How to Connect an RJ45 Cable

Want to know how to connect an RJ-45 Cable? Read on to learn how!

Steps

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    Find one end of the RJ-45 Cable. This will look like a phone Cable (RJ-11) but be a little bit bigger that a traditional phone cable.
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    Locate the Ethernet Port, this will look a lot like a phone jack, but will be slightly bigger. They are commonly found on Computers, Network Printers, and many other devices.
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    Line up the Tab of the RJ-45 connector with the top notch in Ethernet port.
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    Press the RJ-45 connector into the Ethernet port until you hear a slight click.

Tips

  • When the cable is plugged in securely it should not come unplugged if it is tugged on.

Warnings

  • Ethernet Jacks (RJ-45) look similar to Phone Jacks, but the Ethernet Cable will only fit into an Ethernet Jack.

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Categories: Cabling and Wiring Connection