The Netgear routers are one of the best and most reliable routers in the market. Netgear provides some of the finest networking hardware to the users. Their routers contain advanced features that the user can gain access to after logging in to the router. The user can then personalize their network using the advanced features. The login process is very simple and only takes a couple of minutes. The user can just open an internet browser of their choice on the same device that is connected to the Netgear router and type www.routerlogin.net in the address bar. The user will then be prompted to enter the default information regarding the router. The default username is “admin” and the default password is “password”. The username and password are case sensitive.
Only after logging in to the router, the user can gain access to the advanced features of the router. The advanced features are the Guest Network, the Parental Controls, Network Speed Test, Media Prioritization, to change the username and password of the router, to update the firmware of the router and more. With the help of these features, the user can better experience and customize their network most suitable to their needs. The user can even configure, monitor, control and even repair their network themselves. The user can upgrade the firmware of the router as well. Netgear releases firmware updates regularly. The firmware update makes sure that the router is capable of being able to connect to different devices. The firmware update also ensures that the security on the router is kept up to date. The firmware update also fixes any bugs or previously faced issues. The new firmware might even add some new features to the router or provide enhanced speed boosts.
Here, we will show you the troubleshooting steps to setup and login to the Netgear router
- Connect the modem to the WAN port of the router using an Ethernet cable. Double check the connections on both ends.
- Now, connect the computer to any of the internet ports of the router using another Ethernet cable. Make sure that the connections are properly on both ends.
- Open an internet browser of your choice and type www.routerlogin.net in the address bar. Press enter.
- You will be taken to the login page of the router and prompted to enter the default information specific to the router. The default username is “admin” and the default password is “password” for most of the Netgear routers. The username and password are case sensitive.
- Click the Setup Wizard. The Setup Wizard screen will display.
- The Smart Wizard will try to detect the type of internet connection that you have. For all the wired connections, the Smart Wizard will detect as Dynamic IP.
- Click Yes to Save the Settings.
Your router will now be setup and logged in. You can start using the internet as you desire.
If you're personalized password doesn’t work for some reason, you can try logging in to the router using any previously set passwords. If all else fails, the user can reset the router to restore the router back to its factory default settings. The user can then login using the default information of the router.