Bothered by WiFi connectivity issues with your Netgear extender? If yes, you have arrived at the right post. Here, we have covered different internet issues with Netgear WiFi range extender along with their relevant solutions. Keep reading.

Resolved: Netgear Extender WiFi Connection Issues

1. Netgear Extender Can't Detect 5 GHz Band

When your Netgear wireless extender keeps on losing internet connection to 5 GHz band, then you need to change the channel on connected router.
In order to change the WiFi channel of your home router, log in to its default web user interface and set the channel values under Wireless Settings in range 149-161 or 36-48.

2. Unable to See SSID on Netgear Extender

By default, the SSID broadcast option is enabled on your PC. However, in case you are unable to see the network name, then you need to unhide it via the mywifiext local web address.

All you have to do is simply head over to the Wireless Settings section and choose the option that says 'Broadcast this Network Name (SSID)'.

3. Router WAN Light in Flashing But No WiFi Connection

To resolve this issue, turn off all the firewalls and antivirus software on your computer or laptop. Once done, confirm whether your system gets a WiFi signal from the main router or access point.

As soon as you can see signals, check for the valid IP addresses. On the off chance if the signal is weak, move your device a little closer to the wireless extender. On the other hand, if your devices have invalid IP addresses, reset your router to the default factory settings.

4. Netgear Extender Keeps Losing Internet

If your Netgear range extender is running an obsolete firmware version, you may get 'WiFi keeps dropping' issue. Therefore, check out for any new firmware available and update the extender's firmware to avoid such WiFi connectivity issues.

Furthermore, don't forget to make sure that proper power is being supplied to your Netgear extender and it is kept in an ideal position.

5. Can't Adjust WiFi Coverage on Netgear EX7000

You can adjust the WiFi coverage on your Netgear EX7000 WiFi range extender by logging into its default web user interface.

Once logged in, navigate to the Do More section and click on the 'WiFi Coverage' option. Now, choose a wireless output power percentage on the basis of the area size.

6. Unable to Disable WN3000RP V2 Wireless Access Point Feature

To disable the wireless access point feature of your Netgear WN3000RP V2 range extender, open a web browser and go to the default login web page.

Under the Advanced section, head over to Wireless Settings and untick the box saying 'Enable Wireless Access Point'. That's how you can disable the WN3000RP V2 wireless access point feature. Nonetheless, your system connected with the Ethernet port of your extender can still access local internet.

7. Can't Detect WiFi Extender Network Name (SSID)

In case you have not properly completed your Netgear WiFi Extender Manual Setup or your extender has not booted up properly, then you will encounter this error.
To get rid of this Netgear extender issue, reboot your WiFi range extender without any sort of interruption. In case you are still seeing the same issue, check if the SSID is getting broadcast or not.

8. Can't Change PR2000 Wireless Settings

Check out the manual of your Netgear PR2000 to see the default wireless settings. If you desire to change the wireless settings of your device, launch any web browser on your PC.

After that, log in to your extender using the correct username and password. Now, under the 'Wireless' section, change your Travel router's wireless settings.

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