How to manually setup Netgear Extender using mywifiext.net?

28 de outubro de 2020
 |  Marc Henry

WiFi Extender, also known as boosters or repeaters, plays an important role in providing coverage in the entire house when your WiFi signals are weak. You might have bought the pair of Netgear extenders, so let’s have a look at how to set it manually.

Mywifiext.net opens a Genie setup page that provides the steps to set up the extender on Windows and MAC systems manually. Here are the steps that you can follow to set up the Netgear Extender.

Steps to manually setup Netgear Extender using mywifiext.net on Windows:

  1. Plugin the extender to the switch and turn it on.
  2. Connect the extender to your router.
  3. Open the browser and enter mywifiext.net in the address bar.
  4. Now, on the login page, enter your username and password.
  5. After logging in, the range extender will start the scanning process. Wait for the process to get complete.
  6. From the list of available networks, select your network name and click on continue.
  7. A box will be prompted to enter the password. Enter the password and then again click on continue. 
  8. Enter the security settings and protect the network.
  9. Connect the WiFi network and click on continue.
  10. Click on the finish button to complete the installation and setup process.

These steps are applicable for EX2700, EX3700, EX3920, EX6100, EX6150, EX6200, EX7000, WN2500RP, WN3000RP, WN3500R, WN2000RPT, WN1000RP Netgear Extender when using mywifiext.

What to do if you are not able to access mywifiext.net?

While accessing mywifiext.net extender, some of the error messages like ‘Unable to find the server’ or ‘The webpage cannot be reached’ can occur depending on the browser. Try the below steps to resolve this issue.

  • Reboot the extender.
  • Use a different browser.
  • Recheck the entered URL.
  • Check whether the extender is turned on or not.
  • Check if the extender is properly connected to the switch.
  • Check whether you are using the latest firmware. If it’s outdated, then download and install the latest one.
  • Check if you are entering the correct credentials.
  • Clear the cache, cookies, or history from the web browser.
  • Check if the Ethernet wires have cuts or not, And if it has cuts, replace it with a new wire.

The above troubleshooting steps are applicable for EX2700, EX7000, EX6200, EX6100, EX2700, N300, EX6110, and EX3110 Netgear Extenders.

Steps to manually setup Netgear Extender using mywifiext.net on MAC devices

  1. Plugin the WiFi extender in the socket, and once you turn it on, you will have to wait for the green LED light to get stable. 
  2. Connect the extender to your router. If you are setting up the extender for the first time, you will have to place the router and the extender in the same room. 
  3. Open the Safari browser and enter mywifiext.local in the address bar. 
  4. The login page will be displayed. Enter your username and password to log in.
  5. Now, certain instructions will be displayed on the screen. Follow those instructions to complete the mywifiext login process.
  6. After completing all the mywifiext setup instructions, click on the Save button.
  7. Now, turn off the extender and the router for some time.
  8. Restart both the devices and now you can place the extender wherever you want in the house but within the router’s reach to extend the WiFi network signals. 

What to do if you are not able to access mywifiext.local?

When the web browser keeps on showing error messages and doesn’t open mywifiext.local, then try to fix it by removing the cache and temporary files from the browser and ensuring that you are entering the correct address.

Conclusion

Manual Netgear extender setup is an easy process in mywifiext. Try to follow each step, and if you still face any issues, contact the customer care service to resolve the issue

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