Netgear EX2700 WiFi extender boosts the existing router's range and coverage to the far corners of your house. Your existing WiFi router throws only a limited range to your devices but Netgear EX2700 is different. The EX2700 provides fast and uninterrupted WiFi speed in those areas where your existing router fails to reach. At times, we encounter the orange LED issue after Netgear EX2700 WiFi extender setup. If you are also facing the orange color LED issue after successfully setting up your Netgear extender, then here’s what to do.

Fix: Orange LED on Netgear EX2700 WiFi Extender

Modem/ WiFi Router Connectivity Issue

If your Netgear WiFi extender is unable to connect with your modem or WiFi router, then try to restart it. Afterward, repeat the same process with your router/ modem. Once done with the procedure, try to connect your modem/ router with your Netgear WiFi range extender.

Outdated Firmware

It seems that you might not have updated the firmware on your Netgear WiFi extender. If so, then you have to update the new version of firmware on your Netgear WiFi extender in order to prevent orange LED on your EX2700.

If the issue still persists, follow the below-mentioned steps and cut off orange LED on your Netgear WiFi extender. Let’s take the plunge!

1. Connect your Netgear WiFi extender to the router/ modem with the help of an Ethernet cable.
2. Make sure that your Netgear EX2700 extender is receiving continuous power supply. Also, the wall socket/ power outlet you are using to plug in your Netgear extender shouldn’t be damaged.
3. You have updated the latest firmware on your Netgear extender, right? But have you updated the firmware on your router/ modem? Check for the latest firmware on your router/ modem. And if you haven’t updated the firmware on your router/ modem yet, download and install the latest firmware version.
4. Contact your ISP. Ask him whether it is providing you the enough data speed you are paying for or not. If everything is OK from your ISP’s side, then you must upgrade your internet plan.
5. Place your Netgear WiFi extender in reach of your existing router/ modem. The live and active WiFi signals coming out of your router/ modem are very much crucial for your Netgear extender. Try this out and see whether it fixes the orange color LED on your Netgear extender or not.
6. Apart from this, place your Netgear extender, router, or the modem openly. Do not ground them or hide them at the back of anything or place it inside a cabinet.
7. Ensure to set up your Netgear WiFi extender properly via web address. If not working for you, use the default Netgear extender IP address instead.

Still Facing Netgear WiFi extender Orange Color LED Issue?

On the off chance that even after following the aforementioned fixes, you are still struggling with the orange LED issue on your Netgear WiFi extender, then you must reset your device once.

1. Firstly, make sure that your Netgear WiFi range extender is properly plugged into a working wall outlet.
2. Then, disconnect it from your main router/ modem.
3. Locate the reset hole on your Netgear WiFi range extender. Hold the reset button of your EX2700 with the help of any small, thin, and pointed object. Hold the EX2700 reset hole for a short while and release it.
4. The power LED on your EX2700 will blink for some time and then become stable.

Now, try to configure your Netgear WiFi extender again using the default settings. We hope that the orange LED issue on your Netgear extender is fixed using the above-mentioned fixes. In the event that the issue still persists, get in touch with our professionals via comments section.

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