Netgear router - change wireless channel

From time to time, interference from other wireless networks near your home can result in connection problems. Not good. Changing the channel on your router can help fix the problem. This guide shows you how.

  1. From a computer connected to your router, go to 192.168.0.1

    192.168.0.1 entered into browser address bar
  2. Enter the details below when asked to log in

    - User name: admin
    - Password: password

    Enter username admin, and password as password.
  3. The Netgear's admin pages will open

    Router admin pages

  4. If the router starts checking for new firmware, click Cancel
  5. Select Wireless Settings from the Setup menu
  6. From the Channel menu, you can select a new channel number

    Select a new wireless channel

  7. Click Apply - the wireless channel will be updated

Why not try a number of options to find the best channel for you?

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