WiFi Extender Setup
NEW EXTENDER SETUP
New extender setup is a login tab to configure your Netgear wireless range extender to the existing wireless network. To install your wireless range extender user have to go to mywifiext.net to set up there Netgear range extender from which they will see a login tab of new extender setup. After which they will get an option to create an account with Netgear and install their wireless extender. Sometimes users face problem to get on to new extender setup page while installing the wireless range extender. The below-given list will provide the most common problem while installing the range extender.
Most Common Errors Installing New Extender Setup
HOW TO LOGIN TO NEW EXTENDER SETUP PAGE?
1. Plug the Netgear Extender to Power
Plug the Range Extender to the power outlet. Place the extender in the same room as your main modem or router. After the installation is completed, you can then move the wireless extender to anywhere within range of your main modem or router wireless network.
2. Factory Reset the Extender for Reconfiguring the Netgear Extender
Move to step 3 if you purchased a brand new extender.
However, you have to do a factory reset the range extender if you bought a used one. Press the factory reset pinhole for fifteen seconds, situated on the side of the range extender. The power light will turn to an amber light, indicating that a reboot of your device is in progress.
When the factory reset is successfully completed you’ll be getting one solid power green light on your range extender.
Note: After a factory reset, the Netgear extender will only have one solid power green light. Which indicates that your extender is now reset to factory default.
Netgear Extender setup. Plug the Wi-Fi range extender into a power outlet, prior to setup.
3. Log into the Mywifiext New Extender Setup Website to Install the Extender
Log in to your wireless computer or mobile device and scan for the wireless network name “NETGEAR_EXT”. Connect your device with “NETGEAR_EXT” network and automatically the installation page will appear on your respective device.
Once connected, the Netgear Genie Setup page comes up automatically, as shown next.
NOTE: If this setup page does not appear within a few seconds of connecting, then open the web browser and visit the site http://www.wifiextendersetup.us.
4. Tap the New Extender Setup Button
This brings up the login screen of new account creations as follows.
5. Create Account Information
The Netgear extender setup wizard then prompts you for an email address, new account password, new account password confirmation, and two security questions. You can choose whichever security question from lists, and then enter the answer for each. Fill out this screen accordingly.
6. Tap the Next Button
This brings up a page that asks you how you wish to install your Netgear extender; you can use your device as a wireless range extender, or as a wireless access point.
7. Tap the Wi-Fi Range Extender Button
Tap the WiFi range extender button. Now the Netgear range extender scans both the 2.4 and 5 GHz network connection for eligible wireless connection to repeat, and thus, boost.
Within one or two minutes the Netgear new extender setup wizard shows the “Choose the wireless network you’d like to extend” screen, as pictured in the next step.
List of wireless network which is available during the scan.
8. Connect with your Wireless Network
Notice in the last picture. See the radio buttons to the left of each wireless network name, found when the range extender scanned for them.
In this example of a Netgear extender setup, the wireless extender found Wi-Fi networks in both the 2.4 and 5GHz. network. So, check either the 2.4GHz network or both of these, depending on which network you want to boost. If you want to extend a 2.4GHz wireless network, but not the 5GHz band. one then checks the 2.4 GHz. Network checkbox, and uncheck the 5 GHz Network band. Or, if you want to extend a 5 GHz. network, but not a 2.4 GHz. one, then check the reverse. In case if you want to extend both 2.4 and 5 GHz. networks, be sure to check both boxes.
9. Tap the Next Button
This then prompts you to enter the 2.4 GHz. and 5 GHz. wireless network passphrase, as shown next.
Netgear new extender setup. Netgear Genie setup, Wi-Fi Network Passwords prompt screen with password fields highlighted.
10. Enter Network Security Password
Next, enter the wireless password or security key for the 2.4 GHz. wireless network you want to extend. Then, enter the wireless password for the 5 GHz. network.
NOTE: Do check your existing wireless security key. While entering the wireless password.
11. Tap the Next Button
During the extender setup, the wireless extender then tries to connect to the existing Wi-Fi network(s) you’ve chosen.
After applying the settings of your extender and the main router, the Netgear extender setup successfully connects to the modem or router wireless networks being extended. Netgear new extender setup is just about done.
12. Scan for the Wireless Networks
Go to the wireless network option on your wireless computer or cell phone. Then connect with the EXT network.
13. Tap the Continue Button
After connecting your devices with the Netgear extender. Click Continue
14. Move the Netgear Extender
Next, after Netgear new extender setup, unplug the Wi-Fi extender. Then, take it to the location where you want to extend your wireless connection.
15. Setup Completed.
You’ve now completed the Netgear new extender setup procedure finally. So, feel free to connect your wireless devices to the extension networks. Have fun!
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