What To Do I Forgot My Netgear Router Password

I have forgotten what the password is I am't very proficient in computers my knowledge is average but I cannot access the wireless router as I don`t know the pass-phrase.

  • Judy

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  • 2 years ago

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It is very common to forget passwords as these days everything needs a password and it is nearly impossible to remember each and every password from your device to your social media accounts. So, in case you are a Netgear Router user and have forgotten its password then you can easily fix this by following some easy steps.

First foremost open your internet browser and type in the address bar and you are redirected to the login page where you need to login using default username and password.

Now you will be redirected to the Netgear login page where you need to tap on Wireless settings where you will see the SSID and passphrase option, just change their value and not it down and finally save all the settings and click on apply.

You can also use another method by recovering the password, it totally depends on you which one you find convenient.

Fix Forgot Netgear Router Password:

Hello Judy, if you forgot Netgear router password then use this steps to access Netgear router password -

Step 1 : First of all, open your internet browser and then type “” into the address bar.

Step 2 : Now, you are prompted to a login page where you have to enter default login credentials of Netgear router.

  • Default username – admin
  • Default password - password

Step 3 : After entering above login details hit Login.

Step 4 : Now, you are redirected to Netgear login page where you need to tap on “Wireless Settings”.

Step 5 : Here you will see SSID and Passphrase option, just change their value and also note down on a piece of paper.

Step 6 : At last, save the settings by clicking on Apply button.

Another method to recover Netgear password -

Step 1 : First of all, type “ ” in the address bar.

Step 2 : Now, a login window will appear on the screen where you need to click on “Cancel” button.

Step 3 : If you have enabled Netgear router password recovery feature, then you have to enter a serial number for your Netgear router.

Step 4 : You can find the serial number from the product label.

Step 5 : Next, hit Continue button.

Step 6 : Now, you have to answers some security questions.

Step 7 : Again, hit Continue button. Now, a screen will display that will display your password.

Step 8 : After this hit Login Again button and login into Netgear router wizard by using the username and recovered the password.

I hope these methods will prove helpful for you. If you have any confusion in any of them then reach out at Netgear Wireless Router Technical Support Number.

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