NETGEAR Router Setup

This is the basic setup and configuration for most of the NETGEAR Routers. Although for some models it may vary, about 90% of NETGEAR Routers have the same configuration.

Make sure that you follow every step carefully. Let’s get started!

For Cable/Fiber Modem:

  1. Connect your PC to the NETGEAR Router using a LAN/Ethernet cable.
  2. Open your Web Browser.
  3. Type in the Default Gateway Address. The default gateway address for NETGEAR routers is http://192.168.0.1 or http://192.168.1.1. Head to http://routerlogin.net.
  4. You will be asked to log in into your router. Enter login credentials. For NETGEAR routers, the default username is admin and the default password is password.
  5. Click on Setup Wizard.
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  6. Select Yes and then click on Next.
  7. The Setup Wizard will detect your internet connection service. If your connection is Cable Internet, it will detect it as Dynamic IP.
  8. Click on Next.
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  9. To check the status, Go to Maintenance > Router Status.
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  10. If it is not blank or filled with zeroes e.g 0.0.0.0. then the router configuration is completed.

For DSL Modem (PPPoE):

  1. Connect your PC to the NETGEAR Router using a LAN/Ethernet cable.
  2. Open your Web Browser.
  3. Type in the Default Gateway Address. The default gateway address for NETGEAR routers is http://192.168.0.1 or http://192.168.1.1. Head to http://routerlogin.net.
  4. You will be asked to log in into your router. Enter login credentials. For NETGEAR routers, the default username is admin and the default password is password.
  5. Click on Internet tab.
  6. Select Yes for “Does your internet connection requires a login?“.
  7. Click on the drop-down arrow under ISP(Internet Service Provider) and select PPPoE.
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  8. Provide the username and password given by your ISP and click Apply.
  9. To check the status, Go to Advanced > Administration > Router Status.
  10. If it shows any IP address instead of 0.0.0.0 then your configuration and setup is complete.
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  11. If it is showing 0.0.0.0, then click on Connection Status and then Connect.
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  12. The connection will now be established.

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