How to Setup Circle on NETGEAR

Did you know that you can use Circle on your NETGEAR router to manage your family’s content & time online? Plus, setup is quick and easy! Start by making sure your NETGEAR router has built-in Circle software.

Does my NETGEAR router have Circle?

Step 1: Download & Enable

First thing’s first: download the Circle app from the App Store (for Apple iOS devices) or Play Store (for Google Android devices). Then, follow the in-app prompts to check your router’s compatibility, update the firmware, and enable Circle on your NETGEAR router.

Step 2: Choose Basic or Premium

Circle on NETGEAR gives you two options for managing your family’s Internet connection. Circle Basic gives you Filter, Pause and History for free! Plus, you can try Circle Premium with a one month free trial! Change your monthly subscription at any point using the App Store or Google Play Store.

Learn more about Circle Basic & Circle Premium

Step 3: Set Up the Family & Assign Devices

Now create a Profile for every member of your family, pick whether you’d like to set up a few features up for their Profile, then assign their devices to them. Having trouble figuring out which device is which? Use this handy guide!

Find out which device is which

Step 4: Manage Circle on Netgear from anywhere!

Now that you’re set up with the Circle mobile app, you can make changes to Circle on your home router on the go, any time!

Step 5: Learn More and Get Familiar

Wondering how to Pause the Internet? Ready to set a Time Limit? Check out these short walkthrough videos for every Circle feature!

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