Netgear R6900 - Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router User Manual (en)

Figure 13. Router in bridge mode with an 802.11ac WiFi connection
Installing a router as a bridge offers the following benefits:
You can take advantage of gigabit WiFi speeds on current devices.
Use gigabit WiFi for applications like video and gaming.
Connect multiple devices like NAS, Smart TV, NeoTV, Blu-ray player, and game consoles at gigabit WiFi speeds
using a WiFi link.
Avoid the need for separate WiFi adapters for each device.
For example, you could install the first router in a room such as a home office where your Internet connection is
Then set up the second router in bridge mode. Place the router in bridge mode in a different room such as the room
where your home entertainment center is located. Cable the router in bridge mode to your Smart TV, DVR, game
console, or Blu-ray player, and use its 802.11ac WiFi connection to the first router.
To set up bridge mode:
Make a note of the WiFi settings of the other router to which this router will connect.
You must know the SSID, WiFi security mode, WiFi password, and operating frequency (either 2.4 GHz or 5
Launch a web browser from a computer or WiFi device that is connected to the network of the router that will
run in bridge mode.
Manage the WiFi Network Settings
Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router Model R6900