Setup WiFi on the Netgear WGR614v7

The Netgear WGR614v7 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.

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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 Netgear WGR614v7

To get started configuring the Netgear WGR614v7 WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Netgear WGR614v7, follow our Netgear WGR614v7 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Netgear WGR614v7

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

The Netgear WGR614v7 WiFi guide begins on the Router Status page.

Click the option in the left sidebar labeled Wireless Settings under Setup.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Netgear WGR614v7

You are now on the correct page to make all the necessary changes to your WiFi.

That's all there is to do on this page, just click the Apply button when you are finished to save your changes.

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.

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