Troubleshoot netgear

Troubleshoot Router Login

When you have installed and configured your device with security, you may not face frequent issues but once in a while situation may arise that user may face issues with netgear router login. Let’s say you are required to change password of your router but due to some issues you are unable to do this. What will you do?? You would search for some support!! We are providing you some of the best troubleshooting steps which work for every router login issue. You can scan these steps one by one and get your problem resolved.

Things to remember when you face the issues with your Netgear router login

  1. If you are associated with multiple network sources at the same time, such as wireless connection, wired connection, corporate connection or a VPN. In such case your router login page may not work.
    Note: Disconnect from all the networks and only connect to your Netgear router.
  2. Disable all the Restrictions like Firewalls, ad blocking software, pop-up blockers and others temporarily to check if any of these may arising issues with the router login.
  3. Power cycle your modem, connected devices and routers.
    Note: Before resetting the network leave your Netgear router and cable modem on, power off for at least 10 seconds.
  4. Last but not the least try to perform a factory reset as it eliminates the root cause of every problem with your Netgear router.

Locate your Netgear router’s IP address

By default, the Netgear router’s IP address is either or Once you get connected with the router network your mobile device or computer system will consequently retrieve the IP address. If the device which you are using uses a static IP address then you need to configure your device to retrieve the IP address. For this you need to find the IP address of the Netgear router by following the procedure we have mentioned-below.

  1. Open a web browser from a computer or mobile device that is associated with your router’s network.
    Note: Use Ethernet cable to connect your device or computer system to your router while updating the firmware.
  2. In the address bar, Enter
  3. Login window prompted, Enter the router’s admin username and password.
    Note: The default username is the admin and the password is the one, that you determined the first occasion when that you signed in.
    The LOGIN username and password are case-sensitive.
    If you are unable to Login as you forget your password then follow steps described above o recover the password.
  4. From the Dashboard, select ADVANCED.
    Your router’s IP address shows under Router Information.

You may face many other problems while gaining access to your NETGEAR router login (admin settings) page. The reasons could be the one:
Browser Cache issues
IP Address issues.

If you still face an issue to gain access to your router admin page, then confirm with these things first:

  1. Firstly, ensure that you are entering a valid URL or Domain Name i.e., or
    Note: Use IP address or instead of using the domain name or if they don’t work.
    NOTE: If you are receiving errors while logging into your router then try clearing your web browser’s cache. Sometimes, clearing browser cache may resolve your issues or launching a different browser for accessing the router login pages also works in some case.
  2. Secondly, ensure that you are entering a Valid username and password.
    Username: admin
    Password: password
    Note: The Login username and password are case-sensitive.

If your problem still has not been resolved to gain access to the router login page, then, try accessing with other possible ways such as:

  1. Using wired ethernet connection directly to your router as it is the best possible way to gain access to the router Login page.
  2. Make attempts to check whether the same problem exists with other devices as well.
  3. Try dissimilar wireless connection, i.e., 2.4GHz network vs 5GHz network.
  4. Ensure with your Wireless connection whether you are logging into the appropriate device login page or not means if you are using the Netgear router internet connection then you have to access the Netgear router login page only.
  5. Ensure your Netgear router firmware is up-to-date.
    Click ADVANCED > Router Update > Check
    If new firmware is found, click Yes to update the firmware.
  6. Ensure you are using a valid IP address.
    Logged into your router login page.
    Click ADVANCED.
    Ensure your router IP Address is or under router information.