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How-To: Handy Netgear Extender Setup Methods

 

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If you are reading this article, then you might be craving to know about Netgear extender setup method. You are on the correct spot. Here we have shared complete instructions about how to setup Netgear WiFi extender. So, without wasting much time on chewing long fats, let’s begin with WiFi extender setup methods.


There are two methods for Netgear WiFi extender setup. They are,
1.    Wireless protected setup (WPS) method
2.    Ethernet cable method

Important Requirements for Netgear Extender Setup

Following are some important perquisites to complete Netgear range extender setup:
•    Two Ethernet cables (CAT-5 or above cable type)
•    A desktop or laptop
•    Wireless router with updated firmware version
•    Two web browsers
•    Internet connection (Minimum 1Mbps speed)
•    Electric power socket
 
Once you ready with afore-mentioned requirements, consider our next section to perform Netgear extender setup.
 

Netgear Range Extender Setup: Ethernet Method

Consider the below-mentioned steps to set up Netgear extender with the help of Ethernet cables:
1.    Unbox your Netgear WiFi extender and place it near to your home WiFi router.
2.    Take an Ethernet cable and connect its one end in to router’s LAN port and another end to extender’s LAN port.
3.    Turn on your home WiFi router and extender wait for a few minutes until all LEDs turn green.
4.    Turn on your desktop or laptop and connect it to your existing home WiFi router with the help of another Ethernet cable.
5.    Wait for a few minutes, and press Windows + R key.
6.    Type CMD in the search box and tap on the ‘OK’ button.
7.    Type ‘ping 192.168.1.1’ (without quotes), and then press the ‘Enter’ key to check the internet connectivity.
8.    Run any web browser and visit www.mywifiext.net web page.
9.    You be prompted to web-based WiFi extender setup page.
10.    Enter the default Netgear extender login credentials.
11.    Hit on the ‘Log In’ or ‘Sign In’ button.
12.    You land on Netgear extender admin panel.
13.    Select the ‘Extender’ mode.
14.    Follow the on-screen instructions to configure extender as per your requirements and needs.
15.    Hit on the ‘Apply’ button to save the changes.
16.    Unplug the WiFi range extender and place it to a new location.
17.    Now, try to connect your desktop or laptop to the extended Netgear_EXT network.
18.    Run any web browser and visit any of your favorite website to test the internet connection.
 
Important Note: Failed to visit mywifiext setup web page, try Netgear extender default IP address 192.168.1.250 to visit Netgear WiFi range extender setup web page. That’s it! You are done with Netgear WiFi extender setup. If the afore-mentioned steps are hard-to-performed, try another method to setup Netgear WiFi extender.

Netgear Extender Setup: WPS Method

WPS is the easiest method to set up Netgear WiFi range extender. All you need to press the WPS button to sync your WiFi extender with existing home WiFi router.
1.    Place your WiFi range extender near to your home WiFi router.
2.    Plug-in both the devices to an electric power socket.
3.    Wait for a few minutes, let the power LED turns solid green.
4.    Press the WPS button present at the back or side panel of the extender device.
5.    Wait for a 5-10 seconds and unplug it.
6.    Unplug the WiFi range extender and place it to a new location.
7.    Now, try to connect your desktop or laptop to the extended network.
8.    Run any web browser and visit any of your favorite website to test the internet connection.
 
Wrap Up

These are the two methods for Netgear wireless range extender setup. We hope that our article on ‘How to setup Netgear WiFi extender’ help you. Please share your valuable comments and feedback with us below in the comments section.   

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