Definitive Guide On setting up Netgear EX3700 with and without WPS Method.

Posted by WifiExtSetup on 06th January 2021

Setting up Netgear ex3700 Device is much easier than you think. Welcome to our definitive Extender setup guide on “How to set up Netgear Extender EX3700 Wifi Range Extender”. Once you have read the whole article, you will be able to set up the Netgear extender by yourself with and without WPS using an ethernet cable. So make sure to read the article till the very end.

Now let’s move on to the multiple methods of setting up the Netgear Extender.

Methods to Set up your Netgear EX 3700 Wifi Range Extender with and without WPS

There are 3 methods by which we can set up the Netgear EX 3700 Wifi Range Extender. We will be discussing all of them one by one.

Netgear EX3700 Setup without WPS using mywifiextSetup AC750/EX 3700 Using Manual Method

  1. Make sure to place the router and your Netgear extender in the same room so they connect to each other perfectly.

    setting up Netgear ex3700

  2. Plug your extender in an electrical socket and wait until the LED light glows.

  3. Connect the Netgear extender to the wifi network.

  4. Now open any device and login into login AC750

  5. Create a new account if you don’t have one.

  6. Select the Wi-Fi and enter the password which one you want to extend.

  7. Now click on the Finish button.

Congrats, you have successfully set up your Netgear EX 3700 Wifi Range Extender through the Manual method.

Netgear ex3700 setup without WPS using Ethernet Cable


  1. Bring the router and extender in the same room and make sure they are not too far in the room.

  2. Now plug your Netgear extender into an electrical socket and wait until the LED light turns solid green.

  3. Bring an Ethernet cable and put it into the router from one end and into the EX 3700 extender from the other end.

  4. After connecting the router with the extender, access mywifiext.local from your device.

  5. Login there with your login details or create a new account if you don’t have one.

    EX3700 setup using netgear genie setup wizard

  6. Now the device will show you the available wifi networks.

  7. Choose the wifi network which you want to extend through the extender.

  8. Now click on the Finish button and your extender has been set up.

Setting Up Netgear ex3700 with WPS

WPS means Wifi Protected Set up and here is a step-by-step guide on how you can set up your AC750 using the WPS Method which makes setting up Netgear EX3700 Really easy.

  1. Plug the wifi range extender into the wall socket

  2. The extender and the router should be present in the same room or should be close to each other.

  3. Now press the WPS button on the Netgear Extender.

  4. The extender will start blinking once it gets started.

  5. Now press the WPS button on the router and wait until the extender light turns solid green.

  6. Now open a web browser and type

  7. You have to fill in your login credential and create a new account in case you are a new user.

  8. Now click on the Finish button and your extender has been perfectly set up by you.

  9. It’s time to connect all your devices to the EX3700 Netgear_Ext extender network.

    Netgear ex3700 WPS setup sucess

Note:– In case If your router does not support the WPS then you can set up without WPS using the Ethernet Cable.

Common Issues Faced During setting up Netgear ex3700

  • Extender and router not connecting to each other.
  • Not able to log in through mywifiext.local.
  • Connected to the extender but was not able to use the internet.
  • Extender LED light blinking continuously.
  • Log in Page showing Error.

Troubleshoot Tips for Netgear EX3700/ AC750 Extender mywifiext Setup

  • Try using a different browser
  • Restart your extender
  • Try to login through a different URL
  • Use for Windows devices, mywifiext.local for IOS devices, and for Android devices.
  • Try to set up the extender through a different method.
  • Make sure your ethernet cable is in good condition.
  • Put the extender and router in the same room.
  • Make sure that the router and device are connecting to the internet.
  • Try to use a static IP address.


In case you still face any problems while setting up your extender, feel free to call us at +1-888-346-4070. Our expert technicians are always ready to help you out of the problem.

If you forget your default Netgear password check out our detailed guide on it.



Netgear EX3700 Wifi Range Extender LED lights descriptionTo Conclude this article, It can be said that you can easily set up the Netgear EX 3700 Wifi Range Extender on your own. You have 3 methods and all the 3 are equally effective. You can choose any one among them which suits you the most according to your resources.

Netgear EX 3700 Wifi Range Extender is one of the best extenders provided by Netgear. 

  • This range extender uses wifi technology of 802.11ac 
  • Speed up to 750 Mbps. 
  • It has one ethernet port in it so that you can connect it directly with the router with the ethernet cable.
  • Netgear EX 3700 Wifi Range Extender comes with the security of Wi-Fi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK) and WEP

Also, Check out our Other Guides On Netgear Range Extender:-

How To Setup Netgear EX6150 Range Extender

How To Login Into Netgear Range Extender | Step By Step Guide

How To Setup Netgear Ex2700 – Step By Step Guide



Does Netgear EX 3700 Wifi Range Extender support the WPS Method of Set up?

Yes, this extender has a WPS button in it fairly easy to set up using the WPS Method.


Unable to access to mywifiext.local?

Don’t worry, it is the most common problem faced by extender users. Try to use a different web browser or use a different device. This will solve your problem.


How much time does it take to set up the extender?

It basically takes 5-6 minutes. But sometimes unidentified errors may occur. Which can take much more time than expected. So we recommend you to get a free consultation from our expert technicians by calling at +1-888-346-4070 whenever you face any problem. Out experts are always there to help you out.


How to Setup EX3700 Extender without WPS

Try Manual Method
1. Go to the
2. Create your account
3. Follow all the instructions of Netgear Genie Setup Wizard
You are done configuring your Netgear extender.