The Netgear Genie Smart Setup wizard enables you to configure your Netgear extender through the Web browser of a device that’s connected to your current Wi-Fi network.
You need to know some details about your Wi-Fi network — such as the network’s password — to complete the configuration. Since these details are not available in menus or online, you can call 1-844-883-4188 and speak to an extender expert who will help you setup the router.
The Below given procedure is for a technically smart savvy person, who knows the networking and basics for that. So it’s recommended that you decide with your senses and make sure that if you follow the below procedure, you know what you are doing.
We always recommend you that you call Netgear Support on 1-844-883-4188 and take help of an online technician in order to setup your extender. It’s quite simple and easy, when you setup your extender in guidance of an extender support technician.
Since the extender pushes your current Wi-Fi network’s signal beyond its current limit, you won’t have to worry that the wireless signal will drop unexpectedly at a critical moment, such as submitting an assignment online.
Procedure for Setup of NETGEAR EXTENDER.
Put the extender as close to the Wi-Fi router as possible. You can move the extender to its new location after you complete the configuration process.
Connect the extender to an electrical outlet, and then wait approximately one minute for the device’s Status LED to turn green.
Click the “Network” icon on your computer, and then select “Netgear_Ext” from the list.
Launch a new browser window to open the Netgear Genie Smart Setup page. If the page doesn’t open, then contact technical support on 1-844-883-4188 and let a technician help you fix the issue.
Continue if You are able to reach Genie Setup.
Select your Wi-Fi network and click “Continue.” Enter your network’s password in the PassPhrase box, and then click “Continue.”
Enter a new name for the extender’s Wi-Fi network in the “2.4GHz Network Name (SSID)” box, and then click “Continue.” Select the “Use the Same Security Mode” check box to apply the security settings that your current Wi-Fi network uses to the extender’s Wi-Fi network.
Connect all of your computers and wireless devices to the extender’s new Wi-Fi network.
Click the “My wireless devices are connected to the Extender network” check box, and then click “Continue.
Disconnect the extender from the electrical outlet and relocate the device to a location that has a weak wireless signal from your original Wi-Fi network.
Connect the extender to a power source, and then wait for the Status LED light to turn green.
We always recommend you that you call Netgear Support on 1-844-883-4188 and take help of an online technician in order to setup your extender. It’s quite simple and easy, when you setup your extender in guidance of an extender support technician