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How do I Manually Update the Firmware on my NETGEAR WiFi Extender

Is there anyone who knows about How do I manually update the firmware on my NETGEAR WiFi Extender. I have no idea about it. Help me.
  • Alex

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Manually Update the Firmware on My NETGEAR WiFi Extender:

To strengthen security, introduce new features, and improve product performance, NETGEAR frequently makes firmware upgrades. Ensure your extender is using the most recent firmware to guarantee that new capabilities are accessible.

For a manually update the firmware on my NETGEAR WiFi Extender:

  • Check to see if your extender's WiFi is connected to your router.
  • Link to the WiFi network of your extension.There is a chance that your extender and router have distinct WiFi network names (SSIDs). Check to see if you are linked to the network of your extension.
  • Check out NETGEAR Support.
  • Enter the model number or product name of your extender.
  • Press Downloads.
  • After choosing a firmware version, click Download.
  • If necessary, unzip the file.
  • Go to mywifiext.net in your web browser.
  • A login page is shown.
  • Enter the administrator user name and password for the extender.
  • The Status page is visible.
  • The login credentials you used the first time are still the username and password. Case distinctions affect both the username and password.
  • Update Firmware by clicking.
  • Choose the firmware file with a.chk or.img extension by clicking the Browse button, then locate it.
  • Select "Upload" from the menu.
  • The extender resets as the firmware upgrade begins. For the firmware updating process, two minutes are required.

Warning: After clicking the Upload button, wait until the extender has finished restarting before attempting to go online, shutting down the computer, or doing anything else to it.

  •  Mark
  •   January 4, 2024