Configure a Netgear router for Performa Pro ADSL Broadband

Quick Overview...

This guide will show you how to setup a Netgear router ready for ADSL Broadband. (This guide uses the Netgear DGN2200v4 for examples).

To restore the router to factory settings, press and hold the Reset button on the base of the router for 10 seconds, all of the lights should flash once to indicate that the router has been restored, it will then restart ready to be configured.

With new connections, your router will be delivered pre-configured but if it does need to be restored or reset, you will need to call or email us for the DSL username & password, all of the other settings can be found below...

Detailed instructions...

Step: #1 Router Login

Connect the router to your computer via an ethernet cable.

Open your preferred web browser, delete anything already in the address bar.


Press: Enter

This will show the router Login page, use the following login info...

  • Username: admin
  • Password: password

Click Login

Step: #2 Setup Wizard

1. From the top of the menu on the left, Click Setup wizard

2. In the panel on the right select No, I want to configure the router myself

3. Click Next

Step: #3 Basic Settings

1. Does your internet require a login: Yes

2. Encapsulation Type: PPPoA

3. Add your ADSL username and password

Connection Mode: Always On

4. Click Apply

Step: #4 Router Restart

The router will restart with the new settings applied.

Step: #5 Wireless Settings

The network will require a network name (SSID) and a Wi-Fi password setting up.

  • Name (SSID): WebMateWiFi

In the Security Options choose the following...

  • Security Options: WPA2-PSK [AES]

Your Wi-Fi network password may be listed in the password box already, this means it sets to that password by default and there will be a note of this password on the base of the router.

Note: If you do change the default password - Make a note of the Wi-Fi Password that you choose.

Click Apply

That's it, when the router restarts, Your Wi-Fi network name (SSID) will be listed in the Wi-Fi selection list of your devices and you should be able to join it with the password/passphrase that you chose.

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