Undoubtedly, Netgear is one of the most popular brands which manufacture high-quality networking devices. But, when it comes to Nighthawk routers, Netgear makes them with marvelous features. All the Netgear features work together and provide the ultimate experience of the internet to the users. Moreover, Netgear gives strong attention to the home network with Netgear armor and allows users to manage settings online with Smart Parental Control. But, do you know what makes the Netgear Nighthawk routers unique and best, that is Netgear remote management. With the assistance of this feature, you can configure your Netgear router settings easily. To enable remote management you need access to the Netgear nighthawk router login page.
Now, let’s shed light on the benefits that you will get after enabling remote management on your Netgear nighthawk router. You just need to read the whole post carefully.
What is the benefit of the remote management feature?
Here, we will tell you about the benefits of the remote management feature in brief so that you can enjoy the services of the router. Remote management is such a feature that lets you connect with your router or gateway over the internet to change the web interference settings when you are away from your home. However, some people use this feature some do not because the remote management feature is off by default due to no use of the feature for a long time. If you want to enable it again then you need to turn it on manually.
Now, let’s have a look at the steps to enable the Netgear router remote management feature hassle-free.
Steps to Enable Netgear Remote Management
There are several steps that you need to perform to allow Netgear remote management. All the steps are very easy to perform. You just need to walk through them one by one and implement them.
- Switch on the Computer or Laptop
The first and foremost thing that you need to do is switch on your system computer and laptop. Ensure that your computer and laptop get sufficient supply of power.
- Open Web browser
Once you open the computer or laptop you need to launch the internet browser on your device. You must make sure you use the updated internet browser for getting access to your router. Because the old version of the web browser does not enable you to get access to the router web address. So, always use the updated internet browser.
You need to put the Netgear Router Default IP or web address into the address bar for further processing.
Note: If you don’t know the default web address or forgot them, then don’t panic. You can take the help of the user manual of Netgear where you get all the default information related to your router in detail.
Moreover, make sure you use the correct web and IP address while getting access to the router. If you put the wrong default web address then you might face the problem.
Hit the Enter Button
- Log In to the Router
Once you press the Enter button, you will see the fields on your screen which ask for the router’s default (if not changed) username and password. You need to fill in the given fields carefully. It is very important to put the correct credentials into the fields. If you make any mistake then you are not able to enable the Netgear remote management.
However, in case you forgot or don’t know the default credentials then you can take the help of Google where you need to check the default credentials by giving the model number details. Moreover, you can also take the help of the user manual where you get all the default credentials.
After filling in the details you need to click on the login button.
- Enable the Netgear Remote Management
Now, you will see the dashboard of your Netgear router. Here, you will see the many things related to Netgear routers. You need to select the Advanced tab and click Advanced setup. Thereafter, you need to select the Remote management option. Follow the following steps:
- Once you select the Netgear Remote Management option, you will see the remote management panel in front of you.
- Select the Turn Remote Management On. Checkbox to allow remote management on your Netgear extender.
- Next, you need to specify the external IP address that might be managing the Netgear router remotely in the “Allow Remote Access By” section.
- In the last, you need to click on the SAVE button and Apply button.
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Hence, these are the steps that you need to perform to allow the remote management button hassle-free. Moreover, you can also use the Netgear Nighthawk App to change the configuration of your router in a few minutes.