Netgear R6250 Smart WiFi Router User Manual

Large homes have more toys. If yours has 10 or more wireless devices, this is the best solution for fast WiFi in every corner. The R6250 delivers AC1600 WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet speeds with Beamforming+ to keep you connected.

1. Hardware Setup

Unpack Your Router
Hardware Features
Position Your Router

2. Getting Started

Router Setup Preparation
Types of Logins and Access
NETGEAR genie Setup
Use NETGEAR genie After Installation
Upgrade the Firmware
Dashboard (Basic Home Screen)
Join Your Wireless Network
Access the Router with NETGEAR the genie App

3. Basic Settings

Internet Setup
Basic Wireless Settings
Set Up a Guest Network
View Attached Devices

4. Advanced Home Settings

NETGEAR genie Advanced Home Screen
Internet Connection Setup Wizard
WAN Setup
LAN Setup
WPS Wizard for WiFi Connections
Quality of Service (QoS) Setup

5. USB Storage

Connect a USB Storage Device to the Router
Safely Remove a USB Drive
Access the USB Storage Device
File-Sharing Scenarios
Back Up Windows Computers with ReadySHARE Vault
View a USB Device Attached to the Router
USB Storage Device Network and Access Settings
Available Network Folders
Specify Approved USB Devices
Back Up Windows Computers with ReadySHARE Vault

6. Share a USB Printer

Install the Printer Driver and Cable the Printer
Download the ReadySHARE Printer Utility
Install the ReadySHARE Printer Utility
Use the Shared Printer
View or Change the Status of a Printer
Use the Scan Feature of a Multifunction USB Printer
Change NETGEAR USB Control Center Settings

7. Security

Set Up Parental Controls
Keyword Blocking of HTTP Traffic
Block Services (Port Filtering)
Port Triggering to Open Incoming Ports
Port Forwarding to Permit External Host Communications
How Port Forwarding Differs from Port Triggering
Set Up Port Forwarding to Local Servers
Set Up Port Triggering
Schedule Blocking
Security Event Email Notifications

8. Administration

Upgrade the Router Firmware
View Router Status
View Logs of Web Access or Attempted Web Access
Manage the Configuration File
Change the Password
Password Recovery

9. Advanced Settings

Advanced Wireless Settings
Wireless Access Point (AP)
Dynamic DNS
Static Routes
Remote Management
Universal Plug and Play
Traffic Meter

10. Troubleshooting

Quick Tips
Troubleshoot with the LEDs
Cannot Log In to the Router
Cannot Access the Internet
Troubleshoot PPPoE
Changes Not Saved
Wireless Connectivity
Troubleshoot Your Network Using the Ping Utility

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