Netgear: How do I change password?

A simple 6 step guide for solving this common Netgear problem quickly and effectively by GetHuman

Launch an Internet browser and type into the address bar.
Enter the router username and password when prompted.
The default user name is admin. The default password is password.
The NETGEAR genie home page will display. Click ADVANCED > Administration > Set Password.
After typing the old password, enter the new password in both the Set Password and Repeat New Password fields.
Click Apply. The router will prompt you again for the username and password. Type the new password you just set.
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After thousands of Netgear customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem, along with others, we decide it was high time to publish instructions. Here are just a few examples of the types of questions we were being asked or problems reported by users like you: Netgear: How do I change password?; I am trying to connect several devices to my Netgear Wireless Network Router that is unsecured...; Lost wifi for laptop but have it for my tablet; router won't connect to pc. Can't get up address for router; I need help with setting up a wireless router to be used as an access point extender. WGR***; Because I can't get your device to connect to Internet... I've been on hold over an hour and ** mins... So we put together this guide to try to help. It has 6 step(s) to it. It takes an average of 21 minutes to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Netgear. And we tried to include a checklist of information you'll need when you try to fix this yourself. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with this.

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