New Extender Setup is used to boost your wireless network range . You will learn how to set up a New WiFi extender in this article.
- Place your extender near the home router.
- Get the power supply to the extender.
- The next step is a home functional wireless network.
- If you’re facing an issue with your web browser, then you may choose to use another browser in this situation.
- Now connect your wireless devices with the Netgear_ext SSID.
There are two ways for the New Extender setup : manually and WPS. Let’s discuss both methods.
New Extender Setup via manual method
You can manually configure a new extender by following the steps shown below.
- Plug in your New extender into a power outlet and turn it on.
- Connect your router and the extender.
- Connect to the Netgear_ext SSID
- Select a web browser and start it.
- Go to the mywifiext.net login page by default web address.
- Select the network that you want to grow.
- Press the next button.
- Finally, press the finish button.
Using Netgear ext, you have successfully finished the extender setup process. You can now put your New extender wherever you want.
How to do a New extender Setup using the WPS Push button?
The simplest method for setting up a New extender is the WPS method. Follow the steps to extender setup
- Make sure the extender is turned on.
- On your device, locate the WPS button, and press it.
- On the home router, press the WPS button.
- The LED light will turn solid green, meaning the extender and router is properly set. .
- Repeat the process for .
- Finally, use the same steps to join to the extender’s network as you did to your router’s network.
- Check your default username and password.
Your New extender Setup is now completed. Now that your WiFi devices are connected to a new extender, you can enjoy a consistent internet connection without interruption.
How to reset the New Extender setup?
Factory reset process is very important for our extender setup. Sometimes our extender is not working properly then you need to do a factory reset process.
- Find the reset button on your extender.
- The rest button is located at the bottom of the extender.
- Hit and press the factory reset button for a few seconds.
- Now reset it to complete the reset process.
Most Common Issues with New Extender Setup
- Not able to visit local.mywifiext.net site.
- Weak WiFi signal strength.
- WiFi router range is not proper.
- Not able to connect to the default SSID of the New extender.
- LEDs did not display green light before or after the extender setup.
- Some issues with the extender setup.
- Not able to log in to the settings page for extender.
- Forgot default password or username.
- Extender genie smart setup is not possible.
Here are some common issue solutions steps. Follow steps given below to overcome the situation.
- Make sure that the New extender is receiving proper power supply from the power outlet.
- Check that the wall plug in which your extender is plugged is not damaged.
- Confirm that your extender has a high internet connection.
- Now check all wired connections.
- Don’t use damaged and short circuited wires.
- Place your extender away from the walls corners, fish tanks, cordless phone etc.
- Type correct url when your mywifiext.net is not working.
- Always use the latest version of the web browser.
- Update the latest firmware version. In default setting reset the extender.