How to Complete Netgear Extender ex6200 Setup?
It is very common to come across network related issues while using the wi-fi connection.
When you have connected devices to the network you may come across places that do not receive wi-fi signals or where the signal strength is very poor. It is a common issue but can be very frustrating to deal with.
However, if you are looking for a device that can help in boosting the network connection at your place then getting a Netgear extender ex6200 setup is the best solution.
Talking about the extender, it connects with the router and receives signals from it. Then trough access points the boosted signals are broadcasted to every location even the dead zones.
In this blog, we are going to discuss in detail the steps that you need to follow to complete the setup for the Netgear extender ex6200. But if you are new or doing it for the first time it is always better to get help from the Netgear technicians.
Steps to Complete the Netgear Extender ex6200 Setup
Most of the wi-fi support the WPS method to connect to the devices. It is one of the easiest ways to connect to the router as all you need to do is press the WPS button and wait until the connection is established between the two devices.
But, if you do not WPS button then you can use an ethernet cable to connect with the computer and then use the web browser to connect the Netgear extender with the router.
Once you have completed the Netgear ex6200 setup you can change the default username and the password.
Here are the steps that you need to follow to complete the Netgear extender ex6200 setup:
⦁ Make sure to place the Netgear extender and the router close enough.
⦁ Plugin the extender into the power source. Then switch on the power button.
⦁ Now you can check out the LED indicator light will turn amber in color. This means that it is receiving power. After a minute the LED light will turn off.
⦁ The next thing that you need to check is that the computer is connected to the wi-fi network only then you will be able to complete the connection.
⦁ Use an ethernet cable connection to connect the computer LAN port with the extender.
⦁ If you are unable to connect then you can try the following troubleshooting solutions. Wait for a few minutes, once the computer is on, then open the web browser.
Also, make sure that the computer and the extender are properly connected. And also check the LED lights to make sure the connection is properly established.
⦁ Once the computer is connected to the extender, launch a web browser on the computer. You will be automatically directed to the Netgear setup genie or type mywifiextnet.
If you are not directed to the Netgear setup page get in touch with the technical support team for help.
⦁ Here you need to select the 2.4 GHz band and then select the continue option. Then enter the security settings for the same band.
⦁ Then you will have to enter the password.
⦁ Then you need to choose the encryption strength.
⦁ Then select the radio button depending upon the key that you will be using.
⦁ You will then have to enter the WEP key.
⦁ Then you need to select the 5 GHz band to extend and follow the similar steps as you did for 2.4 GHz.
⦁ Once everything is done wait for a couple of minutes and then you can see that the Netgear extender ex6200 setup is complete.
In this blog, we have discussed in detail the steps that you need to follow to complete the Netgear extender configuration with the router using the ethernet connection.
However, you can complete the setup using the WPS button too. The ethernet connection is a manual method that may require more time but if you perform the steps carefully the connection will be configured in the end.
But, just in case you are having any trouble while completing the Netgear extender ex6200 setup then you must get help from the Netgear support team.