 gbps or 1000 mbps and hence, costs the highest among the three plans- $89.99 a month.

How much is a spectrum WiFi router?

It is a good thing that Spectrum does not charge any fees with regards to the cable modem device; however, if you plan to acquire a WiFi, you can rent a Spectrum WiFi router. This router is rented for $5 monthly, but if you are on a Spectrum Internet GIG plan, you would have no problems as to where to obtain a WiFi router because the router is already being included in the plan. If you do not want to avail of the $5 Spectrum WiFi router, you may then opt to buy your own WiFi router of any brand.

What is the cheapest spectrum WiFi?

 The cheapest spectrum WiFi being offered is the Spectrum Internet Plan which costs $49.99 a month for 12 months. This plan offers up to 200 mbps of internet service speed and thus, offers the most affordable price at a fast internet speed. With this plan, you can download and stream using multiple devices and do various games online with very low lag times.

How do I get access to spectrum WiFi?

 Spectrum Mobile customers have a privilege of accessing a nationwide network of Spectrum WiFi access points. For Android users, click on the settings of your mobile device. Then from the Connections menu, click on “WiFi”. From the WiFi Settings Menu, select “Advanced”, and then enable the “Spectrum Mobile WiFi auto-connect.”

 On the other hand, if you would be connecting to an access point manually, first, you have to open the “WiFi Settings” on your device. Then click on any of the following: Spectrum, Spectrum Mobile, or Spectrum Free Trial. Then, sign in with your Spectrum username and password.

  For those who are not Spectrum internet or mobile customers, click the “Guest” tab and then select “Spectrum Free Trial”.