Netgear Ex3800 AC750 review

The Netgear Ex3800 AC750 is a range extender. Netgear Ex3800 AC750 can be used to extend the range of your existing wifi range which comes in handy if you are not willing to run cables throughout your home. As the name suggests Netgear Ex3800 AC750is enabled with Wi-Fi speeds up to 750Mbps and comes with passthrough socket so you would not require a plug socket separately for it.

What is Netgear Ex3800 AC750 review & what it claims

Under Netgear Ex3800 AC750 review, it can be said that the Netgear Ex3800 AC750 is a range extender, most popular and our vote for The Best WiFi Extender For The Price. the second point under Netgear Ex3800 AC750, is that the range extender is Good at a cheaper price by converting dead wifi zones into live one. Works with dual-band technology and comes with wireless AC technology which is the latest standard for wireless. Plus, setup is fast and easy, and the Netgear EX3800 plugs directly into an electrical socket. 

Why Netgear Ex3800 AC750 is good

Under Netgear Ex3800 AC750 review, In terms of quality, Netgear Ex3800 AC750 Good overall range and speed. Having a simple and basic design which allows it to Passthrough wall plug design. Plus point for this range extender is that it has an extra ethernet port for ethernet access. Pocket-friendly as it is more affordable than other WiFi extenders on the market.

Pros: In pros, under Netgear Ex3800 AC750 review, Generally a range extender requires you to have a smartphone in order to set it up. But with this wifi range extender, this is totally Okay if you don’t own a smartphone. This WiFi booster is perfect for everyone, regardless of the type of phone you have.

Another point under Netgear Ex3800 AC750 review is that This Netgear range extender comes with a unique Optional analytics app. This Optional analytics app empowers you to monitor the strength of your WiFi signal. Not only this, with this app you can check your network status and signal strength. Another plus point under Netgear Ex3800 AC750 review is that you can use it to identify crowded WiFi channels; this is particularly useful for you if you have multiple WiFi users.

With this Netgear range extender, you can create multiple wifi access points or hotspots, particularly for the other user’s kids or guests. With this range extender’s Gigabit Ethernet port, you can create separate WiFi networks as per your need and do the customization accordingly.Netgear WN 3800 ac750 review 1

Under Netgear Ex3800 AC750 review, coming to its design aesthetics, this range extender has two external antennas which have the main task to provide enhanced WiFi coverage. Not very stylish, but with a simple and basic design yet useful ports and holes, this extender does its expected job.  Mainly with its boxy shape and compact design, this range extender comes with a whole lot of ventilation holes and silver front plate have nowhere near the clean elegance. With product dimensions of 55x114x34 mm, in the front side, there are four lights that clearly indicate the status of the extender, with Power, WPS, Router connection and Device Connection showing that it’s up and running and connected to the rest of your network.


On the left side of the device, you will find the WPS button, which helps you to connect the device with your router. With that button, there is also on/off button to power on/off the range extender making for a more convenient way to power it down than simply unplugging it. It still functions as a mains passthrough even when switched off, which is handy.

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On the other side, there is a single Ethernet port that can be used to connect wired devices to your WiFi network. This will quite useful if you have a network printer or desktop PC that doesn’t have Wi-Fi built in. Also, it means you’ll get theEX3800’s maximum performance with no loss of speed. The placement is a bit awkward, though, as it means the network cable shoots off to the side. It would be better for keeping things tidy if it faced straight down.

As we mentioned earlier, with its powerful Gigabit Ethernet ports which allow the option to create new WiFi access points or hotspots through its wired Gigabit Ethernet port. Well, this feature comes handy when in condition, you Airbnb your house or you want to create a separate network for your children or guests, this is how you would do it. in this device another extra port allows you to have the connecting the device directly into the ethernet port if you want to do so for gaming or streaming purposes. In other cases of connecting the devices into the ethernet port when You can plug your smart TVs and game consoles into the Ethernet port to build a wireless bridge to your WiFi network. This Ethernet port is also useful when you want to connect point with it.

Another point under Netgear Ex3800 AC750 review, is that the Setup for this range extender is pretty straightforward. Just put the range extender into the power socket and plug it in then press the WPS button on the extender then your router. After a couple of seconds, both will connect and you’re ready to go. After both of those are connected, then you open the web browser on your device. Now enter the web address: You will see a screen will open with asking to select details. Follow the onscreen instructions.

A quick setup guide to do Netgear EX2700 N300 setup:

  • in the first step of doing Netgear Ex3800 AC750 setup, Place the extender close to the Wi-Fi router.
  • In the second step of Netgear Ex3800 AC750 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 Ex3800 AC750 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 Ex3800 AC750 setup, Connect your computer to the extender with an Ethernet cable and see your extender light must be in green. Go to, and enter admin for the user name and password for the password.

Above mentioned steps for Netgear Ex3800 AC750 setup, are quick and easy, for a detailed guide/step by step guide to do the Netgear Netgear Ex3800 AC750 setup please visit

Also, it is recommended that after signing up, you must use the Netgear Genie app. When you set up a Netgear Genie app account and sign in, you can access the Settings page and finish setting up your WiFi extender. The Netgear Genie app is easy to understand and will enable you to set up the extender and extend both WiFi bands, as well as change their names and passwords if you wish.

Netgear Ex3800 AC750 setup with Genie smart

  • Check if the Netgear extender is set to extender switch. In a computer, use a wifi network manager and if you are using the mobile then locate and connect with the 2.g GHz or 5GHz named asEX3800_NETGEAR_2GEXT or EX3800_NETGEAR_5GEXT. Now check if the client link LED light is green which indicates that the connection with the computer or mobile device is established
  • Now open the web browser whatever device you are using either mobile or computer. Now enter in the address field. Now click on the 2.4 GHz WiFi network or 5 GHz WiFi network whichever your router supports, to extend and click the Continue button. here enter the login credentials of the network. here either you can select Private Network or Public Network radio button and after that hit the continue button.
  • Now test the extender network by connecting the devices to the new extended network. All you need to Use the same WiFi password that you use for your WiFi router. Now Open the web browser. After testing you have the choice to unplug the extender from the place and move to the next any other optimum location or an area with a poor WiFi signal. Now power on the extender and after a one minute Power LED lights to turn green. If the Power LED does not turn green press the Power button. To choose the optimum location for the extender you can use the Router Link LED situated on the front panel, it will let you choose a spot where the extender-to-router connection is optimal.

summing up Netgear Ex3800 AC750 review, Netgear Ex3800 AC750 is backed by one-year hardware warranty which is quite standard for wifi range extenders available in the market and along with it also provides 24/7 basic technical support for the first 90 days, if you have purchased it from an authorized Netgear reseller. When doing the Netgear Ex3800 AC750 review and when Compared with other wifi range extenders, The Netgear EX3800 is an affordable WiFI booster which converts the dead spots and slow areas of your home to live wifi spots. It is easy to set up as can be set up with Netgear Genie app or smart assistant setup and delivers strong WiFi speeds. Plus, its passthrough wall socket design means you won’t have to sacrifice an outlet. Our only negative of this unit is that we don’t find it as visually pleasing as some of the others we reviewed. However, if this is not a negative for you and you want a cheap way to strengthen your WiFi signal, this could be the WiFi extender for you.

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