Netgear EX6200 Extender Setup

NETGEAR Genie smart setup can be run on both Windows & MAC. With Netgear Genie smart wizard be easily configure and manage Netgear wifi extender setup and devices providing a GUI based dashboard to monitor, control and repair home networks. Make sure that the Netgear EX6200 extender is running on the latest firmware, if not visit mywifiext net to update the firmware version because some genie options do not work on the older firmware version.

Configure and manage your Netgear wifi extender graphically using a simple Netgear genie smart setup. This is now possible with an authentic web address called mywifiext net. Either you have a Windows or MAC operating system, you not need to worry. Netgear genie smart setup works perfectly over both Win OS and MAC OS. 

With this Netgear Genie desktop application, a non-techie person can control & manage everything in his/her home network. From SSID to terminating non-authenticated users everything can be controlled by you with Netgear Genie. You can diagnosis the wifi home network in case your Netgear EX6200 acts weird. 

  • Place the Netgear EX6200 Extender close to your existing Wi-Fi router.
  • Note: After you have established a communication with your existing Wi-Fi router, you can place EX6200 range extender at its permanent location, but within the range of wifi router.
  • Plug the Netgear EX6200 extender into an electrical power outlet.
  • If required, once tap the Power button. The Device to Extender LED and the other two Link Rate LEDs light blinks in amber colour during the Netgear extender setup process. After about one minute, these LED lights will turn off.
  • Make sure your computer is not connected with your home Wi-Fi connection or with Ethernet connection. If the desktop/laptop is already set up with wireless connection or wired connection, you might find difficulty will connect with Netgear EX6200 extender for Netgear wifi extender setup.
  • Connect your computer to the extender with an Ethernet cable. You can use EX6200 extender's any five Ethernet LAN ports.
  • Point to Remember: Do not connect EX2000 with your wifi router directly with the ethernet cable. If you do so, the extender does not work because it is designed to use only a Wi-Fi connection to a Wi-Fi router.
  • If you found any trouble will connecting Netgear EX6200 extender, try the following steps:
  • Wait for nearly about 1-2 minutes. Start your computer, try to your Netgear EX6200 extender with ethernet, and launch your any preferred web browser quickly, the computer may take a couple of minutes to recognize the Ethernet LAN network.
  • Make sure that your Ethernet cable has no physical damages like cuts or breaks. Once you confirm connected to the EX6200 extender and with the desktop/laptop.
  • Device to Extender Connection LED starts blinking. If not, try to reconnect with the Ethernet cable, and re-open your internet web browser.
  • Open the internet web browser window from the same desktop/laptop. The web browser automatically takes you to the NETGEAR Netgear genie smart setup screen.
  • Tap on the New Extender Setup.
  • Create an account for the Login credentials.
  • Select wifi range extender 
  • Select a  Wi-Fi network to extend, and then click the Next button.
  • Mention the security settings for the existing home network:
  • The EX6200 extender will communicate to your existing WiFi router and it will take near about two minutes.
  • Netgear genie wizard will display the network names and adds _2GEXT for 2.4GHz network name to the end and _5GEXT for 5GHz network name to the end and asked whether you want to change the security settings of every extended network, then Click on Next.
  •  The EX6200 extender will apply the configuration settings you set on the range extender. It will take near about 2-3 minutes.
  • NETGEAR genie wizard will show the EX6200 extender's wifi settings and then tap on the Continue.
  • It shows the status of the communication connection between the wifi router and the EX6200 extender.
  • A success confirmation page will show that you have successfully completed the installation process.

Connect with NETGEAR Genie Smart Setup. If you are not automatically directed to Netgear genie smart setup wizard. Open a web browser and enter in the address bar and press on the enter key. It will redirects you to Netgear Genie Smart Setup.

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