How to Set up Netgear Orbi CBR40 Cable Modem Router



Netgear Orbi CBR40 tri-band cable modem router is the industry's first cable modem router with blazing-fast WiFi and auto-updates. The DOCSIS 3.0 with 32x8 channel bonding provides the uninterrupted, smooth connections along with optimum performance. Replace your current cable modem with the two-in-one Orbi CBR40 cable modem router to get the ultra-fast WiFi speeds up to 2.2 Gbps all over the home. The router comes with Netgear Armor – advanced cyber security for all your devices.

In order to make the most of the CBR40, you have to set it up properly. Here, we will guide you step by step on how to set up and configure the Netgear Orbi cable model router CBR40. Let's take the plunge.

Hardware Overview of CBR40

The CBR40 Orbi cable modem router contains the following buttons, LEDs, and ports:

  • Power on/off button
  • Reset button
  • Sync button
  • Power LED
  • Ring LED
  • Online LED
  • Upstream LED
  • Downstream LED
  • DC power connector
  • Cable coax connector
  • Ethernet ports

Netgear Orbi CBR40 Cable Modem Router Setup

You can set up and install the CBR40 cable modem router via the Netgear Orbi app. In the event that you don't want to mess your smartphone with an extra app, you can manually set up and activate your cable router without using the app, i.e. via orbilogin web interface. We will discuss both the methods below.

Set up and Activate Via the Netgear Orbi Mobile App

  • Connect your smartphone to a high-speed internet connection.
  • Launch the Google Play or App Store on your Android or iOS device respectively.
  • Type the Netgear Orbi in the search bar.
  • Tap on the Search icon.
  • From the appearing search results, tap on the Netgear Orbi option.
  • Tap on the Download button.
  • Wait for the app to download properly.
  • Let the app install on your smartphone.
  • After that, open the app by tapping on its icon.
  • Follow the prompts given on the screen.

That's it! You are all done with the Netgear Orbi CBR40 cable modem router setup and installation using the Orbi mobile app.

Set up and Activate Using the CBR40 Router Web Interface

Walk through the instructions highlighted below to set up your Orbi CBR40 router through the web user interface:

  • Power off the existing modem and router.
  • Disconnect all the devices connected to the WiFi network.
  • Use a coaxial cable and insert its one end to the cable modem router whereas another to the wall socket.
  • Now, connect the power adapter to the CBR40 router and plug it into an electrical outlet.
  • Let the power LED on your router turn on.
  • Use either a WiFi or wired connection to connect your device to the network.
  • Open an internet browser and go to orbilogin com web-based page.
  • Input the asked user ID and passphrase into the given fields.
  • Hit the Log In button.
  • After logging in, agree to the appearing terms and conditions.
  • Now, set up your WiFi network name and passphrase.
  • At last, activate your internet service.

Thus, you can set up your Netgear Orbi CBR40 cable modem router with great ease.

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