Netgear Router Keeps Rebooting

To troubleshoot the Netgear router that keeps rebooting, please follow the below-mentioned measures:

Upgrade the Netgear router FirmwareNetgear Router Troubleshooting

Try to update the Netgear Firmware. This happens when you never had Performed a maintenance Or Software Upgrade on your Netgear wireless router. Please follow the steps to update the firmware:

  • Now in the first step of troubleshooting the to fix Netgear Router Keeps Rebooting: First, log in to the Netgear router and check for the available updates for the same. To login the router default gateway,
    • Go into the Netgear router setup console. Open the browser and type any  one of it:

    www.routerlogin.net    |            192.168.0.1   |                      www.routerlogin.com             |      192.168.1.1

    • A prompt window will open. The window will ask for username and password. Enter the Username – admin, Password = password. Note: both are case sensitive, so fill the information carefully.
    • Now login to the Netgear router. Click on the Administration tab under the “Advanced” option. Now look for the option like Firmware update or Router update. Click on it. Find the updates available. If it is available, It will ask to download it. Please Update it as desired and click on  Yes to start downloading.  Then update the firmware.
    • Automatically your router will download the firmware and begins with updating the old version. Once Update, Please Restart Your Computer And Router to apply the done changes.
    • The Netgear router will restart automatically and it will take 3-5 minutes in total to get this update process done completely. Please check for any other message displayed over the screen like if the router needs to be reconfigured.

Note: Please do not interrupt the updating process by closing your browser, or clicking any link, or switching to new tab/site. The default username and password for Netgear router is “admin” & password is “password” and these are case sensitive. When you will follow this process, you will be able to solve the issue of Netgear router keeps rebooting.

In case of update process got stuck or didn’t complete for any reason, call our Netgear expert technicians at +1-888-700-7068(Toll-free number 24/7).

Check if your Netgear Router Keeps Rebooting in different power outlet also

If the Netgear router keeps rebooting/shutting off or restarting several times. then please try to connect the router in the different power plug. Test the power plug and socket with wiggle test.

To do this, check the both and jiggle the power plug and router’s power socket with an eye on lights of the router. If they go out, the router might not be getting a steady flow of power, which could be causing online outages.

You can fix this by replacing the power supply to prying the AC plug’s prongs apart slightly for more positive contact. Most probably it is the incapable power socket in which the router is plugged in is responsible.

Protect the Netgear router from power outages

To fix the problem, you need to give uninterrupted power supply to the router. You can use UPS for Netgear router. UPS will support the Netgear router from Power outages and give interrupted power supply to it.

Using power adaptor

Always use the power adaptor which comes with Netgear router. Not using the power adapter that came in the box with your router.e genuine parts may work currently for you, but they will cause issues in future. So always use the power adapter that came in the box with your router.

Reset Netgear router

 

Reset your Netgear router to factory default settings. You can do this in both ways: Soft reset and Hard reset. If the soft reset does not help you then go for the hard reset.

Soft Reset

  • First, connect the Netgear router with the computer. Now to enter into the default gateway of Netgear router, type the default web address. Go into the Netgear router setup console. Open the browser and type any  one of it:

www.routerlogin.net    |            192.168.0.1   |                      www.routerlogin.com             |      192.168.1.1

  • A prompt window will open The window will ask for username and password. Enter the Username – admin, Password = password. When you enter the username and password, you will be directed to Backup settings. In backup settings, click on the Revert to Factory Default settings.
  • Now under the Revert to Factory Default settings, choose the Erase option. This will make your router on default settings. It will reset to all way up back default settings. Now a pop-up window will ask to reboot the system. This will make the done settings to apply. Please Restart Your Netgear Router And Modem and Try to set up the router Again.

Feeling exhausted or difficulty in Netgear router troubleshooting? call our Netgear expert technicians at +1-888-700-7068(Toll-free number 24/7).

Hard reset the Netgear router

Consider doing the hard reset as last option id none of any troubleshooting steps works for you. To hard reset, please follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Locate the reset key on the Netgear router. When found, press the reset key for few seconds. You can use a paperclip Or Pen And Press the Reset key At the back of Your Netgear Wireless Router. Hold this reset key for next 20 to 30 seconds till the all Light Start Blinking Together.
  • Now restart your Netgear router and setup it again.
    • first, connect the Netgear router with the computer. Now to enter into the default gateway of Netgear router, type the default web address. Go into the Netgear router setup console. Open the browser and type any  one of it:

    www.routerlogin.net    |            192.168.0.1   |                      www.routerlogin.com             |      192.168.1.1

    • A prompt window will open The window will ask for username and password. Enter the Username – admin, Password = password When you enter the username and password, you will be directed to Backup settings. In backup settings, click on the Revert to Factory Default settings.
    • Now under the Revert to Factory Default settings, choose the Erase option. This will make your router on default settings. It will reset to all way up back default settings. Now a pop-up window will ask to reboot the system. This will make the done settings to apply. Please Restart Your Netgear Router And Modem and Try to set up the router Again.

Check for overheating

 

Overheating could be another cause. So check the temperature. IF you touch it and feel warm then its ok. But when it is hot to touch like round 115 degrees F or higher, then it is overloaded. You can use a temperature probe if you have one. To solve it place a full-size fan near it. Or just let it rest and overheat will be cooled down after a while.

 

Fix with automatic reboot

If you are still facing the issue then set the Netgear router for automatic reboot. In most of the cases, you can restart the router with your phone. Like in the case of Netgear orbi, you can restart it with the equipment via an Alexa voice command on an Echo device. So if you face the issue you can just say, “Alexa, ask Netgear to reboot my router.”  Or in other cases, you can simply set a schedule to auto reboot.

For this go into the Netgear router’s Advanced settings. Locate the option Self Healing and click on option enable. There you will see the interface with the days of the week listed and a pull-down menu for when you want the reboot to take place. It’s best to schedule the restart for when you’re asleep and wake to a fresh router that’s ready for the new day.

 

Other methods to keep Netgear router rebooting/fixing it

 

  • It may be the due to your Internet service provider change your Ip address often. TO fix this call your ISP
  • Prevent the router from overload. Too many connections and many files downloading at the same time overload the router, hence create the chances for the router problem.
  • Identify that there is no issue with your modem or your Internet service provider.
  • check if any connection issue when you connect your computer directly with the modem
  • If there is connection issue when you connect your computer directly with the modem then call our Netgear expert technicians at +1-888-700-7068(Toll-free number 24/7).
  • Your router can get stuck with too much traffic coming through. If you make too many, the router will stop working and need a reboot.
  • Check if you limit the speed. So limit the speed and check if that resolves your problems. You can also try to limit the connections.

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