Connected to Netgear extender wifi network but it is showing limited connectivity

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Netgear wireless rang extender helps removing all the dead zones or spots from our home by increasing the wifi range of our existing wifi router. Netgear wireless rang extender receives weak signals from our home wifi router and expand those wifi signals by increasing its signal strength all around our home with a different name other then the wifi network name of our existing router wifi network. The default name of the wifi network extended by the Netgear wireless rang extender would be our home wifi network name _EXT. As a result, it becomes easy to distinguish between the wifi networks of our home wifi router and the Netgear wireless rang extender.

Limited connectivity

After setting up the Netgear wireless rang extender with our wifi router, we have to connect our all devices with the wifi network extended by the Netgear wireless rang extender. But sometimes, after connecting to the wifi network extended by the Netgear wireless rang extender, it shows limited connectivity. We receive full signal strength but, we would not be able use internet through that wifi network. As a result, we get frustrated and we do not know what to do next. It could be due to many reasons like router problems or power fluctuations.

Checking router settings

If, we face this kind of problem, the first step that we can do is to check our ruder settings by logging into our wifi router. We have to go onto the wireless settings and we have to check the number of devices connected to our wifi router. If, our Netgear wireless rang extender is not in that list, we have to add it manually. If, the Netgear wireless rang extender is over there, we have to restart our each and every wifi device at our place and that will take care of the problem.

Resetting is the perfect solution

If, the solution discussed above does not work and we still get limited connectivity then, the only option we left with is to reset the Netgear wireless rang extender, and that is going to work every time. We just have to reset the Netgear wireless rang extender by pressing the reset hole at its back or its side. After resetting the Netgear wireless rang extender, we just have to set it up all over again like we first bought it. This time the Netgear wireless rang extender will start working and we could enjoy a high-speed internet all around our home.

Why should I buy a Netgear extender?

NETGEAR WiFi range extender setup

These days, as the need of internet and wifi is increasing different type of extenders and routers are coming in the market. There are lot of brands to choose from. But, Netgear is making networking devices from last 22 years. All the networking devices made by Netgear are always made by using the latest hardware and software strategies. Netgear has different range of wireless range extenders. There are different types of models. All the Netgear wireless range extenders are made according to the need and usage of different users. For heavy users a more powerful extender is designed and for a low-end user a normal extender is made.

Easy to use and setup

All the Netgear wireless range extenders are easy to setup. We could setup the Netgear wireless range extender using the Web Browser Setup or the Wireless Protected Setup. If, we want to setup Netgear wireless range extender manually, we should use the web browser setup and if, we want it to be automatically, we should certainly use the WPS. Netgear wireless range extender are easy to use as well. After setting up the Netgear wireless range extender, we just have too place it in right location and connect all our wifi devices to the wifi network extended by it. After that, it is ready to be used.

Compatibly

No matter, how old is the router we are using or what type of features it have, the Netgear wireless range extender is always compatible to any standard wifi router. That means while purchasing the Netgear wireless range extender, we do not have to worry about the compatibility with our existing home wifi router. On the other hand, we could also use any type of wifi device with the Netgear wireless range extender. Wee just have to make sue that we are connected to the wifi network of Netgear wireless range extender.

No maintenance needed

After setting up and placing the Netgear wireless range extender, we hardly have to anything. In fact, we could keep the Netgear wireless range extender power on all the time. IF, we want to change its location, we just have to plug it out from the power outlet and plug it somewhere else. There I no maintenance involved with the Netgear wireless range extender. And if, there would be any kind of firmware update for the Netgear wireless range extender, we will be always notified about that and we could update the firmware easily.

 

Should I use my Netgear extender wireless or hardwired?

Netgear wireless range extenders are used to increase the wifi range of our existing wifi router. If, we have an old router or living in a house with a complex shape, all we need is a Netgear wireless range extender. By installing the Netgear wireless range extender at our home, we would get a strong and consistent wifi signal everywhere inside our home. Whether we are in our backyard or in garage, we are always going to get a proper wifi signal reception with the help of Netgear wireless range extender. But, the Netgear wireless range extender could be used wireless as well with hardwired connection.

Netgear wireless range extender mostly used wireless

Most of the times the Netgear wireless range extender is used wireless. We just have to setup the Netgear wireless range extender with our existing wifi router. After that, we just have to find the right location to place the Netgear wireless range extender so, it could receive and expands signals properly from that particular locating. Then, we just have to connect our all wifi devices to the wifi network extended by the Netgear wireless range extender. That would be our home wifi network name _EXT. So, if we want all of our devices to be used by the wifi network extended by the Netgear wireless range extender, we have to use it wireless.

Netgear extender can be used with a hardwired connection

The Netgear wireless range extender could also be used with a hardwired connection. We just have to connect the Netgear wireless range extender to that particular device in which we want to have the internet access with the help of an ethernet cable. That means, we have to plug the one end of the ethernet cable at the back of Netgear wireless range extender and the other should be at the back of that particular device. Once, it would be connected like that, we will start having the internet access.

Wireless or hardwire! Which one should I use?

We should use the Netgear wireless range extender wireless or hardwired, it all depends on our needs. If, we want all our wifi devices to be connected with Netgear wireless range extender, we should use it wireless. On the other hand, if we have only two to three devices which have problems regarding internet connection then, we should connect all those devices to the Netgear wireless range extender with the help of an ethernet cable.

 

 

Where could I find the NEW EXTENDER SETUP button?

NETGEAR WiFi range extender setup

Netgear wireless range extender is of great use if we are having problems in wifi signal reception and connectivity. The problems could be due to many reasons like complex shame of home in which we are living or it could be the router itself. The router may be too old or may not be capable of expanding wifi signals throughout our home. Under these conditions, the Netgear wireless range extenders are very useful. Because they receive the weak wifi signals from our old wifi router and boost them to reach around every corner inside our home. But, before using the Netgear wireless range extender, we have to set it up.

New extender setup button is for initializing the setup process

New extender setup button is nothing but just a way to initialise the setup process. To initialise the setup process, we have to connect any one of our computers to the wifi network of Netgear wireless range extender. After that, we have to open any web browser on that computer and we have to put www.mywifiext.net on the address bar of that we browser. After putting www.mywifiext.net, we have to search it. Then, the search result will show us the New extender setup button our computer screen. We just have to click on that New extender setup button to initialize the setup process.

What after clicking on the new extender setup button

After clicking on the new extender setup button, the setup process will get started. The first step would be creating an account with Netgear. So, we have to fill our full name, username, email and the password for that account. After creating the account, we have to select the wifi network which we want to extended from the list of wifi networks available to us. So, over there, we have to select our home wireless network name.

Making settings as per our needs

After selecting the wifi network, we have to choose the wifi network name for the wifi network that is going to be increased by the Netgear wireless range extender. Them, we also have to set the password for the wifi network of Netgear wireless range extender. After putting all the information, we have to click finish to apply all the settings on the Netgear wireless range extender. At last, we have to connect our all wifi devices with the wifi network extended by the Netgear wireless range extender.