Install and Access the Modem Router and Its Network
N600 and AC750 WiFi DSL Modem Routers
This process might take a few minutes. If the modem router detects new firmware, the
modem router displays a message at the top of the screen.
6. Click the message.
7. To upgrade the modem router with the latest firmware, click the Yes button.
After the upgrade, the modem router restarts.
To avoid the risk of corrupting the firmware, do not interrupt the
upload. For example, do not close the browser, click a link, or load a
new page. Do not turn off the modem router. Wait until the modem
router finishes restarting and the Power LED turns solid green.
Access the Modem Router with the NETGEAR genie App
The genie app is the easy dashboard for managing, monitoring, and repairing your
home network from a smartphone, tablet, or computer. The genie app can help you with the
•Automatically repair common WiFi network problems.
•Easily manage modem router features such as Live Parental Controls, guest access,
speed test, and more.
•Share and stream music or videos.
To use the genie app to access the modem router:
1. Visit the NETGEAR genie web page at www.NETGEAR.com/genie.
2. Follow the onscreen instructions to install the app on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
3. Launch the genie app.
The genie app dashboard screen displays. The following figure shows the genie app
dashboard for a PC.