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In the Netgear router management interface, the input is done using This method is pretty easy - no need to remember IP-addresses, just enter in the address bar of the browser. New versions of firmware for Netgear equipment also have a similar feature - you can not enter the device's IP-address to enter the web-based hardware management interface.

In order to go to your personal account, you need to specify in the address bar. But, when using this method, often there are problems with entering the control system of the router. How can I troubleshoot the problem with entering the device interface via

If you have bought a new Netgear router, you need to access the web page of your router, which is only possible by using that will redirect you the main Netgear login web page. After typing the at the address bar, you will be asked to type the username and password. Remember that you must type the right login credentials in order to access your Netgear router.
  1. I am not able to connect my newly bought Netgear router. Please guide

It's quite simple to do this and anyone can set up the connection intuitively. Plug the power supply to the router >> insert the Internet wire into a special WAN port  >> Then we connect the router to the computer with a short wire (Patch cord) by inserting a yellow color (LAN) into any port and the other end into the network card >> then turn on the router into the network. Now, your router is successfully connected.

  1. What actions need to be perform once I visit the Netgear router configuration interface?

After connecting and configuring the network card, enter the Netgear router configuration interface. To do this, open any browser, in the address bar write and click Enter. The authorization window appears, you need to enter data. You can find them on the back of the router. Typically, by default, they are: Username “admin”, Password “password”. Then click on the "Login" button.

  1. While setting up my Netgear router, I was asked whether I want to set up the router on a semi-automatic machine or manually. Please suggest what to do?

We advise everyone to configure the router manually to avoid problems later. To do this, we put a point opposite the inscription "No, I'm an advanced user ...", and click on the "Next" button.

  1. I am facing difficulty while setting up a static IP address. What should I do?

To configure a static IP, enter the network data. In order to do this you need:

  • In the field "Do you need to enter information about connections when connecting to the Internet", choose "No".
  • Then put a period in the field "Use static IP-address". Now we fill in the fields "ip-address", "IP-mask for the network", "IP-address of the gateway". These data must be in the contract or you can get them from that support.
  • We put the point "Use these DNS servers". And we fill in the fields "Main DNS", "Additional DNS". You can find them either from a contract or from technical support.
  • Click the Apply button.
  1. How to clone the MAC address of my Netgear router?

In order for your router to successfully connect to the network, you need to assign the same poppy address as the provider. To do this, you need the "MAC address of the router" section.

There are three items in this section:

  • "Use the default address" - use if the provider does not have a binding to the poppy address.
  • "Use MAC address automatically" - used if the computer on which you are setting up the router was connected to the Internet.
  • "Use this MAC address" - in the box next you enter that pop-up address that is recorded with your provider.
  1. Please guide me how to configure Wi-Fi on a Netgear Router?

To configure the Wi-Fi, you need to go to the "Wireless settings" section. In the "Name (SSID)" field, specify the name of your network, which you want to see in the list of network connections. Then go to the "Security Settings" section and put the point opposite "WPA2-PSK [ASE]". After the point has been set, the additional tab "Wireless connection parameters WPA2-PSK" will open and in the "Password-Password:" field, set the password for Wai Fay. It can be any, but must be at least 8 characters. Then click "Apply".

  1. How to get to the web interface of the newly bought router?

In order to get into the web interface of the router, you need to open your Internet browser and dial 192 in the address bar. 168.1.1. In the window that appears, enter admin "as the user name and" password "as the password.

  1. What is the method of changing the factory password of my router?

For security reasons, it is recommended to change the factory password. To do this, go to the “Set Password” menu and specify the password as the default password, that is, “password ", and your new password as your new password. And click on the “Apply " button. After applying the new settings, you must log in again using your new password.

  1. How can I configure PPTP (VPN) with a static local IP address?

If you have access to local provider resources, you must configure additional connection settings. If they are obtained automatically or the provider did not provide them, then usually there is nothing extra to enter! If you have data for specifying the IP address, subnet mask, gateway and DNS servers, you must enter them in the appropriate fields: "My IP address", "Subnet mask", "IP address of the gateway" and "Main DNS "," Additional DNS "(some fields are not visible in the figure). If the provider uses the MAC address binding, select the same option "Use the MAC address of the computer". Then click the "Apply" button.

  1. How to get into the authorization window for configuring a router?

The IP address of the wireless router in the local network is, the URL of the web interface is or Enter the address in the browser and get an authorization window.

  1. Do I need to enter a user name and password while configuring a dynamic IP connection?

No, you are not supposed to enter the username and password for configuring a dynamic IP connection.

  1. I am not getting enough Wi-Fi signal. What should I do?

Range extenders (also known as wireless repeaters) are another means of expanding Wi-Fi access, working in conjunction with routers to broaden coverage. You can use them to extend your Wi-Fi accessing area.

  1. How can I troubleshoot the problem with entering the device interface via

In order to solve this problem you need to check out the following:

  • Check your physical connection
  • Change the network settings
  • Proxy Server Status
  • Turn off the firewall
  1. How to log in through to the device configuration settings?

In the address bar write IP - (You can, of course and with the prefix "http: //", but it does not make sense, its browser will automatically insert it). After that press the "Enter" button and until the page is loaded. The main thing - do not add anything superfluous, such as "www" at the beginning or "index" or "html" at the end.

  1. What to do if I cannot go to

If you cannot access the web interface of the modem, terminal or router, and if the browser writes "Page not found", it can happen due to one of the following reasons:

  1. Incorrect IP address setting on the network card
  2. Active proxy settings
  3. The LAN port on the device is incorrectly selected
  4. Modem or router failure
  5. Problems with the web browser

Netgear routers are one of the best routers in the market. Netgear are working constantly to make sure the user’s experience is excellent and hassle free when it comes to their routers. The user can just visit to configure their routers themselves without any problem and can also adjust the settings suitable for their needs. Netgear constantly release the firmware upgrades for their routers in order to provide the latest features and security on the router. A lot of sensitive information passes through the router such as the user’s private information, their banking information and much more. To prevent the information from landing into the wrong hands, it is recommended that the firmware is upgraded as soon as possible after its release and the network is made secure. Firmware upgrade also brings new features and fixes the previous issues of the router.

Here, we will show you the steps to upgrade your Netgear Router’s Firmware in a few simple steps.

How to upgrade your Netgear Router’s Firmware:

Upgrading the Netgear Router’s firmware is very crucial to keep the router working in perfect condition and so that you can reap the most benefits from the router itself without any trouble. To upgrade your router’s firmware manually:

1.   Open the NETGEAR Download Center and download the latest firmware of your router.

2.   Open up any web browser of your choice. It is recommended that the router and the device are connected via an Ethernet cable.

3.   Go to the address bar and type and press enter. It will take you to the login page.

4.   Enter the username and password when prompted. The default username is “admin” and the default password is “password”.
In case this doesn’t work, then you need to enter your personalized password. If you have lost your personalized password, then a factory reset may be needed.

5.   Click ADVANCED and then select Administration tab.

6.   You will see a Firmware Update or Router Update. The option may vary with different router models.

7.   Click on Choose File.

8.   Now, locate the firmware that you initially downloaded and upload it. The router will then start to update the firmware.

Do not interrupt the upgrading process as it may render the router useless or could lead to some serious issues. Once the router has finished updating, it will reboot itself automatically. After it has finished rebooting, you can start using the internet.