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How to Change the WiFi Channel on the Netgear C6300BD Cable Modem

On this page you will find a step-by-step guide on how to change the WiFi channel on your Netgear cable Modems.




You can find more WiFi troubleshooting steps here


How to Change the WiFi Channel on the Netgear C6300BD Cable Modem


  • Enter the following IP address,, into the address bar of your browser (or just click on this on the link if your device is connected via WiFi or Ethernet to the modem in question)

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  • Login with the following details:

    Username: admin
    Password:  password.

  • Click OK



  • Click on the Wi-Fi symbol at the top of the page, so that it is highlighted with a maroon/red square.



  • This will then show you to the Wi-Fi administration page
  • Find the field titled Control Channel, normally the drop down box will show 'Auto'.  Click on the down arrow at the end of the drop down box and select a new channel.
  • Click on the Apply button at the bottom of the screen. 

    Our preferred channels to try are channels 1, 5, 6, and 11. However, with trial and error, you may find an alternate channel that works best for you.


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Last update:
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