Netgear Nighthawk X6 Setup Using Nighthawk App

Users can also use the Netgear Nighthawk app to install their WiFi range extender. This app is available for both major platforms i.e. Android and iOS. Follow these steps to perform Netgear Nighthawk X6 AC2200 EX7700 Setup using the Nighthawk app:

  • First of all, ensure that your router is connected.
  • Now, turn on your X6 AC2200 EX7700 extender.
  • Download Nighthawk app on your Android or iOS device.
  • After that, open the Nighthawk app on your smartphone.
  • Follow the on-screen installation steps to set up your WiFi range extender.

Netgear Nighthawk X6 Setup | EX7700

The first step for Netgear Nighthawk X6 Setup is to connect the extender to your router. To get the job done, use one of the two methods given below:

To connect with WPS: To securely connect to your WiFi network, use WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) method. It doesn’t require you to type the network name (SSID) and password.

To connect with the NETGEAR installation assistant:

Netgear Nighthawk X6 Setup | EX7700

To use the NETGEAR installation assistant, power on the extender properly and then launch a web browser on a PC or mobile device.

Netgear Nighthawk X6 Setup | AC200 EX7700

WPS Method

For Netgear Nighthawk X6 Setup using WPS:

Netgear Nighthawk X6 Manual Method

For Netgear Nighthawk X6 manual method, follow the below-mentioned steps:

Netgear EX7700 Firmware Update

Does your WiFi extender, all of sudden, start behaving weirdly? Is it not providing the required speed even after a successful Nighthawk X6 AC2200 EX7700 WiFi range extender setup? If yes, then update firmware on the extender right away. Netgear Extender Firmware is a set of instructions integrated into the hardware device. Talking in a layman’s language, extender firmware is basically an operating system specifically intended to run on your particular make and model number of the extender. So make sure to have the latest firmware version on your extender. Here’s how to upgrade Netgear EX7700 firmware:


Netgear EX7700 Firmware Update

If there is any new firmware version available, click on the yes button for firmware upgrade. Now, wait for some time and let the Netgear Nighthawk EX7700 firmware update properly. That’s it! Your extender’s firmware has been updated.

Common Netgear X6 AC2200 EX7700 Setup Issues

Netgear Nighthawk X6 Setup Troubleshooting Steps

Go through the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps to fix Netgear Nighthawk AC2200 EX7700 setup issues:

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