Hopefully, with this upcoming blog section, you will be able to fix issues relating to Netgear new extender setup, login, and security. This blog includes two quick and easy methods for Netgear Extender reset.Points to remember before proceeding towards Netgear extender reset.
Points to remember before proceeding towards Netgear extender reset
- Place to well-fitted AC electrical power outlet.
- Never connect your extender through an extension cable.
- Always avoid any kind of loose or spotty connections and physically break cables.
- Power ON your Netgear WiFi Extender
- Once you have restarted your Netgear wifi range extender, allowing it to boot up completely and smoothly. However, if you facing some issues during the booting, you are some facing some other technical issues also. To fix that just visit mywifiext.net support.
Note down all the changes made during the new extender setup and reset procedure settings. This particular list includes Wifi SSID name, channel numbers, security options, security password, etc.
Key point: You will need these once you completed the Netgear Extender reset settings.
Method 1: Reset Netgear WiFi extender with FACTORY RESET Button
Many users commit errors during the reset procedure in Netgear Extender while it’s OFF. Therefore, make sure that your Netgear wifi extender is properly plugged in during the reset procedure.
Step 1: Find Factory Reset Button
To avoid some kind of accidental reset, the reset button is present inside a pin-sized hole. It can either be of silver, red, or black colour.
Find the reset button. It is mostly present either on the side or back of the wifi extender.
Step 2: Hold Reset Button for Half Minute
Either take a paper clip or a pointed pen-like tool to insert and punch the small reset button present inside the hole.
Do not forcefully push the reset button because it’s quite small and delicate. So it is breakable.
Press and hold the reset button for about half minute, until your Netgear Wifi range extender not get reset.
Step 3: Unpress the RESET Button
When the wifi extender LEDs stops flashing, except for the power LED, you need to impress the reset button.
Key point: Do not press the reset button for a much longer time, as it may either freeze, stuck or damage the wifi extender reset button.
Step 4: Wait to Finish Factory Resetting
Do not unplug any range extender connection during your Netgear extender reset process. It usually takes nearly about 4-5 minutes in a complete reset process. When all the Netgear wifi extender lights turn in to solid green, you can visit mywifiext address for new extender setup. Once the hard reset is done. Now you can extend your home network.
Method 2: Factory reset Netgear WiFi Extender with mywifiext.net login
For soft Netgear Extender reset, you must have the below-mentioned tools:
An Ethernet cable, and
A Netgear wifi range Extender
Step 1: Connect your Device with Netgear Wi-Fi Extender
Firstly plug in your wifi extender into an electric power outlet.
Now try to connect your Ethernet cable with your desktop/laptop and wifi extender.
Once the connection is established, open the mywifiext.net in any of your prefered web browser window.
In case, you not able to connect Netgear Extender with your PC device. Just visit to mywifiext.net support.
Step 2: Sign in via mywifiext into Netgear Extender’s Admin Settings
Once the Netgear Wifi Extender boots up properly, open a web browser.
Now either type mywifiext.net or 192.168.1.250 to visit Netgear Extender settings login page.
Then, type your default Netgear Extender login username and password, if you have not changed the default username and password in any previous configuration settings.
Step 3: Find Reset Button on Netgear Extender
Try to find the reset button present over the Netgear Genie once you have logged in via web browser.
Commonly, the reset button is present under the Settings >>>> Other section.
Step 4: Click on Reset Button
Click on the factory reset button and then click on YES for the confirmation.
This particular process takes your Netgear Extender offline during the reset procedure is in the execution mode.
Important Point to Remember: Your wifi range extender will get logged off/cut of from the Netgear Genie setup website.
Step 5: Extender’s factory reset Finalization
During Netgear Extender reset, all the LEDs except the power LED goes cut off for a few minutes
Wait for it the LEDs lights turn back in to solid from flashing.
Important Point to Remember: Do let the Netgear wifi extender reset method stop till all the lights get turn ON.
Once the reset process completes successfully, your Netgear range extender device is already for the new extender setup configuration.
If you are still facing some issue regarding your Netgear Extender reset or new extender setup via mywifiext, feel free to share your query with us. Write us your Netgear extender related query in the below present comment box. We are eager to help you always and try to provide you with the best resolution.