If mesh makes sense in your home and you just want something simple and inexpensive, it’s a perfectly fine choice.
Reverting your Netgear Orbi to factory defaults will erase all personalized settings, such as your wireless network name, passwords, and recovery options. Performing a factory reset on your Orbi WiFi system to factory default settings erases personalized settings such as your network name (SSID) and password.
To reset the Netgear Orbi Router-
Perform the following steps to reset
Make sure your Orbi device is powered on.
Using a paper clip or similar object, press and hold the Reset button until the Power LED on your Orbi device blinks amber.
Note: If you are resetting a wall-plug satellite, the ring LED blinks amber. Your Orbi device is now factory reset.
Orbi Wi-Fi features
Wi-Fi Spec: 802.11ac/Tri Band Router-Extender Kit
Number of Antennas/Removable: 6/No
Ports: Four 1Gbps LAN, USB 2.0, power
Processor: Quad-core ARM 710MHz
WiFi Chip: Qualcomm IPQ4019 and QCA9984 for backhaul control
Peak 802.11ac Performance: 552.1Mbps
Range: At least 150 feet, router only
Size: 8.9 x 6.7 x 3.1 inches
|Outstanding value||Limited functionality on mobile app for now|
|A dedicated router-to-extension data channel||Relatively large|
Our video shows you how to factory reset your Orbi system to its original settings.