AC1200 Smart WiFi Router with External Antennas
1. Prepare your modem.
Unplug your modem’s power.
Remove the battery, if present.
2. Connect your modem.
Plug in your modem. If your
modem uses a battery backup,
put the battery back in. Then
cable the modem to the router’s
yellow WAN port.
4. Connect a device.
Use an Ethernet cable to connect
your computer to a LAN port on
You can also use WiFi to connect
your WiFi device to the router. To
connect with WiFi, use the WiFi
network name and password on
the product label.
5. Log in to the router.
Launch a web browser.
NETGEAR genie displays.
If you do not see genie, enter
www.routerlogin.net in the address ﬁeld of the
web browser. When prompted, enter admin for
the user name and password for the password.
Follow the genie steps to connect to the web.
6. Get the genie app.
Download the free genie app from
Easily share media, ﬁles, and printers on the
network from your smartphone, tablet, or
3. Power on the router.
The Power LED
green. If the Power LED does not
light, press the Power On/O
Wait for the WiFi LED
(varies by region)
DSL or cable
Power On/O button
7. Get the user manual.
You can get the user manual online at
http://downloadcenter.netgear.com or through
a link in the router’s user interface.