The NETGEAR range extender expands your home Wi-Fi network by connecting to your exciting network and improving coverage. It can be annoying to have a weak or no Wi-Fi coverage area in your house or office in the digital age. The NETGEAR N300 extender helps you to extend your exciting Wi-Fi coverage to various dead spots in your house, where you do not receive the Wi-Fi coverage area. The N300 device also comes with External Antennas that ensure a better coverage area of your Wi-Fi.
The following instructions will help you set up your extender:
- It is easy to set up your Extender device and does not require a CD in order to configure your extender with the router device.
- It also comes with an Ethernet port that allows you to extend your network to those devices that do not have Wi-Fi, functionally using the LAN cable through the Ethernet port.
- It is also enabled with the WPS, which helps you to set up and connect the device using the WPS Protocol.
- It works with all the routers manufactured by NETGEAR and other router providers such as Link. The extender comes in a plug- in-design that helps you to extend your network to various devices such as your smartphone, tablets, and play toys.
The following Setup NETGEAR N300 Wi-Fi Extender Using the WPS Method:
The extender N300 had WPS capabilities that enable users to set up their Extender using the WPS Method, which enables users to set up without visiting the NETGEAR genie wizard or typing the password. Here is a step-to-step guide:
- Your Extender and Router should be placed in the same room, near each other.
- Make sure that the router you are planning or extending should have an internet connection and also make sure that it is WPS Enabled.
- Plug the NETGEAR extender into the electric socket and wait till the router is successfully booted up and the LED turn solid green.
- Locate the NETGEAR N300 WPS button and press the WPS button for a few seconds until the LED light starts to blink.
- Click the router UPS button.
- Wait till the WPS Led light turns solid green on both the router and the extender.
- Place your extender in the right place, where you want to keep the extender device.
- Now you will get a network in your Wi-Fi Option with your routename_ext.
- Connect your device with your extender device.
Note: The WPS is more recommended to users who are not tech-savvy and in order setup using the WPS Method, your router. Your router also needs to be WPS Capable.
That’s it- You’ve now fixed your Wi-Fi dead spot problem with an extender.