Configure Recommended Settings for Netgear MR1100 Modem
Please note that the modem may reboot during this process and you will have to reconnect to your WiFi to resume the steps.
Login to your Modem
Make sure you are connected to the WiFi network displayed on the screen of your Netgear MR1100 modem. Once connected, open a web browser and go to "192.168.5.1" or “192.168.1.1”
Enter Login Credentials
The default username is admin and the password is either admin or attadmin or kpadmin unless you have made any changes to this information after receiving the modem.
At this point you will be prompted to select which network APN. You will choose your carrier
Wireless Settings Page
Once logged in you will the home screen. Tap the triple dash icon in the upper right corner.
Select settings. Then select setup. Then choose wireless. Scroll to the bottom of the wireless page and you will find the Global Wireless Settings. Here you will change the settings as follows in the image.
Wifi Standby: disabled.
Wifi Range: Long.
Mobile Router Setup Page
Navigate to Mobile Router Setup under the Setup category
Gateway IP Address: 192.168.5.1
IP Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
DNS Mode: Manual
DNS Server: 188.8.131.52
Alternate DNS Server: 184.108.40.206
DHCP Starting range: 192.168.5.20
DHCP Ending range: 192.168.5.99
Scroll to the bottom of the mobile router setup page and you will find the last few settings to change.
You will see a section marked Tethering. In the dropdown box Choose “use USB port for”: Charge Only
The next entry down will be “Ethernet Standby”. Choose Disabled.
save and apply settings.
You have now completed the recommended settings tutorial.