How to set up NETGEAR Range Extender through WPS process?

NETGEAR WiFi Range Extenders boost existing wireless range and coverage to a great extent. These are also called as WiFi boosters, repeaters and range expanders. The main function of these networking devices is to receive incoming WiFi signals from the main access point or modem and then broadcast these signals throughout the home or office. If you are fed up with sticking at one place (where WiFi signals are strong) to access internet, just install NETGEAR WiFi Range Extender.

There are a number of extenders available in the market to choose according to your requirements like NETGEAR EX2700 N300 is ideal for accessing high-speed internet connection whereas EX6150 AC1200 is best for streaming HD movies and playing games online.

No matter whether you have a small home network or large one, WiFi extenders connect smartphone, tablet, media players and much more to internet without any messy wires.

NETGEAR Extender Setup using WPS Method

There are two methods to set up NETGEAR Range Extender: Manual method and WPS method. While setting up extender manually, you will need to go to web address. It will open NETGEAR Genie Setup page which provides on-screen instructions for installing and configuring an extender.

On the other hand, WPS or WiFi Protected Setup is mainly used to make a secure wireless network. With this method, you can easily set up range extender without any need of installation CD. Before using it, make sure that modem or router is placed in a neat and clean space. WPS automatically set up solid security and random network name for computers, access points, adapters, routers and other devices. Here are the steps to set up NETGEAR WiFi Range Extender using WPS button:

  1. Plug the extender into a wall socket.
  2. Press WPS button on extender.
  3. Once WPS light starts blinking, it means extender is getting configured with WiFi signals of existing router or access point.
  4. After a couple of minutes, you will see 3 solid green lights on extender which indicate that extender has been configured with incoming signals from router.
  5. In case you own a dual-band extender, repeat the step 2.

Now, everything is set. Connect to extended WiFi network and start using internet benefits in every corner of home or workplace – even in dead zones.

In case you have any queries, feel free to ask them from our technical team by calling on toll-free number 1-888-927-4505.