Orbi WiFi 6 Setup

Starting from the top floor down to the basement, an Orbi WiFi 6 mesh system brings you not just higher performance but also simultaneous WiFi streaming, browsing, and gaming. This system comes equipped with features like Netgear Armor and advanced cyber security for the devices that are connected to the network.

Is Orbi 6 Worth It?

There is no doubt that with strong speed and support for up to 150 devices, the Netgear Orbi WiFi 6 is going to give you more reliable WiFi access than you have gotten from any other networking device. Given this, this device is definitely worth paying for. With that said, continue reading and learning how to execute the Orbi setup process.

Netgear Orbi WiFi 6 System LED Behavior

Router LED Status

Solid Magenta The wireless router is not connecting to the internet.
Pulsing White The sync button was pressed by someone on the router.
Solid White Your device is going back to the default factory settings.
OFF The Netgear Orbi device is working normally.

Satellite LED Status

Pulsing White The Orbi satellite is booting up.
Solid Blue The connection between the Orbi devices is great.
Solid Amber The Orbi router and satellite are not connected properly.
OFF There is no connection between the Netgear Orbi devices.

Orbi WiFi 6 Setup Process Breakdown

Here are the steps that you should walk through in order to set up your WiFi system using the Netgear Orbi application in a hassle-free manner.

  • Commence the process by downloading the mobile application from the store of your networking device. It is called the Netgear Orbi app.
  • Launch the app on your mobile device and create a Netgear account. Creating this account will allow you to register your product and receive email support.
  • You will be prompted to log in. Do so using the required details and select the Get Started button. Now, you ought to tap Enable Camera and Scan.
  • Scan the QR Code and select the Continue button. Enter the model number of the Orbi WiFi 6 model you own and hit the Next button.
  • Give the existing modem a new start and wait for its lights to become stable. Once they do, tap the Continue button and connect the modem to the router.
Connect-the-Orbi-router

In case setting up the Orbi WiFi 6 device using the app was hard for you, feel free to execute the same process using the manual method or the orbilogin.net web address.

Done with Orbi WiFi 6 Setup? Now What?

Once you have finished the Orbi WiFi 6 setup process, you can give your device a personal touch by customizing its settings. If after changing the settings, your device fails to function properly, reset it. To learn how the reset process can be executed, read these guidelines:

  • Find the button by the name reset on your Orbi device.
  • You will locate it on the back or front panel.
  • Once you find it, press it with the use of a sharp object.
  • Some examples include an oil pin or a paper clip.
  • Take our advice and do not use a pen to press the button.
  • After you press the button, hold on for more than five minutes.

Once the Orbi resets, it will restart. Do not interrupt the process by unplugging it from its wall socket and pressing the power button to the OFF mode. Or else, you will be unable to reset the device and continue to experience technical issues with it.

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