Netgear AC1750 can help you to gain reliable internet connectivity and speed. The speed range of 1750Mbps is good for gaming purposes.
With the help of non-replaceable antennas, this router fulfills all the requisites of a larger home. Now, if you want to use all the features that come along then a proper configuration is highly required.
You can use the application, Nighthawk for setting up the Netgear AC1750 Smart WiFi Router. We will guide you with the easy steps regarding its setup.
Steps for Netgear AC1750 Router Setup
The steps mentioned below will help you in Netgear AC 1750 Router setup. But additionally. You need to use the Nighthawk application. So, let’s begin.
Fix the Position of the Antennas
Place the antennas as shown in the user manual to get the best connectivity and performance. Netgear suggests that the center antenna should be placed vertically and the others at 45 degrees angles outward.
Set and Connect the Modem
Unplug the power of your modem. Remove the battery backup, in case of battery backup.
Next, plug in the modem and put the battery in. Wait for a few seconds and connect it to the WAN port (yellow colour).
Switch on the Router and Connect Device
When the router is ready, the power button LED lights amber and turns white. You can either make use of an Ethernet cable or connect it with a WiFi.
You can use a WiFi for connecting your WiFi-enabled device to the router. For connecting it use the WiFi network name and password provided on the label of the product.
Log in to a Router
Navigate to the default Web Browser. You will see the Netgear Genie displaying. In case, you do not see Genie, then go to the official website of Netgear.
When you are prompted, input “admin” against the user name and “password” for the password. Next, for connecting to the internet follow the Genie steps.
Note: If the default credentials don’t work, it is certain that you have modified the admin password. In case, you forget your new password you will have to conduct a factory reset. This will help to restore the router to its default factory settings.
Obtain Free Applications
At the time of the installation procedure, Genie will prompt you to download two free applications:
- Genie application: It is a personal dashboard that monitors, controls, and repairs the home network.
- ReadySHARE Vault application: It allows continuous backup automatically of a Windows PC into a USB device that is connected to your router.
Lastly, follow the on-screen prompts and setup the router. You can connect the device with a Wi-Fi enabled device to check if the configuration was accurate.
We hope that this article would help you in installing your Netgear AC1750 Smart WiFi router. If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to post them in the comment section below. You can also follow our website for more tech-based articles.