Buying a Netgear router is easy but setting it up is a bit difficult! But, as you are on this article, you will find the Netgear router setup process a piece of cake for sure. To get success, we insist you follow the setup instructions in exact given order as provided in this article. Keep reading!
No matter which Netgear router model you have – let us tell you that you have made an excellent choice. It is one of the best choices for internet lovers, employees working from home, office, etc. If someone has a small house or office, then one router is enough. And, for large office or apartments owners, two routers are more than enough. You will get two Netgear routers at a price of a range extender.
Here’s how to perform Netgear router setup process:
Step 1: The very first thing that you have to do in order to configure the router properly is to power it up. Not only powering up the router is enough but also providing a continuous power supply to the Netgear device is more than important. Think about it! If your Netgear router isn’t getting sufficient power supply, then how will it work for you? And, if the device isn’t working smoothly, then configuring the router will be a rocket science for you. So, ensure that your device is receiving a continuous power supply from a working wall outlet (not damaged or fluctuated).
Step 2: Now, the next step! Connect your Netgear device and modem using an Ethernet cable. And, for this – you have to choose a working wall sockets for them near to each other. What happened? Quite difficult, isn’t it? Don’t worry! We have a solution! You might have an extension, right? Use that for connecting your router and modem closer. Once the router gets configured, you can place the devices at the location of your choice.
Step 3: Turn on a desktop. If you have a laptop, then it will work too for Netgear router setup process. No matter which device you are using! Just make sure that the device software version is up-to-date. If you find any software availability for your device, update it right away. Once your device’s software gets updated, it will restart automatically.
Step 4: Open a web browser of your choice. Ignore the browser search bar and straight away drag the mouse cursor over the URL bar. Use the default router login ip for accessing the Netgear device’s setup wizard.
Note it down – 192.168.1.1 IP will not work if:
The web browser you are using is outdated
There are a number of browsing history, junk files, and cache stored in the browser
A number of unwanted tabs are opened
There are a couple of sites pinned
Not only the default router login IP address will not work in above-mentioned situations but also www.routerlogin.net web address will give you issues. So, get the non-working of the IP and the web address issues fixed keeping the tips provided above.
Step 5: Are you sure there aren’t any typing errors in 192.168.1.1? Cross-check it once! And, once you are sure about it, hit the Enter key.
Note: Are you using a mobile hotspot or a free WiFi for the Netgear router setup process? If so, then 100% you are not going to gain success. Those users who are using their home WiFi can proceed towards the next step.
Step 6: Upon hitting the Enter key, you will be directly taken to the router login Netgear window. Here, you have to provide the device correct router login details. You might have the router manual, right? See that for default router login details.
Step 7: As soon as you enter the Netgear router login details, you can click Log In, OK or Done (option depending upon the device you are using). But, before clicking on any one of the available option, ensure to cross-check the router login details.
Step 8: Now, you can see “Netgear Genie Setup Wizard” has been appeared, is that correct? Fab! You are almost there! A couple of on-screen router setup instructions to be followed and you are done.
The ninth step is just about to guide you – if router login IP, 192.168.1.1 is not working for you for any reason, you are free to use www.routerlogin.net. No matter whether you are using the IP or the web address for the configuration process, in accordance to the step 3 and step 4, no user will face login-related issues for sure.
So, what are your reviews about this article? Did it help you for a smooth router setup process? Comments section is waiting for you!