How do I connect to NETGEAR without cable?

How do I connect to NETGEAR without cable?

How do I connect to NETGEAR without cable?

Power on your NETGEAR router and wait for the LEDs to light solid green. On your wireless device, open the WiFi connection manager and find the default WiFi network name of your NETGEAR router. Note: The WiFi network name and password are located on a sticker on your router. Connect to your router’s WiFi network.

How do I enable NETGEAR WiFi connection?

To turn your NETGEAR router’s wireless radios on using the WiFi On/Off button: Press the WiFi On/Off button on the top of the router for two seconds. The WiFi On/Off LED light and the WPS LED light turn on. Your router’s wireless radios are turned on.

Why my NETGEAR wireless is not working?

Reboot the computer and check for an internet connection. If there is still no internet connection reboot the router and any modems in use. You can also repeat this scenario with your computer directly connected to the modem instead of the router.

How do I setup my Netgear Nighthawk modem router?

Connect a computer or WiFi device to the modem router. You can use an Ethernet cable or connect with WiFi: For a wired connection, use an Ethernet cable to connect your computer to a yellow Ethernet port on your modem router. To connect with WiFi, select and join your WiFi network.

How do I connect to my router?

Plug one end of an Ethernet cable into your modem. Plug the other end of the Ethernet cable into the Internet, Uplink, WAN or WLAN port on your router. Plug in your router and allow at least 2 to 3 minutes for it to light up. Turn off your computer and connect an Ethernet cable to your computer.

How do I connect my NETGEAR wireless router to my phone?

Look on the router label for your router’s WiFi network name (SSID) and network key (password). The label is on the back or bottom of your router. On your iOS or Android mobile device, tap Settings > Wi-Fi. Connect your mobile device to the network that is listed on your router’s label and enter the password.


NETGEAR offers a range of fixed and Mobile WiFi devices including hotspots, mobile routers and modems (wired only).

Why won’t my Netgear Nighthawk connect to internet?

If you get an “Internet not connected” error in the Nighthawk or Orbi app, try power-cycling your network. Your networking hardware might need to restart to establish a connection with your Internet service provider (ISP).

Can’t connect to my Netgear router?

If you cannot log into the router, check the following:

  • Ensure all cables attached to the router and computer are secure.
  • The Internet LED is lit.
  • If you are using a device that is connected to the router using an Ethernet cable, check that the LEDs for the ports with cables are lit.

How do I fix my router not connecting to the Internet?

Try these common fixes first.

  1. Restart your router. This fix works so often that it’s always worth trying first.
  2. Switch Wi-Fi bands (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz)
  3. Test your Wi-Fi on different devices.
  4. Try a different Ethernet cable.
  5. Improve the position of your device and/or router.