It might be any brain-teaser and annoying reason that you want to restore the original factory settings of your Netgear wireless range extender. Maybe the existing settings are not exactly as per your need or perhaps you’re losing control of the security settings eventually. Be it any reason, the most important thing is the method of restoring or resetting the console back to its factory default values. In this post, you’ll get a step-by-step guide to how to reset the Netgear EX7000 Range Extender to its factory default settings and for the process of Netgear extender setup as well. Let’s get going!
You can reset your Netgear EX7000 WiFi range extender back to its factory settings by following two light and smooth ways:
Method 1: Use the Factory Reset button/ Hole
- Use a pointed object like a paper clip, safety pin or a pen.
- After that, find the factory reset button/ hole at the bottom panel of your Netgear EX7000 wireless range extender.
- Once done, use your preferred pointed object to long press the reset button for a couple of seconds. Slowly and carefully release the button, when the LED lights of your Netgear device starts blinking.
- Now, wait for another couple of minutes for the console to get reboot.
- Once it is rebooted, you’ll find your device back to its default settings.
Method 2: Use Web GUI (Graphical User Interface)
For this method, you are required to use a computer or laptop that’s physically and properly connected to your Netgear wireless repeater (extender) with an Ethernet cable. To know whether a device (wired or wireless) is connected to your Netgear EX7000 WiFi extender, then check the device to extender LED power lights. If it is solid green, then there must be some devices currently connected with your Netgear device.
- Now, on the connected computer/ laptop (anyone you are using), pull up a relevant and up-to-date internet browser.
- Type mywifiext or mywifiext.net into the URL bar field and hit on the Enter key.
- You’ll see mywifiext.net login page. Here, you have to provide a valid username and password (default) and hit on the Log In button.
- On the displayed Netgear Genie setup page, navigate to Settings and after that, Other Settings.
- Once you are done with it, hit on Reset and then on Yes.
- Wait for a couple of minutes until the web user interface resets your Netgear EX7000 WiFi range extender back to factory settings.
If you are facing any issue while resetting your device, dial a toll-free number 1-888-829-5515 and ask our technical department for Netgear extender support.
Netgear WiFi Extender Configuration and Installation
Setting up a WiFi range extender needs a lot of care and attention on your part. Make sure to have all things at their place prior to starting new extender setup process.
- Place your range extender openly in an airy room closer to the main WiFi router and away from that devices those carry the same frequency.
Such devices are known as cordless phones, metal appliances, electronic gadgets, baby monitors, baby toys, treadmill, microwave, automatic door alarms, reflection of mirrors as well as public WiFi. These obstructions are a big reason proven for affecting your internet speed.
- After that, you have to connect your computer/ laptop with the range extender physically and properly.
- Load up a web browser of your choice.
- Enter www.mywifiext.net or 192.168.1.250 into the address bar field and tap Enter on your keyboard.
- Onto the displayed page, you have to type default login credentials – hit n Log In – and onto the displayed page of Netgear Genie just follow the on-screen instructions until and unless it asks you to click finish to complete the setup process.
Note: Mywifiext.net local is the web address (default) that is used for configuring and installing Netgear WiFi range extender with Apple and iOS devices.
And that’s it. In these simple tips, you can configure your Netgear WiFi range extender like a pro without any issue. If you are facing issues in accessing mywifiext.net setup page or having a problem in setting up your WiFi range extender, then it is requested to reach our technicians immediately by simply dialing a toll-free number mentioned above. You are also free to drop your valuable feedback below.