Netgear Nighthawk X6S Setup | AC4000 R8000P

Struggling with WiFi dead zones? Not anymore! Perform Netgear Nighthawk X6S setup and turn your dead zones into fun zones! Netgear Nighthawk AC4000 R8000P X6S router delivers up to 2.6 Gbps WiFi speed throughout the home.

Here, we will make you familiar with the Netgear Nighthawk R8000P router setup process. Let’s get started.

Netgear Nighthawk X6S R8000P Setup Via Nighthawk App

In order to perform Netgear Nighthawk X6S R8000P setup (AC4000) via the Nighthawk application, follow the below-given steps:

  • Connect the provided antennas to the R8000P router.
  • Also, connect the modem to your router through an Ethernet cable.
  • Turn on the router and let the WiFi LED lit.
  • Now, take your mobile device (Android or iOS) and open the Play Store/App Store.
  • Search and download the Netgear Nighthawk application.
  • After the download, open the Nighthawk application.
  • Execute the on-screen instructions for Netgear AC4000 router setup.
Netgear Nighthawk X6S Setup - AC4000 R8000P

Netgear Nighthawk X6S Setup Steps

For users’ convenience, we have sub-divided the complete Netgear Nighthawk X6S setup for AC4000 R8000P router in two modules – Setup Step A and Setup Step B respectively.
Setup Step A: Netgear R8000P Router Configuration
Before getting started with the Netgear R8000P AC4000 setup, you need to physically connect your router using these means:

  • Remove any cables connecting to the computer. Plug in the modem power adapter and check the power light to ensure the modem is on.
  • Connect the Netgear Nighthawk X6S AC4000 R8000P router to the modem.
  • Plug one end of an Ethernet cable to the modem and the other end into the internet port on the router.
  • Now, plug in the router power adapter and check the power light to ensure that the router is on.

In case you’re unable to connect your router, get immediate technical assistance from our experts via email or live chat.

Setup Step B: Netgear Nighthawk X6S Router Login

  • Connect your computer to a high-speed WiFi network.
  • Launch a web browser on your PC.
  • Visit If does not work, try using
  • You are prompted to enter a username and Netgear R8000P default password.
  • Enter the default Netgear Nighthawk X6S router login credentials.
  • Click on the Log In button.
  • The Basic Home Screen displays.
Netgear Nighthawk X6S Router - Back

Quick Tip: If the default login credentials do not work, you might have changed the Netgear R8000P default password. If you forgot or lost your new password, you must perform a factory reset to restore the router to its factory default settings.

Once you are on the setup portal, execute on-screen instructions (vary as per model) for your Netgear Nighthawk X6S setup.

If you are still facing issues while performing the Netgear Nighthawk X6S R8000P AC4000 router setup, get in touch with our experts right away.

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Netgear R8000P Manual | X6S AC4000

In the package of Nighthawk X6S AC4000, you will get Netgear R8000P manual. This manual contains the complete Netgear X6S R8000P router setup steps and guidelines regarding how to use various features of your router. It is crucial to walk through this Netgear Nighthawk X6S manual prior to executing the setup.

However, these installation and setup instructions given might seem difficult for novice users. The best way to get your Netgear Nighthawk X6S router setup and running in few minutes is to get experts’ assistance. Our technicians will guide you with each and every step in detail so that you can complete your Netgear Nighthawk R8000P WiFi router setup without making much effort.

Netgear Nighthawk X6S AC4000 R8000P Setup Issues

  • Can’t log in to Netgear router account
  • Browser installation issues
  • Lost or forgot the Netgear Nighthawk X6S router login credentials
  • Netgear router not connecting to the internet
  • WiFi errors
  • Netgear router default username and password not working
  • Unable to connect to page
  • The router’s web interface not working
  • VPN issues during the Netgear Nighthawk X6S setup
  • Can’t access the default X6S AC4000 R8000P router login page
  • IP admin password issues
  • Netgear router error 651
  • Netgear router orange light
  • Password recovery issues
  • Slow WiFi even after the Netgear AC4000 setup
  • Firmware update issues
  • Can’t find or connect to the router’s default web address

Netgear Nighthawk X6S AC4000 R8000P Setup Issues

To get immediate troubleshooting help for any of the issues provided above, reach out to our highly-experienced technicians without any delay.

Nighthawk X6S AC4000 Router Troubleshooting

For novice users, below are some DIY troubleshooting tips to fix your Netgear Nighthawk X6S setup problems:

  • First of all, make sure that the router is properly plugged in and getting adequate power supply.
  • Reboot the whole network and power cycle your router as well as modem.
  • In case you’re connected through wireless, establish a hard-wired connection.
  • To deal with Netgear router error 651, reinstall the Network Adapter Driver Manager under the Control Panel and update the firmware of your router.
  • Check all the cable connections – power cable and the Ethernet cable.
  • The cables should not be loosed.
  • For lost router admin credentials issues, hard reset your router.
  • In case you have many devices currently connected with your network, turn off the devices that are not in use.
  • If Netgear router’s default username and password not working, double-check the credentials from the Netgear R8000P manual.
  • Keep a visible distance between the router and modem. This will ensure that WiFi signals are not clashing.
  • Netgear router orange light errors can be eliminated by identifying and troubleshooting the various connectivity issues with the router.
  • To resolve VPN issues during the Netgear Nighthawk R8000P setup, disable the proxy servers and the firewall.
  • If the default web login address is not working, check if the web browser is outdated.
  • Clear the cache and cookies, and disable any proxy servers if using.
  • For Netgear 404 error, check the DNS servers and hard refresh the web page.

If you are still facing issues during the Netgear Nighthawk X6S R8000P AC4000 router setup, feel free to contact our experts via live chat or email. They will resolve all your technical issues within a matter of minutes.