Description: Full detailed instructions for the Orbi Voice RBS40 setup.
The use of WiFi-enabled devices such as cameras, speakers, and lights has skyrocketed over the past decade. Our lives are simplified by using an app to manage these devices. Because of this, leading networking company Netgear introduced the Orbi voice satellite.
Once connected to Alexa, this smart speaker can be operated solely through voice commands. Your router’s ran can be increased with the help of the Orbi voice. All the pieces are in place; let’s jump in and figure out how to use them effectively.
Installing Orbi voice on a router not made by Orbi
When used as an extender, the Orbi smart voice can be used with an existing router. If you’re ready to use Orbi voice with an ordinary router, follow these instructions:
Set the device where it belongs
Keep the Orbi voice close to the router, if not in the same room, while it gets set up. After the initial Orbi voice setup is complete, you can move it to a new location.
Turn in on
Connect the device to a wall outlet using the provided power adapter. If you didn’t use the power button once, the back indicator light would go on.
Launch the app after downloading it
You can get the app from your mobile device’s store. The app is also available for download at nighthawk-app.com. run the app once it has been downloaded to your phone and give it the appropriate permissions.
Once you’ve given the app permission to access certain information, the home screen will load.
Initiate the WiFi connection
When in range mode, the device will use the name “Netgear_Ext” as its WiFi network name. Therefore, you can access the WiFi network by entering the name into your device’s wireless settings. This SSID does not require a password because it is an open network.
The next step in the app can be completed once you reconnect your device to the WiFi network.
Start the setup procedure
In this case, the app will detect the device and configure it with the router mechanically. Therefore, finish the procedure by following the on-screen prompts.
The Orbi RBS40V can be relocated to an area with spotty WiFi reception after initial setup. the most effective location for it can be determined using the most common lighting designs.
To use Alexa with your Orbi smart voice speaker, you must first connect it to a standard router.
Orbi RBS40V setup with an Orbi router
To connect the Orbi RBS40v to your Orbi router, please follow these instructions:
Positions it near the router
It’s recommended that you set up your Orbi smart voice satellite and router in the same place. Once that is complete, you are free to relocate to a more convenient spot.
Plug in the power source
To power, the Orbi RBS40v, connect it to the wall outlet using the provided cord and position it close to your existing router. But if the back indicator lights up, you should turn it off immediately by pressing the power button.
Change the mode
This device ships in extender mode but can be easily switched to Orbi mode. To do this, press and hold the sync key, then press the power button. Hold on to the sync for a while longer, and keep it down. You should hold off releasing it until the top light begins flashing cyan and white.
Download and open the app
Download the Orbi app from its official app store, or access it directly at orbi-app.com, on your mobile device. As soon as the app has finished installing, launch it and make sure it is the only app active on your device.
To move forward, you must first grant the app access to the data it needs to function.
Enter the control panel
When prompted after the app has launched, enter your Netgear credentials. When prompted, enter your Orbi admin credentials and tap “Go to dashboard” to access the interface.
To sync a satellite, head to the dashboard and then tap the “Menu” button. To finish up the adding process, just follow the on-screen instructions. A blue indicator light on the top of the device indicates that the Orbi voice satellite was added successfully.
As soon as the pairing process between the voice unit and the router is completed, you can turn the voice unit off by pressing the power button. Bring the unit to its new, more convenient place.
Note: You can also use the http orbilogin com page to do the Orbi voice setup if you don’t own a compatible smartphone.
Any router, not just the Orbi can be used to set up the Orbi voice RBS40v. in terms of home networking, it’s hard to find a better option, since you want to operate your smart devices using your voice. If you’re having problems with the Orbi voice, please visit our online community