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How to troubleshoot Router Login in Netgear?

Published on: December 12, 2019  

How to troubleshoot Router Login in Netgear? is the IP address used by most of the network brands as the default IP address for their WLAN routers. You can use this IP address to configure or change your router’s settings. With this IP address, you can manage the security options of your network, IP QoS, ADSL, DSL, DNS, LAN, Network management and several such options.

How to troubleshoot Router Login in Netgear?

Sometimes you may get access error which accessing IP address to configure your network. It may be due to the browser cache or IP address issue. In that case, you must use the following steps to solve it:

Step 1 – Verify the URL, username, and password you are using to log in to the router admin section. Most commonly it should be as follows —

  • URL or web address – or
  • Username – admin
  • Password – password. If you have changed the password then enter that password. If you do not remember the password then reset your router.

Step 2 – If you get an error, the browser cache can be one of the reasons. Try using some other internet browser. Like you may switch to Mozilla if you are using Chrome for now. Else you can also clear the browser history completely and try again.

Step 3 – If the URL above is not working. Try using the IP address for the URL or instead of the earlier used IP address. If even these do not work, check the IP address at the bottom of the router to verify whether you are entering the correct details or not.

Step 4 – Try accessing different methods if you are still not able to reach the login page. You can connect the wired Ethernet connection directly to the router or you can try different wireless connections to access the page or attempt to access the page using a different device.

Step 5 – If you are connected to multiple networks at the same time, it is better to disconnect all and only remain connected to the NETGEAR router.

Step 6 – Disable all pop-up blockers, firewalls, and even the adblocking software of your browser. As these may cause issues to the pop-ups asking for username and password.

Step 7 – You must power cycle your modem, router, and connected devices. Leave the power off on the NETGEAR router for 10 seconds and then reboot the network.

Step 8 – If none of the steps seems to work then the final option is to do a factory reset of the router device. After doing the factory reset all the configured settings and credentials will be reset to the default of the device.

Step 9 – Now you need to use the details mentioned in Step 1 for login purpose. After login click on the ADVANCED option. The IP address of the router in the Router information section should be or

Step 10 — Now click on Advanced –> Router Update –> Check. You will find your new firmware. Click Yes to update the firmware.

By following these steps, you will be able to solve the access error and configure the router settings in an effective manner.

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