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How to setup and login to the Netgear router

  1. Connect the modem to the WAN port located at the back of the router using an Ethernet cable. Make sure that the connections are properly made.
  2. Now, connect the computer or the laptop to any of the four internet ports of the router using another Ethernet cable. Double check whether the connections are made properly.
  3. Turn all the devices off and then turn them all on after a couple of minutes. Wait for the devices to finish booting up.
  4. Open any internet browser of your choice and type www.routerlogin.net in the address bar. Press enter.
  5. You will be taken to the login page of the router. Here, the user will be prompted to enter the default information regarding the router. The default username is “admin” and the default password is “password” for most of the Netgear routers. The username and password are case sensitive. If the user is unable to login to the router using the default information, then there is a chance that the user might have changed the default information. In that case, try logging in with any other previously set passwords. If all else fails, then the router will be needed to reset in order to restore the router back to its factory default settings. Then the user can log in to their router again using the default information.
  6. After successfully logging in to the router, the Setup Wizard will appear. The Setup Wizard will try to detect the type of internet connection that you have. The Setup Wizard detects the connection as Dynamic IP for all the wired connections.
  7. After the Setup Wizard has detected the type of the internet connection, click Save to save all the settings on the router.

The user will now have setup and logged in to their Netgear router. The user can start using their router as they please.

How to Reset the Netgear router

  1. Locate the Reset button at the back of the router. It might be labeled as Reset or Restore Factory Settings.
  2. Using a paper clip or something similar, press and hold the Reset button for about ten seconds. You will see that the LED lights have started blinking.
  3. Once the power light becomes stable, the router will have reset back to the factory default settings.

Warning: It is advised that the reset process isn’t interrupted anyhow as it may corrupt the router and even render it useless.
Once the router has been reset, the user can start using and log in to the router without any problems.

How to change the default username and password for the Netgear router

It is recommended that the default username and password for the router to be changed when the user first installs the router to secure their network. Make sure that the username does not contain any sensitive information as the username is shown on other devices. Make sure that the password is difficult for other people to guess so that not just anybody can go on to connect to your network without your permission. Here are the steps to change the default username and password for your Netgear router:

  1. Open any internet browser of your choice on a computer or a laptop that is connected to the Netgear router using an Ethernet cable.
  2. Type www.routerlogin.net in the address bar of the browser and press enter. A login page will then display.
  3. You will be prompted to type in the default information of the router. The default username is “admin” and the default password is “password” for most of the Netgear routers. The username and password are both case sensitive. If the user cannot login using the default information, then there is a chance that the user might have changed the default password. In that case, try logging in with any other passwords. If that fails too, then a router reset will be required for the user to be able to login again using the default information. The reset takes the router back to its factory default settings.
  4. After the user has logged in, the Basic Home page displays. Click OK.
  5. Select the Wireless option from the left side of the screen.
  6. You will see the Network Name (SSID) option. Here, you can opt to change the username of the Netgear router. Make sure you do not enter any private information there.
  7. Under this, you will see the Passphrase (Network Key) option. Here, you can choose to change the default password for your Netgear router. Make sure that the password is hard for people to guess.
  8. Click Apply to save the settings on the router.

Your changes will now be saved. The user can login to the router and connect any other device to the router using the new username and password.

ROUTERLOGIN.NET LOGIN/ FIX :

Query 1: Where do I go on routerlogin.net webpage to update my software for my Nighthawk router, I received an email from Netgear about updating the firmware. I have been going around in circles trying to figure this out. Now I’m trying to go to routerlogin.net and it won’t let me. I can’t find that genie thing on my computer that u tube video mention

Sol: It is recommended to update Netgear router firmware to avoid security-related bugs, and to remove any router issues if any in previous versions, to update your Netgear router firmware , simply connect your computer with Netgear router using an ethernet cable , connect a ethernet cable from LAN slot of Netgear router to your computer , open a web browser and type http://routerlogin.net or http://routerlogin.com in address bar of your browser , a login screen will appear, use username as admin and then enter your Netgear router login password, alternatively you can use IP address 192.168.1.1 to access Netgear login web console window, click on advanced section >> firmware update, you can manually download latest Netgear firmware from Netgear official website .

Query 2: I called my cable company and they said the modem is working fine we even turned it off and on and I can’t get the internet. The wifi was on but not even that now, I brought a new router from you and cannot connect to the internet.
Resolution: Try to login to www.routerlogin.net or with an IP address 192.168.1.1. To set up a router you need to have a desktop or laptop, however, tablets and Ipad will also work if you are trying to set up wirelessly.

Steps to configure using Desktop or Laptop.

1. Make sure your Modem is on and working fine.
2. Check the lights on the Router green or white depending upon the model#.
3. Make a hardwire connection from your Modem box (ISP) to New or Old Router.
Note: Hardwire connection is must to set up the router.
4. There are Two ways to set up the router.
(i) Hardwire (ii) Wireless
5. Let’s begin with the 1st Method.
(i) As Mention in note 3 make a connection from modem to the yellow slot of your router. Then connect your computer to router with extra
ethernet cable.
(ii) Once connected try to open a website www.routerlogin.net or IP address 192.168.1.1
(iii) Always select the Router Mode option that’ll help you the get the maximum benefits on the router.
(iv) Enter Admin Account Settings and follow the Steps accordingly.
Once done your router is set up.
6. 2nd Method:-
(i) Make a connection from modem to the yellow slot of your router. Connect your computer wirelessly with Netgear.
(ii) SSID and Password of the Netgear are mentioned on the label.
(iii) Repeat (ii) of 5 to (iv).
Note: If you do not have a laptop or desktop use Android, Apple or Windows tablets to configure the router wirelessly.
Moreover, if you are having any issue Make a reset on the router for 30 sec with a paperclip and then try to configure it.

Query 3: Just set up a new router and can not log in to routerlogin.net, I need to do some port forwarding for my surveillance system, my computers not letting me chose the correct router but are cell phones. Am I using Netgear r 8000 Netgear nighthawk x 6 new generation router?
Resolution 3: If in case it is not responding try to reset the router and try to configure it one more time. Once setup is complete try to change the wireless settings to something easy that you can remember or use. After Settings up the router following steps needs to follow.
1. Open the browser and log in to Netgear Management Page i.e routerlogin.net
2. Once logged in Click on Advanced Tab.
3. Click on Advanced Option.
4. Click on Port Forwarding / Port Triggering.
5. Click Add Custom Service.
6. Servies Name will be Anything Like. Camera1, Camera2, Camera3.
7. Select the Service Type. TCP or UDP.
8. External starting and Ending Point Should be same.
9. Select the IP address of your Device from the list given below.
10. Click Apply.
Note: While forwarding the ports you need to have the ports number with you.
Also can add more than 1 Ports.

Query 4: My main router for Xfinity went out and I swapped out the box. Now I can’t login into my Netgear router, Connected router as directed and I have connected to wifi but in the past, I could choose which one I wanted and could set up new passwords.
Resolution 4: You can set up the new password as well. If you are having an issue don’t worry perform a reset on the router with a paper clip on the router for 15 sec. Make sure while performing the reset on the router the power should be blinking. Wait for Couple of minutes for Power to stable green or White. Once reset you need to follow the steps.
Steps to configure using Desktop or Laptop.
1. Make sure your Modem is on and working fine.
2. Check the lights on the Router green or white depending upon the model#.
3. Make a hardwire connection from your Modem box (ISP) to New or Old Router.
Note: Hardwire connection is must to set up the router.
4. Once connected try to open a website www.routerlogin.net or IP address 192.168.1.
5. Always select the Router Mode option that’ll help you the get the maximum benefits on the router.
6. Enter Admin Account Settings and follow the Steps accordingly.

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