Netgear Nighthawk app is remote application which allows user to setup, monitor, configure and repair Netgear home routers remotely. It is available as both mobile apps and desktop apps. You can download and install this app on your device and it will provide you wireless access to your Netgear router. It comes free of cost and can be downloaded from google play store, App store or from Netgear https://www.netgear.com/support/product/Nighthawkapp.aspx easily. Mobile apps, as the name suggests, support mobile device and tablets whereas the desktop apps support windows XP, vista, WIN7, WIN8, MAC 10.6 etc… I will guide you how to download and install this app on your device.
Install Netgear Nighthawk on Android platform:
- Open google play store.
- Search for Netgear Nighthawk app from search bar.
- Download the app with symbol of Netgear.
- Accept terms and conditions to start download.
- Once downloaded, you can see the application on home screen.
- You can tap the nighthawk icon to run the application.
Install Netgear Nighthawk on IOS platform:
- IOS has App store for downloading the app.
- Open App store on your iphone or ipad.
- Search for the Netgear Nighthawk app.
- Download the app with icon shown above.
- It will ask you to authenticate.
- Once authenticated successfully, downloading will start.
- Return to home screen and you will see downloaded app.
- You can run the app by tapping on it.
Download Netgear Nighthawk for PC/MAC:
- Visit Netgear Nighthawk page at https://www.netgear.com/support/product/Nighthawkapp.aspx .
- Search and click the appropriate (you can select your operating system here) download option.
- Download will start automatically.
- Once downloaded, you can run the app as administrator to see nighthawk app screen.
This is a very interesting app!! We can perform multiple tasks using this app and we have analysed some of them for you.
Uses of Netgear Nighthawk app:
- You can connect to your wireless home network.
- You can manage wi-fi settings using Netgear Nighthawk Login.
- You can manage guest access for your network.
- You can check speed of your network.
- You can set parental controls using the app.
- You can repair common wireless network issues.
- You can view network map to see all the devices on your network.
- You can setup your Netgear router also using this app.
One of the uses of this app is to setup Netgear router and many people uses this feature because it is very easy and fast. It also offers your flexibility and security. You can do it using your phone or tablet also. So, lets see how this is done??
You can setup/configure router with access to just few things such as Netgear Nighthawk app, internet connection. Once you have all the provided information with you, follow below mentioned steps to proceed with router setup.
- Launch the Netgear Nighthawk App on your device.
- At the bottom of app’s home page, you would see New system setup
- Click on that button.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
- It would ask you to reboot your modem first for which you need to unplug the modem device and wait for 10 seconds. Plug-in power to the modem.
- Next step would be to connect your router’s LAN port and modem’s LAN port using ethernet cable.
- Then connect to default wireless network available.
- Default username and password can be found on your router.
- Now return to the app to complete setup process.
- The app will now allow you to personalize your router settings.
- You can change Wi-Fi name (SSID) and Wi-Fi password.
- You can enable password reset feature by answering 2 security questions as a next step.
- Now it would check for latest firmware. Netgear recommends being on latest firmware to enjoy all the available features of Netgear Nighthawk application.
- You are all set up.
- You can finish up here.
Apart for router setup you can use this app for multiple things and we have mentioned some of them above. If you can’t find what are you looking for, you can contact Support for Netgear Router at www.router-setuphelp.com We have dedicated team for resolving all your issues with Netgear router who not only resolves all your issues but also educated you for the same do that you won’t face such related issues in future. We in Netgear Router Support have served many customers all over the world and are serving others daily.
You can contact us using live chat support or can drop us a mail at email@example.com. We will resolve all your queries and revert instantly. Our wait time is negligible.