For Setup, the Netgear router, install the Nighthawk app on your smartphone.

How to set up a Netgear router?

  • Connect your modem via ethernet cable to the internet port of the Netgear router.
  • Connect your laptop or computer to the internet port on the NetGear router
  • Now press the power button of the router(check the LEDs lights of the Netgear router)
  • Now login to you Netgear Wifi router
  • The default username is admin and the default password is password
  • Now click on Advanced and go to the setup wizard.
  • Now select yes radio button and click on next.
  • After click on next now your router is detecting your internet connection, then you are prompt for Login
  • After that Enter and confirm your fresh admin password
  • Now give two answers to the security questions of your choice.
  • Click on Next
  • Congratulations Page display now
  • Then an optional step is there (Click for print this for printing your network settings)
  • Click on Next.
  • Then a Firmware upgrade assistant page showing.
  • if an upgrade for firmware is not available, then click ok
  • your Netgear router setup is complete
  • Or if the firmware upgrade is available then click on Update firmware.
  • After firmware updated the router will reboot.
  • Again it is asking for login
  • then log in with your new password
  • Home page open
  • Netgear router setup is complete

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