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Netgear EX7000 AC1900 WiFi Extender

Netgear EX7000  AC1900 is the extreme dual band WiFi extender with an ultra-fast speed up-to 1900 Mbps. Its 800 MHz dual core processor it delivers outstanding wireless performance on both bands. Not only is equipped with multiple connectivity ports but also offers top-shelf wireless range from far right to far left of your premises. It is one of the NETGEAR’s ideal extenders for HD content streaming and online gaming due to its Mesh wireless technology.It is compatible to work with any standard wireless router and provides whole-home connectivity with its three powerful external antennas. Apart from this, its Fast-Lane technology allows simultaneous use of both the bands to provide seamless connectivity on your every device.

AC1900-Nighthawk WiFi Extender Specifications

EX7000 uses a Broadcom BCM 4708 dual-core processor to support 802.11ac WiFi. It is equipped with five gigabit Ethernet ports, Reset button, WPS button, USB 3.0 port and a power switch.On the front side, it has LED status indicator for each band, LAN port, USB and the Extender mode. The included mount helps you to positioned your extender vertically or horizontally as you like.


Netgear EX7000 Setup – Netgear Installation Assistant

To set up your extender using the Netgear installation assistant:

  • Turn on your extender.
  • Place the extender close to your WiFi router.
  • After that, plug the extender into an electrical outlet.
  • Wait for the Power LED to light green.
  • If the Power LED does not light, press the Power button.
  • Connect a computer or mobile device to the extender using a WiFi or Ethernet connection:
    • WiFi – On your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device, open the WiFi connection manager and locate and connect to the extender network. When your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device is connected to the extender, the Client LED lights solid white.
    • Ethernet – Use an Ethernet cable to connect the Ethernet port on the extender to an Ethernet port on your computer.
  • Launch a web browser from a computer or mobile device and enter www.mywifiext.net. If mywifiext.net not working on your device, contact our experts for quick help at toll-free 1-866-504-8616.
  • The Netgear installation assistant displays.
  • Follow the prompts to connect your extender to the existing WiFi network.
  • Move your extender to a new location that is about halfway between your router and the area with a poor WiFi signal.
  • If you get no connection or a poor connection, move the extender closer to your router and try again until the Link Status LED lights white.
  • After you find the best location for your extender, connect your client devices to the extended WiFi network.
If you still can’t set up your Netgear Nighthawk EX7000 AC1900 Extender, get in touch with the experienced technicians at 1-866-504-8616 (Toll-Free).

Netgear EX7000 Setup – WPS Push Button

To set up your Nighthawk WiFi Extender using WPS:

  • Power on the extender.
  • Place the extender and WiFi router in the same room.
  • Once done, plug your extender into an electrical outlet.
  • Wait for the Power LED on EX7000 to light green.
  • Press the WPS button on the extender.
  • Now, press the WPS button on your WiFi router.
  • If the Netgear EX7000 Link Status LED lights white, the connection between your router and extender is good.

Note: If your router supports the 5 GHz band, your extender attempts to connect to the router’s 5 GHz band the first time you press the WPS button. If your extender did not connect to the router’s 5 GHz band the first time, it may result in a lot of issues during extender setup. To resolve such issues at the earliest, give us a call at toll-free 1-866-504-8616.

  • Move your extender to a new location that is about halfway between your router and the area with a poor router WiFi signal.
  • Take your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device to the location with poor WiFi router coverage.
  • Connect your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device to the extended network. Your extender uses the same WiFi network settings as your router for its 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz extended networks.

That’s how you can complete your Netgear EX7000 Setup using WPS button. If you come across any type of technical issue during the setup process, feel free to contact the experts at 1-866-504-8616.

Nighthawk AC1900 Extender Setup

To set up your Netgear EX7000, you need to open the Netgear Genie web based setup interface. Given below are the detailed steps for the setup:

  • Remove the caps of the antennas and attach them to the connectors.
  • Connect your extender with the power source.
  • Pair your device with the extender’s wireless network.
  • Or, use an Ethernet cable to connect to the extender.
  • If you can’t connect to the extender’s network, press the power button.
  • Open a web browser and type mywifiext.net and press enter.
  • This web address will launch the Extender Setup page.
  • Login with your Netgear account credentials.
  • Click on New Extender Setup.
  • Follow the instructions of Netgear Installation assistant.
  • After executing the instructions, place your extender to a new location.
  • The new location must be halfway between the router and the area with poor wireless connectivity.

Note: You can also use the WPS button for sync the extender with the router.

Nighthawk AC1900 Extender Cool Features

  • AP (ACCESS POINT) mode creates the WiFi hot-spot via the wired Ethernet connection.
  • With USB 3.0, experience 10 times faster access to the stored media.
  • Schedule the Internet access and setup parental controls.
  • With DLNA server, play your media content on TV.
  • Optimize your network with all new Nighthawk WiFi Analytic application.
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How to Configure FastLane Technology on Netgear EX7000 Extender

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 EX7000 extender and a second band connecting the WiFi device and extender. Please follow these steps to configure FastLane Technology on your Netgear Extender:

  • Connect your client device to the extender.
  • After that, open any web browser such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer.
  • Type mywifiext.net 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 the experts at 1-866-504-8616 for on-the-spot solution.

Common Issues During Netgear EX7000 Setup

  • Mywifiext.net 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
  • Netgear genie app doesn’t open
  • Issues while accessing IP address
  • Lost configuration CD
  • WiFi connectivity issues
  • Netgear genie smart setup page continues to appear even after Netgear extender setup
  • Forgot Netgear extender default password
  • Extender’s LED lights are not stable
  • Mywifiext.com doesn’t open
  • Can’t login to Netgear EX7000 extender
  • EX7000 drops internet connectivity
  • Unable to update Netgear firmware
  • Can’t access mywifiext.net after update on EX7000
  • MAC address filtering errors
  • Nighthawk AC1900 EX7000 not working failed update
  • WiFi extender not connecting to internet
  • Can’t find Netgear range extender network name
  • Netgear Extender not working
  • Nighthawk EX7000 – no internet
  • Netgear extender red light causing issues
  • Unable to perform Netgear extender reset
  • Internet connected but not working
Fix all such issues within minimal time by calling the experts at toll-free 1-866-504-8616.

Troubleshooting Netgear EX7000 Setup Issues

Go through the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps to fix Netgear EX7000 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 mywifiext.net, 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 mywifiext.net login.
  • Update the latest Netgear firmware version on your extender.

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  • Reset the extender to its factory default settings.
None of the aforementioned troubleshooting tips resolve your issues? Don’t panic. Just give us a call at 1-866-504-8616 and fix your extender setup issues.

How to Update Firmware on Netgear Extender?

Does your WiFi extender, all of sudden, start behaving weirdly? Is it not providing the required speed even after a successful Netgear WiFi extender setup? If yes, then update firmware on Netgear EX7000 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 extender.So make sure to have the latest firmware version on your extender. Here’s how to upgrade the firmware on your Netgear range extender:

  • First and foremost, turn on your WiFi extender.
  • Connect a PC, laptop or mobile device to the extender’s network.
  • Once done, open a web browser as per your choice.
  • Enter mywifiext.net 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 firmware version available, click on yes button for firmware upgrade.
  • Now, wait for some time and let the Netgear extender firmware update properly.
That’s it! Your extender’s firmware has been updated. In the case of any difficulty, feel free to contact the experts at 1-866-504-8616 (24×7 Helpline).

EX7000 Extender Technical Specification

WiFi Tech and Range AC1900 Dual band Upto 10,000 Sq.ft
WiFi Technology 802.11ac
WiFi Performance AC1900
WiFi Band Dual Band 2.4 & 5GHz
Key Features
  • Create a whole-home mesh WiFi using your existing gateway or router
  • Dual band WiFi up to 1900Mbps
  • 700mW high-powered design for ultimate range
  • Dual core 800MHz processor for max WiFi performance
  • 3 external antennas for maximum signal coverage
  • High-powered amplifiers and external antennas for increased range
  • FastLane technology improves performance using both WiFi bands
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