Netgear N300 Extender Setup

Netgear N300 extender is a compact and easy-to-install networking device which generates WiFi connectivity for smart devices like gaming console, Blue-ray player and smart TV. You just need to simply power it on. Once done with Netgear N300 extender setup, it will give your existing wireless connection a surprising boost. Also, N300 extender includes the external antennas to provide an additional range to make your WiFi on the top. The different models of Netgear N300 WiFi range extender are:

  • WN3000RP
  • PR2000
  • WN2000RPT
  • EX2700
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Netgear N300 Setup

Using WPS Push Button

For Netgear N300 Setup using WPS:

  • Power on the Netgear N300 extender.
  • Place the extender and WiFi router in the same room.
  • Once done, plug your extender into an electrical outlet.
  • Wait for the Power LED on N300 to light green.
  • Press the WPS button on the extender.
  • Now, press the WPS button on your WiFi router.
  • If the Netgear N300 Link Status LED lights white, the connection between your router and extender is good.
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Note: If your router supports the 5 GHz band, your extender attempts to connect to the router’s 5 GHz band the first time you press the WPS button. If your extender did not connect to the router’s 5 GHz band the first time, it may result in a lot of issues during Netgear N300 extender setup. 

  • Move your extender to a new location that is about halfway between your router and the area with a poor router WiFi signal.
  • Take your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device to the location with poor WiFi router coverage.
  • Connect your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device to the extended network. Your extender uses the same WiFi network settings as your router for its 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz extended networks.

That’s how to setup Netgear N300 WiFi range extender using WPS button.

If you come across any type of technical issue during the Netgear N300 wireless range extender setup process, chat with the experts.
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Netgear N300 WiFi Range Extender Setup

Using Netgear Installation Assistant

Whether you own N300 EX2700, WN2000RPT, PR2000 or WN3000RP extender, the N300 setup steps will remain the same.

For Netgear N300 WiFi range extender setup using the Netgear installation assistant:

  • Turn on your Netgear N300 extender.
  • Place the extender close to your WiFi router.
  • After that, plug the Netgear N300 WiFi range extender into an electrical outlet.
  • Wait for the Power LED to light green.
  • If the Power LED does not light, press the Power button.
  • Connect a computer or mobile device to the extender using a WiFi or Ethernet connection:
    • WiFi – On your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device, open the WiFi connection manager and locate and connect to the extender network. When your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device is connected to the extender, the Client LED lights solid white.
    • Ethernet – Use an Ethernet cable to connect the Ethernet port on the extender to an Ethernet port on your computer.
  • Launch a web browser from a computer or mobile device and enter If not working on your device, chat with us.
  • The Netgear installation assistant displays.
  • Follow the prompts to connect your extender to the existing WiFi network.
  • Move your extender to a new location that is about halfway between your router and the area with a poor WiFi signal.
  • If you get no connection or a poor connection, move the extender closer to your router and try again until the Link Status LED lights white.
  • After you find the best location for your extender, connect your client devices to the extended WiFi network.

If you still can’t set up your Netgear N300 PR2000 Extender, get in touch with the experienced technicians .

Netgear N300 FastLane Setup

How to Setup Netgear N300 WiFi Extender to Use FastLane

FastLane Technology provides you with maximum WiFi performance. Basically, it offers high-speed WiFi connection with a dedicated band connecting the WiFi router to your Netgear N300 extender and a second band connecting the WiFi device and extender. Please follow these steps to configure FastLane Technology on your Netgear N300 WiFi range extender:

  • Connect your client device to the extender.
  • After that, open any web browser such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer.
  • Type in the address bar and press Enter key.
  • Enter the username and password when the login window appears.
  • On the Netgear Genie page, click on ‘Do More’ and then on ‘FastLane’ option.
  • Now, you will get two options: ‘Device-to-extender in 2.4 GHz only and extender-to-router in 5 GHz only’ and ‘Device-to-extender in 5 GHz only and extender-to-router in 2.4 Ghz’.
  • Select any option you like and click on the Save button.
In case you stuck at any step during Netgear N300 FastLane Setup, don’t hesitate to chat with us for on-the-spot solution.

Netgear N300 WiFi Extender Setup

Common Setup Issues
  • not working
  • Incorrect mywifiext password
  • WiFi extender is connected but no internet
  • Can’t connect to mywifiext.local
  • WiFi extender is not connected to the network
  • Netgear genie app doesn’t open
  • Issues while accessing IP address
  • Lost configuration CD
  • WiFi connectivity issues with Netgear N300 PR2000 extender
  • Netgear genie smart setup page continues to appear even after Netgear N300 WiFi extender setup
  • Forgot Netgear extender default password
  • Extender’s LED lights are not stable
  • Can’t login to Netgear N300 extender
  • N300 EX2700 drops internet connectivity
  • Unable to update Netgear firmware
  • Can’t access after update on N300
  • MAC address filtering errors
  • Netgear N300 WN2000RPT not working failed update
  • WiFi extender not connecting to internet
  • Can’t find Netgear range extender network name
  • Netgear N300 WN3000RP Extender not working
  • Netgear N300 – no internet
  • Netgear extender red light causing issues
  • Unable to perform Netgear extender reset
  • Internet connected but not working
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Netgear N300 Range Extender Setup

How to Fix Setup Issues

Go through the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps to fix Netgear N300 range extender setup issues:

  • Make sure that the extender is receiving proper power supply from the wall outlet.
  • Confirm that the wall plug in which the extender is plugged in is not damaged or short-circuited.
  • Access high-speed internet connection on your device.
  • Check all the wired connections. Do not use any damaged cable.
  • Keep your extender away from walls, room corners, microwave ovens, fish tanks, cordless phones, Bluetooth devices, metal objects, aluminum studs, etc.
  • If you are getting issues with, be certain that you entered the correct URL in the address bar.


  • Power-cycle your Netgear N300 extender once and try to set it up again.
  • Use only the latest version of web browser during login.
  • Update the latest Netgear firmware version on your extender.
  • Reset the extender to its factory default settings.

None of the aforementioned troubleshooting tips resolve your issues? Don’t panic. Just contact us and fix your Netgear N300 WiFi range extender setup issues.

Netgear N300 Firmware Update

Does your WiFi extender, all of sudden, start behaving weirdly? Is it not providing the required speed even after a successful Netgear N300 WiFi extender setup? If yes, then update firmware on Netgear extender right away. Netgear Extender Firmware is a set of instructions integrated into the hardware device. Talking in a layman’s language, Netgear extender firmware is basically an operating system specifically intended to run on your particular make and model number of extender. So make sure to have the latest firmware version on your extender. Here’s how to perform Netgear N300 firmware update:

  • First and foremost, turn on your Netgear N300 WiFi extender.
  • Connect a PC, laptop or mobile device to the extender’s network.
  • Once done, open a web browser as per your choice.
  • Enter in the address bar and press enter key.
  • Log in to your Netgear N300 extender using the username and password.
  • Go to the settings menu and click on Firmware Upgrade option.
  • Thereafter, click on Check button.
  • If there is any new firmware version available, click on yes button for firmware upgrade.
  • Now, wait for some time and let the Netgear N300 firmware update properly.
That’s it! Your Netgear N300 firmware has been updated. In the case of any difficulty, feel free to contact the experts (24×7 Helpline).