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Netgear Genie

Netgear Genie - One Application for all your Netgear Router Setup.

Netgear is an innovative technology specialist that offers a wide range of state-of-the-art network connectivity solutions. It provides extremely reliable and highly customizable products including Wired/ WiFi Routers, Modems, Extenders, etc. Although, these products are exceptionally user-friendly. However, certain users get confused while deploying and managing these products. In order to make all these procedures simpler and convenient for users, it provides a helpful tool called Netgear Genie. 

Learn About Netgear Genie

Netgear Genie is a holistic software application that is available free of cost for the users of cutting edge Netgear Products. This intuitive, user-friendly application facilitates users in effortlessly deploying and managing these sophisticated devices and your Home Networks. This software tool is available for your Computers (Windows/ Mac) and Mobile Devices. In other words, it supports multiple platforms for easily accessing your Networks and Networking Devices. With the help of Network Genie, you can conveniently monitor, control, manage and repair your Home Networks. 

Netgear Genie is a comprehensive management solution that assists in multiple ways. Given below are some of its most useful functions. 

  • Effortlessly manage your Router’s Settings. For instance, Wireless Settings, Guest Access, Traffic Metering, ReadyShare etc. 
  • Automatically fix Wireless Network Issues. 
  • Easily access your Router’s brilliant features. For example, Live Parental Controls, Guest Access, Broadband Usage Meter, Speed Test etc. 
  • Effortlessly access all the Devices connected to your Home Network. 
  • Update your Netgear Devices with the latest Firmware and Software when available. 
  • Change your Router’s SSID.
  • Terminate non-authenticated users.
  • Diagnose your Network Connection in case of issues with your Router.
  • Facilitates in activating and managing Parental Controls.
  • Constantly monitors your Network Connectivity. 
  • Automatically fixes network issues if your system disconnects from the Internet. 
  • Connect to any available Wireless Network.
  • Detects any wireless interference in your locality. 

Netgear Genie Setup

Deploying Netgear Genie is an extremely quick and convenient procedure. It involves downloading and installing the software on your computing device.

Setup For Windows/ Mac Device

Download Netgear Genie

  1. First of all, open a commonly used Web Browser that is available on your Computer. For instance, you may have Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer etc. As such, click on the respective Browser icon located at your system’s Desktop or Taskbar. 
  2. Then, go to Netgear’s official website. In other words, type in “netgear.com/genie” in the Browser’s Address Bar. Then, press the “Enter” key. 
  3. This will lead you to the required webpage that displays a highlighted “Download Now” button. Hence, click on it to initiate the downloading process. 
  4. Thereafter, wait for the downloading process to finish properly as it will take time. 
  5. As a result, it will complete the process.

Install Netgear Genie

  1. Begin the  Genie Installation process by locating the downloaded Setup File on your System. For this, simply check your System’s default Download Location which is the “Downloads” Folder. 
  2. Once located, open the Setup File by double-clicking on it. 
  3. When you get the Security Warning pop-up box, click “Run”.
  4. Now, select “Yes” on the following “User Account Control” window. 
  5. Thereafter, follow the remaining on-screen prompts to complete the Installation process. 
  6. After clicking on the “Install” tab, wait for the process to finish properly. 
  7. Finally, restart your device.

Setup For Mobile Device

Install Netgear Genie on Android

  1. To begin with, open Google Play Store on your Android Device. For this, simply tap on the respective icon on your Smartphone.
  2. Now, search the Play Store for Netgear Genie. 
  3. This will bring up a list of options matching your Search. Hence, select Netgear Genie to open it.
  4. Tap on the “Install” button to initiate the downloading process.  
  5. When prompted by the following pop-up box, select “Allow” to permit the setup. 
  6. As a result, it will download this application on your device.
  7. Following that, it will Install the downloaded software. 
  8. Hence, simply wait for the process to finish. 
  9. Finally, restart your device.

Install Netgear Genie on iPhone or iPad

  1. To begin with, open the App Store on your MobileDevice. For this, simply tap on the respective icon on your Smartphone.
  2. Now, search the App Store for Netgear Genie. 
  3. This will bring up a list of options matching your Search. Hence, select to open it.
  4. Tap on the “Free App” button.
  5. As a result, it will prompt you to “Log In” to your user account. As such, use your default credentials to access your account. This will initiate the downloading process.  
  6. When prompted by the following pop-up box, select “Allow” to permit the setup. 
  7. As a result, it will download this application on your device.
  8. Following that, it will Install the downloaded software. 
  9. Hence, simply wait for the process to finish. 
  10. Finally, restart your device