Setup WiFi on the Cyberoam NetGenie

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The Cyberoam NetGenie router is considered a wireless router because it offers WiFi connectivity. WiFi, or simply wireless, allows you to connect various devices to your router, such as wireless printers, smart televisions, and WiFi enabled smartphones.

Other Cyberoam NetGenie Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Cyberoam NetGenie. We also have the following guides for the same router:

WiFi Terms

Before we get started there is a little bit of background info that you should be familiar with.

Wireless Name

Your wireless network needs to have a name to uniquely identify it from other wireless networks. If you are not sure what this means we have a guide explaining what a wireless name is that you can read for more information.

Wireless Password

An important part of securing your wireless network is choosing a strong password.

Wireless Channel

Picking a WiFi channel is not always a simple task. Be sure to read about WiFi channels before making the choice.


You should almost definitely pick WPA2 for your networks encryption. If you are unsure, be sure to read our WEP vs WPA guide first.

Login To The Cyberoam NetGenie

To get started configuring the Cyberoam NetGenie WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Cyberoam NetGenie, follow our Cyberoam NetGenie Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Cyberoam NetGenie

If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.

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This is the status page from your Cyberoam NetGenie router.

Beginning on the System Overview page of the Cyberoam NetGenie, click the choice at the top of the page labeled Network Settings. Then in the left sidebar click Wireless.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Cyberoam NetGenie

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This is the wifi setup page from your Cyberoam NetGenie router.

On this page, find the box labeled SSID. This is the name you give your home network so that you can identify it later. Create a unique name here, but avoid using personal information. Read our Wireless names guide for more on this topic.

Next is the Frequency. This is also called the channel. Make sure to choose from channel 1,6, or 11. To learn why everyone should be using one of these three channels, read our WiFi Channels guide.

Below that is the Security Mode. Use this drop down menu to choose WPA2-PSK. This is the most secure option available, to learn why, read our WEP vs. WPA guide.

Next is the WPA Algorithms. We recommend using AES, it is the strongest form of encryption available to home networks.

The last thing you need to change from the default is the WPA Key. This is the password. Create a strong password of at least 20 characters here. To learn how, click the guide titled Choosing a strong password.

Finally, click the blue Apply button.

Possible Problems when Changing your WiFi Settings

After making these changes to your router you will almost definitely have to reconnect any previously connected devices. This is usually done at the device itself and not at your computer.

Other Cyberoam NetGenie Info

Don't forget about our other Cyberoam NetGenie info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Cyberoam NetGenie. We also have the following guides for the same router: