Netgear extender setup

What Do You Mean By ? setup is an automated configuration page which lets you connect your newly bought Netgear range extender to your existing network. Once you un-box your extender and plug it to the power outlet, wait for the extender to boot up. When the power light goes green log on to and follow the simple instructions to configure your extender in a few seconds.

It is the local address rather than the web address to explore the configurations of your home Wi-Fi.

Along with the Netgear extender setup, here is a list of provinces possible with the setup page:

  1. You can easily perform Mac cloning with
  2. Perform port forwarding and port triggering.
  3. Upgrade your router and extender firmware to instantly step-up the network speed.
  4. Keep a check on the connected devices on your network.
  5. Perform speed test to track the uploading and downloading speed.
  6. Change network passwords, if required.
  7. Resolve multiple port opening issues on PlayStation and other gaming devices.

How To Connect To

  1. First of all, plug the extender to a power outlet. Remember to place it as close as possible to the main router.
  2. On your computer, open a browser and you will see mywifiext setup.
  3. If not, go to the address bar of your browser(where you have the URLs written (such as and type in
  4. Now, you will be asked for a user name and password.


If you have not changed these credentials, use the default ones which are:

PASSWORD: password
Simply follow the easy instructions and you will be able to put your range extender up and running.

How can you say it is ready to connect to ?

Simply look for atleast 1 solid green light on your extender, probably the power light.

Unable To Connect To Netgear extender Setup Page?

If the error messages pops up and you are unable to go to, look out for the following:

  1. Make sure that the power light on the extender is a solid green (in case of ex6100 or higher models of Netgear extenders, see that the “Netgear” logo is lit up).
  2. Put the range extender in the same room as your router.
  3. See that there are no wires connecting to your extender from your router or your computer.
  4. Unplug the extender for 30 seconds, and plug it back in, the extender will power on.

A Standard Guide For Setting Up Extenders

Netgear Wi-Fi range extenders are plug and play network appliances. All you need to do is plug in the extender to the wall and login to From here, you are directed to the setup where you can configure your range extender within a few steps.

Generally, there are two standard ways of hooking up the wireless extender to an existing network:

  1. Through WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup), or
  2. Manually through setup

Let’s discuss these two methods briefly:

Netgear extender setup


 The WPS or The Wi-Fi Protected Setup

The WPS way of setting up a wireless range extender requires the WPS feature on both your router as well as your Netgear extender. Except the WN1000 RP, all models of Netgear extender have the WPS dexterity.

Check out the list of Netgear extenders which have the WPS button:Netgear ex7000, Netgear ex6920, Netgear ex6200, Netgear ex6100, Netgear ex3920, Netgear ex3800, Netgear ex2700, Netgear WN 3000RPV3, Netgear WN3000RPV1, Netgear WN2500RP, Netgear WN2000RPTV3, Netgear ex6150

WPS is the easiest possible way to setting up a connection. Here is how you can do setup

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