Setup the Netgear ac750 Wi-Fi Range Extender

The Netgear ac750 Wi-Fi range extender is basically used for home networks that increase the range of the Wi-Fi and speed for HD video streaming and gaming and various other things. This Wi-Fi range extender acts as an access point for Wi-Fi networks. Today in this post we will help you understand How to set up a Netgear wifi extender with an existing wifi router.

Note – Now you Must know the network name & password of your existing router. if you have any issue with the existing router or your netgear router not working then try the router troubleshooting.

Netgear wifi extender setup

Let us look at the steps involved in setting up the Netgear ac750 Wi-Fi range extender:-

Step 1:- Install your Netgear ac750 Wi-Fi Range Extender

Step 2:- Switch On the extender and connect it to your Wi-Fi router. The extender should be kept close enough to your Wi-Fi router, basically, both of them should be kept in the same room. Plug the extender into the electrical receptacle. Let the power button turn green.

Step 3:- Connect the extender to your Wi-Fi network.

This step can be achieved in two different ways:

  • Connect with web browser
  • Connect with WPS (Wi-Fi protected setup) – With WPS you are connected to a secured Wi-Fi network.

The following are the steps to be followed while connecting with the Web Browser or WPS. Procedure to connect with WPS (Wi-Fi protected setup):-

  1. Power on the WPS button at the side of the extender which will make the LED blink.
  2. On your router, press the WPS button. The LED will turn green, which means that your extender is now connected to your Wi-Fi router.
  3. Repeat step 1 and 2 if 5GHz band is supported by the Wi-Fi router.
  4. Now go to your computer or Wi-Fi device and search for the name of the new extender. There are two new extended networks created by your extender with _EXT at the ends of their names.
  5. The new networks are to be connected to the computer or the Wifi device with the same password as that of the Wifi router.
  6. Remove the connection of your extender and drag it to a new area which must be within the range of the router, where you get poor Wi-Fi signals.
  7. The extender is now supposed to be plugged in to the electrical receptacle.
  8. Let the LED turn green which shows that the device in powered on and is connected successfully.

Procedure to connect with the Web-Browser

  • Firstly you must connect the extender to your Wi-Fi router.
  • Go to your web browser.
  • In the address, field enters A setup screen will appear.
  • Select New Extender Setup and then click on create a new account.
  • Fill up the required details in the creation step to create a new account and then click on Next.
  • Now go to regional settings and choose your respective country. Click on the Next button.
  • Choose the wifi range extender button, the extender will scan for all the Wi-Fi networks available.
  • Choose your Wi-Fi network and click on the Next button.
  • You will have to now enter the password, which is the same as that of your Wi-Fi router.
  • Now you must set a new network name and password for the new extender. Click on the Next once done.
  • Connect to the new extended network. Repeat this procedure for all your devices.
  • Click on the continue option and then a confirmation message will appear in front of you.
  • Click on next and you will see a registration page.
  • Complete all the fields and click on finish.
  • Remove the connection of your extender and drag it to a new area which must be within the range of the router, where you get poor Wi-Fi signals.
  • The extender is now supposed to be plugged into the electrical receptacle.
  • Let the LED turn green.
  • The extender is now connected successfully to your Wi-Fi network.

Step 4:- Ethernet Enabled Device

Once the extender is connected to your Wi-Fi network, using an Ethernet cable you can connect a wired device to it so that the device can access the network. 

Step 5:- Using the wired connection, a new Wi-Fi hotspot is created. The extender can be used as a Wi-Fi access point.

Extender in Access Point mode

  • Firstly you have to connect your extender to the electrical receptacle.
  • Let the Power button turn green.
  • Use an Ethernet cable with LAN (Local Area Network) access to connect to the Ethernet port on the extender. Once the LAN (Local Area Network) is connected to the extender it creates a Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • Search for the NETGEAR_EXT (SSID) network and connect to it. The LED light on the extender will blink which shows that you have connected successfully.
  • Now type in the address field of your web browser.
  • Choose the new extender setup button and create an account by filling in all the required details and click on Next.

Note- for Rockspace range extender use re.rockspace.local to access the console

Netgear Extender Setup

  • The next step is to go to your regional settings, select your country, and click on Next.
  • For the extender to check the internet connection click on the Access Point button.
  • Either select Home Network or Public Network.
  • Enter a suitable network name, password, and security option. Click on the Next button.
  • The extender can now be used as an access point.
  • Now connect to the new access point network.
  • Click on the Continue button, it will display on the screen that you have successfully created an access point.
  • Click on the Next button.
  • You will see a registration page, enter all the valid details required for registration, and click on the Finish button.

Step 6:- Login:- Follow the below procedure for logging in.

  1. Firstly, find and connect to the new extended Wi-Fi network in the Wi-Fi network manager.
  2. Wait for the light to turn green.
  3. Go to the web browser.
  4. In the address field type,
  5. Enter the login credentials, i.e. your email address and password, and click on the login button.
  6. What displays is the status screen.

Now in case you have any more issues with your Netgear range extenders then try different methods for netgear range extender setup

Hopefully, this should help you Get the Netgear extender up & running.

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