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Do I need to reconfigure my extender if I replaced my router/gateway device?

Indeed, you should reconfigure your extender on the off chance that you supplant your current switch/portal. You can reconfigure your extender either by means of WPS association or utilizing the web GUI.

This article will walk you through how to reconfigure your extender with your new switch/portal.


Note: WPS does not bolster WEP remote encryption. In the event that your switch’s remote encryption is set to WEP, if it’s not too much trouble pursue the means to reconfigure utilizing web GUI.

On the off chance that your switch/door underpins WPS, press the WPS catch on your switch/portal for 5 seconds until the WPS marker lights/squints to start the association.

Inside 60 seconds, press and hold the WPS catch on your extender for 5 seconds.

Sit tight for as long as 5 minutes until the WPS pointer quit squinting.

Check if the switch connection LED on your extender is ON or OFF.

On the off chance that the connection LED is ON, your extender effectively associated with your switch’s Wi-Fi arrange.

On the off chance that the connection LED is OFF, the extender neglected to interface with the switch Wi-Fi organize, if it’s not too much trouble rehash stages 1-3 to attempt.

On the off chance that your extender and switch are double band gadgets, rehash stages 1-4 to design the 5GHz system.

Move your extender to its favored area which is preferably somewhere between your switch and the zone with poor Wi-Fi signal.


Reset the extender by squeezing and holding the reset catch for 10 seconds utilizing a paper clasp or stick.

Once extender has finished its reboot, interface your gadget to the default SSID (NETGEAR_EXT).

Open a program and you will consequently coordinated to the extender arrangement page. If not, enter or in the location bar of your program.


Make another record by rounding out the required fields and snap NEXT to proceed.

Note: If your extender bolsters AP mode, you will be provoked to choose how you might want to arrangement your extender. Select the “Wi-Fi Range Extender” catch.

The extender will look and show the Wi-Fi systems accessible in your general vicinity.

Select the Wi-Fi system of your switch/door and snap the NEXT catch.

Note: If both your switch and extender gadgets bolster the 5GHz band at that point select the switch/doors 5GHz system under the 5GHz system list.

In the secret phrase (organize key) field, enter the system secret key for the system you chose and click NEXT catch.

Set the system name (SSID) and secret word (arrange key) of your new extender system and snap to NEXT.

When the system rundown has populated, interface your remote gadget to the new extender Wi-Fi system utilizing the SSID and Password made in the progression above.

Snap the Continue catch to finish the arrangement.

Snap the NEXT catch to continue to the enlistment procedure. On the off chance that item is now enrolled, click Skip Registration.

Move your extender to its favored area which is in a perfect world somewhere between your switch and the territory with poor Wi-Fi signal.