Netgear R6300v2 Smart WiFi Router User Manual

Next generation Gigabit WiFi technology has arrived. Get 3x faster access and more reliable streaming for your home computers and mobile devices. Beamforming+ and dual band technology makes your gaming more extreme and your HD streaming smoother.

1. Hardware Setup

Unpack Your Router
Hardware Features
Position Your Router

2. Getting Started

Router Setup Preparation
Login and Access
NETGEAR genie Setup
Use NETGEAR genie after Installation
Upgrade the Firmware
Dashboard (BASIC Home Screen)
Join Your Wireless Network
NETGEAR genie App and Mobile genie App

3. NETGEAR genie Basic Settings

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


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

5. USB Storage

USB Drive Requirements
Connect a USB Storage Device to the Router
Safely Remove a USB Drive
Access the USB Storage Device
Share Files
View a USB Device Attached to the Router
USB Storage Device Network and Access Settings
Available Network Folders
Specify Approved USB Devices
Media Server Settings
TiVo Support

6. ReadySHARE Printer

ReadySHARE Printer Utility
Set Up the ReadySHARE Printer Utility
Install the NETGEAR USB Control Center
Set Up the NETGEAR USB Control Center
Configure the NETGEAR USB Control Center
Manage USB Print and Scan Jobs

7. Security

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
Set Up 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)
Set Up the Router in Bridge Mode
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
Changes Not Saved
Wireless Connectivity
Troubleshoot Your Network Using the Ping Utility

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