Learn about the hardware specs for the Netgear R6400 router and find information and specifications for the Netgear R6400 Router. This equipment is used in Fibre to the Home accounts. Improve your WiFi speed and reliability with the Netgear R6400 WiFi router. 

Netgear N6400 router

Learn about the various functions and buttons on the Netgear R6400 WiFi router.


Netgear R6400 Router Top Down
Netgear R6400 Lights


Label Light Sequence


Power icon

Solid White Light: The router is ready
Blinking White Light: The firmware is corrupted.
Solid Amber: The router is starting
Blinking Amber: The firmware is upgrading, or the Reset button was pressed.
Off: Power is not supplied to the router.


Internet icon

Solid White: The Internet connection is ready.
Solid Amber: The router detected an Ethernet cable connection to the modem.
Off: No Ethernet cable is connected between the router and the modem


Netgear R6400 DSL Logo

The DSL light is deactivated


2.4 GHz Logo

Solid White: The 2.4 GHz WiFi radio is operating.
Blinking: The router is sending or receiving WiFi traffic.
Off: The 2.4 GHz WiFi radio is off

5.0 GHz

5 GHz logo

Solid White: The 5 GHz WiFi radio is operating.
Blinking: The router is sending or receiving WiFi traffic.
Off: The 5 GHz WiFi radio is off

Lan 1-4

Lan 1-4 Button icon

When solid, these lights indicate that a connection has been detected. If flashing, this indicates that data is currently transmitting through this Ethernet port.

USB 3.0 Storage

USB 3.0 Storage - button icon

USB 3.0 Storage Port is deactivated.

USB 2.0 Printer Port

USB 2.0 Printer Port - button icon

USB 2.0 Printer Port is deactivated.


Wireless button icon

Pressing this button for two seconds turns the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz WiFi radios on and off.
If this LED is lit, the WiFi radios are on.
If this LED is off, the WiFi radios are turned off and you cannot use WiFi to connect to the router.


WPS button icon

This button lets you use WPS to join the WiFi network without typing the WiFi password. The
WPS LED blinks white during this process and then lights solid white.


Rear View
Netgear R6400 Router rear panel
Reset Reset the router to factory defaults



Connects the modem to an Ethernet-equipped computer or third party device (router, Ethernet hub, etc.)
Wan Port
Connection point for the cable that runs either into a modem for connecting to the Internet.
USB Port Deactivated
Power On/Off Button
Resets the modem to factory default settings
Power Connects modem to the power supply

Details / Specifications

Here are some additional details about the Netgear R6400 WiFi router.

Docsis N/A
WiFi Yes
Wireless Standard 802.11 b/g/n
Operational Frequency 2.4GHz, 5.0 GHz
Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps
WPS Available Yes
Security WEP, WPA, WPA2

Router Settings Login URL 
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