Netgear Genie is a dashboard that is used to manage and control all the features of your Netgear router and make changes with your Wifi like changing wifi name (SSID) or Wifi password (Network Security Key). Accessing Genie requires username and password that is created at the time of router setup.
Change Wifi Security Type
Choose from different security types like WPA, WPA2 -PSK, WPA2 –PKS (TKIP)+WPA2 – PSK(AES) which can be changed according to your need.
Firmware can be directly updated from genie application for the firmware is to install new security updates, new G.U.I. (GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE) updates which make using the router safer and convenient by enhancing the user interface. Latest updates include bug fixes which make the product more reliable. Netgear Support
Change Wifi Channel
Change wifi channels, it gives you the option for automatic selection where the router decides the best channel and it also gives you the option to select channels manually that range from 1 to 11
Rest function is only for advanced users or Technicians changing them might interrupt or affect your network connectivity