Netgear router - change admin password

To improve security, you might like to change your router's default login password. To do this:

  1. Go to 192.168.0.1

    192.168.0.1 entered into browser address bar
  2. Enter your router's details when asked to log in - the default settings are

    - User name: admin
    - Password: password

    Enter username admin, and password as password.

    If you've updated and forgotten the password, you can restore default settings.

  3. The Netgear's admin pages will open

    Router admin pages

  4. If the router checks for new firmware, click Cancel
  5. Go to the Maintenance menu, and select Set Password
  6. Enter a new password, and click Apply


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