In this tutorial, we are going to explain how to connect your new Netgear routers to the network. Using a Wi-Fi router you can extend the capabilities of your wired internet connection and that any device connects to your broadband wirelessly only via the Wi-Fi network.
You can connect two or four devices to your Netgear Wi-Fi router with the help of an ethernet cable. Here are the steps that you should follow in order to complete Netgear Router Setup:
- Pick the right position to keep your Wi-Fi router. The place should not be covered by a lot of walls or objects and shall also be near to the devices that are going to be connected to your network.
- Once, you have found the right place to keep your Wi-Fi router, attach a power cable or an adapter to your Netgear Wi-Fi routers.
- With the help of ethernet cable, make a connection between a personal computer and Netgear Wi-Fi routers so that your router can communicate with your computer.
- If the Wi-Fi router is far from the computer, you can use a laptop to start the setup process.
- If your laptop or PC uses Windows operating system, open Google Chrome or Microsoft edge from the desktop and navigate to Netgear admin panel.
- From the setup panel, you have to navigate to a setting which lets you configure your Wi-Fi router.
- You will have to enter some details about your wired internet connection and set parameters of the Wi-Fi network that you are going to create with your Netgear Wi-Fi router.
- If you have a tough time to remember the SSID and password of your Netgear WiFi router, noted down somewhere and keep it safe.
- If you lose the SSID and password, you will not be able to access the administrative control panel in future unless you perform a complete factory data reset of your Netgear router.
- If you are interested in reading more about some interesting WiFi connected devices, check out: Ring Doorbell Installation.