How To Easily Setup The Range Extender 7300 Using The Installation Assistant?

In this post, you will come to know the steps to set up the range extender using the Netgear wifi extender setup wizard. You must go through the steps carefully before implementing them on your device.

  1. Plug-in your range extender to the power adapter.
  2. Wait for the power LED to turn green.
  3. Connect the device using the wired Ether or wireless connection.
  4. To connect to the wireless network, select the Extender SSID from the list of networks.
  5. Open a web browser.
  6. Check the status LED for the client device.
  7. Go to My wifi ext net or enter in the address space of your browser.
  8. The Netgear genie extender setup page will appear.
  9. Tap ‘Setup’
  10. Complete the fields and tap the ‘Next’ button.
  11. Make sure that the AP switch is set to the range extender before pressing ‘Next’.
  12. Check the router’s network you want to extend.
  13. Here, you will find 2 bands of frequencies to select from. You can select 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz depending on the requirement. Yes, if your router supports only one band, then select the same band on your extender.
  14. Enter the passkey for the existing router which you can confirm from the devices already connected to it.
  15. Set SSID and password for your range extender. If you want to keep the same SSID as of your router, then click ‘Use the same wifi name feature’.
  16. Connect the wireless devices to the extender network. This may take several minutes to set up.
  17. Make a check on the connection linked to the wifi device. Click ‘Continue’.
  18. You will find a successfully connected message on the screen.
  19. Tap ‘Finish’ to complete the setup and register the device. If you want to skip the registration, then skip as of now.
  20. Disconnect the device and place it wherever you want in between the router and the area with a poor signal.
  21. Reconnect the computer to the Wi-Fi network and check the signal strength.

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