How do I test my NETGEAR Wi-Fi extender?

How do I test my NETGEAR Wi-Fi extender?

To log in to your WiFi range extender:

  1. Launch a web browser from a computer or mobile device that is connected to your extender’s network.
  2. If your extender and router use different WiFi network names (SSIDs), type www.mywifiext.net into the address field of your web browser.
  3. Click or tap Enter.

How do I know if my wireless repeater is working?

Go to Settings > Status to check the internet status of your extender. If everything is OK as shown below, your extender is successfully connected to your router. Connect your devices to the extender wirelessly or via an Ethernet cable.

How do I setup my NETGEAR Wi-Fi extender WN1000RP?

Press the WN1000RP WPS button. Within two minutes, press the WPS button on your wireless router. Once the connection between WN1000RP and the main wireless router is established, Link Rate will illuminate. The WiFi Device to Booster light will turn on once a wireless device is connected to the WN1000RP.

Should WiFi repeater have same SSID?

We recommend you to use a different SSID than your main router even if you have the choice to use the same SSID. The reason is that having different SSID’s can ensure a proper connection between your device to the “right” place.

How do you troubleshoot a WiFi extender?

  1. Check the lights on the WiFi extender. The lights on the WiFi extender may give you an indication of what the problem is.
  2. Reset your WiFi extender. Sometimes resetting your WiFi extender may resolve the issue:
  3. Factory reset your WiFi extender.
  4. Test the WiFi extender using another device.

How do you reset a wireless repeater?

Locate your extender’s Reset or Factory Reset button. The button is usually located on the extender’s side or bottom panel behind a small hole. Use a straightened paper clip or similarly sized object to press and hold the Reset or Factory Reset button until the Power LED blinks. This can take up to 10 seconds.

How do I reset my repeater?

Method 1: With the unit on, use a paperclip to press and hold the reset button (located in a hole on the side of the unit) for 10 seconds. The LED will turn red to indicate that the unit is rebooting. Wait about 30 seconds to access the extender.