Netgear Wifi Extender

Are you worried about the safety of the network of your Netgear Nighthawk extender? Is that a yes? Well, in that case, we have come up with the perfect way that will help you to protect your home network. You need to set up the guest network feature on your range extender. Now, you might be wondering if this feature is available on your extender model or not. For your information, whether you have done Netgear EX3700 setup or set up any other extender mode, this feature is can be enabled on any extender.

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Continue reading this article, go through the instructions mentioned in this post, and learn how you can set up the Netgear extender guest network feature in a hassle-free manner.

How to Setup Netgear Extender Guest Network?

Netgear Wifi Extender Setup

  1. Turn On the Netgear Extender

First of all, connect the Netgear wireless range extender to a wall socket and make sure that it is not damaged. Otherwise, your device will not be able to receive an adequate power supply which will cause issues in the future.

  1. Connect the Networking Devices

Get hold of an Ethernet cable to connect the Netgear wireless extender and the existing router. Connect one end of the cable to the extender and then to the router. That is how you will be able to connect them.

Just make sure that the connection between your devices is not loose. It ought to be tight at all costs. Doing so will ensure that the transmission of signals between your networking devices is happening smoothly.

  1. Switch on the Computer

The next step in line is to switch on your computer. What is that? Do you not have access to a computer? No problem. In that case, you can gain access to a laptop. Just ensure that it is fully charged. Apart from this, it should be accessing Netgear_ext SSID.

  1. Open an Internet Browser

Once you are opened your laptop, open an internet browser on it. Whatever web browser you put your finger on, make sure that it is running on its updated version. Additionally, it should be clean of browsing history, cache, and cookies.

Keeping this tip in mind will not just help you to enable the guest network on your Netgear wireless range extender with ease but also prevent you from experiencing technical issues in the future that can harm your internet-related experience.

  1. Access the Default Web Address

Double-click on the address bar or the URL field of your browser. Soon the cursor will start blinking rapidly. This is an indication that you need to enter the default web address. Thus, enter the default web address and hit the Enter key on your keyboard.

In case you come across the not working issue, it is recommended that you make use of the default IP address to log in to your Netgear wireless range extender. Need help to do so? Refer to the steps given in the user manual.

  1. Perform Netgear Extender Login

Once you have accessed the Netgear extender login page, you need to enter the admin login username and password of your Netgear extender. Click on the Log In button or the Next button. Soon the Netgear Genie smart setup wizard will appear.

  1. Enable the Guest Network Feature

Locate the Settings menu and go to the Maintenance option. Locate the Guest Network option and enable it. Wait for some time. Remember to not perform any background activities on your device while you are enabling the feature.

Summing Up

As soon as you are done following the instructions mentioned in this post, the Netgear extender guest network feature will get enabled. Now, nobody will be able to access your primary network.