The Netgear DST6501 router has Gigabit WiFi, 1 Gigabit ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.
It is also known as the Netgear Add-On Dead Spot Terminator.
Netgear DST6501 default Password , Login & Gateway settings :
Default Gateway IP: http://www.mywifiext.net
Netgear login instructions
Default username: admin
Netgear router default password list
Default password: password
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: http://www.mywifiext.net
How to factory reset (hard reset) Netgear DST6501 :
You can factory reset your Netgear DST6501 in the following way(s)
With the reset button
Have the router powered on (if just booted wait around one minute for it to load)
With a sharp pen or paper clip, press down the Restore Factory Settings button and hold it for about 7 seconds
When the power light starts to blink you can release the reset button and wait for the router to start up
The power light will be solid (not blinking) once the router is started.
How to login to the Netgear DST6501 :
Make sure you are connected to the router’s network, either by Wi-Fi or ethernet cable.
Open your browser and visit
You should be prompted with a login dialogue.
Enter the username: admin
and the password password
You will now be logged in. If you haven’t yet changed the defaul password, we recommend that you change it first
thing you do after logging in.
Netgear DST6501 router specifications :
CPU: 900 MHz
RAM: 128 MiB
Flash: 16 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
1 x Gigabit port
Netgear DST6501 review (quick overview)
Here is the quick comparison of how the Netgear DST6501 compares to
other routers on our site
For a full list of routers and how they compare to the DST6501, check the
Router Buying Guide which will help you buy the most
Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more
from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider
an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly
the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the Netgear DST6501
Netgear stock firmware for the DST6501
Stock firmwares for the DST6501 are available under the download section on the
support page. You can also refer
to the router’s manual for instructions on how to upgrade the firmware.