Enable IPv6 on your newer Brightspeed modem

In the WAN settings section of your modem's advanced settings, you can enable the IPv6 address on your modem. Please note that IPv6 is not available in all areas, and not all modems are compatible with IPv6.  

NOTE:  Depending on your model, your modem's user interface may appear slightly different from the images below.

5.  Select "WAN Settings" in the left sidebar. Select the ISP protocol from the dropdown, or choose "Auto Select."

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6.  Select "Enable" for the 6rd State and enter the IP addressing values.

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7.  Select "Apply" to save your changes.

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8.  Next, select "LAN Subnets" in the LAN Settings section of the menu. 

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9.  Scroll down and select "Add IPv6" or "Edit IPv6" (varies by model).

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10.  Select "Stateless" for the IPv6 Addressing State. If the Network Address does not populate automatically, look up the IPv6 address in the Modem Status menu and enter it here.

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11.  Select "Add" or "Apply" to save your changes. 

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