Introducing the Netgear_ext Extender device to extend the range of the WiFi network by rising the existing WiFi signal and improving the overall signal quality for longer distances. A range extender repeats the signals from a WiFi router or an existing access point.
WiFi range extender Increases the range of the existing WiFi network and creates a stronger signal in areas of difficult WiFi access. Sometimes the router does not provide the WiFi coverage needed
Discover your range extender before installing the range extender, become familiar with the indicators, buttons and ports.
Description of indicators Connection indicator to the router | Netgear_ext
This indicator indicates the status of the connection between the range extender and the router or access point. Solid green optimal connection Fixed amber Good connection Fixed red Bad connection off. There is no connection.
Device connection indicator
This indicator indicates the status of the connection between the range extender and a WiFi device or device. Solid green optimal connection Fixed amber Good connection Fixed red Bad connection. Off. There is no connection.
Positioning the range extender and power on:
Place the range extender in the same room as the WiFi router. It only needs to be near the WiFi router during the initial configuration process.
Connect the range extender to a power outlet. Wait until the power indicator lights amber and turns green. If the power indicator does not light, press the on / off button on the range extender.
Connecting to an existing WiFi network To extend the coverage of the WiFi network, you have to connect the range extender to the existing WiFi network. There are two ways to do it:
Connection with Netgear_ext the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (Netgear_ext) allows you to connect to a secure Wi-Fi network without having to enter the network name and password to login. Note: WPS does not support WEP network security. If you use WEP security, follow the instructions in Connecting with web browser settings. Press the WPS button on the side panel of the range extender. The Netgear_ext indicator flashes.
Within two minutes, press the WPS button on the router or access point. The Netgear_ext indicator of the range extender lights solid green, the connection indicator to the router lights up and the range extender is connected to the existing WiFi network. If the connection indicator to the router does not turn on, try again. If it still does not turn on, see connecting to web browser settings.
If the WiFi router is compatible with the 5 GHz band, repeat steps 1 and 2 to connect the range extender to that band. Find the name of the new extended WiFi network on your computer or WiFi device. The range extender creates two new extended WiFi networks.
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