Netgear Nighthawk AC2300 Dual-Band WiFi Router Setup

Netgear Nighthawk AC2300

One of the best 802.11ac WiFi routers, now got better! Keeping the idea of super-fast gaming, streaming and mobile devices in mind, this gigabit WiFi router provides support for MU-MIMO for simultaneous streaming and delivers extreme speed so that you can enjoy less buffering and less lag. Netgear Nighthawk AC2300 – R7000P Smart WiFi Router comes with NETGEAR Armor to offer first-class cybersecurity for all the internet-connected gadgets in your house.

Your wireless router is the first line of defense for your home network, and adding an extra security layer at the gate protects your family from identity theft, malware, hacker attacks, and stolen passwords. Using the Nighthawk App, you can also get real-time notifications whenever any suspicious threat is detected.

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How do I physically connect my Netgear Nighthawk AC2300 router?

  • Remove any cables connecting to the computer. Plug in the modem power adapter and check the power light to ensure the modem is on.
  • After that, connect the router to a wall socket.
  • Plug in the router power adapter and check the power light to ensure that the router is on.

How do I log into my router?

  • Connect a computer to the NETGEAR router and launch a web browser.
  • Visit If not working, try the following:
  • Now, you are prompted to enter a username and password. Enter the default login credentials.

Note: username and password are both case sensitive

  • Once done, click or tap Log In.

The BASIC Home screen displays.

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Note: If the default login credentials do not work, you might have changed the admin password. If you cannot remember your new password, you must perform a factory reset to restore the router to its factory default settings.

For password recovery and troubleshooting, see the following topics:

  • What is the procedure to recover admin password using the password recovery feature?
  • How to fix errors for and access errors?
  • How should I perform factory reset for my router?

Cybersecurity for Your Home

Secure your home network and other connected devices, smart home, IoT, and personal mobile devices from ever-evolving cyber threats. Powered by Bitdefender, Netgear Armor keeps all your smart home devices safe and sound from cyber threats or attacks such as viruses, ransomware, spyware, Trojans, and more.

Reset Netgear Nighthawk AC2300 R7000P Router

Reset Netgear Nighthawk AC2300 R7000P Router
A factory reset is crucial when you cannot recover your Netgear router’s admin name and password. Here’s how to do it.

  • Verify that your Netgear R7000P router’s power light is on.
  • On the back panel of your Netgear Nighthawk R7000P AC2300 router, locate the factory reset hole.
  • Use a paper clip or pin to press and hold the reset hole on your Netgear router for a few seconds.
  • Release the reset hole.
  • Your Netgear AC2300 router resets.

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Recover your admin password on your Netgear WiFi router:

  • Launch any web browser like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera Mini, etc. and enter into its address bar.

Note: You can also use your Netgear router’s default IP address or as a web URL.

  • A router login window displays.
  • Click on Cancel.
  • The Router Password Recovery window will display.
  • Enter your Netgear router’s serial number.
  • Click on Continue.
  • The admin password of your Netgear WiFi router displays.

Need assistance with your Netgear Nighthawk AC2300 R7000P router? If yes, then without any hesitation, feel free to reach our technical experts anytime.

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