Netgear Extender Setup
Now, connect to Netgear_ext (SSID) and enjoy uninterrupted WiFi connectivity.
Netgear Wireless Extender Setup Using WPS Button
In addition to the manual setup method, WiFi Protected Setup or WPS is another way to perform the Netgear wireless extender setup. WPS method is the easiest way to set up your Netgear range extender. Let's have a look at the steps to do Netgear extender setup using WPS:
- Connect your Netgear extender to a wall plug.
- Let the extender turn on.
- Locate the WPS button on your WiFi extender.
- Press it once found.
- Push the WPS button on your home router as well.
- The WPS LED starts blinking. It indicates that the extender is getting configured with the signals of your WiFi router.
- After some time, you will see three solid green LEDs on your Netgear WiFi extender. It means that the extender has been successfully configured with your home router.
- If you own a dual-band Netgear extender, repeat the steps for 5 GHz band.
And there you are! Your Netgear extender setup has been completed. Just connect to the Netgear_ext (SSID) extended network and take joy in accessing fast speed internet all over the house or workplace, even in the dead zones.
Fixed: Slow WiFi Even After New Extender Setup
Done with the new extender setup but still getting sluggish WiFi? Well, you are not alone! To fix the slow WiFi issue even after Netgear wireless extender setup, do the following:
- Make sure that your Netgear extender is receiving fluctuation-free power supply.
- Check the Power LED on your extender. It should be solid green.
- Update your Netgear extender's firmware by visiting the Netgear genie setup wizard.
- Access new extender setup web-based page and change the WiFi channel of your extender.
- Run a speed test for your WiFi network.
- Power cycle your Netgear range extender and reconnect to Netgear_ext (SSID).
If you are still struggling with slow WiFi even after Netgear wireless extender setup, let our experts help you out.