Smart WiFi Router

802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit

Keep the Streams Flowing

Keep your many WiFi devices streaming effortlessly with AC WiFi technology that delivers the speed, range, and reliability you need. Avoid wireless interference with simultaneous Dual Bands. Play games on your tablet. Listen to tunes on your smartphone. View movies on your media player. Whatever you want to do, you're covered.

Model: R6220
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  • AC1200 WiFi—300+867 Mbps speeds
  • External antennas for improved WiFi coverage
  • Ideal for homes with 8 or more WiFi devices
  • NETGEAR genie® App—Enjoy more of your connected home


Everything you need for a fast, fast, fast connected home. Next generation 11ac WiFi with dual band technology provides whole home coverage with Gigabit wired connections.

  • AC1200 WiFi—Up to 300+867 Mbps speeds

  • Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming & video

WiFi Range

Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and R6220 Smart WiFi Router provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.

  • Wireless coverage for large homes


There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections! With NETGEAR’s advanced features & best-in-class technology, you’ll reduce interference & enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.

  • Simultaneous dual band—Reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices

  • Advanced QoS—Optimized for smooth HD streaming & gaming


With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, anything from accessing stored photos & music to wireless printing.

  • DLNA®—Find & play your media on DLNA TVs & game consoles

  • ReadySHARE® USB access—Wirelessly access & share USB hard drives via one (1) USB 2.0 port

  • ReadySHARE Printer—Wirelessly access & share a USB printer

Ease of Use

Start enjoying your new device faster than ever. NETGEAR wants to make sure installation and management is simple & easy, so you can connect quickly & make sure you stay that way!

  • Easy install—Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones & computers

  • NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control & repair your home network

  • Push ‘N’ Connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)

  • WiFi & power on/off—Convenient power savings


Maintain high security across your network to help ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.

  • Parental controls—Manage web filtering and accessibility by profiles or devices

  • Guest network access—Separate & secure access for guests

  • Secure WiFi connections—High level wireless security with WPA/WPA2

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WiFi Technology
  • 802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit
Speed and Range
WiFi Performance
  • AC1200 WiFi (300 Mbps + 867 Mbps)†
WiFi Range
  • Large homes
  • N/A
WiFi Band
  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz
Number of Ethernet Ports
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
Number of USB Ports
  • One (1) USB 2.0 port
Key Features
  • AC1200 WiFi—300+867 Mbps speeds
  • 880MHz processor delivers high-performance connectivity
  • Ideal for homes with 8 or more WiFi devices
  • Connectivity for dual band WiFi devices like iPad® /iPhone5®
  • Enhanced Parental Controls to manage web filtering & accessibility by profiles or devices
  • NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control and repair your home network
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
  • Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT firewall)
  • Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
  • Free custom URL using NETGEAR Dynamic DNS service
  • 880MHz processor
  • 128 MB flash and 128 MB RAM
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 239.65 x 181.45 x 40.6 mm (9.43 x 7.14 x 1.59 in)
  • Weight: 385 g (0.84 lb)
Product Diagram
Package Contents
  • R6220 Smart WiFi Router
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Power adapter, localized to country of sale
  • One (1) USB 2.0 port
  • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
  • IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac 5.0 GHz
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
System Requirements
  • Microsoft® Windows 8, 7, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, or Google Chrome 11.0 browsers or higher
  • Use laptop with 2x2 300 Mbps adapter like Centrino® 6205/6235, 3x3 450 Mbps adapter like Centrino® 6300/5300, or 802.11ac adapter like NETGEAR A6200 for maximum performance

†Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and may be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume and building construction. NETGEAR makes no representations or warranties about this product's compatibility with future standards.

NETGEAR Warranty

  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty.
  • 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller

Network Control So Easy...It's Like Magic

NETGEAR genie makes getting the most out of your home network fun & easy. More than six million downloads of the genie App lets users easily monitor, connect & control their home network from a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. With NETGEAR genie you can share & stream music or videos, diagnose & repair network issues, set up parental controls & more. Download NETGEAR genie based on your device or the user manual below.

With Remote access, Magic follows you while away from home

Now, genie can now be accessed even when you are away from home! With genie remote feature, some routers can be managed from anywhere, anytime – you can provide easy guest access, look at the network map, even reboot your router – all while you are away.

See how to enable this feature and if your device supports.

  • NETGEAR genie app allows you to control your wifi network on your smartphone or tablet.

Download Apps For Smartphones & Tablets – iOS & Android

Here's what you can do with your genie app...

(See list of supported routers)

  • Home network manager
  • Makes any printer AirPrint® compatible to print from an iPad® or iPhone®
  • MyMedia®—Find & play media files in your network
  • Parental controls—Manage web filtering and accessibility by profiles or devices
  • EZ Mobile Connect—Scan QR code to connect to your home network
  • For PC, Mac®, iPhone®, iPad®, & Android® devices