Netgear EX6100 Installation Guide

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Summary of Contents

Page 1 - Installation Guide

EX6100 WiFi Range Extender Installation Guide

Page 2 - Getting Started

109. Enter names (SSIDs) for your new extender WiFi network in the Name (2.4G SSID) and Name (5G SSID) fields and click the Continue button.Note: You

Page 3 - Meet Your Extender

1110. Use a WiFi network manager on the computer or mobile device to connect to the extender’s newly created WiFi network.Use your password to connect

Page 4 - LED Descriptions

12Find the Best LocationIf the WiFi signal is weak, the first time you join the extender network, an arrow LED blinks for two minutes. If this happens

Page 5 - Install the WiFi Extender

13Connect an Ethernet-Enabled DeviceAfter the extender is connected to your existing WiFi network, you can use the extender to connect a device wirele

Page 6 - Connect with WPS

14 To connect an Ethernet-enabled device to your WiFi router or access point:1. Set up the extender.For more information, see Place the Extender and

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15Install the Extender as an Access PointYou can also use the extender as a WiFi access point, which creates a new AC750 WiFi hotspot within your loca

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16 To install the extender as an access point:1. Set the Access Point/Extender switch to Access Point.2. Plug the extender into an electrical outlet

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17Access Extender SettingsAfter installation, you can log in to the extender to view or change the extender’s settings.  To log in to the extender af

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18Frequently Asked QuestionsYou can find more information about your product in the user manual, which is available at

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19I am connected to EX6100_NETGEAR_2GEXT or EX6100_NETGEAR_5GEXT and launched a browser. Why can’t I see the web browser setup genie?Try these trouble

Page 12 - Extender Performance

2Getting StartedThe NETGEAR WiFi Range Extender increases the distance of a WiFi network by boosting the existing WiFi signal and enhancing the overal

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SupportThank you for selecting NETGEAR products. After installing your device, locate the serial number on the label of your product and use it to reg

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3Meet Your ExtenderBefore you install your extender, familiarize yourself with its LEDs, buttons, and ports.Front Panel and Side PanelRouter Link LEDC

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4LED DescriptionsNote: If the Router Arrow or Client Arrow LED blinks, see Find the Best Location on page 12. If no arrow LEDs are lit, the extender

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5Install the WiFi ExtenderPlace the extender, apply power, and connect it to your WiFi network.Place the Extender and Apply Power1. Place your extende

Page 17 - Access Extender Settings

6Connect with WPSWi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) lets you join a secure WiFi network without typing the network name and password. The WPS button is a phy

Page 18 - Frequently Asked Questions

74. Find the new extender network name.The extender’s wireless network name (SSID) changes to your existing WiFi network name, with _2GEXT or _5GEXT a

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8Connect with NETGEAR genie Smart Setup1. Make sure that the switch on the extender is set to Extender.2. Use a WiFi network manager on a computer or

Page 20 - Compliance

94. Select a 2.4 GHz WiFi network to extend and click the Continue button.5. Type the network password (also called passphrase or security key) in the

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