“www.mywifiext.net” is the default web address for Netgear Range Extender. Before you set up your WiFi Range Extender, download NETGEAR’s WiFi Analytics App to test WiFi strength in rooms throughout your home, helping you identify where your coverage is weakest.
Once you installed the WiFi extender by typing “www.mywifiext.net”, use the Netgear app to test the signal strength and you can see the steps how your network speed has improved.
With Netgear App for extender helps you to access the following features,
The WiFi Analytics App can:
Netgear extender gives you Dual-band and Tri-band WiFi Range Extender has patented FastLane3 technology which features Tri-Band WiFi with speeds up to 3Gbps, a Dedicated WiFi Link to the router to avoid halving of bandwidth of extended WiFi signals.
With an innovative antenna design of Netgear WiFi range extender that gives you ultimate coverage for your house.
Now you get a congestion-free path for all your devices to connect to the internet.
When it works with Your WiFi Router or ISP Gateway and however, you are not getting enough WiFi from your Internet Service Provider (ISP) equipment. In that case, you can get a Tri-band WiFi Range Extender and boost WiFi coverage into every corner of your house and use the same WiFi name. In case, you are using Nighthawk Mesh extender that improves the WiFi you already have.
With Netgear extender, you don’t need to Switching WiFi Network Names. Nighthawk X6S creates a seamless network throughout your home by using the same WiFi network name (SSID) as your router.
Your WiFi devices like smartphones and laptops will remain connected to the same network name as you move around your house and yard. You can manage the settings by entering “mywifiext.net” or default IP address “192.168.1.250”.
Other extenders create separate WiFi network name (SSID) than the router’s WiFi, causing disconnect and reconnect.
It will provide you SMART ROAMING features, that help you see the Seamless Coverage for Your Mobile Devices.
With the Smart Roaming intelligently feature whenever you connect your mobile devices to the optimal WiFi for 4K streaming, surfing and more.
Now you can enjoy uninterrupted streaming on YouTube or Netflix, even as you move around the house. They design smart Roaming for devices that support the 802.11k standard.
You will like the Nighthawk extender because you can easily set up your own powerful Nighthawk Mesh network. You will see all the advanced router features that a Nighthawk has to offer and build up your own widespread WiFi network by adding the WiFi Range Extender. Now you have the flexibility to customize networks in 2.4 and 5GHz. Whenever you want to use your existing router’s SSID to create a single network or use multiple SSIDs to create separate networks.
You can configure your Netgear as a wireless range extender to extend the range of your existing wireless network.
Steps to configure your wireless range extender:
If your existing wireless network supports WPS, follow the steps below if you want to set up your extender using the WPS button.
Once the extender setup is complete, it broadcast the extended network for each applicable band as “network name_2GEXT” and “network name_5GEXT”.
You can connect to the extender’s network using the same password as that of the router’s network.
There are two ways to reset your range extender to default settings. First, by pressing the Factory Reset button and second, by using the web user interface (GUI).
Factory Reset button:
NETGEAR regularly releases the new firmware versions to improve product performance and add new features.
The Netgear release the firmware for all the routers, range extender, and all other Netgear products.
Follow the steps below to update your extender’s firmware.
To update the firmware on your NETGEAR WiFi Range Extender:
To update the firmware by bypassing the initial setup wizard:
Once you set up your NETGEAR WiFi range extender, you can log in to the extender to access the settings.
If you haven’t connected the WiFi range extender to your existing WiFi network.
To log in to your WiFi range extender:
If you want to use the One WiFi Name feature, you cannot change your extended WiFi network settings from the extender web interface. To manage the settings and to change the wireless settings, you must log in to your router.
If you didn’t want to use the One WiFi Name feature, you can change your extender’s WiFi settings by logging in to the extender web interface.
To change your extender’s WiFi settings:
If you are facing any issue with the extender, you can contact our technicians for your extender.