How to Access My Netgear Account


Netgear is a company best known for creating wireless routers. Wireless routers allow users to connect to the Internet without any hard wires. As a user of a Netgear router, you are able to change important settings through your account interface. This, however, can be difficult if you have not accessed the account recently. To access your Netgear account, you have to access the router's IP address and log in by using your administrator username and password.

Things You'll Need

  • Internet connection
  • Open your web browser, copy this IP address into the address bar and press enter: You'll access your Netgear router with that IP address.

  • Determine what model Netgear router you own. This will be important to determine what your default username and password are.

  • Visit the "Default Password Page" in Resources using another web browser window. It lists the default username and password for all Netgear models.

  • Locate the model you own and write down the default username and password.

  • Return to the router access page and type in the username and password you previously wrote down. This will allow you to gain access to your Netgear account. From here, you can change or update your username and password.

Tips & Warnings

  • You may need to reset your router if the previous process is ineffective. Most Netgear routers have a "reset" button located on the back of the router. Hold this down to reset the router and try the process again from Step 1.

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