How to set up Netgear EX2700 WiFi Range Extender

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So you have bought a brand new Netgear EX2700 extender. We would like to congratulate you first. Of course, you will be looking to set it up properly so that you will achieve great WiFi signal strength throughout the house or workplace. That’s why we have brought this post into the light. Here, you will get to know all about ex2700 extender setup. Let’s delve in.

Netgear EX2700 increases the distance covered by existing WiFi network, amplifying the wireless signals and improving the overall signal quality over long distances. The device works like a bridge between an access point or router and WiFi gadget outside the range of wireless router. It executes two main functions:

  • The extender makes a reliable connection with a working WiFi network. In this scenario, it works as a network client.
  • The range extender broadcasts its own wireless network which other WiFi-compatible devices can join. In this mode, it acts as an access point and performs tasks that WiFi routers do e.g. transmitting its SSID or network name.

Once you are done with Netgear new extender setup, the extender must do each of the aforementioned jobs.

Setup Netgear WiFi Extender EX2700

Looking for how to setup Netgear Extender EX2700? Look no further than our post. Follow the instructions clearly mentioned below to complete the setup:

  1. Place the extender

First of all, put the WiFi range extender to a suitable place. Here, ‘suitable’ means an open, neat and airy place. So find such a place and put the extender there. Also, make sure the extender is placed near a wall outlet so that there will be no issues while plugging it in.

  1. Apply power

As soon as you place the extender, apply power to make it running. The applied power supply should be fluctuation-free. Ensure to keep the power constant throughout the Netgear new extender setup. Plug in the extender to an electrical outlet and power it on.

  1. Connect to a network

In order to expand the range of your current network, there is need to connect the extender to an available WiFi network. You can do so via one of the two ways given below:

  • Connect with smart wizard

Make use of an internet browser for accessing extender login page and establish a WiFi connection to your current router or access point. Open any of your preferred web browsers on a computer or laptop connected to a fast network. In the address bar, fill in mywifiextnet local web address. Create an account using your email and password. Choose a WiFi network to connect to and hit next. Type the network passphrase and continue with the setup process.

  • Connect with WPS

WPS or WiFi Protected Setup facilitates you to join a secure wireless network without the need to type its password. Power on your Netgear range extender and press WPS button on it. Your device will connect to the network. Find the new SSID on your computer or WiFi-compatible gadget. Unplug the extender from the wall outlet and plug it in back again within a gap of 2-3 minutes.

  1. Set up your extender

Once you connect to a network, launch a web browser of your choice and head over to mywifiext local web URL. Type the required login credentials such as username and password. A genie setup wizard will appear on the screen with steps to follow. Walk through the on-screen prompts to make the extender setup complete. Ensure to register your extender to take benefits from its warranty offers.

Now your Netgear EX2700 extender has set up properly. You can connect multiple smart devices to the extended network and access internet in every nook and corner of the home or office. For any help regarding Netgear new extender setup or registration, do call our experts at toll-free 1-888-674-6890.

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