Netgear R6050 Wireless Router Installation Guide

Step 1. Unplug the power to turn off your modem.

Step 2. Connect one end of the blue Ethernet cable to your modem, and the other end to the Internet port on your router.

Step 3. Plug in, then turn on your modem.

Wait approximately 2 minutes until your modem turns on.

If your modem has a battery backup, first remove and reinsert the battery before connectiong your modem to power.

Step 4. Connect the power adapter to the router, then plug it into an outlet.

Wait until the Wireless LED turns solid green.

If none of the LEDs light, make sure that the Power On/Off button is in the on position (pushed in).

Step 5. Connect the router to your computer.

Use anouter Ethernet cable to establish a wired connection as shown in this diagram.

(Optionally) Connect wirelessly by using the preset wireless security settings located on th bottom label.

Step 6. Open a browser.

If the web page does not display, close and reopen the browser and enter in the address bar, or check the “Troubleshooting” chapter of the user manual.

Preset Wireless Security

This product has a unique WiFi network name (SSID) and network key (password). The default SSID and password are uniquely generated for every device (like a serial number) to protect and maximize your wireless security. This information is located on the label on the bottom of the product.

Connect Wireless Devices to Your Router

Choose either the manual or Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) method to add wireless computers and other devices to your wireless network.

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