Netgear Nighthawk AX12 Setup | Netgear Nighthawk App

Netgear Nighthawk AX12 Setup

Using Nighthawk App

The NETGEAR Nighthawk App (formerly Up app) makes it easy to set up your router and get more out of your WiFi. With the app, you can install your router in a few steps – just connect your mobile device to the router network and the app will walk you through the rest. Once done with Netgear Nighthawk AX12 setup, you can use the intuitive dashboard to pause the Internet on your connected devices, run a quick Internet speed test, and much more.

Netgear Nighthawk AX12 12-Stream WiFi 6 Router comes in two different models:

  • AX11000 RAX200
  • AX6000 RAX120

The below-mentioned steps will be your guide for Netgear Nighthawk Setup – AX12 using the Nighthawk application:

  • Connect the provided antennas to the router.
  • Also, connect the modem to the router.
  • Turn on your Netgear Nighthawk AX11000 RAX200 or AX6000 RAX120 router.
  • Now take your mobile device (Android or iOS), open the Play store/App store.
  • Search and download the Netgear Nighthawk application.
  • Execute the on-screen instructions for Netgear Nighthawk AX12 router setup.

Netgear Nighthawk AX12 Router Setup

For users’ convenience, we have sub-divided the complete Netgear Nighthawk AX12 router setup for AX11000 RAX200 or AX6000 RAX120 in two modules – Setup Step A and Setup Step B respectively.

Setup Step A- Netgear Router Configuration

Prior to the Netgear Nighthawk AX12 setup, you need to physically connect your router using these means:

  • Remove any cables connecting to the computer. Plug in the modem power adapter and check the power light to ensure the modem is on.
  • Connect the Netgear Nighthawk AX11000 RAX200 or AX6000 RAX120 router to a device.
  • Plug in the router power adapter and check the power light to ensure that the router is on.

Setup Step B: Netgear Router Login

  • Connect a computer to the NETGEAR router and launch a web browser.
  • Visit
  • You are prompted to enter a username and password. Enter the default login credentials.
  • Click or tap Log In.
router login

The BASIC Home screen displays.

Once you are on the Netgear Nighthawk AX12 WiFi router setup portal, execute on-screen instructions (vary as per model) to setup your AX11000 RAX200 or AX6000 RAX120 router in few minutes.

In case you are still facing issues during Netgear AX11000 RAX200 or AX6000 RAX120 Router Setup, feel free to contact our experts.

Netgear Nighthawk Setup | AX12

Common Setup Issues

  • not working
  • Cannot access
  • Can’t connect page
  • Unable to open Netgear router login page
  • No connection at
  • Cannot find or connect to
  • Can’t access the Netgear router login page using
  • WiFi error like Netgear router not connecting to Internet
  • Can’t access or address
  • Netgear default username and password not working
  • Netgear 404
  • Can’t login to Netgear Router Account
  • Netgear Router Orange Light
  • Netgear Router Error 651
  • IP admin password issues
  • IP issues
  • Routerlogin net browser installation issues
  • VPN issues during the Netgear NighthawkSetup for AX12 router
  • Netgear Router Slow WiFi
  • Lost credentials issues with admin
  • Recovering password issues for access
  • Errors with default login credentials for Netgear Router login
  • Firmware and Software issues
To get immediate troubleshooting help for any of the issues provided above, feel free to reach out to our technicians.

Netgear Nighthawk AX11000 RAX200 or AX6000 RAX120 Router Setup

Troubleshooting Steps

  • First of all check all the cable connections – power cable and the Ethernet cable.
  • The cables should not be loosed
  • Keep a visible distance between the router and modem. This will ensure that WiFi signals are not clashing.
  • In case you have many devices currently connected with your network, turn off the devices that are not in used.
  • Ensure that the AX11000 RAX200 or AX6000 RAX120 router is getting adequate power supply.
  • If not working, check the web browser first.
  • The web browser should not be outdated.
  • Clear the cache and cookies and disable any proxy servers if using.
  • Reboot the whole network and power cycle router as well as modem.
  • In case you’re connected through wireless, establish a hard-wired connection.
  • If Netgear Default username and password not working, double-check the credentials from the manual.
  • For lost credentials issues with admin, hard reset your router.
  • To resolve VPN issues during the Netgear AX12 Router Setup, disable the proxy servers and the firewall.
  • For Netgear 404 error, check the DNS servers and hard refresh the web page.
  • Netgear Router Orange Light errors can be eliminated by identifying and troubleshooting various connectivity issues with the router.
  • To deal with Netgear Router error 651, reinstall the network adapter driver manager under control panel and update the firmware of your router.

Still can’t setup your Netgear Nighthawk AX12 Router? Worry not! Just reach out to our experts and make your router up and running within minutes.

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