Netgear WNDR4500v2 WiFi Router User Manual

Fast. Reliable. Simple. The N900 WiFi router has everything you need for a high-performance smart home network. Dual band technology with combined speeds up to 900 Mbps deliver smooth HD streaming.

1. Hardware Setup

Unpack Your Router
Position Your Router
Hardware Features

2. Getting Started with NETGEAR genie

Router Setup Preparation
Types of Logins and Access
NETGEAR genie Setup
Use NETGEAR genie after Installation
Upgrade Router Firmware
Router Dashboard (Basic Home Screen)
Add Wireless Devices or Computers to Your Network
NETGEAR genie App and Mobile genie App

3. NETGEAR genie Basic Settings

Internet Setup
Attached Devices
Parental Controls
ReadySHARE USB Storage
Basic Wireless Settings
Guest Networks

4. NETGEAR genie Advanced Home

Setup Wizard
WPS Wizard
Setup Menu
WAN Setup
LAN Setup
Quality of Service (QoS) Setup

5. USB Storage

USB Drive Requirements
ReadySHARE Access
File-Sharing Scenarios
Basic Settings
USB Storage Advanced Settings
Safely Remove a USB Drive
Media Server Settings
Specify Approved USB Devices
Connect to the USB Drive from a Remote Computer
Time Machine

6. ReadySHARE Printer

ReadySHARE Printer
USB Control Center Utility

7. Security

Keyword Blocking of HTTP Traffic
Block Services (Port Filtering)
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
Set Password

9. Advanced Settings

Advanced Wireless Settings
Wireless Repeating Function
Port Forwarding and Port Triggering
Set Up Port Forwarding to Local Servers
Set Up Port Triggering
Dynamic DNS
Static Routes
Remote Management
USB Settings
Universal Plug and Play
Traffic Meter

10. Troubleshooting

Quick Tips
Troubleshooting with the LEDs
Cannot Log In to the Router
Cannot Access the Internet
Changes Not Saved
Wireless Connectivity
Restore the Factory Settings and Password
Troubleshoot Your Network Using the Ping Utility

A. Supplemental Information

Factory Settings
Technical Specifications

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