Netgear AC1200 EX6150 setup

To do the Netgear AC1200 EX6150 setup, here is the quick glimpse as mentioned below. For a detailed setup/installation guide to do the Netgear AC1200 EX6150 setup wifi range extender please follow this link: https://my-wifiexts.net/extender/netgear-ex6150-setup/

A quick setup guide to do Netgear EX6150 setup:netgear ac1200 ex6150 setup

  • in the first step of doing Netgear AC1200 EX6150 setup, Place the extender close to the Wi-Fi router.
  • In the second step of Netgear AC1200 EX6150 setup, when you are finished connecting the Wi-Fi router, you can place the extender at its permanent location.
  • In the third step of Netgear AC1200 EX6150 setup, Plug the extender into an electrical outlet.

 Note: Make sure that your computer is not connected to a Wi-Fi network or Ethernet network. If the computer is already connected to a Wi-Fi network or Ethernet network, you might not be able to connect to the extender.

  • In the last step of doing the Netgear AC1200 EX6150 setup, Connect your computer to the extender with an Ethernet cable and see your extender light must be in green. Go to www.mywifiext.net, and enter admin for the user name and password for the password.

Above mentioned steps for Netgear AC1200 EX6150 setup, are quick and easy, for a detailed guide/step by step guide to do the Netgear AC1200 EX6150 setup please visit https://my-wifiexts.net/extender/netgear-ex6150-setup/

 

Troubleshooting Netgear wifi range extender

  1. Unable to connecting to www.mywifiext.net

 

  • Please make sure when you are a first time setting up your extender then please Bring your range extender into the same room as your wireless router.
    This proximity is temporary as when After setup is complete and you have a working connection to the wireless router, you can move the extender to its desired location.
  • Also, check the power socket that it is receiving the desired power supply. Also, Make sure that the NETGEAR wireless range extender is plugged into a power source. If the extender is receiving power, the power LED lights.
  • Also, heck If your NETGEAR wireless range extender has a PC to Extender LED or a Device to Extender LED, make sure that it is lit.
    If it is not lit, unplug both ends of the Ethernet cable that is connecting your range extender to your device and plug it in again.
  • open the web browser of your choice ie. Mozilla,i.e., chrome etc. In your web browser’s address bar, enter the extender’s default IP address: 192.168.1.250.
  • If you in case you cannot access your extender then reset your browser and try again.
  • Sometimes a particular pose the issue. So try using a different web browser to verify that the issue is not browser related.
  • Connect your PC to the extender via Ethernet cable.
  • Assign your computer a static IP address. So Before you change any network settings, note your current Default gateway (Windows) or Router (Mac) address. Use the IP address 192.168.1.249 and the subnet mask 255.255.255.0.

2. How to find wifi range extender password

  • Firstly use any device which is wifi enabled like a computer or any other, after it uses the wifi enabled a device which is connected to your Wi-Fi Range Extender via ethernet or wireless connection.
  • Now open the web browser of your choice ie. Mozilla,i.e., chrome etc. In the address bar of the browser type www.mywifiext.net
  • Now login with your Username and Password. After it chooses the option Settings then Wireless.
  • Locate the option General and then Under General, look for WiFi Password. If it says Same as existing network password, it is using the same WiFi password as your main WiFi router. If it says Use a different password, it will show the type of password under Security Type and the Network Key.

3. Wifi range extender intermittent wireless connection

  • Please make sure that the extender is connected to the power adaptor which came along with it an has the proper power supply to it.
  • Always place the extender in existing wifi network range where network signal is poor. And client device is connected to the extender’s network.
  • Also, open extender GUI by clicking on www.mywifiext.net
  • If in case it is prompting for Email and Password, please use the same email and password that you have set up for extender account. If in case it is prompting for Username and Password, by default Username is admin and Password is password. If the default password is not working you might have already changed the password. So use the password that you have changed.
  • Try connecting the device either through a wired or wireless network of the extender.
  • Reinstall the extender. For installation guide please follow https://my-wifiexts.net/extender/mywifiext-net-new-extender-setup/
  • Please verify if the extender is having the latest firmware. Here is the guide to update the firmware:
  1. in the first step of doing the update of wifi range extender firmware update, click in Device Update page. Click “Check” to confirm if there is a new firmware update or not. If you find a new firmware update then please proceed to update the firmware.
    Note: For NETGEAR extender with the latest NETGEAR genie UI(eg: EX7000), click Firmware Update and then CHECK ONLINE. If new firmware is found, proceed to update the firmware.
  2. When the firmware is successfully updated, reset the extender. You can do it with the help of inserting a small pin or a paperclip to the reset hole of the extender for about 30 seconds. After resetting the extender, wait for the extender to boot up properly. After this please verify if the power light is either solid green or white.

4. Wifi range extender network name(SSID) not detecting

  • Firstly connect the computer with extender using an ethernet cable. After it
  • opens extender GUI by clicking on www.mywifiext.net
  • If in case it is prompting for Email and Password, please use the same email and password that you have set up for extender account. If in case it is prompting for Username and Password, by default Username is admin and Password is password. If the default password is not working you might have already changed the password. So use the password that you have changed.
  • Visit the extender’s wifi settings and check if “Enable 2.4GHz Wi-Fi” or “Enable 5GHz Wi-Fi” and “Broadcast this Network name(SSID)” are checked. If not check them and click Save. If it is an older version of NETGEAR genie UI, you have to go to AdvanceWiFi Settings–Check “Enable Wireless Access Point” and “Enable SSID Broadcast
  • Please make sure that the extender is connected to the live power socket and Firmware of the extender is updated.
    • Here is the guide to update the firmware:
    1. in the first step of doing the update of wifi range extender firmware update, click in Device Update page. Click “Check” to confirm if there is a new firmware update or not. If you find a new firmware update then please proceed to update the firmware.
      Note: For NETGEAR extender with the latest NETGEAR genie UI(eg: EX7000), click Firmware Update and then CHECK ONLINE. If new firmware is found, proceed to update the firmware.
    2. When the firmware is successfully updated, reset the extender. You can do it with the help of inserting a small pin or a paperclip to the reset hole of the extender for about 30 seconds. After resetting the extender, wait for the extender to boot up properly. After this please verify if the power light is either solid green or white.

5. Netgear extender blinking power LED issue

  1. In the first step, please make sure the extender is connected to the power source properly.
  2. When checked the power supply try to reset the extender. You can reset the extender by inserting a pin or a paper clip to the Reset hole for about 20 seconds.
  3. In case you are still facing the issue as if the power LED is still blinking, download the latest firmware of the extender and save it to a convenient place like your desktop.
  4. Also, download the TFTP software
  5. When you had done the updated firmware and TFTP software, perform a hard reset on the extender and reboot the extender afterward. we will advise you to do a hard reset on the extender before performing the firmware recovery to ensure that the extender is on its default settings.
  6. Now connect the computer hardwired to the extender and check if you can give it a valid IP address. If in the condition of no then, kindly assign a static IP address to the computer in the range of the IP address of the extender.
    Power cycle the computer.
  7. When the computer is ready after reboot, open the Command prompt and try to ping the IP address of extender. Please make sure that the default IP address of NETGEAR extender is 192.168.1.250.
  8. If you are able to ping the extender successfully, proceed with Step 10. If not, the firmware of the extender is beyond recovery.
  9. Run the TFTP2.exe file we have downloaded earlier.
  10. Type in the IP address in the Server box and password on the Password box.
  11. On the File section, click on the browse button (the button with three dots) and select the latest firmware that we downloaded earlier.
  12. Click on the Upgrade button and check the message that will show up.
  13. If you see a message saying that the upgrade is successful, change the IP address of the computer to DHCP again.
    Note: Once the recovery process is complete, the power LED should turn solid green or white. If the power LED continues to flash green, inform the customer that we cannot recover the firmware of the extender and it should be replaced.
  14. Perform another hard reset on the extender and setup as normal once it is ready. For installation or reconfiguration of extenders, please visit https://my-wifiexts.net/

 

Here are some other relevant links, you might find interesting: