The WIFI range extender amplifies your prevailing network range and speed, furnishing dual-band WIFI. The wireless extender login can also be used in access point mode like a WIFI access point and engender a new WIFI hotspot with the help of a wired Ethernet connection.
When to use your Extender | wireless extender login
It is recommended by NETGEAR that extender network is supposed to be connected only when the WIFI device is in a ‘dead zone’ as were connecting from the subsisting network is poor or nonexistent. How the extender works.
The wireless extender login act as an aqueduct between a WIFI router and a WIFI device outside the range of the WIFI router. The two main tasks of the extender:
*Usually the extender connects to a working WIFI network.
As soon as the wireless extender login is connected over WIFI to a prevailing network, it starts functioning as a network client, alike how a WIFI device connects to a network.
*The extender also acts as an access point for WIFI devices.
The extender proclaims its personal WIFI network that WIFI devices can connect. As it performs the role of an access point, the wireless extender login executes the tasks that WIFI routers do, alike declaring its network name (SSID).
Installation of the WIFI extender.
Place the wireless extender login, implement power and connect it to your WIFI network.
>To place the extender and implement power:
- Fix the extender in the same room as your WIFI router.
During the initial setup process, the propinquity of the WIFI router is required.
- Stopple the extender into an electrical outlet.
- Stand by till the power LED to light amber and turn green.
In case if the power LED doesn’t light, press the power on/off button on the side of the extender.
Connect to an existing WIFI network.
In order to expand your WIFI network range, you need to connect the wireless extender login to your prevailing WIFI network. This can be done in two ways:
*Connect with WPS. WPS doesn’t support WEP network security.
*Connect with web browser setup. A web browser can be used to log in to the extender and to set up its WIFI connection to your prevailing WIFI router.
Connect an Ethernet-Enabled Device.
You can connect a wired device to the wireless extender login using an Ethernet cable after the extender is connected to your WIFI network. After then the device can then access your current prevailing network through the extender’s WIFI connection.
Log in to the Extender After Installation.
You can log in to the extender to look up or alter the extender’s settings after installations.
>To log in to the extender:
- To search and connect to the new extended WIFI network, use a WIFI network manager or WIFI device.
The Device Link LED lights green after the connection is entrenched.
- A Web browser is needed to be launched.
- Enter your email address and password and click on the LOG IN
The status screen will be displayed.
Cannot Connect to the extender.
If you are unable to connect to the extender, find out what prevents you from doing so:
- If you have forgotten your password or username, click on the Username & password Help
- If your extender is already set but can no longer connect to it over WIFI, check if the Device Link is off or red.
- If you are unable to find a working WIFI connection, you can use an Ethernet cable to connect your computer to the extender.
Hope this article is able to provide you with all the basic information required for the setting up of Netgear WIFI extender.