Netgear AC1750 Setup
Home network security will no longer be a concern with Netgear AC1750 router. The reason being, it comes equipped with Netgear Armor; a built-in firewall utility that senses potential WiFi threats and block them before they harm your home network. When it comes to the networking speeds, one can access ultra-fast WiFi speeds of 400+1300 Mbps on their computers, laptops, tablets, mobile phones, etc. But, all this require a person to go about the Netgear AC1750 setup process. How to make this WiFi router up and running? This guide will reveal.
Installation of Netgear AC1750 Smart WiFi Router [Steps]
Once can install a Netgear AC1750 smart router with the help of the Netgear Nighthawk mobile application. Before you learn the steps to set up the router, make sure that you’ve received a non-damaged router and a few accessories like an Ethernet cable and a Power adapter inside the package.
- Connect the router’s accessories to their respective ports.
- Once done, join the LAN1 port of the modem to the AC1750 router’s WAN port.
- Be sure that you’ve created a finger-tight connection.
- Switch on the modem and then your router.
- Once the LED lights on the router becomes stable, install the Nighthawk app on your phone.
- You must connect your mobile to the Netgear WiFi network before that.
- Launch the Netgear Nighthawk app.
- Walk through the on-screen prompts to complete the Netgear AC1750 setup.
The on-screen instructions appearing on the Nighthawk app dashboard will be all about updating the firmware, changing the SSID, admin password, WiFi password, and customizing other settings.
Netgear AC1750 Login [Web Browser Method]
If you are a loyal Netgear user, then you might be well-aware of the fact that WiFi routers brought in by the company are manageable via a web browser too. Therefore, if you do not want to manage your home router via the Nighthawk application, you can use a browser to access the Netgear AC1750 setup dashboard. The steps mentioned below will also be helpful if you want to reach the Netgear AC1200 setup wizard:
- Ensure that all the cable connections related to the AC1750 router are finger-tight.
- Once done, use a LAN cable to connect your computer to the router.
- After that, load Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome.
- Into the address field, enter routerlogin.net and you’ll see the admin portal of the AC1750 router.
- There, input the required info i.e. the router’s username and password.
- Click Log In to make your way to the Netgear AC1750 router’s BASIC Home screen.
Note: The default password to log in to the AC1750 router is “password”. On the other hand, you are supposed to use “admin” as the pre-set username. Go with updated admin details if it is not the first time you are logging in to the router.
Netgear AC1750 Router: LED and Button Descriptions
|WiFi On/Off button with LED
|It helps the user to turn on/off the WiFi function. When this LED is lit, it means WiFi radios are operating.
|WPS button with LED
|The WPS button helps the user to join WPS-connected devices to the router. This light blinks white initially and then turns solid.
|Solid white means the Ac1750 router is ready.
|Blinking white means the router is being reset or the firmware update is in progress.
|If the Power light is off then the router is getting no power.
|When the Internet LED is solid white, it means there is an Ethernet connection.
|If this light is blinking white, it indicates that the Ethernet port is sending or receiving traffic.
|Internet LED off means the Ethernet cable is not connected between router and modem.
|2.4 GHz WiFi LED
|If the LED is solid white, it means the 2.4 GHz WiFi is operating.
|When the LED is blinking, it means the router is sending or receiving traffic.
|Off means the 2.4 GHz WiFi radio is not working.
|5 GHz WiFi Light
|The solid white suggests that the 5 GHz WiFi is not operating
Data transaction is taking place via 5 GHz WiFi network when this LED blinks.
If this LED is off, you must conclude that 5 GHz radio is off.
Guest WiFi Light
When the Guest WiFi light is solid white, it means that the guest network is operating.
If the Guest WiFi light is off, it means that the network is not operating.
USB 3.0 Port Light
Solid white means the USB is connected and is ready for use.
When the light blinks, it means the USB device is attempting to connect.
The USB 3.0 LED turns off when no USB is connected to the port.
Ethernet Ports 1-4 Light
Solid – You have connected a powered on device to the Ethernet port.
Blinking – You must know that the port is sending or receiving traffic.
If these lights are off, it means that no device is connected to the Ethernet port.
On the off-chance, your router’s LED lights flash some odd color, you must reset it and perform Netgear AC1750 setup once again.