Netgear Wireless Router Pppoe Configuration

PPPoE stands for Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet. It is a network protocol used for sharing the internet connection between multiple computers that are connected to a local area network. If you wish to configure the PPPoE connection for your Netgear wireless router, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Step 1:Turn on the Netgear router and the computer first.
  • Step 2:Connect your computer to the wireless network and open the web browser.
  • Step 3:Type the Netgear router’s IP address in the URL and log in to the Netgear configuration page.
  • Step 4:For Netgear routers, the default username is “admin,” and the default password is “password” for logging in to the Netgear configuration page.
  • Step 5:Navigate to the Advanced tab and select Advanced Setup --> IPv6.
  • Step 6:On the IPv6 screen, select PPPoE from the Internet Connection Type list.
  • Step 7:Now, the Netgear router will automatically detect the router’s IPv6 address on both the WAN and LAN interface.
  • Step 8:For the ISP connection, type your email address and its password in the Login and Password field.
  • Step 9:If your ISP has given a service name, type it in the Service Name field. Else, leave the Service Name field blank.
  • Step 10:Choose either Use DHCP Server or Auto Configuration option to specify the method for assigning the IPv6 addresses.
  • Step 11:Make sure to select the Use This Interface ID checkbox and specify the interface ID for the IPv6 address.
  • Step 12:After configuring the above settings, click the Apply button.

Carry out these steps to configure PPPoE for your Netgear router using the Netgear Genie:

  • Step 1:Log in to the Netgear web setup page.
  • Step 2:Click the Yes button if Netgear prompts you to continue the internet configuration using the Netgear Genie wizard.
  • Step 3:Select your country from the pull-down bar and click Next.
  • Step 4:Wait until the Netgear Genie detects the internet connection and displays the SSID and Password for the 2.4 GHz and the 5GHz wireless networks.
  • Step 5:Enter the ISP’s user name and password in the required fields.
  • Step 6:Click the Take me to the Internet button and log in to the Netgear configuration page using the login credentials.
  • Step 7:Navigate to the left side panel on the screen and click the Wireless button.
  • Step 8:Under Wireless Network(2.4GHz b\g\n), disable the selected checkboxes.
  • Step 9:Under Wireless Network(5GHz a/n), make sure that the checkboxes “Enable the wireless Network” and “Enable SSID Broadcast” are selected. 
  • Step 10:Enter the SSID for the 5GHz wireless network in the Name(SSID) field.
  • Step 11:Type the correct password for the 5GHz wireless network in the Passphrase field under Security Options(WPA-PSK + WPA2-PSK).
  • Step 12:Click the Apply button that is available on the top of the screen to save and apply the settings.
  • Step 13:Now, PPPoE is configured for your Netgear router.