NETGEAR Router Login: How to Log in to a NETGEAR Router

Zach Zach (248)
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Your NETGEAR router login allows you to set up and secure your wireless network. This guide will show you how to log into your NETGEAR wireless router to perform common setup tasks.

You can do this using your phone, tablet, or computer.

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Connect to your wireless network using WiFi or your wired network using an Ethernet or CAT5 cable.

Launch a web browser on your connected device: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, or any other browser.

Visit any URL from the list below:


After a few seconds, you should see the login page.

If the login screen doesn't appear, try the next URL on the list. If that one doesn't work, visit the NETGEAR router IP instead:

NETGEAR router default IP address:


Once on the NETGEAR router login screen, enter the username and password you chose when you first set up your router. If you never set one, continue below.

Default NETGEAR username and password

Use the default login credentials below:

Username: admin
Password: password

Forgot your NETGEAR password?

If you forgot your NETGEAR password or username (and the default login info isn't working), not to worry! You can easily reset your NETGEAR router to factory default.

You should now be logged into your the admin panel. Need help? Post below and I'll do my best to help you out. Average response time: less than one day.

Zach Zach (248)
2 minutes

Use the usernames and passwords below to log into your NETGEAR router or switch for the first time. Visit this guide for detailed steps on how to log into a Netgear Router.