Handy Tactics to Reset Netgear Nighthawk X6 AC3200 WiFi Router

Netgear WiFi Router

Is your Netgear Nighthawk X6 AC3200 R8000 WiFi router giving you trouble even after a successful setup process? Are you facing issues while accessing the Nighthawk router login page? Is the default admin name and password of your Netgear Nighthawk router not working? Have you customized the router’s login details and forget them? If the answers to these questions are in Yes, then the only solution to get rid of the issue is to reset Nighthawk router back to the factory default values.

Note: After the Netgear router reset process, you have to set it up again. On the off chance that you don’t know how to setup Netgear router, then simply follow the installation steps given after the reset process. Let’s dive in!

Prior to resetting Netgear router, ensure the following:

  1. Plug in your X6 into a working outlet.
  2. If the Netgear device is connected to your modem or other devices in your home, then disconnect it.
  3. In case, you see blinking or red color LED on your X6 router, push the power (on/off) button once and wait for some time for the LED on it becomes green.

To reset Netgear router:

  1. First of all, locate the factory reset hole on your Netgear router.
  2. Use a ball pen tip or a paper clip to press and hold the Netgear router’s reset hole.
  3. Hold the Netgear router reset hole and release it.

That’s it! You have successfully reset your Netgear Nighthawk router. Now, you can take the plunge to set it up.

How to Setup Netgear Nighthawk X6 R8000 AC3200 WiFi Router?

To setup Netgear router, consider the must-follow steps given below:

  1. First and foremost, carefully connect one end of a well-maintained Ethernet cable to the LAN port of your existing modem or gateway and the other end to the WAN port on your Netgear Nighthawk router.
  2. Once done, turn on a WiFi-enabled device like a smartphone, computer or laptop.
  3. Launch a web browser once you’re done.
  4. Type in Netgear router IP address carefully without typos in the browser’s URL bar field. You can also use routerlogin.net web address.
  5. Press Enter.
  6. Provide Netgear router’s default username and password when prompted. If you have customized the details, use them instead. Make sure to have the correct details in order to access Netgear router login page without any hassle.
  7. Follow the instructions for setting up Netgear router.

You can also install your device with great ease using the Netgear Nighthawk app. To do so, follow the steps provided below.

To configure your X6 router using the Netgear Nighthawk app:

  1. Attach the provided antennas (if any).
  2. Connect your main modem to the internet port on your X6 router.
  3. Power on your X6 router.
  4. Wait for a few minutes for the LED on your X6 to light up.
  5. On your iOS or Android device, navigate to the app store – search for Netgear Nighthawk app and download it.
  6. On your device (iOS or Android) click on Settings > WiFi.
  7. Enter your router’s WiFi password.
  8. Open the Netgear Nighthawk app.
  9. Follow the instructions displayed on-screen install your WiFi router like a pro.
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