How to Backup and Restore a NETGEAR Range Extender?

Is there anyone who knows about how to backup and restore a NETGEAR range extender. i am facing some issues while doing this. Help me.

Backup and Restore a NETGEAR Range Extender:

You can create a backup file of your current WiFi extender settings using Backup Settings. All of the extender's configuration parameters, such as WiFi settings, passwords, and access schedules, will be saved in the backup file.

If the extender has been restored to factory default settings, the backup file saved on your PC can be used to restore your settings. Here’s How you can backup and restore a NETGEAR range extender.

To Save Your Settings, Follow These Steps:

Step 1: In a web browser, type http://www.mywifiext.net in the address bar to access the NETGEAR genie of your extender.

Step 2: When asked for a username and password, enter the email address and password you used to set up your extender.

Step 3: Click Settings on the left side of the NETGEAR genie page, then Other to see the Other Settings page.

Step 4: Click the BACKUP button on the Other Settings page to store the current settings of your extender to your computer.

To Restore the Settings:

Step 1: Go to the same Other Settings page and click Browse under Restore to restore the extender settings from a backup file saved on your computer.

Step 2: Select the backup file by navigating to the directory where it was saved.

Step 3: To restore the settings, click the RESTORE option.

Step 4: On the extender's restoration confirmation screen, select Yes.

Step 5: The backup file will be uploaded, and the extender will be restarted.

To use Ethernet to reconnect your NETGEAR WiFi range extender, follow these steps:

Step 1: Use an Ethernet wire to connect your range extender to your computer.

Step 1: On your computer, open a web browser.

Step 2: In the address box of your web browser, type http://mywifiext.net.

Step 3: Enter or search by pressing Enter or clicking Search.

Step 4: The login screen appears.

Step 5: See, I can't access www.mywifiext.net; what should I do? for troubleshooting suggestions.

Step 6: Enter the username and password you created during the setup process.

Note: The default username and password are admin and password, respectively. Case matters when it comes to the username and password.

Step 7: Click the Username & Password Help link to reset your password.

Step 8: See How can I execute a factory reset on my NETGEAR range extender? to reset your login credentials.

Step 9: Click LOG IN.

Step 10: Select Setup > Wireless Settings.

Step 11: Check the Password (Network Key) field in Security Options to make sure it matches your router password.

Step 12: Change the password to your router's password if it doesn't match.

Step 13: Click Apply.

Step 14: Reconnect the WiFi extender to your devices.

To use WiFi to reconnect your NETGEAR WiFi range extender, follow these steps:

Step 1: For 7 seconds, press and hold the Factory Settings button (found on the side panel). The range extender will be reset now.

Step 2: Connect to the extender's default WiFi network, NETGEAR EXT, using your computer or mobile device's WiFi menu.

Step 3: On your linked device, open a web browser.

Step 4: In the address box of your web browser, type http://mywifiext.net.

Step 5: Enter or search by pressing Enter or clicking Search.

Step 6: The login screen appears.

Step 7: See, I can't access www.mywifiext.net; what should I do? for troubleshooting.

Step 8: Enter your email address and password.

Note: The default username and password are admin and password, respectively. Case matters when it comes to the username and password.

Step 9: Click LOG IN.

Step 10: Connect your extender to your home network by following the directions.

Note: When prompted, enter your router's network name (SSID) and password if it utilizes WEP security.

Step 11: Reconnect the WiFi extender to your devices.

How to Backup and Restore a NETGEAR Range Extender

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