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Netgear AC1200 Setup

Netgear AC1200 is a smart WiFi extender that helps in boosting your existing WiFi range up to 1200 Mbps. Though setting up the extender is not a difficult task, still many users find the AC1200 setup a daunting task. If this is the case with you, we’re here to help!

Set up Netgear AC1200 using Netgear Installation Assistant

Netgear Installation
  • First, connect your extender to your existing router.
  • Now turn on your computer or laptop.
  • Launch any web browser of your choice and visit the web address mywifiext.net.
  • Accessing the web address mywifiext will display Netgear Installation Assistant.
  • Once displayed, you are suggested to follow the on-screen prompts and complete the setup process of your Netgear extender AC1200.

We hope that you will be able to set up your extender now! If the problem still persists, you can get in touch with our experts.

Netgear Extender AC1200 Setup using Manual Method

Netgear extender can be configured using Manual Method as well. To make a successful connection, walk through the steps below:

  • Turn on your extender.
  • Make sure your AC1200 extender is connected to your existing modem.
  • Launch a web browser (Chrome, Safari, IE, or Firefox).
  • Open the Netgear extender login page by entering mywifiext.net in the address bar of your web browser.
  • You then will be asked to enter your credentials. So, use the default username and password.
extender login

Note: If you don’t know the default credentials, contact our proficient experts.

  • Once done, navigate to Advanced option.
  • From here, select the mode you prefer for your extender and hit Apply.

By going through the steps above, you can set up your Netgear AC1200 extender. If you are not tech-savvy, then you might face issues while accessing the login page. So, keep in mind that our expert technicians are always available to help you.

Common Issues During Netgear AC1200 Setup

  • Mywifiext.net is not working.
  • Netgear extender cannot detect the router.
  • Can’t access Netgear extender login page.
  • Netgear extender not connecting to the Internet.
  • Netgear extender not working after power outage.
  • Can’t update Netgear extender firmware.
  • How to reset Netgear AC1200.
  • Netgear extender not working after firmware update.

If you are baffled by any of the above-listed issues, then get an immediate and reliable solution to any problem by contacting our experts.

Troubleshooting Tips for Netgear AC1200 WiFi Range Extender Setup Issues

Ethernet cable
  • Make sure the Ethernet cable you used to connect your router and extender is not loose and have no cuts.
  • Keep your extender in close proximity of your existing router at the time of setup.
  • Update your web browser to the latest version before accessing mywifiext.net.
  • Make sure all your devices are getting proper power supply, including router, extender, and modem.
  • Check if you have the right credentials while accessing the default web address, i.e. mywifiext.
  • Verify that the power outlet to which you have plugged your extender is in working condition.
  • At the time of AC1200 setup, keep your extender away from microwave ovens, cordless phones, metal objects, Bluetooth devices, aluminum studs, etc. as these devices may create interference with the WiFi signals of your extender.

None of the above-listed troubleshooting steps fixed your extender setup issue? Worry not! Just get in touch with our professionals and get an immediate fix to any of the problems you might be facing while doing the Netgear AC1200 setup.

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