Orbi Setup

Netgear Orbi wifi system comes in a pack of three, one unit acts as the main router and the other two acts as the satellites. Users can add more satellites later to enhance the internet speed of their home Wi-Fi. The device features multiple LEDs that indicate different working status. Moreover, users can use the intuitive web-interface to get their router up and running. In this method, users need to utilize the orbilogin.com for organizing the home network from a remote area.

How to install the Netgear Orbi Setup and satellite?

Netgear Orbi Setup:

  • First of all, switch off the modem and remove all the cables connected to it.
  • Also, switch off the Orbi router and disconnect the power supply.
  • Now, connect the Ethernet cable from the modem to the internet port on the router.
  • Reconnect the power cable to both the modem and the Orbi device.
  • Connect the modem to the power supply and turn it on.
  • After a few seconds, connect the Orbi device to the power supply and turn it on.
  • Wait for the power LED to turn on, it should be green in color.
  • When the installation is completed, the router’s ring LED will indicate a pulsing white light.

Netgear Orbi Setup For Satellite

  • Now, you have installed the Orbi device, its time to install its satellite.
  • For this, place the satellite in the same room or near to the main unit(router).
  • Next, connect the satellite to the power plug using a power adapter
  • Turn on this device and check the status of the power LED. In the first 10 seconds, it will become solid white. After a few seconds, it will turn into a pulse white light. Later, this white light will change into pulse magenta which indicate the satellite is locating and connecting to the Orbi main router.
  • After some time, the same LED will become solid blue that shows the Orbi router and the Orbi satellite is synced and the connection between both the devices is established.
  • If the LED turns into solid magenta or amber then you need to move the satellite closer to the main router.

How do I connect the Orbi router to the home network?

There are two ways of connecting the router to the main network. The first method is using the Orbi application and another method is using the web-browser. Both methods are simple and easy. Here we’ve explained both the methods on by one. Take a look!

1) The Netgear Orbi Application

With the Orbi mobile app, you can easily manage the home network at any place, anytime. This application is available on the Google Play store and the Apple Store. You can download it from these stores and install them on your Smartphone.

  • Once installed, go to your phone’s settings, open the wireless settings, turn on the Wi-Fi, and search for the Wi-Fi networks.
  • Click on your network name, fill in the password, and connect the app to the router’s network.
  • After that, open the application and follow the on-screen instructions to configure the Orbi device.
  • This application would make the setup & configuration process of the Orbi router simpler.
  • Moreover, you can also manage your satellites and configure various settings including parental control, pause the internet, and run speed tests through this application.

2) Web Browser

In case, you found the app login a bit tricky then you can go for the web-browser method. This is a great alternative for users with a computer system. Just connect the computer to the Orbi device, access the orbilogin.net on the browser. You can also use the default Orbi admin IP address as an alternative. After that, you would come across the default Orbi admin page where you would be asked to enter the default details.

For more assistance on how to setup Orbi router, dial our toll-free no. Our Orbi support team provides you further instructions. In case, you have any doubts you can chat online with our live chat executives.

How do I set up my Orbi WiFi System using the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) method?

WPS method is a convenient and the easiest way to set up the Netgear orbi wifi system. All you need to look for the sync button on the satellite and press it. After that, press the WPS button on the main router within a minute. In this way, you can perform the Netgear orbi setup wirelessly. In this method, you don’t have to access the Orbi sign in page rather you can directly open the basic setup page of the Orbi device.