How to Recharge Netgear Nighthawk M1

There are a USB Type-A and USB Type-C ports with the Netgear Nighthawk M1 mobile router. You could recharege the battery with the USB Type-C port which allows you to recharge the battery from a wall socket or from a computer. However, recharging from a wall socket is faster than recharging from a USB port. As the Nighthawk M1 mobile router supports Quick Charge 2.0 technology. You can charge the it with a Quick Charge–certified adapter, which charges the battery up to 75 percent faster than regular power adapters.

Recharge the Battery of Nighthawk M1 From a Wall Socket

1. Attach one end of the micro USB cable to the connector on the right on the M1 and attach the other end to the wall charger (included).

2. Plug the wall charger into a wall socket.
A lightning bolt appears on the Battery icon when the battery is charging.
The Battery icon on the LCD indicates when the battery is fully charged and a notification displays.
Note: The battery continues to charge when the mobile router is powered off.

If your battery does not charge, check the following:
• Is the M1 hot? If you are in a low-coverage area, are transferring a lot of data, or left the M1 in a hot location, the internal temperature of the M1 can rise above 45°C. In these conditions, the battery cannot be charged due to safety limits with lithium-ion battery technology.
• Make sure that the USB cable and the AC wall charger are connected securely and are working correctly.
• If the wall socket is controlled by a switch, make sure that the switch is in the power-on position.

Recharge the Nighthawk M1 Battery From a Computer USB Port
1. Attach one end of the micro USB cable to the M1 mobile router and plug the other end into the USB port on your computer.

Note: If you only want to charge your mobile router with your computer, please turn off USB tethering. Here are the settings for you:
1. Launch a web browser, and enter http://m.home or http://192.168.1.1. with the router user name and password.
2. Select Setup > Router Setup.
3. In the TETHERING section, select Charge only.

When the battery of the Netgear MR1100 is charging, the Battery icon includes a lightning bolt.
The Battery icon on the LCD indicates when the battery is fully charged and a notification displays.
Note: The LCD goes into sleep mode after a set time to extend battery life. To wake up the LCD, press and quickly release the Power button.

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