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How to update Netgear Nighthawk AX8 Wi-Fi 6 router automatically?

Automatic firmware update on Nighthawk AX8 router –

Automatic firmware update on your Nighthawk AX8 router requires login into the router’s dashboard for firmware update using Netgear router login default web domain The Netgear smart wizard automatically checks for availability of any new firmware versions and follows firmware update.

  • Launch a web browser on the computer that is connected to the wireless network of Nighthawk AX8 router using the wired connection by Ethernet cable.

Note: The wired ethernet cable connection is recommended for firmware upgrade process for avoiding any interferences in the wireless network.

  • Log to your Nighthawk AX8 router by entering or as default netgear router web login in the address bar of the web browser.
  • The login window pops on the screen prompting to enter the Nighthawk AX8 router login details.
  • Enter the default Nighthawk AX8 router login user name and password in case you have not changed or personalized them on previous login attempt.
  • The default user Id is admin and the default password is password.
  • On successful netgear router login, Basic home page of the Nighthawk AX8 router appears.
  • select the advanced option on the home setup page.
  • Click on the Administration option.
  • Select the Firmware Update option displayed under the administration.
  • On the firmware update screen,
  • You are given options to upgrade the firmware on Nighthawk AX8 router by selecting the check button (for automatic firmware update) or by selecting the browse button to locate and upload the firmware file (manual firmware update).
  • click on the Check button which allows automatic firmware update if a new version is available.
  • Also, enable the router auto firmware update on the screen to update the Nighthawk AX8 router automatically in future on release of latest firmware versions.
  • The automatic firmware will start and the router will reboot on its own following the completion of the firmware update on Nighthawk AX8 router.
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Setup Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 –

The Traffic meter feature of the Netgear Nighthawk router allows you to monitor the amount of Internet traffic that passes through your Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 router’s Internet port. You can set any set limits for traffic volume to manage traffic across your router, for this, follow the steps here to monitor internet traffic.

Yu will have to first log into the Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 router’s web interface through

Steps for Netgear router login:

  • Launch a web browser from a computer or wireless device that is connected to your Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 router’s wireless network.
  • Enter for Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 router login.
  • A Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 router login window displays on login access.
  • Enter the default router login information In Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 router login page in the user name and password fields.
  • The user name for Netgear router login is admin and the default password is supposed to be password by default.
  • The BASIC Home screen of the Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 router gets displayed.

Steps To monitor internet traffic:

  • On the router’s dashboard, click on the ADVANCED option and then select Advanced Setup and click on the Traffic Meter tab.
  • Select the Enable Traffic Meter check box and click on it.
  • You can then Control the volume of Internet traffic using either the traffic volume control feature or the connection time control feature.
  • Go to the Traffic Counter section and set the traffic counter to start at a specific time and date you input. For traffic counter to start immediately, you will have to click on the ‘Restart Counter Now’ tab.
  • Next, you must specify In the Traffic Control section whether your Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 router should issue a warning message before the monthly limit of Mbytes or hours is reached.

Note: By default, there is no warning message issued and you can select one of the following to occur whenever the monthly limit of Mbytes or hours is attained:

  • The Internet LED of the Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 router blinks white or amber.
  • The Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 router’s Internet connection is disconnected and disabled.
  • Click on the Apply button which saves settings.

Now, The Internet Traffic Statistics section will helps you to monitor the data traffic. You can update the Traffic Statistics section by clicking on the Refresh button.

You can gain more data traffic information on your Netgear Nighthawk RAX200 router by clicking on the Traffic Status button.

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