In the previous figure, the SSID name NETGEAR-Bridge is just an example.
c. In the Security Options section, select the radio button for the WiFi security that the other modem router is
d. If prompted, type the passphrase (the WiFi password that you must use to connect with WiFi to the other
9. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved.
10. To let the modem router that functions as the WiFi bridge get an IP address dynamically from the modem router
that is connected to the Internet modem, leave the Get dynamically from existing router radio button selected.
We recommend that you leave the Get dynamically from existing router radio button selected. However, if
you are sure that must use a static IP address, you can specify a static IP address from your other router's LAN
IP address pool. To specify static IP address for the modem router that functions as the WiFi bridge, do the
a. Select the Use fixed IP Address (not recommended) radio button.
A pop-up window opens.
b. Enter all static IP addresses.
11. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved. The modem router restarts with a new IP address.
12. To reconnect, close your browser, relaunch it, and log in to the modem router by entering
When the modem router functions as a WiFi bridge, you cannot change its WiFi settings, that is, the settings on
the Wireless Settings page (BASIC > Wireless) are masked out.
Manage the Advanced WiFi Features
Nighthawk X4S AC2600 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Model D7800