How to Set Up Netgear WiFi Repeater

A Netgear WiFi repeater (also called wireless range extender) takes the internet signals from your existing wireless router or access point (AP) and rebroadcasts it to create a second secure and powerful network. Businesses or homeowners use a repeater to extend the broadcast range of their existing WiFi networks, thus improving the signal strength and enabling devices that are outside the range of your router.

But hold on! Not all WiFi routers are capable of providing the internet range everywhere in your house or workplace. In order to get the internet range in every nook and cranny of your house – you must acquire a Netgear WiFi range extender (also known as a wireless repeater).

Netgear extender setup keeps your computer, laptop, tablet, mobile devices, Bluetooth speakers, etc. connected to a secure WiFi with a fast, reliable, and active internet connection always.

In this post, we will provide you some simple methods on how you can set up your Netgear wireless repeater.

1. Plug your Netgear wireless range extender into a power outlet that is near to your existing WiFi router.
2. Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to your existing router and another end of the cable to your  Netgear wireless repeater (range extender).
3. Turn on your computer or laptop and launch an internet browser in it.
4. Now, into the browser's address bar, carefully type the web address mywifiext in order to visit login page without any hassle.
5. Enter your login credentials into the username and password fields and click on OK.
6. Complete the fields on the Netgear Genie setup page and click on the Next button.

Note: If you want to configure your Netgear extender in extender mode then click on the extender button and if you want to configure your Netgear extender in access point mode then click on the access point button. Once done, click on Continue.

7. Now, select your existing WiFi router network to extend and click on the Next button.
8. After that, what you have to do - in the network key (password) field, enter your existing router's WiFi network password/passphrase/security key and click on the Next button.
9. Prior to clicking on the Continue button, make sure that you have connected your WiFi-enabled devices to your Netgear WiFi range extender properly.

Now, a message will display stating that your Netgear range extender is connected and ready to use.

10. Click on the Next button.
11. Then, a registration page displays. Complete all the registration fields and click on Finish to complete your Netgear new extender setup process.

Congrats! Your Netgear WiFi repeater is successfully configured. If you need more guidance on setting up your Netgear wireless repeater, then feel free to reach our technicians anytime.

So, the above-mentioned steps were applied to wanna configure your Windows computer with your Netgear WiFi range extender. And if you wanna configure your Apple or iOS devices with your Netgear WiFi range extender then follow the steps below. local is the easiest way to set up your Netgear wireless range extender with the iOS or Apple devices.

1. All you have to do is, grab your iPhone and connect it with your Netgear wireless range extender using an Ethernet cable.
2. After that, you have to load up an internet browser on your connected device and type local into the address bar.
3. Hit Enter and follow the on-screen instructions for a hassle-free Netgear extender setup.

To successfully access the setup page, make sure to follow the steps given below.

1. Make sure to perform a regular Netgear firmware update on your device.
2. Place your router and your Netgear WiFi range extender in reach of each other.
3. Your devices (router, computer, laptop, and WiFi extender) must be plugged into an electrical outlet properly.
4. Also, ensure that the URL you are using is properly entered into the URL bar instead of the search bar.

If the above-mentioned steps do not work then restart your router, Netgear extender, computer or laptop and try login again via another relevant browser.

So, these were the simple ways through which you can easily set up your Netgear wireless repeater. If you still have anything to ask, then feel free to reach us via the comments section.