In-depth Guide to Set up Netgear Nighthawk Router

Netgear has attracted many users around the world for providing a wide range of Nighthawk routers. Best of all, the routers by Netgear are efficient enough that whether you want to play online games or looking to stream videos on YouTube, you will never feel disappointed. However, to start using the internet using a Nighthawk router, first there is a need to install it.

This post covers various steps on how to set up Netgear Nighthawk router so that you can make the most of your device. Before proceeding further, we want you to get acquainted with the prerequisites for the successful completion of the Netgear Nighthawk router setup process.

You must have access to:

1. An Ethernet cable

2. High-speed internet

3. Electricity of course

4. Nighthawk router

5. An installed modem

6. Default web address

7. Default username and password

Let's now check the steps for Netgear Nighthawk Setup.

How to Set up Netgear Nighthawk Router

1. To begin the setup process for your Nighthawk, plug in the device to an electrical outlet and turn it on.

2. Wait for a while and let the LED lights of your Nighthawk device turn green.

3. Next, you need to connect your Nighthawk to your modem.

4. Once done, you are recommended to launch an internet browser that is up to date. However, you can launch any web browser of your choice, no matter whether it is Chrome or Firefox.

5. After that, enter routerlogin.net in the web address bar and click the Enter button.

6. Accessing the web address will take you to the login page of your Netgear Nighthawk router.

7. Next, you are advised to type in your username and password in the fields given.

8. As soon as you press the Continue option after filling the login details, you will be redirected to the dashboard of your Nighthawk router.

9. Now, you need to check the availability of your current networks. Select the one you are currently using from the list appeared.

10. In case, you can't find your network name, you can either contact technical support executives or navigate to the network name and password section for having the details of your network name.

Follow the further prompts appearing on your device's screen and complete the setup process of your Netgear Nighthawk router.

This is the manual method to setup a Netgear Nighthawk router.

Bonus: You can also set up your WiFi router using the NetgearNighthawk app. However, first there is a need to download the app on your smartphone.

To Conclude

Setting up a Netgear Nighthawk router is not rocket science. We hope that this post will help you set up your Netgear Nighthawk WiFi router without any hassle. In case you find any issues while setting up your Nighthawk router, you can reach out to us by sending your query in the comments section.