Netgear Nighthawk Extender Setup-Instructions

The Netgear is a popular tech brand that produces and distributes home WiFi routers and extenders worldwide. These routers help users to use the fastest internet service and extenders works to extend the WiFi network in your home. Setting up both the router and extender is an easy process. But here we will only discuss how to set up nighthawk extender. This extender setup includes hardware connections as well as accessing the interface to manage the settings of the repeater. Let’s see some easy instructions to install your Netgear Nighthawk WiFi extender.

Instructions of Nighthawk Extender Setup

The information about the installation is given below in two different sections whereas one describes the hardware setup and other one describes the login process to manage the settings and network of the extender.

Hardware Setup

Find an Optimal Location

It’s important that your extender should be plugged in close to the WiFi router, so that you can connect it to the WiFirouter. Also, make sure you choose a spot that is far away from the electronic devices like microwave ovens or cordless phones.

Connect it to Router

Netgear extender connection to the WiFi router helps the extender to receive the WiFi signal and then it extends the signals in your apartment or house. To make a link between the two networking devices you should use the Ethernet cable. You need to insert the cable to the WAN port of the repeater and LAN port of the router to build a strong connection.

Supply Power

After the connection, you must turn on the repeater and the router. Plug the Netgear Nighthawk WiFi repeater in to a wall socket near the router. Then turn on the router and extender by pressing the power button.

Now, the extender’s network is up and you can connect any internet device to the repeater to access the Netgear Nighthawk extender login interface. After managing the settings of the extender, you will complete the Nighthawk extender setup.

Accessing Nighthawk Extender Login Interface

You can log in to the web interface of the repeater by two ways; one is through your computer or laptop and second is using your smartphone.

Via Computer or Laptop

1. Connect Desktop or Laptop

To log into the extender, you have to connect your laptop or desktop to the repeater. You can connect the using the Ethernet cable, laptop give you another option to connect the repeater to through WiFi wirelessly. After the connection, start the computer and open up any web browser.

2. Open Up Any Browser

Your internet browser must be updated. In the browser, locate the address bar and type in the login URL or IP address Press the Enter key and you will see Nighthawk Extender login page of the Netgear extender.

3. Reach to Login Page

After reaching to the login page, you have to fill the user details, where the user manual helps you or you can use the admin as username and password as password. When you filled all the details, just click Next and you will enter into the Nighthawk extender login interface.

4. Explore the Interface

Into the interface, you will see a stylish dashboard from which you can manage the settings, networks, connected devices, update firmware and assign a new password.

Via Using Your Smartphone

Connect Your Phone

To login through your smartphone or iPhone, you must connect it to the extender via WiFi. To connect, just enter the Repeater’s SSID name and password into the WiFi settings in your phone.

Install App

After link established, go to Play store or App store app and search down the Netgear Nighthawk app by typing it into the search bar. The screen will take you to the download page of the app. Tap on the download option and install the app in your smartphone or iPhone.

Then you have to follow the above written section named “Reach to Login Page” and you will access the interface in your phone. Now, the Nighthawk extender setup is completed and you can connect any device to the extender and run internet.

So, as you can see setting up a Netgear Nighthawk WiFi extender is an easy and simple process. We hope you have completed the installation without any error using above written paragraphs.

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