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Netgear router installation step by step by guide

Router Installation
Netgear router installation step by step by guide

Before we show you how to install your Netgear router device, let us take you through some of the basic and essential requirement of the whole set up. The Netgear wireless router installation includes the physical set up as well as virtual set up i.e. configuration. Let us start with the Netgear router installation below.

Hardware setup

1 First of all, unbox your Netgear wireless router box and assemble all the crucial components like power supply cord, modem etc.
2. Now, connect your modem to the internet port of the router with an Ethernet cable and similarly connect the computer system to the router’s any of the LAN port with another Ethernet cord.
3. Now, switch on the power supply of the router and wait for few seconds till the router and the modem devices get stable.

Configuration part

1. Now that all the devices are set up and ready for configuration, open the latest and compatible web browser on your system and enter the web address www.routerlogin.net in its address bar.
2. Enter the router login default username and password which is “admin” and “password” by default.
3. Now, select the internet and WAN settings section and then select the proper connection type from the list of connections available.
4. Fill in the required details provided by your service providers and then follow the onscreen instructions on your computer screen.
5. Click save and apply button and then select reboot now tab to make all the changes effective on the router’s memory.

Now that all the hardware and software set up has been done, your Netgear wireless router will be able to be used for the internet and networking tasks. Just make sure that the reboot at the end has taken place without any major hindrance.

Is it mandatory to use the web address www.routerlogin.net for router setup page access?

No, it is absolutely not necessary to access your Netgear router’s web setup page via routerlogin.net only. Users can also use the local static IP or for accessing the Netgear wireless router admin control page. The Netgear Genie application can also be used for the router setup.

What to do if I forgot the router login password?

Netgear users absolutely don’t need to panic if they have forgotten the router login password because there are few way outs for this problem. What you can do in this case is simply reset your Netgear device to its original factory settings which will eventually erase all the information from its memory and it will be brought back to its basic factory settings.

Router Installation
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