When you Enable the Password Recovery, it allows you to get Netgear Setup or admin page using the serial number of your router. Actually, once you have selected this option it can help you to recover the lost password. Virtually, when you forget the Netgear Router Password, you give preference to reset the default factory setting. While the benefit of enabling the password recovery that you can recover the password without losing the settings to its default.
The guidance assumes the best tool for the reader who always worries about the lost password. If you have forgotten the Netgear password, it’s not wise to always go to reset your router. Once take the step to enable the recovery password, surely you will get the best solution to troubleshoot the lost password issue.
Technically, every user is aware to change the wireless network name and password as well as to change to the default Netgear Router Password because both are important. If you neglect their security, you will lose the data. Moreover, in any other way, your data may get harm. Probability is that you will consider changing the default setting.
So when you access you Browser > Type www.routerlogin.net > Type the username and password and finally access the Routerlogin admin page. You will click on Set Password to change the password. There are three columns to enter old password whether it is default ‘admin’ or any other. Another option is to enter the new password. The final column is to retype the new password. Under this, there is a check-box to Enable Password Recovery, click on this. Finally, click on Apply to save the change.
Now, your Netgear Router Password is saved until you share your password with anyone. On the other side, when you lost the password you can take the serial number of your router and type it on the router login page to access the router admin page. Take a look:
- Type 192.168.1.1 in the main browser
- Hit the Enter and it will show the username and password
- Click on the Cancel
- And Type the Serial number as given in this image.
Thus your proper Netgear Setup not only secures the data using the password but also helps to recover the lost password. Stay aware to use each feature of your Netgear router.