netgear router

Netgear smart wizard setup

Netgear offers an ample range of routers that fulfill your home needs for Internet, music and video streaming, gaming and more. You need to log in into your route to get an access to your router. You can login into your Netgear router using http://www.routerlogin.net and http://www.routerlogin.com web address. Netgear also offers Netgear Genie app to access your router remotely. Netgear Genie app allows you to edit and manage wireless settings, guest access, traffic meter, and parental control as well.

How I can set up my router for wired connection using Netgear smart wizard set up?

You can follow the below-mentioned steps to set up Netgear router using smart wizard set up:

  • To set up your Netgear router, connect your modem connect your modem to the internet port of the NETGEAR router and your computer to any of the four LAN ports.
  • Power off all the physical devices for e.g. router, computer, and modem.
  • Power on all the devices again.
  • Open a web browser using a computer on a device that is connected to your router’s network.
  • Login into your router.
  • You can use the below-mentioned steps to log in to your router.
  • Once you are successfully logged in.
  • Select Setup wizard.
  • It will direct you to set up wizard screen display.
  • Click yes and then click next.
  • The setup wizard automatically detects the type of internet connection.
  • For a wired connection, it detects the dynamic IP.
  • Click next. Let your router save the settings.
  • To check whether you are connected to your router or not.
  • Select Router Status under Maintenance.

Nighthawk X8 R8500, and Netgear Pro gaming router:

  • The first thing you need to do, to connect your DSL or cable modem to the Internet port of your NETGEAR router.
  • Power on your DSL or cable modem and wait for the lights to become solid.
  • Power on your Netgear router and wait for LEDs to become stable.
  • Get your routers presetting from the back or bottom of your device
  • On your wireless device, find the WIFI connection manager and find the SSID or Wi-Fi network name of your NETGEAR router.
Nighthawk X8 R8500
  • Connect to SSID and type passphrase that you got from the back of your router.
  • Open a web browser that is available on your device.
  • If NETGEAR Genie is not displayed, go to the address bar and type http//www routerlogin net and http://www.routerlogin.net.
  • Enter the default username and password and enter.
  • Follow the instruction of Netgear genie to configure the device.
  • Once the device is configured successfully, you will be directed to congratulations page.
  • Click Take me to the internet to check the connectivity.
Netgear login admin page

How I can get to the Netgear login admin page?

Using Routerlogin.net or Router login.com

  • Open your web browser from a computer or smart device that is connected to your router network.
  • Type https://www.routerlogin.net or https://www.routerlogin.com in the address bar.
  • Press enter.
  • It will open up a login authentication page with two field user name and password.
  • The default username and password is admin and password.
  • Enter credentials in the respective fields and press enter.
  • If you are login is successful, It will direct you to the BASIC home page.

How I can log in into my Netgear router using static IP address 192.168.1.0 or 192.168.1.1?

If https://www.routerlogin.net or https://www.routerlogin.com is not able to give you access to login page then you can try accessing login page of Netgear router using static IP address 192.168.1.0 or 192.168.1.1.

  • Open your web browser and type 168.1.0 or 192.168.1.1 in the address bar.
  • It will direct you to login authentication page, once you got an access to login page, you can use the steps mentioned above to login into your router using static IP address.

How I can remotely access my Netgear router your router using Netgear genie app?

Netgear Genie login also allows you to access your router remotely.  To access your router remotely using Netgear Genie app, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • First of all, install Netgear genie app on your computer.
  • Go to https://www.netgear.com/home/discover/apps/genie.aspx to download app on your desktop.
  • Once it is successfully downloaded, go to downloads and double click the file.
  • Click on the Router Settings.
  • Select Remote Access for login as.
  • Click on the Sign up button to create your Netgear Genie app account.
  • Fill all the fields with the respective information.
  • Press create button.
  • Once you successfully created your account, you will get a confirmation email from Netgear support team.
  • Open up your email and click on the confirm email.
  • Once you have confirmed your email id, go back to Netgear Genie app.
  • Login using Netgear genie credentials that you have just created.
  • If you want to register the device, click on the ok button.
  • You can also click on the register button.
  • Once you have registered your device.
  • Click logout.
  • Use your remote computer and open Netgear genie app
  • On Login authentication page, select Remote access then enter your credentials that you have created earlier.
  • Once you are successfully logged in, a cloud icon will show up that means that you are remotely managing features of the router.
  • You can now edit and manage:
  • Wireless settings
  • Guest access
  • Traffic meter
  • Parental control
  • Reboot options.

How to reset password on Netgear wireless router?

If you want to reset or update password of Netgear XR500 pro gaming, Netgear Nighthawk X10, Netgear Nighthawk X8 R8500, you can use the below-mentioned steps:

  • Open a web browser from a device or computer that is connected to your router’s network.
  • Type https://www.routerlogin.net or https://www.routerlogin.com in the address bar.
  • Press enter.
  • It will open up a login dashboard screen where you have to enter your login credentials.
  • Enter the default credentials that are admin and password for your user name and password.
  • Press enter.
  • On the BASIC home page screen, select
  • Enter the name that you want to use for network name in SSID (network name) text field.
  • Enter the new password in the Password
  • Click on the apply button.
  • Your settings are saved.

How I can reset password of my Netgear router admin?

Netgear routers come with default factory setting. To login into Netgear router admin for the first time, the default user name and password is admin and password but it is always suggested to reset your password to improve the security.

You can follow the below-mentioned steps to reset your Netgear router:

  • Open a web browser from computer or smart device that is connected to your router’s network.
  • Enter https://www.routerlogin.net or https://www.routerlogin.com in the address bar.
  • Press enter.
  • It will direct you to a login dashboard screen.
  • Enter your credentials in the respective fields.
  • The default credentials for user name and password is admin and password.
  • Press enter.
  • Once you are logged in, it will open up a BASIC home page screen.
  • On the home page, select ADVANCED > Administration > Set Password.
  • On this screen there will be three different fields to fill up.
  • Type an old password and then type new password twice.
  • If you want to keep the password recovery feature on, click on the check to recover your password in the future.
  • Click on the apply button.
  • Now, your settings are saved.
  • You can login into the admin page using the new credentials.

What is the possible solution to recover my Netgear router admin password?

Netgear allows you to recover your forgotten router admin password. But recovery is only possible if you have enabled password recovery check. To recover forgotten password for Netgear Nighthawk X10, Netgear Nighthawk X8 R8500, Netgear R6800, you can follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Open web browser and type https://www.routerlogin.net or https://www.routerlogin.com in the address field and press enter.
  • If this web address don’t direct you to the login dashboard screen, type 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1.
  • It will direct you to login window.
  • Press cancel button.
  • If password recovery is enabled then you will be prompted to enter a serial number of your router.
  • You can find the serial number of the router from the back of your router.
  • Enter that serial number.
  • Click the continue button.
  • A screen display requesting the answer of your security questions.
  • Enter your saved security answers.
  • Click continue button.

Netgear security update

It is highly advisable to update your router firmware as new version always have new mechanism for security, bug fixing and can also boost your network speed.

To update firmware of your Netgear router, you can use the below-mentioned steps:

  • Open a web browser from the device that is connected to your router network.
  • Type https://www.routerlogin.net or https://www.routerlogin.com and press enter.
Netgear security update
  • Enter the user name and the password. The default credentials for user name are admin and password is password.
  • Click on Advanced > Administration.
  • Click on the firmware update or router update.
  • Click check.
  • It will start looking for the new update.
  • If any new information is available, it will display a message asking for your permission if you want to install it or download it.
  • Click on the YES button.
  • The router downloads the firmware and starts update.

Netgear security update manually

  • Open web browser from the computer or device that is connected to your router’s network.
  • Type netgear.com/support in the address bar.
  • Enter model number of the router in the search box.
  • It will display a drop-down menu.
  • Select your router’s model.
  • If you don’t see any drop-down menu, make sure you enter a correct model number.
  • Click on the Firmware and Software downloads.
  • Select the firmware version under current version, click on the download button.
  • Go to downloads.

How I can reboot my Netgear router?

Sometimes rebooting your Netgear router can help you to resolve many performance issues. To reboot your Netgear router, you can follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Open a browser on a device or computer that is connected to your router’s network.
  • Enter https://www.routerlogin.net or https://www.routerloginnet.com
  • It will direct you to login authentication page.
  • If https://www.routerlogin.com or https://www.routerlogin.com is not able to give an access to your login authentication page then you can alternatively type 192.168.1.0 or 192.168.1.1.
  • On login authentication page, fill up your credentials.
  • The default user name and password is admin and password.
  • If you have changed password of the admin then put the updated password.
  • Enter credentials.
  • Press enter.
  • Netgear Genie displays.
  • Click
  • Under router information, click
  • Wait for 2-3 minutes for the router to complete the reboot process.

What are the most common admin login page errors of Netgear router and what are the possible solutions to fix them?

There are many login access errors and there can be multiple reasons that why you are getting these errors. Here, we are listing some of the most quick and best solutions to fix your login access errors:

  • Always make sure that you are using correct web address and user name and password.
  • The web address is https://www.routerlogin.net and https://www.routerlogin.com
  • The default user name and password is admin and password.
  • You can also try to access the login page of the Netgear router by temporarily blocking firewalls and ad-blocking software.
  • If you will not be able to get an access to login dashboard using the above-given web addresses you can try accessing login authentication screen using 168.1.0 or 192.168.1.1.
  • If you are still not able to access your router login page, then try using different methods for e.g. wired Ethernet connection (direct wired connections to the router provide better results), different wireless connections (2.4GHz network vs 5GHz network), or attempt access with a different device (phone, tablet, laptop, desktop, etc.).
  • If you are connected to multiple networks such as wired and wireless, VPN, or a corporate connection, the router login page may not work. Disconnect from all the wireless and wired connection and connect to Netgear router only.
  • Switch off and on all your devices including desktop, tablets, phones etc. Make sure to power off your router for 10 seconds before re-booting all the devices.
  • If none of the above mentioned works then perform factory reset of the router. Once you perform factory reset setting all the modified settings and configurations from the defaults are lost; including user name, password, and SSID.
  • After factory resetting is performed, login the router using the information.
  • Under router information ensure that your IP address is 192.168.1.0 or 192.168.1.1.
  • Update your firmware to prevent further login issues.