Have you gone through the Netgear N300 setup successfully but still it won’t connect to your WiFi network? Relax! Don’t bang your head! Here, in this article, we will make you familiar with some proven Netgear extender troubleshooting tactics to fix N300 not connecting to the internet issue. Let’s hit the nail on the head!

Easy Fixes to Troubleshoot Netgear N300 Extender Not Connecting to the Internet

Check Your Connections

Perhaps a continuous WiFi connection is not available to your Netgear N300 extender. Although a strong WiFi connection is being supplied by your router, it may not reach your extender. For this, you have to check the LEDs on your router as well as on your Netgear N300 WiFi extender.

Just in case if the internet or WiFi LED is red on your Netgear extender, it means that there is a connection but the N300 won’t connect to it. In such a case, you have to go through the following steps:

1. Check all the connections made with your Netgear N300 extender.

2. On the off chance that you have a faulty Ethernet cable, replace it with a new one.

3. Ensure that your N300 is placed in reach of your WiFi router.

Reboot your Netgear N300 Extender and PC

If your devices are working for too long, chances are they get tired and they need rest. So, what you have to do is to turn off your Netgear N300 extender, PC, or laptop along with your router for 10-15 minutes and after that, turn them on again. It is advised to power up your main router first. Wait for a couple of minutes, then plug in your Netgear N300 extender and after that reconnect your client devices.

Check for Netgear N300 Firmware

Another reason behind N300 not connecting to the internet issue is outdated Netgear extender firmware. If you are struggling with the same issue, update the latest version of firmware on your Netgear N300 extender. To do so, follow the steps outlined below:

1. Be sure that your N300 is getting adequate amount of power supply.

2. Connect your Netgear N300 extender to your WiFi router.

3. Open a web browser and enter www.mywifiext.net into the URL bar.

4. Netgear extender login page displays.

5. Click on the Menu icon.

## Select the Settings option and then click on Firmware Update.
## Click on Check or Check Online option.

If the new version is available, simply follow the on-screen prompts to update Netgear extender firmware.

Reset your Netgear N300 WiFi Extender

On the off chance that the aforementioned troubleshooting steps don’t work for you, take the plunge to reset Netgear extender and get rid of the issue.

Before resetting Netgear extender, please take the backup of the device so that you won’t face issues while setting it up again.

Here’s how to reset Netgear N300 WiFi range extender:

1. Turn on your Netgear N300 extender and disconnect it from your main router and other devices.

2. Now, find the Netgear extender reset hole.

3. Grab a pin, pen, paper clip, or any similar object and insert it into the reset hole of your Netgear N300 WiFi range extender.

4. Hold the reset hole for some time and release it after that.

Thus, you have successfully reset Netgear extender. Now, you can configure it again using mywifiext web address or Netgear extender IP address.

Has your Netgear N300 WiFi range extender connected to the internet?

We hope that the above-mentioned Netgear N300 extender troubleshooting tips have helped you in fixing the issue. In the event that you are still struggling with the same issue, contact our technical department for immediate assistance.

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