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Netgear Router Setup

Netgear Router Setup

Netgear Router Setup

Netgear routers are popularly known for their excellent performance and reliability. The installation and the configuration process of Netgear router are simple and straightforward. Therefore, the users who are unable to complete the setup process should thoroughly read the details provided here. Moreover, through the step-by-step guide, the setup procedure will become easy for you. So, check out the steps provided here and apply the same for a successful setup process.

Configuring the Netgear router will allow the user to use their router with the existing Internet Service Provider, and helps to resolve the network connectivity issue. Therefore, follow the quick guide regarding Netgear Router Setup.

Steps for Netgear Router Setup

For all users, we have here discussed the necessary steps that are required for Netgear Router Setup. So, scroll down and check the setup procedure. In order to avail benefits of the Netgear router, it is necessary to accomplish the setup procedure. Therefore, for that, check out the steps enrolled below.

  • First of all, connect the modem with the router through the Ethernet Cable
  • After this, make sure that the cable connection is done correctly.
  • Then connect the wireless or wired device to the Wi-Fi network
  • After that, turn OFF all connected devices (Modem, Router and the system) and then turn it ON again after a few minutes.
  • Now, open any of the web browser installed on the device.
  • Make use of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari or Microsoft Edge
  • Now in the address bar, enter www.routerlogin.net and press the enter key.
  • By doing so, the Netgear Login page will appear on the screen.
  • Now on that login page, insert the username and password in the given field.
  • The user will have to use the default password.
  • In case, if the password entered is not correct, then get in touch with the experts and complete the Netgear router setup procedure.
  • Now once the user logged in successfully, then the installation wizard will get open. It includes the step-by-step router setup guide. Then click on the “Next” button.
  • After this, wait for a while till the system configures the Wi-Fi router.
  • Now once the process gets completed, then a congratulation message will appear on the screen
  • If anyhow, the user wants to set up their Wi-Fi router with a mobile device can download the Netgear Genie app and follow the same Netgear router setup procedure.

How to access Netgear Router?

The Netgear Router Setup process can be accomplished using any devices, such as mobile phones (i.e. Android and iOS) computer system, laptops and tablets etc. The setup procedure won’t take much time and will get completed with the following steps discussed below. Therefore, once the setup process gets completed, then proceed further with the steps for how to access Netgear Router. 

  • First of all, unbox the router.
  • After this, make use of the Ethernet cable to hook it up with the modem.
  • Then within the box, there is a small sticker, and on that, the network name and password is mentioned.
  • Note: Make sure to save this, as it will be helpful in future at the time of resetting the Netgear Router to factory settings.
  • Now before proceeding further with the setup procedure, make sure that the modem is working and connected to the internet.
  • After this, plug the provided Ethernet Cable in the backport of the modem and another end into the router.
  • Then insert the AC adapter into the back of the router and then plug it into a wall outlet to turn it ON.
  • After this, the LED indicators on the front will not turn ON immediately. Therefore, make sure that the power button on the back of the router is turned ON.
  • Now once it gets live, then the LED’s will turn ON and OFF.
  • It will take a few minutes, as it goes through the connection sequence.
  • After this, the three LED’s on the Left will turn solid green.
  • Then move on further with the rest of the setup part on the system/Mac/Tablet.
  • The procedure to setup Netgear Router is the same.
  • Firstly go to the network settings and select the Netgear network.
  • After this, enter the password mentioned on the sticker.
  • Through this, the user will get “logged in” into the Wi-Fi network.
  • Then the setup window will automatically open on the screen.
  • In case, if the window doesn’t open, then type www.mywifiext.net.
  • After this, the setup window will open.
  • Now it will ask the user to set the new admin password
  • Through the admin password, the user can manage the Netgear Router.
  • Note: Make sure to remember the password to make changes to the router in future.
  • Once the user enters the password and the security questions, then it will now get connected to the internet.
  • After this, a congratulation window will open on the screen containing all necessary details.
  • Then click on the “Next” button.
  • Then, the firmware upgrade page will open on the screen.
  • In case, if the router needs any firmware, then it will get display the new firmware version. Now click “Yes”.
  • After this, the upgrade process will start and will take 10-15 minutes to download the new version.
  • Now once the process gets complete, then the windows might get shut down automatically.
  • Then, all router lights will turn Green.
  • Now, open the browser window and type routerlogin.net.
  • Then a dialog box will open.
  • It will ask the user to enter the “username” and the “password.”
  • Now once the user login, then the Netgear Router interface will display on the screen.
  • From here, the user can see the internet status, Wi-Fi password, how many devices are connected and other settings.
  • Then, at this point, the user will be connected to the internet and can continue to do surfing on the web browser.
  • Note: From the wireless option, change the username and password for security reasons.
  • After this, click on “Apply.”
  • Now once it gets saved, then the Wi-Fi access will get disconnected.
  • Then select the Wi-Fi network again from the computer’s Wi-Fi settings.
  • After that, once you are done with this, you are ready to browse the web.

So, through these steps, the users can easily access their Netgear Router via MyWifiExt. Therefore once the user access to admin settings, then they can easily manage all the functions of Netgear Router.