This is known as one of the easiest methods to install your Netgear WiFi range extender. If you don’t want to pull yourself into clutters of messy and confusing manual setup steps, go through this method.
Place your Netgear EX2700 extender in the same room as of your existing router.
Be certain that you have a live internet connection coming from your main router. Also, ensure that your router is WPS capable.
Plug your Netgear EX2700 extender into an electrical outlet. Wait for a few minutes for the Power LED on your Netgear extender to become stable. On the off chance if the does not turn on or continues to blink, push the power (on/ off) button on your Netgear EX2700 extender.
Now, locate and push the Netgear EX2700 WPS button.
Wait for some time.
Press the WPS button on your main router as well.
One the WPS connection is successful, move the Netgear EX2700 extender to your preferred location. But the location you choose for your extender must be in range of your wireless router to acquire a good signal.
You can now connect your computer, laptop, and mobile devices to the Netgear_ext and enjoy uninterrupted internet speed like never before.
Thus, in this way, you can set up your Netgear EX2700 extender using the WPS button without any ado.
Moving on, let’s guide you with the steps on how to setup Netgear extender manually.
How to Install Netgear EX2700 Extender Manually?
Place your Netgear EX2700 extender and your router in the same room.
Connect the extender to your router using an Ethernet cable.
Plug your Netgear extender into an electrical outlet and wait for the Power LED on it to become stable.
Open a PC or laptop and connect it to Netgear_Ext.
Once done, load-up an internet browser on the connected device of your choice.
Enter mywifiext.netin the browser’s address bar and hit the Enter key. Just in case, mywifiext.net is not working, then use the default Netgear extender IP address.
Once done, press Enter to continue.
On the displayed page, type the default Netgear extender login credentials.
Once done, hit the Log In button.
You will be taken to Netgear Genie setup page. Here, you will get step-by-step instructions to complete the Netgear EX2700 setup process.
Hit the Continue button.
Wait for a couple of minutes for Netgear Genie to scan your WiFi network. Netgear Genie will display a list of available networks active within your range shortly. Once the process gets completed, hit the Continue button to proceed.
Now, on the displayed page, type in the password of your WiFi network and click on Continue
Connect your WiFi-enabled devices to the extender’s WiFi network and click on Finish to complete the EX2700 installation process.
That’s all! In this way, you can set up your Netgear extender manually. After setting up your EX2700, it is suggested that you access the Netgear Genie setuppage and change the default extender login credentials.
The Last Words
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