Knowledge for the World

How to log into your NETGEAR router

  • by Zach (134)
  • 2 minutes

Logging into your NETGEAR router allows you to set up and secure your wireless network. This guide will give you your Netgear login.


Connect to your wireless network via WiFi or by using an Ethernet (CAT5) cable.


In your web browser, visit one of the URLs below. You may need to try multiple URLs.


Enter the username and password you chose when you first set up your router. If you're setting it up for the first time, try the default NETGEAR username and password below for your Netgear login:

For most NETGEAR routers:

Username: admin

Password: password

For NETGEAR ReadyNAS products:

Username: admin

Password: netgear1

For NETGEAR fully managed switches:

Username: admin

Password: [leave blank]