Nighthawk App

Easily set up, control, and monitor your home network.

Nighthawk App

The NETGEAR Nighthawk® App (formerly Up app) makes it easy to set up your router and get more out of your WiFi. With the app, you can install your router in few steps - just connect your mobile device to the router network and the app will walk you through the rest. Once set up, you can use the intuitive dashboard to pause Internet on your connected devices, run a quick Internet speed test and much more.


Network management just a tap away, with the Nighthawk App

Nighthawk App makes it easy for you to install your router and get quick access to your network information. Features include:

  1. One simple management dashboard

    View the status of your network, notifications, and all the feature your router offers.

  2. Pause Internet

    Pause the Internet to any device.

  3. Internet Speed Test

    Check the broadband speeds from your service provider.

  4. Smart Parental Controls

    Easily manage content & time online with Circle® Smart Parental Controls.

  5. And more...

    Monitor your Internet traffic, update firmware, share WiFi with guests and much more.

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Smart Parental Controls and Internet Filtering

Circle® Smart Parental Controls allows your family to manage all of your home's connected devices. Parents can filter online content and limit time online as well as set an Internet bedtime for every connected device in the home. Easily pause the Internet and check what kids are up to online.


NETGEAR Armor TM Cybersecurity for your Home

NETGEAR ArmorTM gives you advanced cyber threat protection for your home and all your devices. Keep your devices protected inside and outside of your home network with a single subscription. 

Supported on Models: R6400, R7000 and R7000P


Remotely manage your home network

The Nighthawk App lets you easily monitor and control your home WiFi from anywhere. You can even setup Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice commands for your network using the new remote management feature.

Our support and community always have your back

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Note: Some of these features may not yet be supported on your router. See the list of Nighthawk App supported routers here.