In this article, I am going to explain “How to Connect My Netgear Wi-Fi Extender Using Manual Setup” after the Netgear Wifi extender successfully connected to the access point and obtained a valid IP address.
How to connect the Netgear Wifi Manually
Netgear Wifi Extender with an Ethernet port
Your computer should be connected to Netgear Wi-Fi extender via ethernet cable.
Login to Netgear Wi-Fi extender panel through http://mywifiext.net
As you will open that link, Netgear Wi-Fi extender page shows default login credentials are:
Once you have logged in, go to Setup >Wireless setting
Check the value in the Password (Network Key) field under Security Options.
If the password is not same as your Access Point (AP) password, change it so it matches your Access Point password.
Click Apply. (Extender and AP password need to match)
Reconnect your Wi-Fi devices to the NETGEAR WiFi Extender using either the WPS button or manual connection.
Netgear Wifi Extender without an Ethernet port
Reset your NETGEAR WiFi Extender back to factory default settings.
To do this, press and hold the Factory Settings button on the side panel for 7 seconds.
Connect via Wi-Fi to your NETGEAR WiFi extender
Login to Netgear Wi-Fi extender panel through http://myWiFiext.net.
As you will open that link, Netgear Wi-Fi extender page shows default login credentials are::
Go through the setup wizard to setup your connection to your Access Point. (Do not use WPS when reconnecting to the Access Point)
Reconnect your Wi-Fi devices to your NETGEAR WiFi Extender using either the WPS button or manual connection.
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