Netgear Genie not working, everyone seems to be having a hard time with it. Netgear Genie download is not free anymore, and Netgear Genie activation is required even after the software installation. So finding Netgear Genie activation code is the easiest way out. We already have shared the activation code with you in the guide. But you should know that you need to change your existing router name to the new one set by Netgear Genie. Setting up automatically will make your router void. You need to change the name manually.