Linksys SPA1001 VoIP configuration and setup guide

Getting Started

Inexpensive, easy to install and simple-to-use, the Linksys SPA-1001 VoIP adapter connects to your standard telephone and high-speed Internet enabling Internet phone service for your home.

What’s included: VoIP Telephone Adapter, Ethernet Cable, AC Power Adapter

Linksys SPA 1001 package

Equipment you will need:

Broadband Connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed Internet connection

Router: To share your broadband connection with more than one device.

Traditional Analog Telephone

To use enhanced features, you will need: Computer & Web Browser: MS Internet Explorer or FireFox.

Equipment needed for installation of Linksys SPA 1001

Installing the VoIP Adapter

In order to start using your ABC-VoIP service, you will need to install your VoIP Phone Adapter. Below is the diagram of finished installation. Please read the following VoIP setup instructions carefully.

Linksys SPA 1001 configuration diagram
  1. Before you begin make sure that your computer, modem, router and the ABC-VoIP adapter are turned off (for modems without an off/on switch just unplug the power to the unit).

  2. Connect the ethernet port on the VoIP phone adapter to a spare ethernet port on your router (the same type of port your computer is connected to) using the ethernet cable included in the kit.
  3. linkssys spa 1001 configuration step 1

  4. Connect your telephone to the phone port on the VoIP phone adapter using a standard telephone cable.
  5. linksys spa 1001 configuration guide step 2

  6. Turn on your modem and router and wait for them to start up (typically, when all lights have turned green.)

  7. Plug the power adapter into the power jack on the ABC-VoIP adapter and then into an electrical outlet. Wait for few minutes and than pick up the telephone handset and listen for a dial tone. This indicates that the VoIP phone adapter is working;

You are now ready to make calls!