How to access the settings of the Netgear R6120 Wi-Fi extender? 

To get access to your Netgear R6120 Wi-Fi extender, you need the web domain or the IP address of your device. Moreover, you also require the username and password. You will find such information about your Mywifiext extender on the label or in the user manual of your range extender. Do you not have the manual for your range extender? Or are you not unwilling to read the whole manual? Then find the default login details using the quick guide below. To get to the Netgear extender default login page, you must be associated with the router. The default network name or the username of your range extender is Mywifiext extender _Extender _XXXXXX.

Access the settings on your Netgear Wi-Fi extender R6120

  1. Plug the range extender near your functioning router and switch it on.
  2. Press the WPS button on your Netgear Wi-Fi extender R6120 device.
  3. Now, when the LED light in your R6120 starts blinking rapidly, press the WPS button on your router as well.
  4. You only have two minutes to press the WPS button on both your range extender and the router.
  5. Both devices will communicate with each other in a minute.
  6. Once the WIFI LED lights are solid, connect to the extended network using the default credential.
  7. You can now access the internet from your Mywifiext local R6120.

Mywifiext extender Login instruction R6120

  1. Open a web browser, such as Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, or others you like.
  2. Type the default IP address or the default web domain to access the admin interface of your Netgear extender login page. 
  3. Go to the address bar of your internet browser, enter the web domain to access the web-based user interface.
  4. You would see two text fields on the Mywifiext login page, where you may enter the default username and a password.
  5. The default username and password for your R6120 extender is admin. The default password is also admin.
  6. Enter the username & password into the required field and hit the Enter button, and now you should see the control panel or the administrative panel of your router.

Mywifiext extender R6120 default IP addresses


Mywifiext local extender default Password and username combinations

  1. admin-admin
  2. (blank)-admin
  3. (blank)-admin
  4. admin-Tent
  5. admin-2011

Netgear Wi-Fi extender login with the default login details

The setup and Netgear Installation Assistant process for most of the Netgear R series extenders are the same. There would be variations in the options under the dashboard section. You have to connect the extender to the router network and configure it using any computer, laptop, or mobile device.

  1. To be connected, power on the device whose settings you will configure.
  2. Open up a web browser of your choice on a device connected to the extended network.
  3. Go into the address bar of the browser. And then, write to get the settings page of the extender.
  4. Type the default username and password to login to the settings of Login Page
  5. Use the web interface of your Netgear Wi-Fi extender to monitor, control, and manage the settings of your extended network. 
  6. The default login credentials are on the label of the device.
  7. Once you log in to the web interface, you can configure all the Mywifiext local wifi extenders. 
  8. To access the Mywifiext login page, follow these steps as mentioned in the below section of the article.

Mywifiext login

  • You should connect to your extender’s wifi network.
  • Open an internet browser which you like.
  • Navigate the address bar of the browser using the web domain
  • Now, you need to enter the login credentials.
  • The default login information is admin for both username & password fields.

How do I upgrade the firmware of my Netgear Wi-Fi extender manually?

  1. To update the firmware of your Netgear Wi-Fi extender setup manually. And then, connect to the range WIFI network.
  2. You need to download the latest firmware for your device from the Netgear Wi-Fi extender official website.
  3. Select a web browser of your choice and open the Mywifiext local login window.
  4. A quick setup page will appear. Click cancel to cancel the quick setup and perform the Netgear wifi extender setup process manually.
  5. Go to the homepage of your device and open the System tools tab. 

Now, you should select the firmware upgrade option to update the firmware. Select the firmware file you have downloaded, and click the upgrade option. Netgear Wi-Fi extender firmware upgrade process will begin. It could take a few minutes to complete. Do not turn off the device during this period. The extender will reboot the upgrade process.