How to Set Up Your Orbi Router and Satellite
Set up your router and satellite using one of the following options:
To Setup your orbi Rbk50 device or Orbi rbk50 router setup with satellite. Follow this steps carefully.
• NETGEAR Orbi app. Follow these steps:
a. Scan a QR code or search for NETGEAR Orbi in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
b. Download and launch the NETGEAR Orbi app on your mobile device and follow the prompts.
• Web browser.
Follow these steps:
a. Unplug your modem and remove and reinsert the backup battery if it uses one.
b. Plug the modem back in.
c. Use the included Ethernet cable to connect your modem to the yellow Internet port on your router.
Note: If you want to connect your router to an existing gateway, we recommend that you turn off your existing gateway’s WiFi.
d. Plug in your router.
The Power LED on the back of the router lights green. If the Power LED does not light, press the Power On/Off button.
e. Wait for the router’s ring LED to light white.
f. Place your satellite, plug it in, and wait for the satellite’s ring LED to light blue or amber. If the satellite’s ring LED lights magenta, move the satellite closer to the router. For more information, see Satellite Sync LED Colors.
g. Connect your computer or mobile device to the router or satellite with an Ethernet or WiFi connection:
• Ethernet. Use an Ethernet cable to connect your computer to the router.
• WiFi. Use the preset WiFi network name (SSID) and password on the label of the router or satellite to connect to the Orbi WiFi network.
h. Launch a web browser, visit orbilogin.com, and follow the prompts. If a login window opens, enter the user name and password. The user name is admin and the default password is password.
The connection between the
satellite and router is good.
The connection between the router
and satellite is fair. Consider moving
the satellite closer to the router.
The satellite was unable to connect
to the router. Move the satellite
closer to the router.
Note: If the ring LED still lights
magenta after about one minute,
press the Sync button on the router
and on the satellite. If the satellite
successfully syncs with the router,
the satellite’s ring LED lights white.
Then the ring LED lights blue to
indicate a good connection and then