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

The page that displays depends on whether you accessed the router before:
The first time you set up the Internet connection for your router, the browser goes to and the Configuring the Internet Connection page displays.
If you already set up the Internet connection, enter in the address field for your
browser to start the installation process.
Follow the onscreen instructions.
The router connects to the Internet.
If the browser does not display the NETGEAR genie page, do the following:
Make sure that the computer is connected to one of the four LAN Ethernet ports or over WiFi to the router.
Make sure that the router is receiving power and that its Power LED is lit white.
Close and reopen the browser or clear the browser cache.
Browse to
If the computer is set to a static or fixed IP address (this setting is uncommon), change it to obtain an IP
address automatically from the router.
If the router does not connect to the Internet, do the following:
Review your settings. Make sure that you selected the correct options and typed everything correctly.
Contact your ISP to verify that you are using the correct configuration information.
 on page 237. If problems persist, register your NETGEAR product
and contact NETGEAR technical support.
When the router connects to the Internet, you are prompted to download and install the free NETGEAR Desktop
genie app and the free ReadySHARE Vault app.
Log In to the Router
When you first connect to your router and launch a web browser, the browser automatically displays the router’s
web page. If you want to view or change settings for the router later, you can use a browser to log in to the router’s
web page.
Connect to the Network and Access the Router
Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router Model R6900