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What Are The Many Ways To Setup A NETGEAR Router?

Let’s move on to a discussion of the most common ways to configure both older and newer NETGEAR routers.

Instructions for setting up your NETGEAR router via the device’s web interface:

  1. Run an Ethernet cable from the modem to the yellow Internet port on the back of your NETGEAR router.
  2. Use any of the Ethernet ports on your router to hook up your computer.
  3. To turn on the router, push its power button.
  4. When the router is activated, its lights will come on.
  5. To access the router’s admin page, launch a web browser and go to the address (URL): routerlogin.net.
  6. It requires you to sign in before continuing.
  7. For convenience, we’ve made “admin” the default username. Password is the default password.
  8. It’s crucial that the username and password both use the correct case for the characters.
  9. Next, select ADVANCED > Setup Wizard.
  10. After checking the “Yes” box, click the “Next” button.
  11. The router recognizes that you are connected to the Internet.
  12. A sign-in screen has appeared.
  13. Type in the new password twice for verification.
  14. Pick two password questions you’re comfortable answering.
  15. Please proceed by selecting Next.
  16. The “Congratulations!” page loads.
  17. Getting a hard copy of your network configuration is as simple as clicking Print.
  18. The next step is to select it by clicking the Next button.
  19. This is the Firmware Update Assistant window.
  20. If no firmware update is available, you can dismiss this message by clicking OK.
  21. Your router’s settings are complete.
  22. If prompted, select “Yes” to upgrade the firmware.
  23. We have updated the firmware.
  24. When the router reboots, it begins processing new data.
  25. A sign-in screen has appeared.
  26. Type in admin and the random password.
  27. A page resembling BASIC loads.
  28. The Netgear router has successfully been set up.

Here are the wireless router setup instructions for your older NETGEAR model:

  1. Turn off your high-speed Internet modem.
  2. Link your cable or DSL modem’s yellow LAN port to the Internet port on your NETGEAR router using an Ethernet cable.
  3. Simply power on your cable or DSL modem and wait for all of the lights to go green before proceeding.
  4. Once all the lights on your NETGEAR router have gone green, you can proceed.
  5. The default WiFi network name for your NETGEAR router can be found by opening the WiFi connection manager on your wireless device.
  6. Keep in mind that the router has a sticker with the network’s name and password on it.
  7. Join the wireless network provided by your router.
  8. Launch your preferred web browser and navigate to either http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com.
  9. Enter your default username and password.
  10. In most cases, the username “admin” and password “password” will be used.
  11. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation.