Posted by WifiExtSetup on 11th May 2020
In our previous blog you have learned about How to setup your Netgear Wifi Range Extender. This post gives users, two simple steps through which users can reset their Netgear wifi extender:-
We hope that this post will help our users to solve/fix the problems related to the Netgear wifi extender.
Anyone who is looking to reset their router and extender. This guide is applicable to almost all the router and extender and is recommended in certain cases such as
Many users try to reset their Netgear Extender smoothly but not all of them able to do so effectively, do not worry here are some of the precautions that one must take in order to reset the Netgear range extender successfully.
Thinking why it is important to take these precautions
It is important because any damaged or weak point can interrupt the connection and In case the connection is interrupted in between the reset process than that might not be the right for many users as it might break the firmware or memory of your router or extender.
Once you restart the wifi extender the system will boot up, do not interrupt the process in between otherwise you might end up being in a trouble.
Make Notes of every setting that you make during the setup process.
There are a lot of changes that one makes during the Netgear extender changes and it is important to note all the changes down such as security changes, SSID Name, password, Network Setting.
Note:- You might need these credentials once you are done with resetting your extender.
Many of our readers are not tech-savvy if you are the one like many of our readers we recommend you go through the manual reset option through the reset button.
There are two ways through which you can rest your Netgear range extender
Many users commit a mistake by resetting their extender when it is off and we hope that you will not commit the same mistake as many of them.
Make sure that the extender you are planning to reset is switched on
So that you do not accidentally click on the Factory reset button, it is designed in such a way in a hole so that you never accidentally click the button.
In case if you are in dark support or in dark space consider using a flashlight, try searching the button on the backside of the router.
Release the reset button as soon as you see the extender light turns on.
Note:- Do not press the reset button for too long as it might damage your extender, and there are chances that this ends up freezing the entire process.
Note:- The process can take up to 5-10 minutes to complete.
Once the reset is completed you can go to the official Website to set up your Netgear extender.
In order to reset your Netgear extender, you will need the following things in hand
Ensure that the extender is connected to a reliable power source.
Connect your device to the extender using an ethernet cable.
Once the extender is successfully connected to the device. Go to the wifiext.net on a website using your web browser.
In case you are unable to connect to the network have a look at our faq section.
Note:- In case you forget your login credentials try resetting them and to know more about why it is important to change your default credentials read this guide.
Once you are inside the Netgear genie wizard webpage, Find the reset option in order to reset the extender
Generally, you will find the reset button under the setting option, and then click on another setting
Step 4:- Choose the reset option.
You will see the various options and choose the reset option among them, Verify it by clicking on the yes.
Wait till the process complete as it will restore the extender to the factory reset settings
Note:- Do not panic as this will also end up your session on the website and you will be logged off.
During the extender reset process, the extender will reboot once again.
Do not switch off the extender and wait till all the light on the extender turns solid green
Once the reset process is completed, you are all set ready to configure/ setup your extender. And this extender setup guide will help you through this process.
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There are two ways to reset Netgear Range Extender
If you are not tech-savvy than we recommend you opt for Manual Method. Or get an help of our experts by calling our toll-free number now: +1-888-245-4797