NETGEAR Genie

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NETGEAR Genie

The NETGEAR genie app is an easy way to manage, monitor, and repair your home network--from the palm of your hand. While on your home network, the NETGEAR genie app allows you to access all the cool features on your router with your mobile device. You can access the following router settings using the NETGEAR genie app: wireless settings, network map, Parental Controls, guest access, traffic metering, MyMedia, and more. All you need is your tablet or smartphone and the NETGEAR genie app. • Easily control your home network through the genie dashboard • Stream music and video files anywhere in your network from your smartphone or tablet • Securely connect smart phones and tablets to your home wireless network with a QR code thanks to EZ Mobile Connect • Get analytics about your WiFi home network using the WiFi Analytics feature The NETGEAR genie app does not work if your mobile device is connected to the router’s guest network. The NETGEAR genie only works when your mobile device is connected to a NETGEAR router that is in router mode, not in access point mode. The NETGEAR genie app does not work with a wireless extender or repeater. The NETGEAR genie app currently does not support IPv6. If IPV6 is enabled, loging in to the router using the genie app will fail. If you are experiencing issues, contact netgeargenie@netgear.com. Android versions that support the genie app: Android 4.2 or higher Refer to below link for supported router list: https://kb.netgear.com/24686/Which-NETGEAR-home-router-models-can-I-manage-using-NETGEAR-genie-app?cid=wmt_netgear_organic   For more information about MyMedia, visit https://www.netgear.com/support/product/MyMedia.aspx?cid=wmt_netgear_organic#docs

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  • Highligths
    It shows wifi signal Strength”
    Remote control
    And file transfer to other Android devices running Netgear Genie”
    Best Networking App to setup my Netgear WNDR3400v2 High Performance router”
    Due to the cap on my data usage
    The app could use a one touch speed test and results”
    Maybe even access to advanced features like port forwarding”
    Easy and check status router n WiFi”
    Very handy tool for looking at network”
    QR code scan for guests to access guest network is seamless”
  • Keep in mind
    Such a poor app and such poor NETGEAR tech support
    Tried to enable remote access and continually fails”
    To top it off Horrible Customer Service
    Internet connection had to rebooted it and app login problems”
    Doesn't do what the pc version does”
    Doesn't work most of the time
    I can login fine through the browser interface
    And what's with the token QR scanner function”
    Promising but folders are missing in media player browser”

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