Access My Netgear Router Remotely

You can access your Netgear router remotely using the Netgear Desktop genie software. Before accessing your Netgear router, you need to install the latest firmware version and Netgear genie software on your computer.

Carry out these steps to remote access your Netgear router:

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  • You need to download and install the Netgear Desktop genie software on your computer first.
  • Make sure you have turned on the Netgear router. 
  • Check the hardware connections between the computer and the Wi-Fi router. 
  • On your computer, open the Netgear Desktop genie software to create a Remote genie account.
  • Give a double-click on the Genie icon to open the software.
  • Click on the Router Settings tab and select Remote Access from the drop-down menu near the "Login as" field.
  • Click the Sign-up link and fill the details for creating your Netgear Remote genie account.
  • After filling up the black spaces, click the Create button followed by OK.
  • An email will be delivered to your registered email address for the confirmation from the Netgear service.
  • Open the received email from Netgear and click the Confirm Email link to activate your account.
  • Go back to the Netgear Desktop genie software and click the Router Settings tab available at the left-side panel.
  • Enter the created email address and password in the required fields and click the OK button to log in to your Remote genie account.
  • Register your Netgear router with the Remote genie software to access your Wi-Fi router remotely from the computer.
  • After registering your Netgear router, click the Logout button.
  • Now, open the remote computer and connect it to the wireless network (instead of connecting it to the Netgear router).
  • Download and install the Netgear Desktop genie software on your remote computer.
  • Open the software and click the Router Settings tab.
  • Log in to your Remote genie account by entering the email address and password in the required fields.
Access My Netgear Router Remotely

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