If you want to change the Netgear default password then launch your web browser from computer which is connected to the router network. Now, type http://routerlogin.net into your address bar. After that, tap to enter or click to search and then enter the router username and password. Here, choose to advanced > administration > and set password. Here, type the old password and then type the new password. You need to recover the password and choose to enable password recovery and tap to apply. These are the steps that you need to follow to change the default password for Netgear router.