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Netgear AC1200 Wifi Range Extender Setup

Netgear AC1200(EX6110) Wifi range extender setup

Netgear EX6110(AC1200) is a powerful range extender it can be used to extend the range of your existing router. Learn how to setup the Netgear AC1200 Wifi extender with less effort.This extender works with practically all routers. Many users don’t know that this extender’s speed is high as compared to other extenders. If you want to use it perfectly will show the setup of Netgear Ex6110 with the right settings so that you can get the best performance from your wireless network.

Two methods of Netgear EX6110 (AC1200) Wifi range extender setup

  • Netgear AC1200 manual setup
  • Netgear AC1200 WPS setup

Netgear AC1200 manual setup

  • Set the Wireless range extender to a power source.
  • Place your wireless extender close to the router.
  • The power light should become green after a few moments.
  • If the light does not turn on, press the power button.
  • Launch a web browser on a computer or laptop and enter
  • The Netgear extender login page is now displayed on your screen.
  • Connect your extender to your existing Wifi by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Unplug the extender and move to the new place. 

Netgear AC1200 WPS setup

Netgear extender ac1200 setup using WPS​
  • To start, check that your extender is plugged into a power outlet.
  • Start your EX6110(AC1200).
  • Set the wireless extender in direct range of the router.
  • And then wait for your extender’s power LED to become green.
  • Now, on the extender, push the WPS button.
  • Also, on the Wifi router, press the WPS button.
  • Your extender AC1200 will now display a solid green light. It signifies that the router-extender connection is stable.
  • If the Router Link LED does not light up green, try again.
  • You can now move your extender to the new location.

How can I update the firmware on my Netgear AC1200 Wifi Range Extender?

To maximize product performance, security, and features, keep your wireless range extender firmware up to date. The procedures indicated below are the simplest approach to upgrading extender firmware:

  • Using the online interface, update the firmware on your Netgear extender.
  • Connect your NetgearAC1200 Wifi extender and open any web browser on your computer or device.
  • And then enter the default web URL in the address bar.
  • The Netgear admin panel page is now shown on your screen.
  • Enter your default extender login information and click the login button.
  • Go to settings and select the firmware update option.
  • If a new firmware version is available, select yes to obtain it.

Using the app, update the firmware on your Netgear AC1200 Wifi range extender

  • To begin, make sure your mobile device is linked to your extender network.
  • Now launch the Nighthawk app and input the administrator login and password.
  • Navigate to Settings and look for the firmware update option.
  • If the most recent firmware version is available, touch the firmware update button.
  • Netgear extender firmware update process is completed.

Common issues during Netgear EX6110(AC1200) setup

  • The WPS button does not function properly.
  • The led lights on the extender are not stable.
  • The login page is unavailable.
  • The incorrect IP address was entered into the search bar.
  • The main difficulty with the Extender setup is an out-of-date firmware version.
  • The extender network’s name cannot be discovered.
  • Sometimes the extender works properly but there is no internet.
  • The Netgear Extender’s SSID cannot be changed.
  • The extender led blinks red.
  • Invalid password and username entered for Netgear login.

Wrap Up

It’s as simple as that! Your Netgear AC1200 Wifi Range Extender should now be up and running. Even if you don’t have an existing wired network, you may now have a fast, dependable connection throughout your home or office. If you need assistance with setting up your new device, please email us and we will gladly assist you.