Netgear R7800 - Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Smart WiFi Router User Manual (en)

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Manage Your WiFi Network 
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NETGEAR genie App 
Manage WiFi Connections 
You can connect to a different WiFi network. When you connect to a WiFi network, genie 
adds that network to a list of WiFi networks. The preferred network is at the top of the list. You 
can change the preferred WiFi network.
Connect to a WiFi Network Using the Desktop genie App
To connect to a different WiFi network using the desktop genie app for Windows and 
Mac computers:
1. 
Connect your computer to the router’s network with WiFi or a wired Ethernet connection.
2. 
Launch the genie app 
.
The Home page displays.
3. 
On the left, click the WiFi Connection button.
The Connect WiFi page displays a list of WiFi networks in your area.
4. 
Select a network and click the Connect button.
5. 
If prompted, enter the password for the network.
Your computer or device joins the network.
Specify the Preferred Network Using the Desktop genie App
To specify the preferred network using the desktop genie app for Windows and Mac 
computers:
1. 
Connect your computer to the router’s network with WiFi or a wired Ethernet connection.
2. 
Launch the genie app 
.
The Home page displays.
3. 
On the left, click the WiFi Connection button.
The Connect WiFi page displays.
4. 
Click the Manage button.
The Preferred Networks page displays.
5. 
To change the order of the list, select a network and click the Move up or Move down 
button.