AC5300 Tri-Band WiFi Router
Unplug your modem, remove and replace the backup battery if it uses
one, and then plug the modem back in. Use the Ethernet cable to
connect the modem to the yellow Internet port on the router.
Note: If your Internet connection does not require a modem, connect
your main Ethernet cable to the yellow Internet port on the router.
Connect the router to a power source. The router’s Power LED
lights amber and then turns white when the router is ready.
Make sure that the router’s WiFi LED on the WiFi button is lit. Find the
router’s preassigned WiFi network name and password on the label on
Open the WiFi connection manager on your computer or other WiFi-
enabled device, find the router’s WiFi network name, and use the
router’s password to connect.
Launch a web browser. If the NETGEAR installation assistant does not
display, visit www.routerlogin.net. If a login window displays, enter
admin for the user name and password for the password.
Follow the NETGEAR installation assistant.
For the best WiFi performance, position the antennas as shown.
(varies by region)
2. Restart Your Modem and
Plug In Your Router
3. Connect to the Internet
1. Position the Antennas