The Internet. It has grown from its initial inception in the 1990s as a way to share information all across the world to one of the most culturally important aspects of every day life. Today, millions of people all over the world use the Internet daily to keep in touch, watch movies, listen to music, and even make a living in various ways. To put it simply, there isn’t anything that can’t be done on the Internet these days. Every single day, someone seems to come up with a way to make the world just a little bit better and shares it by way of the Internet. To access it, millions of people sign up with a company that offers plans that vary by way of price, speed, and bandwidth. If you are looking into signing up for a higher-speed plan, you may want to look into AT&T, who are one of a wide number of corporations, along with Verizon, Comcast, and CenturyLink to name a few, that offer various plans to suit your needs and budget. Keep reading this article and we will teach you how you can easily set up AT&T’s high-speed Internet in your home, so you can get working as soon as possible!
Step 1: Sign Up For AT&T
Before you can install your high-speed Internet system, you will first need to sign up for the service itself. You can do this at any AT&T location that may be near your home, or perhaps you already have another Internet service would like to switch your service to AT&T. For the purpose of this article, we can show you how to sign up online on att.com. When you get to that website on your preferred web browser, click the link that says “Internet”.
When you’re on the next page, look for a button which says “Check availability” and click it.
Next, you will come to a screen with a number of information boxes, which you will need to fill out in order to find out if you have AT&T service available in your area.
Continue through the process and you will complete the sign-up process. It may be a good idea for you to write down any relevant information and keep it in a safe place in case you need it during the installation process, including your username and/or password. You may need to schedule an appointment with an installer to come to your home or office and help install the hardware needed for you to gain Internet access, which will include a modem and possibly a router if you plan to go wireless.
Step 2: Installing Internet Software
So now that you have all of your hardware installed for your high-speed Internet service, you may also need to install a bit of software on your computer to help manage it. Open your browser and head to http://att.net/activate. On this page, click the Next button and continue through the installation process until you have successfully installed everything you need to fully start your service, including any possible extras you may desire.