Want to Complete Netgear Nighthawk Extender Setup

Want to Complete Netgear Nighthawk Extender Setup

Netgear network devices are easy to setup in your house and connect to any brand network provider.

Here, we will discuss about Netgear Nighthawk extender setup. Here, you will get to learn how to connect the extender with the router and how to log in to the Netgear extender interface with the help of computer.

We will also add extra section that contains tips that will help you to make the setup process easy and error free. After the setup, you will able to connect to the Netgear_ext network.

Nighthawk Extender Setup

The first step to setup the Netgear Nighthawk range extender is to make a physical connection between the router and extender. There are two methods you can follow which are written below.

1. Link Extender to Router with Cable

The extender must be plugged in a wall socket close to the router to establish connection using the Ethernet cable.

The router LAN port will connect to the Netgear extender WAN port with the help of the Ethernet cable.

Then turn on the extender by pressing the power On/Off button.

Let’s have a look at some steps to link the extender to the router using WPS option without any wire or cable.

2. Link Extender to WiFi Without Cable

To connect the router to WiFi extender using WPS, you have to turn the extender on by plugging in the socket.

Then, press the WPS button on the home WiFi router and after that hit the WPS on the extender.

The connection will establish automatically.

After physical connection, you have to access the Nighthawk login interface to adjust the extender settings. Let’s see how to complete the Nighthawk extender setup by logging in to the interface.

Log in to Nighthawk WiFi Extender

You have to follow some instructions to reach extender interface, but first you have to connect your computer or laptop to the extender via LAN cable.

  • In the computer, you have to go to web browser.
  • Here, you have to enter the interface login URL in the address bar.
  • The URL is mywifiext.net or you can also reach the interface using IP address
  • Login page of the interface will show on the screen, here you have to enter the login details.
  • The credentials are given in the Netgear Nighthawk extender user manual.
  • Type the details and access the interface of the Netgear range extender by clicking on the NEXT button.

The interface will help you to complete the Nighthawk extender setup by configuring the settings and networks of the extender.

Now, have a look at some tips that help you to make the installation error free and smooth.


  • You have to make sure that the router and extender are placed and plugged far from the electronic devices.
  • If the connection is established with the cable, you must be sure the cable is not damaged.
  • Use the updated browser on your computer to log in to the Netgear Nighthawk extender interface.
  • Make sure that the login credentials are correct using the user manual of the extender.

In Conclusion

Here in this blog, you have learned how to complete the Nighthawk extender setup with the help of simple steps. We have added section that explained connection between the router and extender using cable as well without cable. You have also seen instructions to access the interface and some tips inthe end of the blog.

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