How to connect Netgear Range Extender to Virgin Home Router?

How to connect Netgear Range Extender to Virgin Home Router?

The WiFi range extender connects to your home router and it extend the router’s WiFi signals in your house.

The Netegar extender does not provide any accessories with it, you can simple plug it in the wall socket and connect it to the router by using WPS option.

Here, we will take you through simple steps that help you to connect Netgear extender to Virgin router and complete the Netgear WiFi extender setup easily.

Connect Extender to Router Through WPS Method

To link the extender to the Virgin router without using any cable (WPS option), you have to follow some instructions given right down here.

  • First, plug in the extender near to the router and turn it on (must use wall socket which is in good condition).
  • Press the WPS button the router and extender to connect them automatically.

After the connecting the Virgin router to the Netgear range extender, you have to access the extender interface with the help of simple steps given down here.

Log in to Extender Interface to Manage Settings

To get the access to the Netgear extender interface, you just have to connect your computer to the extender via LAN cable. Then, you must follow some steps.

  • You have to use the updated web browser in your computer and search Login URL
  • Login page of interface will display on the screen, where you have to enter the login credentials.
  • To find the login credentials (username and password) use the Netgear WiFi range extender user manual.
  • Then, type in the credentials and click on the Log In. The interface will appear on the computer screen.


From this interface, you can configure the extender settings and networks. Update firmware and add a new admin password is now easily initiated with the help of this Netgear extender interface.

After setting up the Netgear WiFi range extender in your house, you must know the process of how to update the extender firmware and how to change the admin credentials.

Extender Firmware Update

  • Access the interface with the help of IP address or
  • Go to the Settings, select Firmware tab and click on the Download button, and then Update button.

After the update, the extender will reboot itself, so don’t turn of the extender or computer.

Now, let’s see how to change the admin password of the Netgear WiFi extender by using simple steps written below.

Add A New Password to Admin

  • Go to the interface and select Settings.
  • Enter to the Admin tab.
  • You will see username and password fields here.
  • Edit the password by clicking on it.
  • Add your new password and select APPLY button.

The End Note

So, here we end this informative blog, where you have learned how to connect Netgear extender to Virgin router with the help of easy instructions. Also, you have gone through some more extra sections that contain steps to update the extender firmware and change the extender admin credentials.

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