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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.

 

 

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What is wireless protected setup?

Netgear wireless range extenders are best when it comes to increase the wifi range of our old wifi router. We get a consistent and strong wifi signal throughout our home with the help of Netgear wireless range extender. But, before using the Netgear wireless range extender at our home, we have to set it up first with our existing wifi router. We could setup the Netgear wireless range extender either manually orautomatically. we do not want to do it manually and want it to be automatic then, we certainly have to use the web browser setup to setup the Netgear wireless range extender.

WPS (Wireless protected setup)

Wireless protected setup is a great way to setup the Netgear wireless range extender automatically. We do not have to make a any settings or changes by our own but the Netgear wireless range extender will pickup the router settings automatically from the home wifi router itself. That means, the Netgear wireless range extender will pick up all the settings like the security type, the password, wifi network name automatically. We do not have to write it down by ourselves. As a result, we do not have to waste much our time.

Steps to follow while using WPS

While performing the wireless protected setup, we have to press the WPS button at the back of Netgear wireless range extender for threes seconds. Then, within two minutes of pressing that button, we also have to press the WPS button on our home router as well. But, we have to keep one thing in mind is that while performing the wireless protected setup the home router and the Netgear wireless range extender should be very close to each other or should be in the same room so, the settings could be applied easily.

Last step of WPS

After pressing the WPS buttons on the Netgear wireless range extender and the router, it will take two minutes to apply all the settings. After two minutes the Netgear wireless range extender will start working. The last step of the WPS would be placing the Netgear wireless range extender at a right location. We could not place the Netgear wireless range extender too close or far away from our home router. But, the Netgear wireless range extender should be placed midway from the point where our router is and the point where we wish to use the Netgear wireless range extender.

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How to setup Netgear extender using web?

Netgear extender is a great device when it comes to increase the wifi range of our old existing home wifi router. The Netgear wireless range extender does not only increase the wifi range inside our home but, it also increases the wifi signal strength throughout our home as a result we receive a consistent and stable wifi signal throughout our home. The first step involved in using the benefits of Netgear wireless range extender is to set it up. There are different ways by which could setup the Netgear wireless range extender. We could do it manually or it could be done automatically as well.

 Setup on web

If, we wish to setup the Netgear wireless range extender manually, we have to use Web Browser Setup so that, we could set it up as per our requirement. Before using the Web browser setup, we have to connect our any desktop computer or a laptop with the Netgear wireless range extender. Once connected, we have to open any web browser like a google chrome or Mozilla Firefox on that desktop computer or laptop. After that, we have to write www.mywifiext.net on the address bar of that web browser.

Initializing the setup

After typing www.mywifiext.net on the address bar, we have to search it. After searching for www.mywifiext.net, we would be on a screen which would ask us to create a new account with Netgear. So, we have to fill our username, email and password over there to create a New account. After finishing with that, we would be on the setup screen where we have to make settings as per our needs and choices. The first thing that we have to select is the wifi network which we want to extend that means over there, we have to select our home wifi network name.

Completing the setup process

After selecting tour home wifi network on that wifi list, we would be asked to choose the wifi network name, we wish to set for the wifi network that will be extended by the Netgear wireless range extender. Then, we have to select or choose a new password for the wifi network extended by the Netgear wireless range extender. At last, we have to connect our all the wifi devices with the Netgear wireless range extender and we have to click finish. After two minutes the setup process will be completed and the Netgear wireless range extender will start working.