A Definitive Guide to Reset Netgear Extender Admin Password

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Have you forgotten your Netgear extender admin password? Well, don’t fret out! Just relax your senses as you have landed at the right article. We assure you that you will surely be able to reset your Netgear extender password by following the steps mentioned in the article. Read on!

When you bring a brand new Netgear WiFi range extender in your home, it comes with the default factory settings. You need to use the default username and password to access your new Netgear extender. However, to improve your extender’s security, you have to change the default details.

Change the Default Admin Details of Netgear Extender

Here’s how you can change the admin login credentials of your Netgear wireless extender:

  • Plug your Netgear WiFi extender into an active power source, near to your router and turn it on.

  • Connect your computer or laptop to a high-speed internet connection.

  • Launch your preferred web browser on your connected device.

  • Type mywifiext.net in the URL bar field of the internet browser.

  • On your keyboard, press the Enter key.

  • You will be redirected to the new extender setup page.

  • Fill in the extender’s default admin login credentials. Do not use your routerlogin-net admin details.

  • Click on Log In.

  • You will be taken to the dashboard of your Netgear WiFi range extender. Click on Settings then select Wireless Settings option.

  • Under WiFi Password, select Use a different password.

  • Select your preferred Security Type.

  • Enter the Password.

  • Verify it.

  • Click on Save and apply the settings.

Kudos! You have successfully changed the default password of your Netgear WiFi range extender.

Quick Tip: It is suggested you to enable Password Recovery option while changing your Netgear extender admin credentials. Doing so will be a lot helpful in recovering the forgotten password.

Reset Netgear WiFi Extender Password if Forgotten

As soon as you enable the Password Recovery option, it becomes extremely easier to reset the forgotten extender’s network key or passphrase. All you need to do is follow the instructions highlighted below:

  • Make sure that your Netgear extender is turned on and receiving proper and fluctuation-free power supply.

  • Connect your Netgear extender to your router’s or access point WiFi network.

  • Open a web browser of your choice on your laptop or computer. Be sure to clear cache, cookies, and browsing history from the internet browser you are using.

  • Navigate to Netgear Genie login page.

  • Click on the Forgot Password option.

  • A new screen appears asking you to enter the Serial Number of your extender. You can easily found the serial number on your device or your Netgear extender manual.

  • Click on the Continue button.

  • Next, you will need to answers to your preferred security questions. Note it down somewhere.

  • Once done, hit the Continue button.

  • A new screen Reset Netgear Extender Password will display.

  • Here, you have to enter the new password for your Netgear extender. To secure your password from security threats, we suggest you create a strong password for your device.

  • Type the answers to the security questions and click on the Next button.

Done! Your Netgear extender password has been reset successfully. Now, click on the Log in button and type the new password for Netgear extender setup and log in.

In a Nutshell

That’s all folks! In this way, you can easily reset the admin password of your Netgear wireless range extender on your own. In case you are still facing any sort of technical issue while changing or resetting the password of your Netgear wireless extender, feel free to get in touch with our experts via comments anytime.

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