R7000 NIGHTHAWK SMART WIRELESS ROUTER SETUP

With the help of Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router, you can make your internet connection wireless. Most of us are using an Internet connection that it’s coming from internet people by our internet service providers. This method of connecting to the internet is reliable.

However, it is far less convenient than the wireless internet that you can use from your wireless devices like smartphones, tablets and laptops. But by using a device like the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router, it is possible to extend the capabilities of the existing wired connection and convert it into a wireless network that covers your entire office or your home.

Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router is a Dual-band WiFi router which supports both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks. It offers excellent bandwidth and long-range on a budget. The Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router is the choice for gamers. It offers connectivity to a wide range of devices found in your home.

Netgear Router Setup is a very simple process. In this tutorial, we are going to understand how to set up your Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router to make your wired internet connection completely wire-free.

Box contents of Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router

Here is a list of things that you can find in the box of Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router:

  • The Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router
  • 3 x antenna for Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router
  • Charger / Power adapter
  • Ethernet cable
  • User Manual, invoice and warranty card

To start the setup process, you will need everything except the user manual, invoice and the warranty card.

The setup process for the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router

The setup process for the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router is divided into two subtopics. The hardware setup covers the things that you need to do making connections and picking the position for your Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router. The software setup section explains how you can use Netgear Genie to change the settings of Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router.

The setup process for the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router is divided into two subtopics. The hardware setup covers the things that you need to do making connections and picking the position for your Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router. The software setup section explains how you can use Netgear Genie to change the settings of Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router.

If you are using a WiFi router that comes from TP-Link, you can check out: Tplink Router Installation.

The hardware setup of Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router

  • The first step in the hardware setup of Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router is to pick the right position to keep your WiFi router. This step is very crucial as it determines how strong your WiFi signal strength will be in different areas of your home or office. So keep the WiFi router near the place where you are going to be most of the time. Avoid covering the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router with objects and keep the antennas in an open area.
  • Start off by removing the covers present on the antenna. These covers are provided to protect the connecting points of the antenna from getting damaged due to dust or any physical shock.
  • Locate the three connectors behind the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router the. Connect all the three antennas to the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router.
  • Now make a connection between your Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router and your PC or laptop through which you are going to set up the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router.
  • Finally, plug in the power cable to both your computer and your Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router. This step marks the completion of your hardware setup.

The software setup of Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router

  • To start the software setup process of the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router, you will need another device. You can start the setup process from PC/Laptop/iPad/Smartphone or any other device that can connect to a WiFi network and supports a web browser.
  • Open up the Netgear Genie from the web browser. Visit routerlogin.net from your connected device to access the Netgear Genie wizard. This is a software by Netgear, which helps us configure a variety of devices that come from Netgear brand.
  • Here, you will be able to see all the settings related to your Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router. Check and configure them one by one.
  • Here you will find all the settings that you can change about your Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router. The first thing that you should be doing is to set up a unique SSID and password for your device.
  • Next up, check for updates for your Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router. Netgear pushes new updates for the networking equipment regularly. New updates bring a lot of new features, UI improvements and bug fixes to the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router.
  • Suppose there are a lot of temporary users that connect to your Netgear R7000 Nighthawk smart wireless router’s network. In that case, you can even create a guest network which, when activated, can make a temporary WiFi network through which the guests can use the internet and the private network.