Change the transmission output power for
By default, the transmission output power of the access point/router is set at the
maximum. If two or more access point/routers are operating in the same area and on
the same channel, interference can occur. In such a situation, you might want to decrease
the transmission output power for an access point/router. Make sure that you comply
with the regulatory requirements for total radio frequency (RF) output power in your
To change the transmission output power for one or both radios:
1. Open a web browser from a computer or mobile device that is connected to the
access point/router network.
2. Enter http://www.routerlogin.net in the address field.
If you are not connected to the access point/router network but to the same network
as the access point/router, enter the IP address that is assigned to the access
point/router. If you do not know the IP address, see Find the IP address of the access
point/router on page 29.
The Sign-In page displays. You are prompted to sign in with your NETGEAR account.
If the access point/router is not connected to the Internet, you are prompted to sign
in with the local login credentials (see Log in to the access point/router when it is
not connected to the Internet on page 28).
3. Click the Login button.
The NETGEAR Account Login page displays.
4. Enter your registered email address and password and click the LOG IN button.
The BASIC Home page displays.
5. Select ADVANCED > Advanced Setup > Advanced Wireless Settings.
The Advanced Wireless Settings page displays.
6. From the Transmit Power Control menu for one or each radio, select 100%,75%,
50%, or 25%.
The default is 100%.
7. Click the Apply button.
Your settings are saved. The radio or radios restart and WiFi clients might need to
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