How To Connect Netgear Router To Arris Modem?

connect Netgear router to Arris modem

Below are the steps to connect Netgear router to Arris modem.

Step 1

  • Take an Ethernet cable and connect it between the rear port of the Arris modem and the WAN or Internet port of the Netgear router.
  • Now, you have to establish a connection between your computer and the LAN port of the router using another Ethernet cable.

Step 2

Turn on the modem and router.

Step 3

  • Launch a web browser on the computer that is connected to the Netgear router’s network.
  • Use the IP address or URL of the router to access its web-based setup page.
  • When prompted, provide the router’s user name and password in the appropriate fields.
  • By default, admin is the user name.
  • The default router password is password.
  • Make sure to enter the login credentials correctly.
  • Then, connect Netgear router to Arris modem.

Step 4

  • If you want to connect Netgear router to Arris modem, on the web-based setup page of the router, navigate to the Advanced tab followed by the Setup Wizard tab.
  • Select the radio button beside the Yes option and click the Next button.
  • The router will detect the type of internet connection that you are connected to.
  • When you are prompted to create a new admin password, create it and confirm the same in the appropriate field.
  • Choose your security questions and type the answers for them.
  • Once you click the Next option, wait until the Congratulations message appears on the screen.
  • If needed, select the Print This option. This will print the Network Settings web page.
  • Once done with the above-mentioned steps, click the Next button at the bottom of the screen.
  • Now, the Firmware Update Assistant web page will open.
  • If the firmware update is found, select the Yes option. If not, click the OK option.
  • The Netgear router will reboot automatically once the firmware update process gets over.
  • Now, when you are prompted to enter the admin password, enter the new admin password to access the web-based setup page of the Netgear router.
  • And finally connect Netgear router to Arris modem.

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