Reconnecting a Netgear Wireless Range Extender to the Home Network

Reconnecting a Netgear Wireless Range Extender to the Home Network

This post will provide you some easy to execute instructions to reconnect your Netgear wireless range extender safely and securely to your existing home WiFi network.

But your extender should be connected to your main WiFi router - obtain a valid IP address along with mywifiext login password for setting up your Netgear device easily.

We will discuss the setup process of your Netgear range extender a bit later.

But prior to that, we will provide you step by step instructions on how to reconnect your Netgear device through Ethernet:

  • Connect your Netgear wireless range extender to the computer or laptop via Ethernet cable.

  • After that, launch a web browser on to it.

  • Enter mywifiext in its address bar.

  • Press Enter and when the login page displays, type the┬ádefault username and password or your personalized one into the asked fields.

  • Next, click Log In - select the 'Setup' option and after that, choose the 'Wireless Settings' option.

  • Now, you have to verify that the value in the passphrase or network key field under the 'Security Options' matches your main WiFi router password or not.

  • In case it doesn't, then you are supposed to change it to your main WiFi router password.

  • At last, click on Apply and reconnect your wired and wireless devices to the Netgear wireless range extender.

If you are encountering error issues, chat with our professionals now and interact with our technical department immediately.

Reconnect your Netgear device through WiFi:

  • Push the factory reset button on your range extender.

  • Keep holding it for a few seconds.

  • Release the button when the LED lights on your Netgear start blinking.

Congratulations! Your range extender has been reset successfully.

  • Open a computer or laptop and connect it with your extender WiFi network.

  • On your connected device, load up a web browser.

  • Enter the default IP address of your device or into the URL bar of your current web browser.

  • Hit enter, when the login page displays fill the default username and password into the required fields.

  • Click on Log In and follow the prompts given on mywifi setup page to reconnect your Netgear extender to your home WiFi network.

Now, you can reconnect your WiFi devices to the Netgear range extender.

  • To set up your WiFi range extender, connect any of your smart device (computer or laptop) to the Netgear extender.

  • Launch an internet browser.

  • Type into its URL bar.

  • Type username and Password to visit the home page of Netgear Genie.

  • Once you are in, simply follow the setup instructions and configure your device.

If you experience issues in setting up your device or mywifiext not working, then do not delay in contacting our technical department. local and mywifiext both the mentioned URL is used for configuring your Netgear device.

But the only difference is, local is used for configuring Netgear range extender with Apple and iOS devices and mywifiext is used for connecting Netgear extender with Windows computers and laptop.

To access both the above-mentioned URL's, you should have live and active internet connection coming out from your main/ existing router. For this, you must have to remember a few things:

  • Update the firmware on your main WiFi router timely.

  • Place your main router in an open, clean, and high area.

  • Locate it close to your Netgear device as well

In these simple ways, you can easily set up and configure your device, then remember that we are always available to help you.

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