The Power LED starts blinking yellow and the configuration is reset to factory
default settings. When the reset is complete, the access point/router reboots and
connects to the NETGEAR server to detect if new firmware is available. The entire
process of resetting, rebooting, and detecting firmware takes about three minutes.
Caution: After the access point/router reboots, wait at least one more minute.
If you log in too early, the access point/router might not yet have completed the
firmware detection process.
3. Launch a web browser and enter http://www.routerlogin.net in the address field.
The Sign-In page displays.
4. If the Sign-In page now displays the ! A new firmware upgrade is available. Click
here to get it. button, do the following:
a. Click the ! A new firmware upgrade is available. Click here to get it. button.
The access point/router finds the new firmware information and displays a
message asking if you want to download and install it.
b. Click the Yes button.
The access point/router locates and downloads the firmware and begins the
The Firmware Upgrade Assistant page displays while the firmware of the access
point/router is being updated. During the update, do not turn off the power or
press the Reset button. The update process takes about three minutes, after
which the access point/router restarts.
c. If the Sign-In page does not display, launch a web browser and enter
http://www.routerlogin.net in the address field.
5. Continue with Step 7 of Connect the access point/router to your existing router and
log in for the first time on page 17 and complete the initial log-in process.
About router mode
By default, the access point/router is in access point mode and functions as a WiFi access
point and LAN switch for Internet access. After initial log-in, you can change the mode
of the access point/router to router mode, connect the access point/router directly to
an Internet modem such as a cable or DSL modem, and log back in to the access
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