Setup Page Not Working. What Should I Do?


I am stuck with not working issue! Can’t configure my Netgear router or change its settings using the setup page either! What should I do? How can I fix this annoying issue? Alas! I am pissed off and really desperate for a solution to fix the issue! Are these concerns similar to yours? Well, don’t sweat over it! 

There can be a number of reasons why this “ setup page not working” issue might be bugging you. Some of the common yet major reasons are highlighted below:

  1. Insufficient or fluctuated power supply
  2. Incorrect or typos in the web address
  3. Outdated Netgear router firmware
  4. Loose cable connections
  5. Incomplete Netgear router setup, and much more. Regardless of whatever the reason behind the setup page not working issue, know that you’ve got nothing to worry about because we’ve got you covered!

This troubleshooting guide will help you in fixing the issue in a fly in every possible way. Without any further ado, let’s start over, shall we?

Fixed: Setup Page Not Working 

Make use of the troubleshooting tips outlined underneath in exact given order to access the setup page without any hassle:

Fix 1: Cross-Check the Web Address

One of the common yet major reasons why you aren’t able to access the setup page is because of an incorrect or typos in the web address. Therefore, make sure that you type the correct web address (without typos) in the internet browser URL bar. Also, keep this in mind – the web address i.e. entered in the browser search bar can also give you login issues.

Fix 2: Contact Your ISP

A poor internet connection is the topmost reason behind setup page not working issue. Chances are that you’re facing the issue because of the poor internet connection. Therefore, it is suggested that you contact your ISP and ask him to fix the slow internet connection for you as soon as possible. 

Fix 3: Verify the Default Routerlogin Details

Another reason why you’re facing the setup page not working issue is because of incorrect Netgear router login details. So, it is suggested – refer to the manual of your Netgear device and get the correct routerlogin details. Apart from that – if you have changed the default routerlogin credentials at the time of configuration of your device, we recommend to use them.

Fix 4: Clear the Cache of the Internet Browser

Clearing the cache, cookies, junk files, and browsing history of the internet browser will somehow help you in fixing setup page not working issue. Additionally, prior to accessing the setup page, it is suggested to close all the unwanted open tabs as well. 

Fix 5: Update the Router Firmware

None of the aforementioned steps helped you in troubleshooting the setup page not working issue for you? Relax! Chances are that the firmware of your Netgear router has become outdated and that is the reason why it is giving you issues. To get rid of it, simply update the firmware of your Netgear router to the most recent version:

  1. Turn on the Netgear router and connect it to your modem.
  2. Switch on your PC or laptop and connect it to your home WiFi network.
  3. Open up a web browser and access the setup page using the default web address.
  4. Go to Settings and Select the Administration option.
  5. Click on the Firmware Update – follow the on-screen instructions and update your Netgear router to the latest version. 

Once you are done updating the firmware of your Netgear device, try to access setup page. Is the issue fixed now? No? Well, looks like you haven’t performed the Netgear router setup process in a proper manner. In that case, we suggest you configure your router in a proper manner. Don’t know how to do Netgear router setup? Without much delay- drop us a line into the comments section.