Netgear EX6400 Setup | AC1900

Netgear EX6400 AC1900 is a powerful dual-band WiFi mesh extender. With its mesh features, it is capable of delivering WiFi speed up to 1.9Gbps. Netgear EX6400 Setup blankets your premise with powerful wireless coverage from extreme right to the extreme left. The best part is no new SSID or passphrase needed, there will be just one WiFi name for all of your devices.

Now, let’s get started with the Netgear AC1900 EX6400 Setup.

Netgear AC1900 EX6400 Setup

Using WPS Method

Steps for Netgear AC1900 EX6400 setup using WPS button:

  • Connect the Netgear EX6400 AC1900 extender to the power supply.
  • Press the power button on the side panel.
  • Wait till the status LED emits green.
  • Now press the WPS button of EX6400.
  • At the same time press the WPS button on the wireless router.
  • Once the WPS connection is established, the status LED will glow.
  • You may now connect your device with the extender’s network.
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If you come across any type of issue during Netgear AC1900 EX6400 WiFi range extender setup using WPS, feel free to contact the experts.

Netgear EX6400 Extender Setup

Using Web Browser

In order to perform Netgear EX6400 extender setup using a web browser, follow these steps:

  • Open a laptop or computer and connect to extender’s network using the WiFi network utility.
  • After you connect your computer with the extender’s network, the WiFi booster LED will turn green. Now click on the web browser icon on the same device.
  • The browser will redirect you to the Netgear Genie Setup page.
  • If not, then type in the address bar and hit the enter key.
  • Type your username and passphrase in the prompted box.
  • Select the network that you wish to extend.
  • Provide the password for the chosen network.
  • Create the SSID and password for the extended network.
  • Click on save.
  • Assign admin username and password for your extender management portal.
  • That’s it, you have finished the Netgear EX6400 AC1900 extender setup now. Enjoy interrupt-free WiFi throughout your house. Also, you can place your extender wherever you wish to.
Still can’t set up your EX6400 extender? Get in touch with our experts.

Netgear EX6400 FastLane Setup

FastLane Technology provides you with maximum WiFi performance. Basically, it offers high-speed WiFi connection with a dedicated band connecting the WiFi router to your extender and a second band connecting the WiFi device and extender. Because EX6400 is dual-band extender, it supports FastLane technology and here are the steps for Netgear EX6400 FastLane Setup:

  • Connect your client device to the extender.
  • After that, open any web browser such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer.
  • Type in the address bar and press Enter key.
  • Enter the username and password when the login window appears.
  • On the Netgear Genie page, click on ‘Do More’ and then on ‘FastLane’ option.
  • Now, you will get two options: ‘Device-to-extender in 2.4 GHz only and extender-to-router in 5 GHz only’ and ‘Device-to-extender in 5 GHz only and extender-to-router in 2.4 GHz’.
  • Select any option you like and click on the Save button.
In case you stuck at any step while enabling the FastLane Technology on your extender, don’t hesitate to contact our experts for on-the-spot solution.

Netgear Extender EX6400 Setup

Common AC1900 Setup Issues
  • not working
  • Incorrect mywifiext password
  • WiFi extender is connected but no internet
  • Can’t connect to mywifiext.local
  • WiFi extender is not connected to the network
  • MAC address filtering errors
  • Netgear genie app doesn’t open
  • Can’t access after update on EX6400
  • Nighthawk EX6400 – no internet
  • Nighthawk AC1900 EX6400 not working failed update
  • Unable to update Netgear firmware
  • Netgear Extender not working
  • WiFi connectivity issues
  • WiFi extender not connecting to internet
  • Netgear extender red light causing issues
  • Extender’s LED lights are not stable
  • Issues while accessing IP address
  • Can’t login to Netgear EX6400 AC1900 extender
  • EX6400 drops internet connectivity
  • Unable to perform Netgear extender reset
  • Can’t find Netgear range extender network name
  • Netgear genie smart setup page continues to appear even after Netgear extender EX6400 setup
  • doesn’t open
  • Internet connected but not working
  • Lost configuration CD
  • Forgot Netgear extender default password

Netgear EX6400 Firmware

Update Firmware After AC1900 EX6400 Setup

Does your WiFi extender, all of sudden, start behaving weirdly? Is it not providing the required speed even after a successful Netgear Nighthawk WiFi extender EX6400 setup? If yes, then update firmware on Netgear extender right away. Netgear Extender Firmware is a set of instructions integrated into the hardware device. Talking in a layman’s language, Netgear extender firmware is basically an operating system specifically intended to run on your particular make and model number of the extender. So make sure to have the latest firmware version on your extender. Here’s how to upgrade your Netgear EX6400 firmware:

  • First and foremost, turn on your Netgear AC1900 EX6400 extender.
  • Connect a PC, laptop or mobile device to the extender’s network.
  • Once done, open a web browser as per your choice.
  • Enter in the address bar and press enter key.
  • Log in to your extender using the username and password.
  • Go to the settings menu and click on Firmware Upgrade option.
  • Thereafter, click on Check button.
  • If there is any new Netgear EX6400 firmware version available, click on yes button for firmware upgrade.
  • Now, wait for some time and let the Netgear firmware update properly.
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That’s it! Your extender’s firmware has been updated. In case of any difficulty, feel free to contact our experts.

Netgear EX6400 AC1900 Setup

Troubleshooting Steps for Setup Issues

Go through the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps to fix Netgear EX6400 AC1900 setup issues:

  • Make sure that the extender is receiving proper power supply from the wall outlet.
  • Confirm that the wall plug in which the extender is plugged in is not damaged or short-circuited.
  • Access high-speed internet connection on your device.
  • Check all the wired connections. Do not use any damaged cable.
  • Keep your extender away from walls, room corners, microwave ovens, fish tanks, cordless phones, Bluetooth devices, metal objects, aluminum studs, etc.
  • If you are getting issues with, be certain that you entered the correct URL in the address bar.
  • Power-cycle your Netgear extender once and try to set it up again.
  • Use only the latest version of web browser during login.

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  • Update the latest Netgear firmware version on your extender.
  • Reset the extender to its factory default settings.

None of the aforementioned troubleshooting tips resolve your issues? Don’t panic. Just contact us and fix your Netgear Nighthawk EX6400 setup issues.