Nighthawk Router Login Instructions

This particular page will help you to configure your Netgear Nighthawk router settings and access Nighthawk Router Login page for easy setup without any flaw. You can consider the upcoming Netgear router setup steps for Nighthawk R7000P, Nighthawk R7000, Nighthawk R8000, Nighthawk R9000, Nighthawk XR500 router models.

To perform the Netgear Nighthawk setup, follow the below-mentioned genuine steps-

  • Try to connect your router to modem and access the Nighthawk Router Login Page.
  • You may also try the default IP address to access the default Netgear router setup web page.
  • Once both the devices get properly connected, launch any of your preferred web browsers.
  • Type login in the URL/Address bar for the Nighthawk router setup. Hit the Enter key. If does not work, get instant assistance by contacting us.
  • You will automatically be redirected to the Netgear Nighthawk setup page. Mention the default login credentials.
  • Once you are successfully done with the login procedure. Tap on Advanced > Advanced Setup.
  • Choose the Router mode.
  • Set up your Nighthawk router settings as per your preferences.
  • Click on the Apply button.
  • Your Nighthawk router will automatically reboot and enter into Router mode. Your default IP address will be not working

Netgear Router Setup Using Nighthawk Application

The below-mentioned steps will guide you properly on how to setup Nighthawk router using the Nighthawk application:

  • Try to connect the antennas with your Nighthawk router.
  • Now, connect the modem to your router.
  • Turn ON the router.
  • Now download and install the Nighthawk application from the Play Store or App Store on your smartphone to get started with the Netgear router setup.
  • Once the application is installed, open the Nighthawk app.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete your Netgear Nighthawk setup.
  • After the setup, configure your Nighthawk router settings according to your WiFi requirements.

Common Issues During Nighthawk Router Setup

  • My router showing 404 error.
  • WiFi connectivity error.
  • not working.
  • My router showing error code 651.
  • Cannot find to login page.
  • Fails to access login page.
  • Facing router orange light error.
  • Unable to configure Nighthawk router settings.
  • Cannot connect page.
  • No connectivity with page.
  • Firmware and software update issues.
  • How to setup Nighthawk router.
  • Cannot log in to the router account.
  • Unable to open the Netgear Nighthawk setup page.
  • Password recovering issue with admin.
  • Nighthawk login default username and password not working.
  • Can’t perform Netgear router setup using the Nighthawk app.
If at any point you stuck while setting up Nighthawk router or using any of the above-mentioned steps, feel free to get in touch with us via chat or write to us at We will provide you instant solutions to fix all your issues related to Netgear router setup.

How to Update Nighthawk Router Firmware?

Firmware updates help resolve various issues and bugs within your router and also add on some new features and functionalities. Here, in this particular section, you will come to know how to setup Nighthawk router and update the router firmware.

  • Download the latest firmware version of your Nighthawk router.
  • Once you are on the download center page, type the model number in the search bar and hit the enter key.
  • Download the latest available firmware version file.
  • Open the web browser to open web page.
  • Click on the Advanced option.
  • Tap on “Firmware Update”.
  • Select and upload the downloaded latest router firmware file and let the process get completed. If stuck at some step, contact us.
firmware update

Base Station Setup on Nighthawk Router

The wireless repeating property only works in spoke & hub mode. You must have knowledge of the wireless settings for both units. Note down the MAC address of the remote unit. Firstly set up the base station and then the repeater. Here’s how to setup Nighthawk router base station.

Note: The base station setup is only applied on Nighthawk R6700, R6700v2, R6900, R6900P, R7000, R7000P, R7500, and R7500v2 router models.

Base station
  • Launch any of your preferred web browsers from your desktop or laptop.
  • Visit web page. If fails, try the default router IP address
  • Mention the default Nighthawk login credentials.
  • Tap Advanced > Advanced Setup > Wireless Repeating.
  • Enable Wireless Repeating Function.
  • Click on the Apply button.

Nighthawk R7000P Router Setup

The preassigned WiFi network SSID name and passphrase/security key are unique to every Nighthawk R7000P router. All you need to begin with the R7000P Nighthawk router setup is:

  • Launch any web browser and visit
  • Enter the login credentials.
  • Now just follow the on-screen R7000P Nighthawk setup instructions.
  • Once you are done with the Nighthawk R7000P router setup, hit on the save button to save the personalized Nighthawk router settings.

Nighthawk R7000 Router Hardware & Network Setup

Setting up Nighthawk router R7000 is quite easy. Just a few steps and you are done.

  • The Nighthawk R7000 router comes with three antennas. Align the antennas on the router.
  • Except for the center antenna, position the other two antennas outward at 45-degree angles. It is recommended to keep the center antenna in a vertical position.
  • Place your Nighthawk R7000 router near to your desktop or laptop during configuration.
  • Make sure your router is in an elevated location and try to minimize the number of walls and ceilings in-between your R7000 router and other devices.
  • Connect your modem with your Nighthawk R7000 router.
  • Power ON your Nighthawk R7000 router.
  • Launch any internet browser and type Press the Enter key.
  • You will be taken to the router login page. Enter the default login credentials.
  • Now, just follow the on-screen instructions for the Nighthawk R7000 Router setup.
  • After that, customize your Nighthawk router settings as per your needs.
  • Once done, click on the Save button.

Installation Process of Nighthawk R8000 Router

Here’s how to setup Nighthawk router R8000:

  • Extend the antennas- It is recommended to position the Nighthawk R8000 router antennas vertically.
  • Prepare your modem- Unplug your modem from the power and connect your modem with your Nighthawk R8000 router.
  • Power ON the router.
  • Log In to the Nighthawk R8000- Launch any web browser and visit the web page. Mention the login credentials.
  • Begin the Netgear Nighthawk setup- Now, you can configure and customize your Nighthawk R8000 router settings as per your requirements.
Installation Process of Nighthawk R8000 Router

Nighthawk R9000 Router Setup with Up App

Here’s how to setup Nighthawk router for R9000:

  • Cable your Nighthawk R9000 router with the modem with the yellow Ethernet cable.
  • Power up both the R9000 Nighthawk router and modem.
  • With the Up app, now you can easily perform the Netgear router setup for your Nighthawk R9000 router. This Up app will automatically update the router to the latest firmware version. It even helps you register your Nighthawk R9000 router.
  • Download & install the Up App on your Android or iOS smartphone. Visit the Play Store or App Store respectively to download this app.
  • Launch the Up App.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions that are displayed on the app to install your Nighthawk R9000 router.

That’s how to setup Nighthawk router R9000.