Due to their first-rate performance and amazing features, many people have started doing Netgear Nighthawk setup in their homes. Netgear has launched one more feature that will prevent you from regretting your choice of setting up the networking device. That feature is called Nighthawk Pro remote access. As the name suggests, this feature enables you to access monitor, and control your Nighthawk mesh extender remotely.
To learn how to enable it on your wireless router, it is recommended that you walk through the troubleshooting hacks mentioned in this blog.
How to Enable Nighthawk Pro Remote Access Feature?
1. Open Any Internet Browser
You can get down to the process of enabling Nighthawk Pro remote access by switching on your laptop and opening an internet browser on it. You are free to use any browser, whether it is Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, etc. Just make sure that it is working on its updated version. Along with this, it is should clean. By clean, we mean that it ought to be free of browsing history, cookies, and cache.
What is that? Do you not know how to do so? Well, in that case, you need to get in touch with our team of professionals. They will surely be of some help.
2. Access the Web or IP Address
Whichever web browser you are using, access its address bar. You will find that it is located at the top of the browser. Enter the default web address of your Netgear wireless router, i.e. routerlogin.net. You can type the web address as routerlogin.net, www.routerlogin.net, or www.routerlogin.com, all will do. See to it that there are no typing errors in the entry that you have made. The cross-checking can be done before you are about to press Enter.
By the way, if the default web address of your networking device refuses to work, then consider putting the IP address, i.e. 192.168.1.1 to use.
Pro Tip: Using the search bar of your internet browser to access any of the addresses will display results, but not as per your requirement. Thus, avoid using the search bar to log in to your Netgear wireless router.
3. Log in to the Netgear Router
As soon as you press the Enter key, you will reach the Netgear router login page. Do you see two fields located on the page by the name of Username and Password? You need to enter the admin login credentials as per the name of the field and click on the Log In button. See to it that the Caps Lock on your keyboard is off when you are entering the login details. We are suggesting you this because the Nighthawk extender login details are case-sensitive.
As soon as you are done entering the details, you will find yourself on the Netgear Genie setup wizard or the Netgear router setup page where you need to access the Settings menu.
4. Enable the Remote Access Feature
In case you are using one of the older devices, it is advised that you select the ADVANCED option. Select the Remote Management option and then hit Remote Management. Click the Turn Remote Management On check box. In the Allow Remote Access By section, enter the external IP address that will help you to manage your router remotely. Follow the on-screen steps and click on the Apply button.
Before you can even blink an eye, you will successfully be able to enable the Nighthawk Pro remote access feature on your networking device in a hassle-free manner.
If you walk through the aforementioned instructions with your eyes open, there is no power in the world that will stop you from enabling the Nighthawk Pro remote access feature on your router. On the off chance, you do get stopped, then it is suggested that you get in touch with our team. Without taking much of your time, they will provide you with all the help that you need at the moment.
Also, if you want to become aware of any specifications of your router model and are not in the mood of reading the user manual for the same, then contacting our professionals will bear fruit for you again.