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Introduction to is just a local web address to configure Netgear routers. Before the Netgear introduced us to Netgear local address there were IP addresses. By using the IP addresses, a user is able to access the web interface of their own router. But IP addresses are basically numbers which are not easy to remember for a normal user. So, Netgear provided this local web address which is same for all the Netgear routers to access their web interface. It is easy to remember this web address but if causes any error while accessing then you can go for IP addresses or there is one more address provided by Netgear that is But I can say that not secure compared to

This is the first thing a person should know if he has Netgear router or thinking to purchase a Netgear router. Next step according to us is Netgear router setup. So, here we are providing instruction that any user can follow to setup their Netgear router.

Steps for Netgear Router Setup

Follow these instructions to setup the router.

  • Firstly make hardware connection between router and modem by connecting an Ethernet cable to the internet port of the router from the modem.
  • Connect a laptop or computer to the Ethernet port of the router. Ethernet cables usually come with a router. But if you do not have many then you can buy easily from the market and they are not too costly.
  • Turn on the router and make sure it is connected to some power supply.
  • Open a web browser from the connected device and type or in the address bar or URL bar of the browser.
  • Press enter. You will see Netgear router login page where you will see two fields’ username and password.
  • Alternate method is to use netgear setup IP address if web address is not working
  • Enter default username and password in the fields.
  • Press login button and you will enter into web interface of the router.
  • Here, you will see netgear wizard to initiate your setup process.
  • Click on the setup wizard. It will give you some further instructions to follow. Follow the instructions and you are ready to access the internet in few minutes.

If you get any trouble while following these steps or something is not clear to you then you can chat regarding your problem and we will call you back to solve the problem.

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There are many more issues that you can solve by our help. Let’s now discuss some more common things related to Netgear routers.

Netgear Router Reset

There are two reset methods to reset the netgear router, one is soft reset and other is hard reset. Soft reset is using the web interface of the router and hard reset is using the tiny button on the router. We will discuss both of the methods.

When a user wants to set the settings to default then reset operation is performed or when a user forgot the password to get into the Netgear router then reset can be done to make it to default. A reset button is given on each router to press it and make the default settings enable. Take a paper clip or pin and insert it into the reset hole. Hold it for some 30 seconds and then release. You will have your Netgear router reset after a while. Turn it on and access the basic home page of the router using default username and password. For further queries of Netgear router login, get in touch with us.

Netgear Router Troubleshooting

There are many issues that a user may encounter with its Netgear router. To resolve these issues or to troubleshoot your Netgear router, we have a dedicated team of Netgear experts. They will help you for issues or Netgear router login issues. Get the expert advice for your queries.

How to Update the Firmware using web interface of the Router?

Netgear is the best company when we talk about routers. The reason is it releases new versions of routers or update in the firmware which is helpful in increasing the performance of the router. A message will be displayed on the top of the user interface when a new firmware is available. You can update the firmware from there or you can check if a new firmware is available manually. To do so, follow the steps given below.

  1. Open a web browser from your computer or laptop. Make sure the device is connected to your router’s network. 
  2. Type or in the URL bar at the top of the browser window. 
  3. In the login page, enter the login details that are username and password. If you have not changed the login details, enter the default login name and password.
  4. Go to advanced then administration.
  5. Go to firmware update and click on check button.
  6. Now, it checks for a new firmware. If a firmware is available, it asks you for the download and installation of the firmware. Click on yes.
  7. It starts downloading the firmware. The router restarts after the completion of the update. Read the instructions carefully because you may need to configure your router again.

If you need any help while updating the firmware then you can contact us. You have to just follow the instructions coming on the screen. If you find any difficulty while doing this then chat with the experts live and solve your issue. Now, we will discuss how to update the firmware using Netgear genie desktop application. 

Use the Netgear Genie App to Update your Router Firmware

You have to download the application Netgear genie for your desktop. After the installation, a notice will display if a new firmware is available. You can start the procedure by clicking on that notice. Otherwise, you can manually check for the firmware update. For the manual checkup for the firmware, follow the below mentioned steps. For any confusion in the steps, ask from us.

  1. Launch the Netgear genie desktop application and go to router settings in it.
  2. A login page for your router displays. Enter the username as admin and password as password. These are the default credentials. If you have changed the login details then enter the changed one. 
  3. Go to upper right corner in the app and click on right arrow. Wait till you see the router update tab.
  4. After you see the router update tab, click on next. It will now check for the availability of the firmware.
  5. Click on ok to update the firmware.
  6. It will start the procedure and let you know when the process gets finish.