AirCard 797S

The Netgear AirCard 797S router has Gigabit WiFi, N/A ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.

Quick links:
Default password/Login
User Manuals


AirCard 797S router specifications (specs)

System specs
CPU: n/a
RAM: 256 MiB
Flash: 512 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
Connectivity
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi bands: 2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN: None
ETH: None
USB-ports: 0

Hard reset instructions for Netgear AirCard 797S

If your AirCard 797S router is not working as it should, dropping connections or not being responsive, you should first do a reset of the router to see if the problems persist. Other scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you've forgotten the password or misconfigured it and can't get access anymore.
Your can reset your Netgear AirCard 797S in the following way(s):

With the reset button

  1. Have the router powered on (if just booted wait around one minute for it to load)
  2. With a sharp pen or paper clip, press down the Restore Factory Settings button and hold it for about 7 seconds
  3. When the power light starts to blink you can release the reset button and wait for the router to start up
  4. The power light will be solid (not blinking) once the router is started.

The 30-30-30 reset

If the above instructions don't work you can always try the 30-30-30 reset as follows:
  1. When router is powered on, press the reset button and hold for 30 seconds. (Use a paper clip or something sharp)
  2. While holding the reset button pressed, unplug the power of the router and hold the reset button for 30 seconds
  3. While still holding the reset button down, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds.

This process usually works for resetting any router to it's factory setting.

Note: It is worth reading more about how to reset routers with the 30 30 30 reset and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it.


Default factory settings for Netgear AirCard 797S

If you have performed a reset of your AirCard 797S device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default Network name (SSID): ATT-WIFI-XXXX
Default username: attadmin Netgear router default password list
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0

Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unathorized access to your network.

User Manuals for AirCard 797S

Do you still have questions concerning the router that you can't find online? You can always try the manuals where most questions should be answered from the manufacturer. Below are the device manuals available for your AirCard 797S.

Name Type Size Date
User Manual-1 (click to download) pdf None None



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