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NETGEAR Range Extender is not detecting the 5GHz wireless band of the NETGEAR router or the 5GHz connection is intermittent

In the event that your extender can’t distinguish the 5GHz remote system of your switch or the extender is discontinuously losing association with the 5 GHz band, give changing the remote channel a shot your switch.

To change the remote channel on your switch:

In the first place, draw your extender nearer to your switch.

Note: Intermittent extender associations with the 5GHz remote band can be brought about by ill-advised position. For more data, see Where would it be a good idea for me to put my NETGEAR Wi-Fi go extender? or then again How far would it be a good idea for me to put my EX8000 Nighthawk Tri-Band WiFi Range Extender from my switch?.

Sign into your switch interface. For more data, perceive How would I sign in to my NETGEAR home switch?.

After fruitful switch sign in, click Wireless to get to the Wireless Settings page.

Under Wireless Network (5GHz) search for Channel.

On the off chance that the switch is set to Auto or a channel between 52-64 or 100-140, transform it to a channel between 36-48 or between 149-161.

Note: Even on the off chance that you were utilizing a channel between the prescribed ranges above, change the divert to something other than what’s expected so as to fix discontinuous associations.

Snap Apply.


Reconnect the extender to the 5GHz band and check whether the network has improved.

Note: You may need to revive your system list so as to have the option to see your 5GHz switch system name (SSID) in the rundown of accessible systems you can expand.