Getting No WiFi on Netgear Router?


I am done with Netgear router setup but still getting no internet on my connected devices! I have tried everything to fix the issue but nothing helped me out! I am really desperate and looking for a solution to fix the issue. Are these questions boggling your mind too? Need not to worry because you are not alone in the battle. However, with this particular piece of writing, you can easily get rid of the issue in no time. Let’s start over!

Resolved: No WiFi After Router Setup

  1. Relocate Your Netgear Router

Your Netgear router WiFi will become slow if you have placed it near to thick or concrete walls, in a corner, under a table, back of anything (device or curtains) inside an almirah, near a window or in reach of public WiFi networks, possibilities are that you are getting no WiFi on your connected devices.

If you really want to make the most out of your Netgear router’s WiFi, it is suggested to place it near to modem and at the center-most area in your home – over a higher shelf. After relocating your Netgear router, try accessing setup to see if the no WiFi issue is now fixed or not.

  1. Set up Your Netgear Router Properly

Perhaps you have not set up your WiFi router completely and properly due to which it is unable to provide you a stable WiFi connection. So, be sure to set up your Netgear router in a proper manner.

In order to perform the Netgear router setup process without any hassle, connect the router to your existing modem using an Ethernet cable or a wireless source. After that, open a web browser as per your choice on your PC and go to setup page. Use the default router’s username and password and hit Log In. Once logged in, the Netgear Genie setup page will appear. Here, follow the on-screen steps and make the most out if your Netgear router’s WiFi in minutes.

  1. Connect to the Router’s SSID

The moment you have performed the Netgear router setup process, you will soon get its WiFi network name (default). So, to get the most out of your WiFi, it is suggested to connect your wired and wireless devices to the router’s WiFi only.

May be you are connected to an unknown network accidently and that is giving you poor WiFi performance issue. Additionally, we suggest you change the default SSID of your Netgear router. Doing so will somehow improve your router’s WiFi speed and reduce the risk of hacking as well.

Once you are done, check the WiFi speed by accessing Netgear router login page on any of your smart devices.

  1. Update Netgear Router Firmware

Another way to resolve the no WiFi issue is to update the Netgear router firmware. Bear in mind – if your Netgear router is running on an obsolete firmware version, it is obvious to get no WiFi after. So, walk through the instructions highlighted below and know how to update Netgear router’s firmware:

  • Power on your Netgear router by plugging it into a working and non-damaged plus fluctuation-free wall socket.
  • After that, establish a wired connection between your Netgear router and modem by using a working Ethernet cable or a wireless source.
  • Type in the address bar.
  • Press the Enter key.
  • You will be landed on the Netgear router login window.
  • Insert the router’s admin username and password into the prompted fields.
  • Hitting the Log In button will open the Netgear Genie setup wizard for you.
  • Go to the Firmware Update section.
  • If any new firmware version is available for your Netgear router’s model, hit the Update button.

Thus, you can update your Netgear router’s firmware version in no time. Now, try accessing the WiFi on your connected devices and see if it works for you or not.

Note: not working for you? Need not to worry! In that case, we suggest you access the Netgear router login window using the default IP address, 192,168.1.1.

We hope that after following the hacks listed above, you are able to make the most out of your Netgear router’s WiFi network? Do share the feedback with us!