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
View the WiFi Channel Usage in Your Area Using the 
Desktop genie App
To view WiFi channel usage in your area 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 WiFi Channel tab.
Your network displays in blue. Yellow shows other networks in your area. In many 
countries and geographic locations, laws or guidelines specify which channels can be 
used. Depending on your location, some channels might not be available.
Change the WiFi Channel Using the Desktop genie App
If many WiFi networks at your location are using the same channel as your WiFi network, you 
might experience interference. You can change the channel to avoid the interference. In 
some countries and regions, channel selection is restricted.
To change the WiFi channel 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.