For Nighthawk Router setup, there are certain things that you have to keep in mind. And, those things are provided in this post. So, without much wait, scroll down a little and get to know everything that is needed for Nighthawk router setup. Read on!
Things Needed for Nighthawk Router Setup
- A working Ethernet cable
- A non-damaged wall outlet
- A WiFi-enabled device
- A modem
- And, of course your Nighthawk router
Once you have all the required things handy, take the plunge to configure your Netgear Nighthawk router.
Nighthawk Router Setup
Step 1: Power on your Netgear Nighthawk router by plugging it into a working wall socket that is near to your existing modem.
Note: Just in case, you don’t have a wall plug near to your modem, then without thinking much, use extension to get the job done.
Step 2: Once your devices got plugged in within reach of each other, grab an Ethernet cable. The cable is required to connect the devices using a wired source.
Step 3: Have you connected the devices properly? Yes? Are you sure? Ok, now wait for the LEDs on the devices to become stable. It can take time so you have to have patience.
Step 4: Once the step 3 got applied in a successful manner, turn on a WiFi-enabled device (any). After that, you have to search for the software update available on your device. If you find it, update it before proceeding further.
Step 5: Are you done with step 4? No? No problem! You have to wait!
The software on my device has got updated! What to do next? Well, the next step that you have to apply for Nighthawk router setup is to open a web browser of your choice.
Note: If you think that your web browser needs an update, please update it in order to prevent browsing-related issues.
Step 7: Head over to the browser’s address bar. Enter routerlogin.net or 192.168.1.1 IP. Once you are done, press Enter to continue.
Note: To prevent web or IP address not working issues, avoid entering them in the search bar.
Step 8: Netgear Nighthawk setup page displays.
Step 9: Go through the on-screen instructions. Don’t forget to provide your router’s model number. Then, only you will able to get the complete router setup instructions. Note it down, if you apply the instructions without knowing it is meant for your router or not, then you may mess with the process.
Bonus: If you don’t want to go with the manual method, configure your router using the instructions provided on Netgear Nighthawk app.
Done! The Netgear Nighthawk router setup process is completed. Now, you are free to enjoy the uninterrupted speed of the internet throughout the house.
Want more? Wow! You are one of us! We are also not satisfied with the internet range we got after setting up Nighthawk router. So, you want to know what we did? We added Netgear WiFi range extender to our home network. Don’t worry! You can replace the Netgear extender with your existing modem. It will be in your budget. Don’t sweat over it!
What to do after buying Netgear WiFi range extender?
- First, unbox it.
- Then, plug it into a working wall outlet.
- Connect the extender to your Nighthawk router.
- Log in to the extender using mywifiext.net.
Done? Now, follow the on-screen instructions and complete the Netgear extender setup process in a successful manner.
So, folks! What is the frequency of your internet range after adding Netgear extender to your home network? We are eagerly waiting to know! Taking about us, we own a company. We have more than 5000 employees working with us with different department. And, trust us, Netgear extender is enough for it! But, we haven’t placed our router and the extender away from each other. They are plugged in within the range. And, that is why, they both are capable of covering all the dead zones and proving high-speed internet like never before.