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NETGEAR genie App is an easy, way to manage, monitor and repair your home network--from the palm of your hand. While on your home network NETGEAR genie app allows you anywhere-in-the-house access to all the cool features on your router without having to boot up your computer: Wireless Settings, Network Map, Live Parental Controls, Guest Access, Traffic Metering, My Media, and more. All you need is your tablet or smartphone and NETGEAR genie App.

• Easily control your home network through the genie dashboard
• Stream Media—find and play music and video files anywhere in your network from your smartphone/tablet
• Print from your iPad® or iPhone®--Windows or Mac genie makes any printer AirPrint® compatible
• Securely connect smartphones and tablets to your home wireless network with the scan of a QR code thanks to EZ Mobile Connect

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genie does not work when connected to the guest network.
If enabling "Wireless Isolation", Genie won't log in from wireless devices.
genie may not work if the router is running access point mode with fixed IP.
genie does not work with wireless extender.
genie currently does not support IPv6.

iOS version supported: iOS 7, iOS8, iOS9

General Information: List of WiFi Routers that support genie:
» R8000
» R7500
» R7000
» R6300
» R6250
» R6200
» R6100
» Centria (WNDR4700, WND4720)
» WNDR4500
» WNDR4300
» WNDR4000
» WNDR3800
» WNDR3700v3
» WNDR3400v2
» WNR3500Lv2
» WNR2200
» WNR2000v3
» WNR1500
» WNR1000v2
» WNR1000v3
» WNR612v2
DSL Modem Gateway:
» D6300
» DGND4000
» DGND3700v2
» DGN2200v3
» DGN1000

My Media:
My Media uses the default media player on an iOS device to play media files if the iOS device is being used as a player. Supported media formats are:
• Supported audio formats: AAC, HE-AAC, MP3, Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV.
• Supported video formats: H.264, MPEG-4, and M-JPEG.
• Supported photo formats: JPG, TIFF, GIF, PNG, and BMP.

Notes for My Media:
1) Each supported media format has limitations in media encoding parameters, such as bitrate, frame rate, and resolution. When My Media is unable to play media files with the supported formats, it may be because the files have higher bitrates or frame rates that exceed the rate it can support.
2) The devices listed in Player view will be Genie device and other devices available in the network. If you select another device to play media files, you may encounter some of the following behaviors, which are not the bugs:
• NETGEAR Genie needs to be running in the My Media function to show up as a player or source.
• Some media files can be played in some players, but can’t be played in other players. Different players support different kinds of media file formats.
• Genie can show photos and videos in Source view if you grant Genie permission to access the location service. Genie can’t play music from the iOS device due to copyright restriction.
• Use the File Sharing feature to transfer media files from your computer to Genie. After Genie is installed and the iOS device is connected to iTunes, go to the Apps tab. The File Sharing section is at the bottom of the page. Select Genie in Apps, then drag and drop the media files to the Genie Document list box.
• If My Media can’t find any source or any player, it may be because your device is disconnected from the NETGEAR router. • After any change in the network, including Wi-Fi setting, source folder change, and list of player change, you will need to restart the media service and refresh the source folder in the Option view.
• It sometimes takes a long time to access and play a media file. This may be caused by a slow network, large file size, or heavy load in the player or source device.

What's New in Version 2.4.38

1. Fixes the login issue on some devices
2. Fixes crash issues
3. Fixes the channel issue for Orbi
4. Adds a Security Advisory section to the About page

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Customer Reviews

Works, but not up-to-date

Netgear makes good routers, but their software is clearly not a strong point. The MAC Genie application freezes on quit frequently. This iOS app is still not designed for use on modern iOS devices. It still uses non-retina graphics, interface elements from iOS 2 or 3. In addition the app doesn't support managing all the features of most of their routers. It will allow you to see information from the router, but you won't be able change all that many settings.

I hope they eventually spend some time updating their software because the quality routers deserve it.

Needs work

I use this on my iPhone 6s+ & to say I am happy with it would be a lie. The app needs so much more!! Like if I block my kids from the Internet when it's bedtime & forget to unblock them before I leave for work, they are stuck till I get back. The remote access does not work. There should Also be a timer on it like my sprinkler system. If I want my kids to be cut off at say 8pm & start getting ready for bed, The app should be able to accomplish this with a simple timer that controls each device. Or it would be better if I could set data limits on each device! This stuff is not rocket science. Why does net gear not have these options?????

Great App. Full Control!

I love using this app to check in on my router. Everything from connected devices to changing the channel settings to parental controls, all in one place.

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  • Free
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.4.38
  • Size: 64.7 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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