In this guide, you can get all the necessary details that you need to install and log in to your Orbi wifi setup. We will cover the following sections in this guide-
- Setting up a new Orbi router
- Login into an Orbi wifi router
- Adding an Orbi Satellite to the Orbi router’s network
- Troubleshooting the login issues with the router
Setting up a new Orbi Wifi Setup-
Before you proceed with the login, you need to set up your new Orbi router. However, if you have already set up your Orbi router, you can skip this section. To set up your router, you can use a web browser or the Orbi app. Both of the methods are easy. However, the web browser method is a little time-consuming. On the other hand, you also need a Netgear account to use the Orbi app. So, choose according to your ease.
- To begin with, the installation, power on the Orbi router and the modem.
- Then, wait for the Power LED on the Orbi router to turn solid blue.
- Now, connect your Orbi router to the modem using an ethernet cable.
- For the next step, you need to know the network log-in details such as SSID and password for the Orbi router. Check for the network log-in details on the router label.
- Once you have login details, open a device ( laptop, desktop, smartphone, etc.).
- Now, go to the Wi-Fi manager of your device.
- Then, look for the network SSID of the Orbi router’s network.
- Select it and enter the password to connect your device to the Orbi router’s network.
- For the next step, you can either use the web browser or the Orbi app.
Use web browser –
- Once you connect your device to the router network, open a web browser on your device.
- Then type orbilogin.com in the search bar.
- Here, you need the admin login details. Enter your Orbi username and password to log in to Orbi as an admin.
Use the Orbi app-
Once you connect your device to the Orbi router’s network, run the Orbi app on your device.
- Then, log in to the Orbi app using your Netgear account username and password.
- After that, go to the Settings option and click on the Add device option.
- Now, scan the router label or QR code given on your Orbi router.
- A progress bar appears here.
- Once the progress bar is completed, you receive a confirmation message for the setup.
Once you log in to your Orbi router, create the network name and password for the Orbi router network for the better security of your router network. When you create the router network, the router may restart itself.
Login into an Orbi wifi router-
If you have set up your router successfully, now it’s time to login into it. You can log in to your router to check for the firmware update, change the SSID and password for the router network, and do the other essential settings.
Steps to log in-
- Connect a device( mobile, laptop, or computer) to the router’s network. Use the network log-in details to connect to the router.
- Now, open a reliable web browser on your device and then type 192.168.1.1 in the search bar.
- A login page appears here.
- Enter your Orbi admin username and password in their respective input column.
- Hit the Login button to complete the sign-in process.
Adding a Satellite to the Orbi router’s network-
Now, once you know how to log in to your router, you can choose to extend your Orbi router’s network by adding an Orbi satellite. So, if you plan to add a satellite, then follow these given steps-
- Firstly, place the satellite and Orbi router in the same area. Also, connect the satellite to a power source and press the Power button to turn it on.
- Now, wait for the Light LED(bottom) to light solid white. If you see the LED pulsing white, it is booting.
- Next, press the Sync button on the back of your Orbi Satellite and then the same face the Sync button on the Orbi router.
- Then wait for the satellite to sync with the router successfully. The sync process takes up to 6 minutes to complete. To confirm the Sync process check the bottom LED on the router. It pulses white during the Sync process. And when the sync process completes successfully, it turns solid white.
- After syncing both the satellite and the router, move the satellite outdoors and connect it to a power source. Ensure that the bottom LED lights are solid blue to indicate a good connection between the router and the satellite technology.
Troubleshooting the login issues with the Orbi router-
You can troubleshoot most of the issues by just checking the connection between your devices. So-
- Make sure the Orbi connects to the modem correctly.
- Also, ensure that your laptop or mobile devices connect to the Orbi router’s network properly.
- Only use the updated version of the web browser or Orbi app to log in to your Orbi router.
- Check the login details carefully if you face issues while logging in to your router.
- Check that modem and the Orbi router receive an adequate power supply.
- Last but not least, contact Netgear customer support here https://www.netgear.com/support/ to find the best solutions for you.
By following this guide, you can install your Orbi router and satellite easily. Also, this guide has covered the router login instructions for you. So with this, we hope this guide was helpful for you with your Orbi router.