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How to hide or unhide SSID on your NETGEAR Range Extender

As a matter of course, SSID communicate is empowered on your NETGEAR Extender. This article gives ventures on the most proficient method to conceal your NETGEAR Extender SSID system name.

To stow away SSID communicate:

Ensure the PC/customer gadget is associated with extender organize either by means of wired or remote association.

Open the Extender GUI utilizing

On the off chance that your Extender is utilizing the new Genie UI, you’ll be incited to enter Email and Password, if it’s not too much trouble type the Email and Password that you recently entered during introductory Extender arrangement. On the off chance that your Extender is utilizing the old Genie UI, you’ll be provoked for the Username and Password, of course Username is Admin and Password will be secret phrase. On the off chance that the default has been changed, if you don’t mind enter your new Password.

To shroud the SSIDs, go to Wi-Fi Settings and uncheck “Communicate this Network name (SSID)” for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz. Snap Save to spare the settings as appeared in Figure 1. On the off chance that you wish to unhide the SSIDs, essentially check the “Communicate this Network name (SSID)” for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz and snap Save.


Figure 1: New Netgear Genie UI

Note: For some Extenders that use the more established Genie UI, go to Advanced – Wireless Settings – Uncheck “Empower SSID Broadcast” as show in Figure 2 to conceal the SSID communicate. To unhide the SSID simply check the “Empower SSID Broadcast” checkbox and snap to Apply.


Figure 2: Netgear Genie Old UI

Note: For guidelines on the most proficient method to associate your Windows 10 PC to a covered up SSID, click here. For Windows 8 or 8.1, click here. Windows 7 or Vista

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