When we purchase a new Netgear wireless range extender we have to set it up first. When we setup The Netgear wireless range extender but using the web browser setup we have to do it on any web browser of our desktop computer or a laptop. Once our browser is ready, we will open a have page www.mywifiext.net. After doing that a dialog box will come up in our screen which will ask for a username and password. We have to put Admin as the username and password as the password. After putting the username and password we have to click on ok. Once clicking on the ok button netgear genie will come up in our screen and which is very useful to setup the Netgear wireless range extender.
- Netgear genie sets the Extender network
Once he Netgear genie screen comes up on our computer it will us setup the netgear wireless range extender in a way in which we want it to work. First of all Netgear genie will ask us to create an account with Netgear. So we have to put our email, a new password and two security questions in case we forgot our password. After filling this information our account with Netgear will be created. After creating the account it will ask us to follow different steps in a way as we want our extender to work. It will walk us through all the instructions we just have to choose right option. After following five to six steps we would be able to setup our Netgear wireless range extender.
- Netgear genie let us choose the type of security we want to install on our wifi network
While following the instructions on the netgear genie the first thing it will ask us to select that network which we want to extend. That means we have to select our regular wifi network and click next. After selecting the wifi network it will ask us if we want to use both 2.5 GHz and 5ghz bands or not. Here we can skip the 5 GHz if we want to. After doing so we have to hit next. Then it will ask us what type of security we would like to setup on our extender network. We could choose wep key, WPA-2 or any other which we want to. We can choose it as per our choice and then click next. After this it will ask us what name we would like to setup for our extender wifi network. So, once we will put the name of extender we have to click next. After hitting next it will take a minute to apply settings and once settings will be applied we just have to click on continue option. After that our Netgear wireless extender will be up and running.
- Netgear genie 'An application'
Over the years Netgear has developed an application called Netgear genie. Netgear genie is very usefulapplication. We could install this application on both of the windows as well as the mac computer. It is compatible with the mac operating system as well as the windows operatingsystem. We can download netgear genie application from our homepage directly.Once we download this application it keep track of each and every device which is connected to our wifi. All the wifi devices we will be using at our place we can keep track of all those devices on the Netgear genie application whether the device you are using is a smartphone, tablet, laptop or any other wifi device it will be displayed on the Netgear genie. It even gives us the option to check the internet status if it is good or not. Netgear genie application is must for everyone and of course its free, there are no charges too install this application on your desktop computer or a laptop.