Install Your Modem Router

Install Your Modem Router
Support
Package Contents
Thank you for purchasing this NETGEAR product.
After installing your device, locate the serial number on the label of your product and use it
to register your product at https://my.netgear.com.
You must register your product before you can use NETGEAR telephone support. NETGEAR
recommends registering your product through the NETGEAR website.
For product updates and web support, visit http://support.netgear.com.
NETGEAR recommends that you use only the official NETGEAR support resources.
You can get the user manual online at http://downloadcenter.netgear.com or through a link in
the product’s user interface.
Trademarks
© NETGEAR, Inc., NETGEAR and the NETGEAR Logo are trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc.
Any non‑NETGEAR trademarks are used for reference purposes only.
The package contents vary depending on the region.
Quick Start
Nighthawk X4S
AC2600 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router
Modem router
Model D7800
Compliance
For the current EU Declaration of Conformity, visit
http://support.netgear.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/11621/.
Antennas (4)
For regulatory compliance information, visit
http://www.netgear.com/about/regulatory/.
Power adapter
(varies by region)
See the regulatory compliance document before connecting the power supply.
DSL filter
(varies by region)
Ethernet cable
Phone cable
Note:  In some regions, a resource CD is included in the package.
NETGEAR, Inc.
350 East Plumeria Drive
San Jose, CA 95134 USA
July 2015
You can use this diagram to connect your modem router or follow the detailed instructions in this booklet.
1. Attach and position the antennas.
To determine where to attach the antennas,
match the labels on the antennas with the labels
on the modem router.
5. Connect a device.
You can use an Ethernet cable or
connect with WiFi.
To connect with WiFi, use the WiFi
network name and password on the
product label.
Attach the antennas on the threaded antenna
posts. Position the antennas vertically for the
best WiFi performance.
6. Log in to the modem router.
Launch a web browser.
NETGEAR genie displays.
2. Connect the modem router to an Internet
service.
To connect to a DSL service (ADSL or
VDSL):
Install a DSL filter and connect it to the VDSL
port on the modem router.
To connect to a cable or fiber modem:
If you do not see genie, enter
www.routerlogin.net in the address
field of the web browser. When
prompted, enter admin for the user
name and password for the password.
Ethernet cable
WiFi device
Prepare your cable or fiber modem and
connect it to the red Internet port on the
modem router.
3. Power on the modem router.
Cable or fiber
to
Wait for the Power LED
Internet
light white. If the Power LED does
not light, press the Power On/Off
button.
Wait for the WiFi LED
white.
ADSL or VDSL
Internet
Modem
router
Cable or fiber
modem
Ethernet
cable
Power adapter
Phone cable
to light
4. Check the DSL LED.
If the modem router is connected to
lights
a DSL service, the DSL LED
white.
Computer
DSL filter
NETGEAR genie determines your
Internet connection.
7. Get the genie app.
Download the free genie app from
www.NETGEAR.com/genie.
Easily share media, files, and printers
on the network from your smartphone,
tablet, or laptop.
8. Get the user manual.
You can get the user manual online at
http://downloadcenter.netgear.com
or through a link in the product’s user
interface.
Hardware Features
Front Panel
The LEDs, buttons, and ports are shown in the following figure.
For more information about the LEDs and buttons, see LEDs on
page 2.
USB 3.0 USB 3.0
port 2
port 1
WiFi On/Off WPS button
button with with LED
LED
LEDs
eSATA
port
Rear Panel
The connections and buttons on the rear panel of the
modem router are shown in the following figure:
LED Off/On
switch
Reset
button
Ethernet
ports 1–4
Internet Power
port
connector
VDSL port
1
Power
On/Off
button
LEDs
The LEDs on the top of the modem router light to indicate
modem router activity:
LED
Description
Power LED
• Solid white. The modem router is ready.
• Solid amber. The modem router is starting.
• Blinking amber. The firmware is upgrading, or the Reset
button was pressed.
• Blinking white. The firmware is corrupted.
• Off. Power is not supplied to the modem router.
DSL LED
• Solid white. The modem router is connected to a DSL
service and the DSL connection is ready.
• Blinking amber. The modem router is negotiating the
best possible speed on the DSL line.
• Off. The modem router is not connected to a DSL
service or a DSL connection is not established.
2.4 GHz WiFi LED
• Solid white. The 2.4 GHz WiFi radio is operating.
• Blinking white. The modem router is sending or
receiving WiFi traffic.
• Off. The 2.4 GHz WiFi radio is off.
5 GHz WiFi LED
• Solid white. The 5 GHz WiFi radio is operating.
• Blinking white. The modem router is sending or
receiving WiFi traffic.
• Off. The 5 GHz WiFi radio is off.
USB 3.0 port 1
LED
• Solid white. A USB storage device is connected and is
ready.
• Blinking white. A USB storage device is plugged in and is
trying to connect.
• Off. No USB storage device is connected, or someone
clicked the Safely Remove Hardware button and it is
now safe to remove the attached USB storage device.
USB 3.0 port 2
LED
2
LED
Description
eSATA LED
• Solid white. An eSATA device is connected and is ready.
• Blinking white. An eSATA device is plugged in and is
trying to connect.
• Off. No eSATA device is connected.
Ethernet ports
1–4 LEDs
The LED color indicates the speed: white for Gigabit
Ethernet connections and amber for 100 Mbps or 10 Mbps
Ethernet connections.
• Solid. A powered-on device is connected to the Ethernet
port.
• Blinking. The port is sending or receiving traffic.
• Off. No device is connected to this Ethernet port.
WiFi On/Off
button with LED
Pressing this button for two seconds turns the 2.4 GHz and
5 GHz WiFi radios on and off.
If this LED is lit, the WiFi radios are on. If this LED is off,
the WiFi radios are turned off and you cannot use WiFi to
connect to the modem router.
WPS button with
LED
This button lets you use WPS to join the WiFi network
without typing the WiFi password. The WPS LED blinks
white during this process and then lights solid white.
3
Additional Information for DSL Service
Make sure that your DSL service (ADSL or VDSL) is active before
you install the modem router. You need the following information to
install your modem router and connect to the Internet:
• DSL user name and password. This information is included
in the welcome letter that your DSL Internet service provider
(ISP) sent you when you signed up for your service.
• Your telephone number or DSL account number. If you do
not use voice service, you can use your DSL account number
instead.
If you do not know or cannot locate your DSL user name and
password, call your DSL ISP.
Note:  If your provider says that they do not support NETGEAR
services, tell them that you need only your DSL user name and
password. You do not need support.
4
Install Your Modem Router
Make sure that your Internet service is active before you install
your modem router.
¾¾ To install your modem router:
1. Attach and position the antennas:
a. To determine where to attach the antennas, match the
labels on the antennas with the labels on the modem router.
b. Align the antennas with the antenna posts on the
modem router.
c. Attach the antennas on the threaded antenna posts.
d. Position the antennas for the best WiFi performance.
NETGEAR recommends that you position all of the antennas
vertically, as shown.
5
2. Connect the modem router to an Internet service:
ADSL or VDSL
Internet
Modem router
Phone cable
DSL filter
• To connect the modem router to a DSL service (ADSL or
VDSL), do the following:
a. Install a DSL filter between your phone line and a phone.
b. Use the phone cable to connect the DSL filter to the
VDSL port on the modem router.
Ethernet
cable
Cable or fiber
Internet
Modem router
Cable or fiber
modem
• To connect the modem router to a cable or fiber modem,
do the following:
a. Unplug your modem’s power, leaving the modem
connected to the wall jack for your Internet service.
If your modem uses a battery backup, remove the
battery.
6
b. Plug in and turn on your modem.
If your modem uses a battery backup, put the battery
back in.
c. With an Ethernet cable, connect your modem to the
red Internet port on your modem router.
3. Add power to the modem router:
Modem router
Power
adapter
a. Connect the power adapter to the modem router and plug
the power adapter into an outlet.
to light white.
b. Wait for the Power LED
If the Power LED does not light, press the Power On/Off
button.
to light white.
c. Wait for the WiFi LED
If the WiFi LED does not light, press the WiFi On/Off
button.
4. Check the DSL LED.
If the modem router is connected to a DSL service, the
lights white.
DSL LED
7
5. Connect a device:
Ethernet cable
WiFi device
Cable or fiber
Internet
ADSL or VDSL
Internet
Power adapter
Cable
or fiber
modem
Ethernet
cable
Computer
Phone cable
DSL filter
You can use a wired connection to connect a computer to the
modem router, or you can use a WiFi connection to connect a
computer or WiFi device to the modem router:
• To connect using a wired connection, use an Ethernet
cable (not included) to connect an Ethernet port on your
computer to an Ethernet port on the modem router.
• To connect using a WiFi connection, use the WiFi network
name and password on the product label.
8
6. Launch a web browser.
The first time that you connect to the modem router, the
genie page displays. Follow the genie steps to connect to the
Internet.
If the genie page does not display, try the following:
• Close and reopen the browser.
• Make sure that your computer is connected to one of
the Ethernet ports on the modem router, or that you are
connected to your WiFi network.
• Make sure that the modem router is receiving power and
that its Power LED is lit.
• If your computer is set to a static or fixed IP address (this
is uncommon), change it to obtain an IP address from the
modem router automatically.
If you still do not see the genie page, log in to the
modem router so that genie can detect your Internet
connection.
¾¾ To log in to the modem router:
1. Launch a web browser.
2. Enter www.routerlogin.net in the address field of the
browser.
A login window displays.
3. Enter admin for the user name and password for the
password.
The BASIC Home page displays. If your Internet connection
is not set up yet, genie automatically detects your Internet
connection.
9
WiFi Network Name and Password
The preset WiFi network name (SSID) and password (network key)
are unique to your modem router, like a serial number. Because the
modem router automatically uses WiFi security, you don’t need to
set it up. The WiFi settings are on the product label.
NETGEAR recommends that you use the preset WiFi settings
because you can check the product label if you forget them.
NETGEAR genie lets you change these settings. If you do so, write
down the new WiFi settings and store them in a safe place.
You can write the WiFi settings from your product label in this space
for easy reference.
WiFi network name (SSID):
Network key (password):
If you change the WiFi settings, write the new settings here for
easy reference and store this booklet in a safe place.
WiFi network name (SSID):
Network key (password):
10
Join the WiFi Network
You can either use Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) or select your WiFi
network and type its password. For help with the WPS button on
your computer or WiFi device, check the instructions or online help
that came with that computer or device. Some older equipment
cannot use WPS.
¾¾ To join the network using WPS:
1. Press the WPS button on the modem router for 3–5 seconds.
The WPS LED on the modem router blinks white.
2. Within two minutes, on your computer or WiFi device, press its
WPS button or click its onscreen WPS button.
The WPS LED on the modem router lights solid white when the
computer or WiFi device connects to your modem router.
3. Repeat this process to add other computers or WiFi devices.
¾¾ To select your network and enter its password:
1. Open the software utility that manages your WiFi connections
on the computer or WiFi device that you want to connect to
your modem router.
This utility scans for WiFi networks in your area.
2. Find and select your modem router’s WiFi network name (SSID).
The SSID is on the product label.
3. Enter the modem router’s password (or your custom password
if you changed it) and click the Connect button.
The password is on the product label.
4. Repeat Step 1 through Step 3 to add other computers or WiFi
devices.
11
View or Change the Modem Router
Settings
After you use genie to set up the modem router, you can log in to
the modem router to view or change its settings.
Log In to the Modem Router
¾¾ To log in to the modem router:
1. Connect a computer or WiFi device to the modem router.
You can connect using a wired connection or a WiFi connection:
• To connect using a wired connection, use an Ethernet
cable (not included) to connect an Ethernet port on your
computer to an Ethernet port on the modem router.
• To connect using a WiFi connection, use the WiFi network
name and password on the product label.
2. Launch a web browser.
3. Enter www.routerlogin.net in the address field of the
browser.
A login window displays.
4. Enter admin for the user name and password for the
password.
The BASIC Home page displays.
Change the admin Password
¾¾ To change the admin password:
1. Launch a web browser and enter www.routerlogin.net in the
address field of the browser.
A login window displays.
12
2. Enter admin for the user name and password for the
password.
The BASIC Home page displays.
3. Select ADVANCED > Administration > Set Password.
The Set Password page displays.
4. Type your old password and type the new password twice.
5. To be able to recover the password, select the Enable
Password Recovery check box.
NETGEAR recommends that you enable password recovery.
6. Select two security questions and provide answers to them.
7. Click the Apply button.
Your changes are saved.
Recover a Forgotten admin Password
The default password for the admin user name is password. If you
changed the password and enabled the password recovery feature,
you can retrieve this password.
¾¾ To retrieve a forgotten admin password:
1. Launch a web browser and enter www.routerlogin.net in the
address field of the browser.
A login window displays.
2. Click the Cancel button.
If password recovery is enabled, you are prompted to enter the
serial number of the modem router. The serial number is on the
product label.
3. Enter the serial number of the modem router.
13
4. Click the Continue button.
A page displays requesting the answers to your security
questions.
5. Enter the saved answers to your security questions.
6. Click the Continue button.
A page displays your recovered password.
7. Click the Login again button.
A login window displays.
8. With your recovered password, log in to the modem router.
Find a Forgotten WiFi Security Password
The preset WiFi password is on the product label. If you
changed your WiFi password and forgot what it is, log in to the
modem router to view its current WiFi password.
¾¾ To connect to the modem router and view its WiFi
password:
1. Launch a web browser.
2. Enter www.routerlogin.net in the address field.
A login window displays.
3. Enter the modem router user name and password.
The default user name is admin and the default password is
password. You can use the default credentials if you did not
change them.
The BASIC Home page displays.
4. Select Wireless Settings.
The Security Options section of the page displays your WiFi
password.
14
Share USB Devices on the WiFi Network
ReadySHARE lets you access and share USB storage devices
connected to the modem router. (If your storage device uses
special drivers, it is not compatible.)
US
B
1
US
B
2
¾¾ To access the USB device from a Windows computer:
1. Connect your USB storage device to a USB port on the
modem router.
2. If your USB storage device uses a power supply, connect it.
You must use the power supply when you connect the USB
storage device to the modem router.
When you connect the USB storage device to the
modem router’s USB port, it might take up to two minutes
before it is ready for sharing. By default, the device is available
to all computers on your local area network (LAN).
3. On a Windows computer that is connected to the network,
select Start > Run, enter \\readyshare in the dialog box, and
click the OK button.
A window displays the files and folders on the device.
15
¾¾ To access the USB device from a Mac:
1. Connect your USB storage device to a USB port on the
modem router.
2. If your USB storage device uses a power supply, connect it.
You must use the power supply when you connect the USB
storage device to the modem router.
When you connect the USB storage device to the
modem router’s USB port, it might take up to two minutes
before it is ready for sharing. By default, the device is available
to all computers on your local area network (LAN).
3. On a Mac that is connected to the network, launch Finder and
select Go > Connect to Server.
The Connect to Server page displays.
4. Enter the smb://readyshare in the Server Address field and
click the Connect button.
5. When prompted, select the Guest radio button.
6. If you set up access control on the modem router and you
allowed your Mac to access the network, select the Registered
User radio button and enter admin for the name and
password for the password.
For more information about access control, see the user manual,
which is available online at http://downloadcenter.netgear.com
or through a link in the modem router’s user interface.
7. Click the Connect button.
A window displays the files and folders on the device.
16
Back Up with ReadySHARE Vault
Your modem router comes with free backup software for all the
Windows computers in your home. Connect a USB hard disk drive
(HDD) to the modem router for centralized, continuous, and
automatic backup.
Note:  The following operating systems support ReadySHARE Vault:
• Windows XP SP3
• Windows 7
• Windows 8
• Windows 8.1
¾¾ To back up your Windows computer:
1. Connect a USB HDD to the appropriate port on the
modem router.
2. Download ReadySHARE Vault from
www.netgear.com/readyshare and install it on each Windows
computer.
3. Launch ReadySHARE Vault.
The ReadySHARE Vault home page displays.
4. Use the dashboard or the Backup tab to set up and run your
backup jobs.
17
Print Wirelessly with ReadySHARE Printer
You can connect a USB printer to a USB port on the modem router
and print wirelessly.
¾¾ To set up ReadySHARE Printer:
1. Connect the USB printer to a USB port on the modem router
with a USB printer cable.
2. On each computer that will share the printer, do the following:
a. Install the current USB printer driver software (available
from the printer manufacturer).
b. Download the NETGEAR USB Control Center utility from
www.netgear.com/readyshare and install it.
c. Select the language.
3. If prompted, select the printer and click the Connect button
for each computer.
When the first computer connects, the status changes to
Manually connected by xxx.
For each computer, when you complete Step 3, the printer
status displays as Available.
18
Download the NETGEAR genie App
The free NETGEAR genie app lets you easily monitor, connect, and
control your home network from a Windows or Mac computer,
tablet, or smartphone. You can share and stream music or videos,
diagnose and repair network issues, set up parental controls, and
more:
• Access your modem router and change its settings or diagnose
and repair network issues.
• Make a printer AirPrint compatible so that you can print from
an iPad or iPhone.
• Use MyMedia to find and play media files in your network.
• Use Turbo Transfer to quickly send files from your computer or
smartphone to another device on the network.
• Set up parental controls.
• Connect your smartphones and tablets to your home WiFi by
scanning the WiFi QR code from genie.
Download the free genie app from www.NETGEAR.com/genie.
19
20
Was this manual useful for you? yes no
Thank you for your participation!

* Your assessment is very important for improving the work of artificial intelligence, which forms the content of this project

Download PDF

advertising