Nighthawk LTE Router – MR2100

Nighthawk Mobile Router MR1100

Setup NETGEAR Nighthawk LTE Hotspot Router​

First know more about your Mobile Router

NETGEAR Nighthawk Mobile Router can create a WiFi network in any location using LTE cellular coverage. You can create an access point to connect your Computer or Smart devices to gain internet access.

Power source for Mobile Router:

  • Rechargeable battery. Included
  • Use AC adapter or USB cable from wall socket.
  • USB port on Laptop.

How to Setup NETGEAR Nighthawk LTE Hotspot Router

Install Nighthawk Mobile router

  • First you need to install the batteries.
  • Make sure there is no power on the mobile router.
  • On the bottom of the mobile router is the cover, remove it.
  • Align batteries and insert it.
Nighthawk Mobile Router MR2100

Power up the Mobile Router

  • Press Power button on the mobile router. LED will lights Blue.
  • In order to view WiFi details like name & password, quickly press and release the Power button to turn on the LCD display on it to view settings.

Set up Nighthawk LTE Mobile Router

You can setup netgear mobile router using a web browser to access routerlogin page. NETGEAR Mobile app can also set up the mobile router but I recommend Web browser.

Set up Mobile Router using Web Browser

  • You need to connect your PC or laptop over mobile router WiFi network.
  • Open web browser.
  • Type in the address bar http://attwifimanager or http://192.168.1.1.
  • Change the administrator password and WiFi name & password.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen and please read it carefully to avoid any issue.

Download NETGEAR Mobile App for Setup

  • NETGEAR mobile app helps you in setup and after setup to manage your mobile router.
  • Make sure your phone or tablet is online.
  • Open web browser.
  • Visit http://netgear.com/mobileapp
  • Download the NETGEAR Mobile App.
  • Launch NETGEAR Mobile app. 
  • Change the administrator password and WiFi name & password.
  • Follow the instructions on the screen and please read it carefully to avoid any issue.

How to connect to NETGEAR LTE Mobile Router

Netgear LTE Mobile router can bet connected using two ways:

WiFi Connection

You need to find WiFi network over your device or use WPS to connect. How to use WPS for mobile router?

  • Turn on your mobile router.
  • Go to WiFi settings. 
  • Search for wireless name you set up.
  • Select and type in the wifi password and join the network.

Tethered Connection

You can create LAN network for computer or laptop using tethered network.

  • Connect one end Type C USB to the mobile router and plug the other end into USB port on the computer.
  • Most computers connect automatically but in some Mac OS device do not connect. Then try this:
  1. Go to System Preferences.
  2. Select Network Preference.
  3. Click on + button.
  4. Now add the network from the list MR1100.
  5. Click Create button.
  6. Hit apply, now mobile router will be connected.