Netgear - OpenWRT Firmware

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Configuring Netgear router with your Start Hotspot account - step by step instructions

Connecting
This article describes installation and configuration steps for Netgear router.

Please reset router to factory settings to avoid problems with some previous configuration.
Connect your computer LAN using cable to router Ethernet port.
Set static IP address in 192.168.0.x range
In the address bar of the web browser, enter 192.168.0.1 and login using admin as username and admin as password.
To upgrade the firmware of your broadband router, you need to download the firmware file to your local hard disk and enter that file name and path in the appropriate field in Toolbox menu in Firmware section.
You can also use the Browse button to find the firmware file on your PC.
Once you’ve selected the new firmware file, click Apply at the bottom of the screen to start the upgrade process.
The firmware upgrade procedure can take few minutes.
After that you will need to reconnect LAN cable or to Disable/Enable NIC card in order to get new valid IP address in 192.168.45.x range from router.
Do not power off the router during the firmware upgrade, as it can cause the device to crash or become unusable.
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Configuring parameters

Start your browser and in URL field type http://router IP:8089
Username : admin
Password : admin
Setup
Press Login button to access to Status tab.
Cloud StartHotSpot Login page
On Status page you will see a MAC address of your OpenWRT router which will be used in the SignUp process.
After selecting your HotSpot name, select as HotSpot model OpenWRT, and add your MAC address from Status tab.
Cloud StartHotSpot Login page
From Setup page configure your OpenWRT router. Be sure that you set Autostart option. This option is not active by default.
Here you can set new Administrator password for access to the router setup and configuration.
Enable WiFi and set your SSID name.
On DNS select as Server to use GoogleDNS.
For Network select to use DHCP.
When you finish with the settings press Save button on bottom of the page.
Cloud StartHotSpot Login page


If you need help with configuration, please go to starthotspot.com and contact our tech support. We'll be glad to help you.