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Do more with your Orbi WiFi using the NETGEAR Orbi app. Access your Orbi features and manage your network from anywhere after quickly setting up your WiFi in just a few steps.

The NETGEAR Orbi app gives you convenient access to your router’s features:
- Remote Management – Monitor and control your home WiFi from anywhere.
- Smart Parental Controls – Filter content and limit time online automatically with Circle® on NETGEAR.
- Armor Security - Advanced cybersecurity on your network to protect all devices from online threats.
- Speed Test – See if you’re getting the internet broadband speeds you’re paying for.
- Guest WiFi – Set up a secure and separate WiFi network for guests.
- Traffic Meter – Monitor internet usage over time.
- Easily pause WiFi, update firmware, and more!

The NETGEAR Orbi app is always being improved. Install it today!

For more information about your Orbi WiFi System, visit http://www.support.netgear.com

What’s New

Version 2.4.10.9

• Experience the newly redesigned Armor dashboard. View an easy and intuitive overview of your home network security.
• View your security level. Armor now calculates the level of protection on your home network, the higher your level the better your security.
• Check out the new security recommendations to increase your protection level, and follow the easy steps to boost your overall network and device security.

Reach out to us at netgearteam@netgear.com if you have any feedback or run into any issues—we’re here to help.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
87.2K Ratings

87.2K Ratings

Jaqualynn ,

Impressed on all accounts

I am blown away by the Orbi system. I switched from a normal tri-band router to this 2 satellite orbi (three piece unit) because I was unable to stream two roku sticks at one time. I have a three story home with one orbi unit on each floor. Not only are my streaming devices spit fire fast, but I’ve got noticeably faster upload and download speeds to my Xbox one console, my computer, work laptop, the families laptops, our tablets and cell phones.

The app is easy to use and understand allowing me to password protect the router, check on the net time and traffic, and even check my speeds and diagnose connectivity with the tap of a block. If my net is down because of the fiber optic work the phone company is doing, my 4g/lte still allows me to connect to the unit!

All in all it’s a very... VERY... powerful unit for what I believe is an affordable price. I feel like I spend less time working on the families computers and more time enjoying them and our streaming services. If you’re a multi level home or a multi player household, or even if you just have lots of friends, family, or company in your home, orbi is a must have in my book.

Colts4u ,

Parental controls are cumbersome and lacking

I was wondering pretty excited about getting this WiFi router. I’ve been hearing such great things about mesh type WiFi routers. Setup was easy and comes in two flavors; the Orbi app or a web browser. I chose the Orbi app and it was easy. Our WiFi was up and running within 20 minutes. Every item we have connected easily to the router and speeds seemed great (no specific speed tests were run, just watched Netflix on each device). I have a 14 year old and needed to setup some limits. I had time limits for each day on my old router where it would allow a connection to the internet between 7am and 10pm on his devices. I also have a few websites blocked through my old router. I could not do this on the Orbi. You had to use Open DNS (separate website) along with the Orbi’s parental controls menu to setup websites or servers. You could not, however, setup times for internet access to devices. This is unacceptable to me. The Orbi has Circle Disney setup on it, which gives you more parental controls at a cost of $5/month?!?! That is also a separate login. Both Circle and what little parental controls within the Orbi router was just too complicated and lacking for me to keep the device, so we returned it and reconnected our old WiFi router. We now will be looking for another router manufacturer for our home.

onelos57 ,

Once it's setup, it's great!!

I've had the Orbi WiFi station with two satellite units for about ten months now. The setup presented me with a bit of a rough start but it could be contributed to my not understanding the instructions fully. Once I was done setting it up, everything worked great!! I love the app as it allows you to monitor your Wi-Fi network and it shows all devices connected to your network. The app also allows you to turn off individual connected devices. You can also see each device and which satellite it's connecting to or if that device is connected to the base station. You can also reboot the Orbi router from the app. I really like this setup and would recommend it to anyone who is looking for complete whole house coverage of their WiFi modem signal. I live in a 3100 square foot house. There is a pretty good distance between my Wi-Fi base station and other rooms in the house. I had weak signals in several areas of the house but this Orbi fixed that problem once and for all.

Information

Seller
NETGEAR, Inc.
Size
254.1 MB
Category
Utilities
Compatibility

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

Age Rating
4+
Copyright
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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