Netgear routers are required by the user to initially setup with the modem and a desktop computer/laptop. A wired connection is preferred so that the connections are not dropped. After the initial setup, the user must login to their routers to further configure the router to secure their network. The user can login simply using www.routerlogin.net admin login page.
Here are the steps to setup the AC1900-Nighthawk Smart Wi-Fi Router Model: R7000
Now, connect another Ethernet cable from the desktop computer/laptop to any of the internet ports of the router.
Reboot all the three devices and wait for the reboot to finish.
Troubleshooting steps to login to the AC1900-Nighthawk Smart Wi-Fi Router Model: R7000
Enter the default credentials in the fields provided on the dialog box. The username and password are case sensitive.
Once the user has successfully logged in to the router, the Setup Wizard will appear.
The Setup Wizard will try to detect the connection type. For all the wired connections, the Wizard detects the connection as Dynamic IP.
Click Save to make sure the implemented changes are saved.
Troubleshooting steps to update the firmware of the AC1900-Nighthawk Smart Wi-Fi Router Model: R7000
Open the router admin page by typing www.routerlogin.net in the address bar of any internet browser.
Enter the default information in the fields provided within the dialog box.
The web based interface will now appear. Click the ADVANCED option.
Now, click the Administration option. The user will see the Firmware Update option.
Click Browse to locate the downloaded file. Click Upload.
The firmware will begin updating shortly.
Do not interrupt the firmware update process as it can damage the firmware of the Netgear router.
Do not download the firmware from any third party websites.