How To Setup Netgear Extender: Guide to Fix

Netgear is a brand known for its high quality and durable routers. Netgear Wn300rp, Nighthawk X6S are the varied products that it offers. However, in this article, we are going to discuss you the procedure of how to setup Netgear extender.

Learn The Procedure Of Setting Up Netgear WiFi Extender

Follow the process below to make a setup of Netgear extender on your own.

Unbox Netgear WiFi Extender

To start the process at first, you need to unbox your WiFi extender. Do this process very gently and if possible take help of the manual of your router.

Connect It With The Switch- Board

Connect your Netgear WiFi extender to the switchboard. Before connecting, check whether the power source is on and if then turn it off at first. After that, set up the extender with the switchboard.

Setup your WiFi extender in the same place where your router is already in.

Check Your Router Set-Up

Next, you need to check whether your using router is WPS set-up or not.In order to do this, you need to search for the WPS led light. It is generally present either in the top or beside your router. However, if you are not able to find the WPS set-up in your router, then you need to search for range extender setup with Netgear installation assistant. In this article, we are only discussing the procedure for the router which contains WPS set-up.

Press WPS Button On The WiFi Extender

After connecting to the switchboard turn on the power and then tap the power button of the Extender. Next, tap the WPS button of the WiFi extender and as well as press the WPS button of your router.

Check The WiFi LED Light Status

After doing the above process wait until the Netgear WiFi Extender becomes stable. However, if your Wifi router supports the 5GHz bands, then you can be able to extend the distance between the set-ups.

Apply the above procedures but this time by extending the distance between the router and the Extender. You need to check the Led light status; if it turns red, then you need to shorten the distance. If the led light status is green, it indicates both the router and the Extender are in a workable distance.

Connect Your Device To The Network

After applying the above procedures, try to connect your device to this WiFi network. To do this, you need to go to the Network settings and then connect the WiFi by providing the same password as you have saved for your router. The device can be a computer or a SmartPhone.

After connecting your device to the network, you can also be able to see the status of the network of your device from this Netgear WiFi extender. If the light beside the WPS setup turns green, then it replies that your devices are in the workable range.

This is the procedure of setting up netgear wifi extender. By applying the above method, you can also be able to setup Netgear Wn300rp as well.

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