Netgear Router Ex3700 Setup

 Netgear Router Ex3700 Setup

Netgear EX3700 is not a router but is a Wi-Fi range extender that can be used to enhance the Wi-Fi signal of a router. Though the extender’s network speed is slower than the router network speed, you can use the extender in the areas where the Wi-Fi signal is dead. Read more to understand the Netgear router EX3700 setup. There are two ways to connect the Netgear Wi-Fi extender to the Wi-Fi network, but before that, connect the extender to the wall outlet in the same room where the Wi-Fi router is placed. Make sure the extender is turned on and follow the below procedure to set it up.

1. Using Web Browser

  • If you have an Ethernet cable, connect the extender and the computer using it. Otherwise, connect the computer to the wireless extender network, which is identified as ‘NETGEAR_EXT.’
  • Launch a web browser on the computer and visit the extender login website.
  • Click the New Extender Setup button, enter the necessary information under Create Account, and select Next.
  • If the following screen prompts to select the region/country, choose your option from the Regional Settings menu and click Next.
  • Select the WIFI RANGE EXTENDER button and then choose the Wi-Fi network, which you have to extend.
  • Also, select the Wi-Fi frequency band. If you do not want to enhance both the frequency bands, untick both the checkboxes of 2.4GHz and 5GHz.
  • Enter a valid password for the extended Wi-Fi network (keeping the same password as the router network would help) and click Next.
  • Set up the network name and settings, proceed to the next screen, and click Continue.
  • Following that, register the wireless range extender and select Finish. If you don’t want to register the extender, you can skip it.
  • Follow these steps to configure the Netgear Router Ex3700 Setup.

2. Using WPS

  • For this method, your wireless router should have the WPS button.
  • Press the WPS button located at the side panel of the extender and within two minutes press the WPS button on the router.
  • Wait until the extender connects to the router network.
  • You can create the extender network for both the network frequency bands, 5GHz and 2.4GHz, and the network name would appear as ‘Networkname_5GEXT’ and ‘NetworkName_2GEXT’.
  • Select the extender wireless network name and enter the password to connect your computer to the network.
  • You can now shift the extender to the best location to attain the maximum network coverage area.
  • By using these above steps to configure the Netgear Router Ex3700 Setup.

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