Netgear Wireless Router Keeps Dropping Connection

Netgear wireless router keeps dropping connection

Is your Netgear wireless router keeps dropping connection continuously, Fixing it is very simple if you follow the quick steps mentioned below.

Solution 1: Update the Netgear router’s firmware

  • Connect your router to your computer using a standard Ethernet cable and turn on the router after plugging the power to an electrical outlet.
  • On your computer, open the default browser and visit the official Netgear site.
  • Download the latest firmware for your router.
  • Open a new tab in the browser and enter the router’s IP address in the URL field.
  • Press the Enter key to access the router’s login portal.
  • You can find the router’s IP address on the router’s label.
  • On the router’s login portal, enter the login credentials to access its administrative interface.
  • Click on the Advanced tab and navigate to the Administration section.
  • Click the Firmware Update button and select Browse to choose your firmware file.
  • After selecting the downloaded firmware file, click the Upload button and wait until the firmware is updated.
  • Once completed, restart your router and check if the Netgear wireless router keeps dropping connection problem has been resolved.

Solution 2: Change the channel settings

  • Access the router’s web interface on your computer and click the Wireless tab.
  • On the Wireless Settings page, select your region from the Region drop-down menu.
  • Select a number from the Channel pull-down menu and click the Apply button.
  • Make sure to select an active and better wireless channel to avoid connection issues.

Solution 3: Reset the router to factory defaults

  • Make sure that the router is turned on.
  • Locate the Reset button and use a paper clip to press it.
  • Hold it until the router’s LEDs start to flash.
  • Once the router is reset, it will automatically restart.
  • Now, you have to reconfigure the necessary router settings.
  • If the Netgear wireless router keeps dropping connection problem remains unsolved, contact our technical support team for remote assistance.