Are you getting a problem in using the Netgear extender after its setup? If yes, then you can try troubleshooting the problem by restarting it. This will solve the problem in most cases. If you want to know the steps for the same, then follow the below-mentioned steps.
If you are getting any of the below-mentioned problems, then restarting the network will solve the purpose.
- No network access on any wireless device.
- Unable to access the website after the Netgear genie Wi-Fi extender setup.
- Internet connection not maintained on the router.
- Light blinking Amber on router panel.
Note: For proper reset of the network, the devices must be turned off and on in the same sequence.
The steps for restarting the network are:
Using a standalone modem with router
- Turn off networking devices like modem, router, and wi-fi. There are some modems with built-in batteries. You must remove the batteries before performing the rebooting function. The steps to reboot the modem are given in the guided manual.
- Switch on the cable modem and wait till the booting gets completed. The lights will then get stable and the ISP connection gets established. For further instructions, go to the ‘Modem’ manufacturer and check the status of the modem from the LED.
- Switch on the router. The router will now take some minutes to establish a connection with the modem. If the light turns green, then the router is successfully connected. If you are still getting the problem, then click on ‘How do I setup Netgear Wi-Fi extender’ and perform the setup function again.
- Turn on the wired as well as wireless devices.
Using Gateway modem: The steps to restart such network are:
- Step 1 is the same as that of the previous one. Turn off all the devices like router, modem and wireless device.
- Turn on the DSL gateway and wait for the booting to get completed. After a successful connection, the LED will get stable.
After performing the steps if you are still facing the problem, then stay in touch with the extender experts.