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What Does Netgear Genie Extender Setup Stand For?

Netgear genie extender setup wizard will help you to configure Netgear extender using a web browser, which is connected to your home Wi-Fi. If you want to know how to use Netgear genie smart setup Wizard, then follow these steps mentioned below because these will help you properly perform the whole process.

Steps for Netgear Genie Smart Setup:

  1. Make sure that the Extender is present nearby the Wi-Fi router, once the configuration process is completed, you can shift the extender to another location.
  2. Connect extender and electrical outlet; wait until the LED status of the device turns to green.
  3. Click on icon “network” present on the taskbar; choose “Netgear Ext” from the Wi-Fi network
  4. On Netgear Genie Setup Page, open a new browser window, if there are issues, go to My Wi-Fi Ext, for username and password, type “admin” (username), and “password” (password).
  5. Choose the “Wi-Fi network” followed by “continue”. Submit “network password” in the “passphrase box” and continue.
  6. Enter the Wi-Fi extender’s new name in Network SSID Box – 2.4 GHz and continue. Choose the checkboxUse the Same Security Mode” for security settings that present WIFI uses to.
  7. Connect all wireless devices and systems with a new Wi-Fi Extender network.
  8. Select “My wireless device connected with Extender checkbox” and continue.
  9. Disconnect the range extender from the power source and then, connect it again to a power source and wait until the LED status change to green.
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How To Troubleshoot Netgear Genie Extender page Not Opening?

If you have recently purchased a new range extender for your home network to boost its strength and speed, then you are among those fortunate customers who are part of the Netgear family. Are you able to perform the setup properly? If no, then there are chances that you stuck at the Netgear Genie setup page. This is common and can be easily fixed through the below-mentioned steps:

  • Check the physical connections of your range extender.
  • See if there is any loose or damaged cable connected. Replace it immediately.
  • Enter the web address carefully and see if you have entered the right IP address of your range extender which is If you are entering the wrong details, then you will find the problem.
  • Check the router SSID and password from the devices that are already connected to it and connect the range extender to the same SSID.
  • Sometimes, the band selected on the range extender doesn’t support the band selected on the router. So, make the bands the same and see if the problem is resolved or not.
  • After making these changes, try accessing the default IP address again and see if the Netgear genie page opens or not.

If you are still facing the same problem, then no need to get disappointed, just get in touch with Netgear Extender experts to fix the problem in the most appropriate way.