Install Netgear EX7000 as a Wi-Fi Range Extender

Install Netgear EX7000 as a Wi-Fi Range Extender

Netgear EX7000 setup

Netgear EX7000 Setup as a wireless range extender to boost the range of your existing wireless network.

To configure your Netgear EX7000 as a wireless range extender:

  1. Connect your computer to the EX7000 via wired or wireless connection.Wired: Use an Ethernet cable to connect your computer to one of the available Ethernet ports of the EX7000.
    Wireless: Use your Wi-Fi network manager on your wireless computer or any Wi-Fi device to connect to NETGEAR EX7000 SETUP Wi-Fi network.
  2. Once connected, the Device to Extender LED   will turn to solid green.
  3. Open an internet browser such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
  4. Enter in the address bar.
  5. Click NEW EXTENDER SETUP.Netgear EX7000 Setup
  6. Complete the Extender Setup screen and click NEXT.Netgear EX7000 SetupNote: This account is for your EX7000’s GUI username and password and for password recovery.
  7. Select WiFi Range Extender.Netgear EX7000 Setup
  8. Select your Wi-Fi network that you wish to extend and click Next.
    Note. If your router does not support the 5Ghz band, please uncheck the 5Ghz option .
  9. Enter your network key or passphrase and click Next.Netgear EX7000 Setup
  10. You can change the SSID and passphrase of your Wi-Fi Range Extender or just use the same existing network password. Click Next to save the settings.Netgear EX7000 Setup
  11. After saving the settings, connect your wireless devices to the EX7000 SSID before clicking Continue.
  12. The extender is now successfully connected to your existing Wi-Fi network. Click Next to proceed.Netgear EX7000 Setup
  13. Fill out the product registration form to have access to product support, software update notifications and information on new products. After accomplishing the form, click Finish.Netgear EX7000 SetupNote: If your device is already registered or if you wish to do it later, you can click Skip Registration.Netgear EX7000 Setup

Your Netgear EX7000 Setup is now properly configured as a Wi-Fi range extender.

You can also use its Ethernet ports to connect your wired devices such as gaming consoles, Smart TV, or desktop computers.

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