Step-By-Step Instructions For NETGEAR Wi-Fi Range Extender Setup

In our post, we will provide step-by-step instructions for Netgear WiFi extender setup. If you are quite curious to know the setup procedure, then following the below-mentioned steps will help to accomplish your objective.

  1. Firstly, make sure your extender is plugged in. By doing this, you will see its Power LED light turns green. Don’t forget to check the on/off button from the back of your hardware.
  2. Then, use your device to join your extender's Wi-Fi network which mostly the default network name. No password is required. ‘Internet not available’ this option can appear, but there is nothing to worry about.
  3. Open any browser and search
  4. Look for ‘New Extender setup’, then you’ll be asked to set up a username and password. The password should not be the same as the Wi-Fi password and the username should be the default.
  5. Now, you will be asked to choose two security options that will be used in case you forget your credentials.
  6. Look for the ‘Next’ option. Now Wi-Fi extender Genie will appear to help. You can follow the guided instructions and search for the available local networks.
  7. Choose network's 2.4GHz or 5 GHz Wi-Fi from the Radio buttons.
  8. After choosing ‘next’, enter your current network's credentials.
  9. Choose password and SSIDs, the default password is the same as that of your current network.
  10. Now, settings will be saved.
  11. Connect your device to the extender's new network.

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