You can use http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com to log in into your Netgear router. Alternatively, Netgear also allows you to manage and monitor the Netgear router using the Netgear Nighthawk app.

How I can install my router using the Netgear Nighthawk app?

Netgear Nighthawk appYou can use the Netgear Nighthawk app to install your router and to connect to the internet. Netgear Nighthawk app is available for both iOS and Android.

Let’s see how I can install the router using Netgear Nighthawk app:

  • Attach the provided antennas.
  • First of all, connect the modem to the internet port on your router.
  • Turn on your router.
  • Wait for Wi-Fi LED to light.
  • Go to the app store or play store and find Netgear Nighthawk app and download it.
  • Open the device and tap Settings > Wi-Fi and find and connect to your router’s network.
  • You can find your Wi-Fi network name and password on the router’s label.
  • Open the Netgear Nighthawk app.
  • Follow the on-screen instruction to install the router and to connect the internet.

Note: You can also install your router using router’s web interface and using http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com.

How I can register my Netgear router using Netgear Nighthawk app?

Netgear router using Netgear Nighthawk appYou can follow the below-mentioned instructions to register your Netgear router using Netgear Nighthawk app:

  • Connect your device to your router’s Wi-Fi network.
  • Open the nighthawk app.
  • Type your router’s admin password.
  • Tap the login button.
  • The dashboard will display.
  • Tap on the Menu icon located on the top left.
  • Click on Settings – Router Settings.
  • Tap on Register product.
  • It will open up a pop-up message to register your router.
  • Login into your Netgear router.
  • Your router is registered.

How I can enable remote access on my router using the Nighthawk app?

The nighthawk app allows you to set up cloud access so you can manage your remote from your Ios or android devices.  You must be connected to your router locally to enable the remote access.

You can follow the below mentioned steps to enable remote access of your router:

  • Connect your mobile device to your router’s Wi-Fi network.
  • Open the nighthawk app.
  • Enter your router’s admin password.
  • Click on sign in.
  • It will open up the Dashboard screen.
  • Click on the Menu button on the left of the screen.
  • Click on Settings – Remote Management.
  • Move the remote management slider to the right to enable the remote access.
  • Remote access is enabled.

Note: You can also enable the remote access for your router using http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com.

How I can upgrade the Netgear router firmware using Nighthawk app?

Netgear router firmware using Nighthawk appIt is very easy to upgrade your Netgear router firmware using Netgear Nighthawk app. You can follow the below mentioned instructions to update the firmware:

  • Connect your mobile phone to your router’s network.
  • Open the Nighthawk app.
  • Enter your router’s admin.
  • Click on sign in.
  • It will open up the Dashboard screen.
  • Click on the menu on the top left of the screen.
  • Go to Settings – Router Settings.
  • Click on check for updates.
  • If you see Update Firmware is available, your router has new firmware available.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

Note: If you don’t want to use NETGEAR Nighthawk app to upgrade the firmware, you can upgrade the firmware by logging into your using http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com or alternatively you can download the firmware manually from Netgear’s official website.

How I can change my network name and password using the Netgear Nighthawk app?

name and password using the NetgearYou can follow the below mentioned steps to change your SSID and password:

  • Open the nighthawk app on your mobile device that is connected to your router’s network.
  • Enter the username and password that you created for the first time when you logged in.
  • Click on the sign in button.
  • It will open up a Dashboard screen.
  • Click on Wi-Fi
  • Enter the new SSID in the Wi-Fi network name field.
  • Enter the new password in the network key field.
  • Click on save.
  • Your settings are saved.

How I can block device on my Network using Netgear Nighthawk app?

Let’s see how we can block the device on my Network using Netgear Nighthawk app:

  • Connect your mobile to your router’s network.
  • Open the Nighthawk app.
  • Enter your router’s admin password.
  • Click on sign in.
  • Dashboard screen will open up.
  • Tap device list.
  • Click on Resume/Pause slider to block a device from your network.

How I can enable my Netgear router to work with Amazon Alexa?

Amazon Alexa
Before you enable your Netgear router to work with Amazon Alexa, You need to have remote access to your account.

You can follow the below mentioned steps to link the Netgear skills to Alexa app:

  • Open the Alexa app from your mobile that is connected to your router’s network.
  • Click on Home – Skills.
  • In the search bar of all skill fields, type NETGEAR skills.
  • Click on link account.
  • A Netgear log in screen will display.
  • Tap Accept.
  • Now, your Netgear skill is linked to your Alexa app.

Is it possible to install and manage the Netgear router without using the Netgear Nighthawk app?

Yes, it is possible to install and manage Netgear router without using Netgear Nighthawk app, you can log in into your Netgear router using web-interface.

Let’s see how I can log in into router’s web interface using http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com:

  • Open web browser from a device that is connected to your router’s network.
  • Type http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com in the address bar.
  • Hit enter.
  • It will open up the login authentication screen.
  • Type the default credentials.
  • The default username is admin.
  • The default password is password.
  • Hit enter.
  • If you have successfully logged in, you will be direct to the Basic Home page display.

How I can change the Wi-Fi network name and password of my Netgear router without using Netgear Nighthawk app?

Netgear allows you to update Wi-Fi name and password as well. Let’s see how to update the Wi-Fi network name and password of your Netgear router:

  • Open a web browser of your choice from a computer that is connected to your router’s network.
  • Type https://www.routerlogin.net or https://www.routerlogin.com in the address bar of your web browser.
  • Hit enter.
  • It will open up a login dashboard screen.
  • Enter the values of username and password.
  • Enter the default credentials in both the text fields.
  • The default value for the username is admin.
  • The default value for the password is password.
  • Hit enter.
  • On the home page screen, select
  • Enter a new name that you want to use for network name in SSID text field.
  • Enter the new password in the Password
  • Click on the apply button.
  • Your settings are saved.

How I can activate the Netgear Armor using Netgear Nighthawk app?

You can follow the below mentioned steps to activate the Netgear Armor using the Netgear Nighthawk app.

  • Connect your mobile to your router’s network.
  • Open the nighthawk app.
  • It will open the Dashboard display.
  • Click on security.
  • Type your Netgear account credentials.
  • Click on the Netgear sign in button.
  • Netgear armor page will open up.
  • Click on Activate.
  • Click on Launch Armor Portal from your Netgear Nighthawk app to access the dashboard of Armor portal.

How I can view the router’s status and information on my Nighthawk router?

  • Open the internet browser of your choice from your device that is connected to router’s network.
  • Type http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com in the address bar.
  • It will open up the login authentication screen.
  • Enter the credentials.
  • The default username is admin.
  • The default password is password.
  • If you have logged in successfully, you will be directed to BASIC home page display.
  • Click the Advanced

How to set up my Netgear Wi-Fi range extender using manual set up?

Netgear Wi-Fi range extender using manualLet’s see how we can connect to the Netgear Wi-Fi extender using manual set up after the Netgear set up has already been successfully connected to the router and obtained a valid IP address.

You can follow the below mentioned steps to connect Wi-Fi range extender to set up manually:

  • First of all, connect your computer to Netgear Wi-Fi extender via Ethernet cable.
  • Sign in to web interface using http://myWiFiext.net.
  • You will be directed to the login authentication screen.
  • Enter default login credentials.
  • The default username is admin.
  • The default password is password.
  • If you have successfully logged in.
  • Go to Setup>wireless settings.
  • Check the value in the
    Note: You need to change the password if it does not match your router password. Change it so that it matches.
  • Clicks on the apply button to save settings.
  • Reconnect your Wi-Fi device to the Wi-Fi extender.

How I can reset my Netgear router?

  • First of all, locate the Reset Button or Restore Factory setting button on the back of your router.
  • Press and hold the button using a clip or object.
  • Release the button.
  • Wait for the router to reboot.
  • Once your router is finished with the factory reset, the power light stops blinking and light solid green.
  • Now, factory default settings are restored.

How I can reboot my Netgear router?

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

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

What can be the possible troubleshoot if I am not able to access internet on my Netgear router?

To troubleshoot internet connectivity issue, you can follow the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: First of all, try to disconnect your router and connect your device directly to the router.

  • If you are not able to access the internet, contact your ISP.
  • If you are not able to access the internet, connect your router as it was before and go to step 2.

Step 2: Login into your router, steps to log in into router has mentioned-above. If you are not able to get  access to your router, you can follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Make sure that all the cables are attached.
  • Make sure that the router LED is lit, if LED is not lit read the manual to fix the LED problem.
  • If you are using a wired connection, make sure that LEDs for the ports with cables are lit. If LED with port Ethernet is not lit, then try to fix this problem by moving the cable to the different port on the back of the router.
  • If you are using a wireless connection, make sure that LED of the wireless adapter is lit.
  • If cables are properly connected and LEDs are lit, follow these steps:
  • Power off and power on the router.
  • If you are still not able to log in into the router, you can perform a factory default reset.

If you are still not able to log in into your router, run the smart wizard set up and try fixing the problem by taking the following actions:

  • If you find a dynamic IP address, proceed to step 3.
  • If you find PPPoE, configure your router with user name and password provided by your ISP. Click on the apply button and proceed to step 3.
  • If a static IP address is configured, configure your router with IP address of your router, the address of the ISP’s DNS, and the address of the default gateway.
  • Your ISP provided you will all this information.
  • Clicks apply and proceed to step 3.

If you smart wizard is not able to find the IP address then follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Switch off the router.
  • Switch off the modem.
  • Switch on the modem.
  • Switch on the router.
  • Repeat Step 2.

Step 3: Click the smart wizard test button to test the Netgear online test page.
Step 4: Make sure the router gets valid address under Router Status. To get more information, check the router user manual.