Ultimate Guide To Reset Netgear WiFi Extender
Are you facing issues with your Netgear WiFi range extender? Is your Netgear device not performing as per your expectations? If yes, then your extender needs to be refreshed.
If you are wondering how would you do that, we’ve got you covered! In this post, we’ll guide you on how to reset your extender back to its factory settings.
The reset process of your Netgear device is necessary if you cannot recover your device’s admin name and password. However, keep in mind the resetting your device to the default values will erase all the personalized settings made by you.
To reset Netgear extender you have to:
- 1. Verify that the power LED of your Netgear range extender is on.
- After that, find the reset hole on your Netgear range extender.
- Use any pin-like device or pen.
- Insert the object carefully into the Netgear extender’s reset hole.
- Release the reset button once the power LED on your Netgear extender starts blinking.
Congrats! Your Netgear extender has been reset successfully.
After the reset and reconfiguration process, if you are still facing issues with your Netgear extender like:
- Extender connected but no internet.
- Netgear extender not working.
- Red color LED on Netgear WiFi extender.
- Extender keeps on dropping WiFi connection, etc.
Then, it is important to diagnose the problem to make your extender up and running.
- Check if your Netgear extender is recieving proper power supply or not. Also, the wall socket you are using to plug in your device shouldn’t be damaged.
- Properly connect your main router to the Netgear extender. The Ethernet cable you are using to connect your devices shouldn’t be damaged or dusty.
- The power, router, and client link LED should be stable on your device during Netgear extender setup.
- Turn off other Bluetooth and WiFi devices in home during the installation of your Netgear WiFi range extender.
- Use the latest firmware version on your Netgear extender and main router.
- Place your router and Netgear WiFi extender away from devices that produce heat. Such devices are refrigerator, stabilizer, microwave, etc. Doing so will save your devices from overheating.
- Also, choose a place for your main router and Netgear extender that is away from kitchen appliances, thick walls, and metal gadgets. Doing so might solve signal-interference issue.
- Power cycle your Netgear extender, main router, and WiFi-enabled devices.
Once you are done with the troubleshooting of your Netgear WiFi extender, reconfigure it again.
To setup Netgear extender, follow the steps below.
- Plug in your Netgear extender near to your main router.
- Pull up an internet browser.
- Enter www.mywifiext.net.
- Click on NEW EXTENDER SETUP button.
- Enter your WiFi password and click on Next.
- Connect your WiFi-enabled devices to the Netgear WiFi range extender and click on Continue.
- Click on Next if a message displays confirming that your Netgear range extender is connected and ready.
- Now, the registration page displays.
- Complete all the registration fields carefully and click on Finish to complete the Netgear WiFi extender setup process.
- When the Status page displays, you can unplug your Netgear extender and plug it to a new location.
Congratulations! You have successfully configured your device. If you need any assistance in resetting or setting up Netgear extender, feel free to reach us anytime through our email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be happy to help you.