nighthawk router login allows you to control your main router within your home network and can help you to fix all the brain twister issues associated with the Internet. Most ISPs do not require you to set up and install your Netgear router until and unless you are using it with DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) or an Ethernet cable.

Easy Methods for Netgear WiFi Router Installation

Method 1: For Latest Netgear Models: Cable/Ethernet Internet via Genie Interface

Power off your existing modem and the Netgear router. Use a cable to connect your modem to the WiFi router. With the help of another Ethernet cable, connect your WiFi router to the computer. Now, power on your modem and wait until all the LED lights become stable. After that, power on your Netgear WiFi router and wait for the LED lights to get solid. Turn on your computer and open any web browser. Visit the nighthawk router login wizard web page. Enter the Netgear router login credentials. Hit on the ‘Login’ button. Wait for a while, you will land on the nighthawk router login page. Click on the Setup Wizard. Follow the on-screen instructions and once done click on the Save button.

The Netgear Genie setup wizard will take a few minutes to detect your Internet and will pop up the ‘Congratulations’ page once the Netgear router setup process is completed.

Method 2: For Older Netgear Models: Cable/Ethernet Internet via Smart Wizard Interface

Turn off your modem, Netgear WiFi router, and computer. Now, use an Ethernet cable to connect your modem to the main router. With an additional cable, connect your computer or laptop to the Netgear router. First of all, turn on your modem, and after a few minutes turn on your WiFi router. Once the LEDs on the both Netgear WiFi router and modem get solid, turn on your computer.

Launch any web browser. Type Netgear Genie Setup in the URL/Address bar and then tap hit on the ‘Search’ button or simply tap the ‘Enter’ key. You will land on the Netgear Genie Setup page. Enter the default Netgear router login credentials. Click on the ‘Login’ button. Now, hit on the ‘Setup Wizard’ button. Simply follow the on-screen instructions to configure your Netgear router. Once done, click on the Save button. Close the web browser. Now, press Windows + R key. A ‘Run’ dialogue box will pop up on the screen. Type ‘CMD’ and hit the ‘OK’ button. If you receive messages like the below:

Reply from 158.197.24.216: bytes=32 time=33ms TTL=53Reply from 158.197.24.216: bytes=32 time=34ms TTL=53Reply from 158.197.24.216: bytes=32 time=33ms TTL=53Reply from 158.197.24.216: bytes=32 time=33ms TTL=53

Ping statistics for 158.197.24.216:Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss)

Congrats, you have successfully set up your Netgear router, and are ready to use it. This ‘158.197.24.216’ can vary as per your IP address and IP version.