There are a vast number of reasons why you need to reset your Netgear EX3700 WiFi range extender. Perhaps your Netgear EX3700 extender is not connecting to the internet or maybe you are unable to perform Netgear EX3700 setup. No matter whatever forced you reset your Netgear extender, resetting can help you fix various extender-related issues.
Why You Need to Reset Netgear Extender?
You need to reset your Netgear EX3700 WiFi range extender in the following scenarios:
The Netgear extender’s power LED is blinking amber or red color
Netgear EX3700 extender connected but no internet
Can’t access Netgear_ext after EX3700 configuration
Unable to perform Netgear EX3700 setup
Netgear extender not working as per expectations
Unable to perform Netgear extender firmware update
Can’t connect Netgear extender to the internet
Connectivity issues between Netgear extender and router
In the event that you are experiencing anyone of the above-mentioned issues or apart from them, you have to reset your Netgear EX3700 extender back to factory default values. The reason is, resetting is one and only process that can help you out.
Note: No matter you have Netgear EX3700 extender or any other model, the tips provided in this post to reset and reconfigure extender is applicable for all. Let’s start over!
How to Reset Netgear EX3700 Extender?
A word of caution: Before you reset your Netgear WiFi range extender, let us make you aware of the fact that a factory reset process will surely going to wipe out all the customized extender settings. So, in such a case, there is a need to take the backup of the settings made by you on your EX3700 device.
Let’s discuss how to reset Netgear EX3700 extender:
Step 1: First things first, make sure that your Netgear EX3700 WiFi extender is powered on and receiving fluctuation-free and steady power supply.
Step 2: Next, you need to locate the reset hole on your Netgear extender.
Step 3: Thereafter, you have to press the reset hole on your Netgear EX3700 extender, and wait for some time.
Done! Your Netgear EX3700 extender has been reset to factory default settings. Now, you need to reconfigure your extender from scratch.
Worried about the reconfiguration process? Need not to be because we have got you covered. Here, in this post, we will provide you the easy-to-execute instructions to perform Netgear EX3700 setup in the blink of an eye. Let’s start over!
Netgear EX3700 Setup via WPS
Step 1: Ensure to provide a proper yet steady power to your Netgear EX3700 extender.
Step 2: Thereafter, locate the WPS button on your Netgear extender and press it.
Step 3: Upon pressing the Netgear extender’s WPS button, wait for a couple of seconds, and then apply the same process on your host router.
That’s it! In this way, you can configure your Netgear EX3700 extender using the WPS method.
Note: If you want to configure your Netgear EX3700 extender using the WPS method, your host router must have the WPS function on it.
On the off chance if your host router doesn’t have the WPS function on it, then you can configure your Netgear EX3700 extender using the manual method.
Netgear EX3700 Setup Manually
Follow the instructions highlighted below and learn how to perform Netgear EX3700 setup manually:
Step 1: Right off the bat, choose a working wall socket for the Netgear EX3700 extender near to your host router.
Step 2: After applying the first step, get access to a working Ethernet cable and using it, connect your Netgear EX3700 extender and router in a proper way. Make sure you connect the Ethernet cable into the correct ports of Netgear EX3700 extender and router.
Step 3: Open a web browser and enter mywifiext.net.
Just in case, you get mywifiext.net not working issue, ensure to have access to Netgear_ext.
Step 4: Press Enter to get redirected to new extender setup page.
Step 5: Reaching here, input the default Netgear extender login details into the fields provided, click Log In, and follow the on-screen Netgear EX3700 setup instructions.
After you reconfigure your Netgear EX3700 extender using the manual method, unplug it (if you want) and place it to the location of your choice. Once you are done, access Netgear_ext and enjoy using the uninterrupted internet speed on your devices from any corner of your house.