Netgear Extender Support
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Netgear is an American global networking company, which makes networking products for three major segments i.e. retail, commercial, and service provider.
Netgear came into existence on 8th January 1996 and its primary focus was on providing networking solutions for small businesses and home users. On February 2002 Netgear became a fully independent company. Netgear’s product range is mostly focused on home and business needs both wired and wireless technology. Netgear claimed limelight when it introduced its advanced n series home and business routers. WNDR series was Netgear’s huge success. The resent ‘R’ series of Netgear has taken the networking world by storm. The Nighthawk router has also become the huge success story for the Netgear. Nighthawk series also came with the advanced range extender models, which has also become huge success for Netgear due to their long signal range.
Popular Netgear Range Extenders
Below is the list of most popular Netgear range extenders with their specifications:-
Nighthawk WiFi Range Extender Model: EX7000
This model is the best range extender available in the market below are some of the most important features of this model:-
- Dual band WiFi i.e. 2.4g and 5g up to 1900Mbps.
- 700mW high-powered machine for long range.
- Dual core processor with 1GHz WiFi performance.
AC1200 Range Extender Model: EX6200
Another game changer from Netgear this extender has also proven itself in durability and performance below are some features of this model:-
- 802.11ac dual band WiFi with speeds up to 1200
- 700mW amplified beast for ultimate range
- Dual processor.
- ReadySHARE with USB 3
N600 Wifi Range Extender Model: WN3500RP
WN3500RP does not only boosts your dual band WiFi but it also allows streaming to the connected speaker through airplay or DLNA below are some more features:-
- Extends wifi on both bands
- Works with any standard router or gateway
- Wirelessly stream music to your audio system
- AirPlay compatible
These are the most popular range extenders of Netgear now a days but we should not forget the other older models which are still in use like WN2500RP, WN3000RP, WN2000RPT and the older legends like WN1000RP which are still in use and serving the purpose wisely.
Mywifiext.net is the local access page of Netgear Extender. Local access page means the settings panel saved on the index file of the firmware. When a user wants to excess the settings of the extender he has to type mywifiext.net into the address bar of the web browser e.g. Internet explorer, Google chrome, Firefox etc. once the browser redirects to the index file it asks for the username and password. The username and password are the once that user has kept during the first time installment. One the correct username and password of the extender is entered the Netgear Genie page opens up where the settings can be changed.
What is mywiext.net?
Mywiext.net is a web address to get the local access of your Netgear Extender where you can make both basic and advance changes. These changes can be in the wireless settings or firmware upgrade everything is possible through mywiext.net. It should be understood that we are specifically talking about Netgear extenders because mywiext.net do not work on other extenders i.e mywiext.net only triggers the netgear firmware. So if you have Netgear extender mywiext.net can give you access to a place where you can customize settings according to your needs.
What can you do on mywiext.net?
As we told you earlier mywiext.net opens up the settings dashboard of Netgear extender which makes following changes possible:-
(Its advised to take technical supervision while accessing these functions on mywiext.net)
If you recently changed your ISP(internet service provider) you can simply run setup wizard to configure new connection.
SSID change and wireless password change can be done in the wireless settings.
Mywiext.net also provide access to the attached devices on your network. So the intruders can be checked here.
Firmware upgrade can be done from inbuilt dashboard, which is the most brilliant feature of mywiext.net. Netgear regularly upgrade the firmwares of their extender to provide stability patches and security updates, which can be done from Firmware Upgrade, tab on dashboard.
Port Forwarding and Port Triggering can be done from the dashboard of mywiext.net by entering the port numbers and selecting the device from the list. This feature enables gaming devices, VOIP phones, multimedia devices and plenty of other services in your home network.
DMZ settings can be enabled. Some gaming devices like play station, Xbox and Nintendo require opening of multiple ports which is kind of complicated but mywiext.net makes it possible with just one click. Go to DMZ enable it put the IP address of the device and that’s it done!
Mac cloning can be done for certain Internet service providers from Internet setting in mywiext.net.
UNABLE TO OPEN MYWIFIEXT.NET
Now lets come to the main problem which most of us using Netgear extenders face while opening mywiext.net. The first and the most frustrating problem is web browser just keeps on spinning without opening up the page. This can be fixed by removing the cache and temporary files. The other problem is when your login information does not work while entering the username and password which can be fixed by calling the support number (1-800-280-0640) and giving them your model number and serial number.