Bridge mode is a process of connecting multiple devices to the same wireless network. You can connect these multiple devices at the speed of 802.11 ac. To set up bridge mode, you need two routers. One router will act as the main Wi-Fi network, and the other one will be set up in bridge mode. Follow the below give instructions to convert Netgear router to bridge.
Go to the second Netgear router’s web interface page to convert Netgear router to bridge.
Enter the second router’s credentials in the given fields. The default username is admin, and its password is password.
On the Netgear router’s web interface page, click the Advanced tab followed by the Advanced Settings menu.
Select the Wireless Bridge option.
Choose the Enable Wireless Bridge Mode option by clicking the checkbox beside it.
Locate and click the Setup Bridge Mode Wireless Settings button.
Now, the Wireless Settings dialog box will appear on the screen.
Select the Wireless Network (5GHz a/n) option from the Please choose a wireless network drop-down menu.
Enter the main router’s SSID, password in the given fields.
Select the security type of the main router from the given suggestion lists.
Finally, click the Apply button.
On the Wireless Bridge screen, enable the Get dynamically from the existing router option by clicking the radio button next to it.
Click the Apply button. Wait for the process to complete.
Once to convert Netgear router to bridge is completed, the Status page will appear on the screen. Check the Connection Status. If it displays Connected, then the bridge mode configuration has been done successfully on your Netgear router.