Netgear Router

Your's smart Netgear router is not working? Does it say “router connected, but no internet”? Are all the LED lights on your Netgear WiFi range extender are stable but not connecting to the internet? If you are facing all such problems even after a successful Netgear router manual setup, then don’t worry. We have come up with the definite Netgear router troubleshooting solution to fix the router and the internet connectivity problems.

Let us initiate:-

Power-cycle Netgear wireless router and your exiting modem

  • Doing a power-cycle or a proper restart of your Netgear wireless router and modem is very important. Firstly, restart your existing modem. Wait for 2-3 minutes and after that, restart your Netgear WiFi router.
  • Now, wait for 4-5 minutes restart your computer and all other devices in your home like tablet, wireless laptop, Apple or iOS device, kindle, etc.
  • After that, check the LED lights on your modem and the Netgear router. See whether your internet light is on and working or not. Within a few minutes, try connecting to the internet using a computer or laptop.

Reset your Netgear wireless router back to its default factory settings

If the process of power-cycling doesn’t work for you then it is recommended to reset your Netgear WiFi router. To do so, please follow the steps below.

  • Take a paper clip, pin or any thin object.
  • Locate the factory reset hole on your Netgear router and insert in it.
  • Carefully and gently press the reset key/hole and hold for 30-40 seconds.
  • While holding the reset hole you might see that all the LED lights on your Netgear wireless router are blinking together. This means that your router has been reset successfully.
  • Restart your Netgear WiFi router and the existing modem again
  • Unplug them and plug them back again simultaneously.

After the factory reset process, please go with Netgear router manual setup once and configure your Netgear router like a brand new router.

Netgear wireless router setup: Give your internet connection a boost

  • For Netgear router setup, you have to connect your main router with the existing modem using an Ethernet cable to the WAN port.
  • After that, connect your computer or the laptop to the Netgear router using a WiFi or a wired connection.
  • Open an internet browser (any) of your choice.
  • After that, into the browser's address bar type If the web address not working then use or (Netgear router's default IP address) instead.
  • Now, follow the on-screen instructions given on the router login page and configure your device without any issue.

Note: To access the Netgear router login page you must have valid login credentials (default username and password) with you. If you have personalized the details, then you can use them also.

For more help, dial our toll-free number 1-888-957-6174 and ask us for Netgear router support. You can also write to us at or comment below if you need more assistance to fix internet connectivity and Netgear router manual setup issues.

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