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Netgear EX7000 Setup​

The Netgear Wifi extender EX7000 is an 802.11ac wireless extender that allows you to extend your Wi-Fi network to other parts of your home. You can use it to boost the range of your existing routers or create a new one from scratch. If you’re having trouble with setup this EX7000, then read on for some troubleshooting tips and solutions that might help!

How to setup EX7000 manually

  • Connect the Netgear Wi-Fi range extender to a power source.
  • Place your wireless extender close to the router.
  • In a few moments, the power button should turn green.
  • Open a web browser on a computer or laptop and enter
  • The extender setup Assistant is now visible on your screen.
  • Connect your extender to your existing Wi-Fi network by following the on-screen instructions.
  • Unplug the extender and relocate to the new location.
  • Your extender is now up and running.
  • Please keep in mind that you must select a location that is within range of your existing Wi-Fi router network.

How to setup an extender using the WPS method

  • Start your extender.
  • Place the wireless extender in direct range of the router.
  • And then wait for your extender’s power LED to turn green.
  • Just, on the extender, press the WPS button.
  • As well, on the Wi-Fi router, press the WPS button.
  • Your extender will now show a solid green light, indicating that the connection between the router and the extender is secure.
  • Try again if the Router Link LED does not light up green.
  • You can now relocate your extender to the new location.
  • To connect to the expanded network, use a Wifi-enabled Computer or mobile device.

Some Netgear EX7000 Setup issues and solutions

The LED indicator on the router does not light up, even after plugging in the power adapter

If your router is not lighting up, check the power adapter. Ensure that it is plugged in and working properly. If you have a voltage guard, ensure that it’s plugged into a working outlet as well. You may also want to check whether or not your router is connected with an Ethernet cable: if so, then there’s no need for voltage testing or another step (though we’ll still cover those later).

The LED indicator on the router keeps flashing amber

Netgear EX7000 Setup

As the LED indicator on your router keeps flashing amber, you have to wait for it to finish. This can take anywhere from 15-30 minutes. Once this process is complete and your router is set up, you will need to connect your extender via an ethernet cable.

Unable to connect to a wireless network via Netgear Wi-Fi Range Extender

If you are experiencing difficulties connecting to your Netgear Wi-Fi Range Extender, there are a few things that you can do. First, check to see if the extender is within range of your computer and router. The range should be at least 15 feet away from the main router and up to 100 feet away. If it won’t reach those distances, try moving it closer or farther away from your main router (depending on how much space there is between them).

The Power LED indicator on your Netgear EX7000 wireless range extender turns off automatically

If the Power LED indicator on your Netgear Wifi mesh range extender turns off automatically, the device has not been connected to a power source or wireless router. You can fix this issue by clicking the device to a power source and then ensuring that you have connected it properly to your wireless router.

You need a properly functioning internet connection, ethernet cable, and power adapter to set up your extender

The Extender comes with two Ethernet cables: one short (for connecting directly to the router) and one long (for extending coverage over longer distances). If you only have one computer or laptop in your home, then just use this short cable-that way all devices will be connected at once!