ZTE ZXDSL 831 Modem Settings


First thing first!!!
Please check your modem IP is it under 192.168.x.x or 169.x.x.x. How to do check?
Go to Run or use (Windows Logo + R), then key in cmd. Then type ipconfig. Try to find you IP address. If your IP is 169.x.x.x, kindly change your Network Card IP manually to

ZTE ZXDSL 831 is a modem / router supplied by TM. It works as a modem by default but you can change it to a router.

In router mode, you don\’t need to dial Streamyx manually anymore. The router will dial it for you automatically.

How to Configure ZTE ZXDSL 831 Modem as a Router

Visit with the username and password. If you don\’t know the default username and password:

Username: ADSL
Password: expert03

When logged in, click on the WAN tab
Click on ATM VC and make sure, interface aal5-0 VPI = 0 & VCI = 35, MUX = LLC, Max proto = 2
Click on PPP and then a new interface
Set the new interface as PPP interface = 0 ATM VC = aal5-0, protocol = PPoE, use DNS = enable, security = PAP. Don\’t forget to set your TMNet Streamyx username@streamyx and also your password. Click Submit
After that, click on Admin and then Commit and then Reboot Once it\’s done you should check your Internet connectivity by loading your favorite website

Port forwarding ZTE ZXDSL 831 for better Bit torrent speed. I know a lot of you guys are asking for this article so here it goes. Don\’t blame me for anything if it doesn\’t work for you. I provide no support for this post.

The ZTE ZXDSL 831 supplied by TMNet for its Streamyx service. It\’s a cheap but quite powerful DSL bridge / router. It uses the GlobespanVirata chipset which is also known to be used to products like D-Link. Since this company has merged with Conexant, support files for the chipset have been removed. You might be able to find it somewhere.

A bit from the Bit torrent FAQ, “The BitTorrent client will normally use ports 6881 to 6889, so when you are adding the ports to your firewall, make sure you cover the whole block”. If you don\’t know the default password, you should check out ZTE ZXDSL 831 default password.

After you login, click on Services tab. Under NAT Options list box, choose NAT Rule Entry. Click Add to add a new rule:

Rule Flavor: RDR
Rule ID: 15
Protocol: ANY
Local Address From: 192.168.1.x (Your Bit torrent Client IP)
Local Address To: 192.168.1.x (Your Bit torrent Client IP)
Global Address From:
Global Address To:
Destination Port From: 6681
Destination Port To: 6689

After done all that don\’t forget to Click on Admin tab and then Commit and Reboot. Make sure to click Commit then Reboot.