Enhance Your Home Wi-Fi: A Quick Review of the Netgear RAX20 Router

For the past few weeks, we’ve been on the lookout for Wi-Fi routers that we can use at our studio. And we found one—the Netgear RAX20. One of the deciding factors why we chose this router was the perfect combination of affordability and the fantastic features that come with it. We’ll share the features with you and, of course, a quick guide on how to set it up. Follow along as we take you through the unboxing, features, and setup process.


Inside the box, you’ll find the user manual, the Wi-Fi router itself, an Ethernet cable, and a power adapter. The first thing that catches your eye is the sleek and compact design of this Wi-Fi router.

The manual
The Netgear RAX20
The ethernet cable
The power adapter


The RAX20 supports the latest Wi-Fi 6 technology, providing faster speeds, greater network capacity, and enhanced performance in scenarios with numerous connected devices.

Operating in dual bands (2.4GHz and 5GHz), it delivers speeds up to 1.8 gigabits per second, making it perfect for streaming and high-bandwidth activities.

For those who prefer wired connections, there are four gigabit Ethernet ports;

And a USB 3.0 port allows you to connect USB devices like printers directly to the network.

Set-up Process;

Now, let’s set up this Wi-Fi router using our phones and the Netgear Nighthawk mobile app. What we would like to do first will be to connect to the Netgear SSID. As we can see on the screen when we open the WiFi connections, there are two Netgear SSID’s,  we have an option for the 2.4GHz and 5GHz networks. We can choose whichever we prefer, and it will be saved.

Next, we input the password provided on the Wi-Fi router. If you’re not keen on configuring it, you can use the default settings that are written on the router, and you’re good to go. However, if you want to personalize it, download the Netgear Nighthawk app from your app store or Google Play.

Once connected, we can now open the Netgear Nighthawk app that we just installed, which will guide us through the setup process. The first parts are mostly permissions, which for some we have to allow and others we can just skip or choose “maybe later,” such as the notifications. Others are if we will allow it to connect to our devices, if we accept the terms and conditions, and the like. Subsequent to this will be the screen where we are provided the option to configure it. 

After we have pressed on the option to set up the router, this is the screen that will show up and we will be choosing the WiFi router.

After which, it will ask us to scan the QR code on our Nighthawk device, so we will do just that. 

Once the QR code is scanned, it will direct us to follow a step-by-step procedure.

Now that we have made sure that our Nighthawk router is connected to the modem, we can already do some modifications. What we are going to do is change the SSID to our preferred name and also change the default password that was provided by Netgear.

Next, we also have to set up our log-in credentials for our Nighthawk. The username is set to admin by default; for the password, we have to create one.

Pretty much we’re done; however, as we can see on the screen, it is requiring us to do a firmware update, so we will do that, and this is how our screen will look after the update. (2nd image)

Performance test;

After setting it up, it’s time to test its performance.

Our ping is good, upload speed is 190 megabits per second, and download speed is an impressive 412 megabits per second. Perfect for home, office, or business use.

If you’re interested in checking out the Netgear RAX20, find the link in the description below for Amazon. If you found this video helpful, don’t forget to like, subscribe, and stay tuned for more tech updates on our channel. See you in the next video!


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