The most vital part of the process is to make the router function as required by the user. The configuring procedure of NETGEAR Router includes landing on the login page, security enabling and wireless network broadcasting. A major part of the process is trying to obtain the router login page. If you are not able to come up with the admin page on 192.168.1.1, watch our video for more information.
Step 1: Connect the Router
The first step involves proper connection of your router. Refer to the diagram below and set up your advice as mentioned. The first image depicts the connection without the presence of the modem and the next involves connection with a DSL or optical fiber. Inability to connect the modem will result in failure to obtain the routerlogin page to change core setting that leads to the improvement of network security. After connection of the Wi-Fi device, it is better to reboot the modem. Missing out on this can cause Page cannot be displayed’ error.
Step 2: Switch ON the Router
When the wireless router is setup according to what is shown in the image above, switch on the router and the modem. Check if the LED lights are powered on the router and modem. Wait until the warning symbol disappears at the network adapter symbol. If the warning symbol still appears at the network icon even after powering on your router, get in touch with your lSP immediately.
Step 3: Connect your PC to Network
The next step is the configuration of the Netgear Router or any other modem you have. Firstly, switch on the Wi-Fi adapter on your computer device. The router’s brand name will now reflect in the list of wireless connections. Enter the login credentials mentioned on the box of the router.
Tip: Keep the instruction manual that comes with the box safely. You will require this booklet whenever you wish to reset the router to default settings as it has default login credentials mentioned on it.
Step 4: Access the RouterLogin.net page
If you have a Netgear modem, you would be required to use 192.168.1.1 and routerlogin.net. If you are using a device from another manufacturer, the login IP address would be 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1 In case of a Linksys router, you can use linksyssmartwifi.com link. It is practically impossible to complete the setup without landing on the login page of the router.
If you are unable to reach the log in page of the Netgear Router, read this.
How to Fix 192.168.1.1 Not Working Problem? Step 4: Alteration of Necessary Details
After you have successfully logged in to the router dashboard, you can alter settings like the Wi-Fi SSID name, router password and resetting of the router. An administrator can control the router settings and can monitor and control all the traffic in order to detect any unusual activity taking place. The admin can also change parental control settings by enabling or disabling them and restricting their access to certain websites. These settings vary according to the brand of the router; therefore it is advisable that you read the instruction manual to configure the router accordingly.