Unable to Detect Netgear Range Extender Network Name (SSID)

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  • 9 months ago

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Unable to Detect Netgear Range Extender Network Name (SSID):

Are you bothered because your Wi-Fi device is not able to detect the name of your Wi-Fi extender? This generally happens when your repeater device does not broadcast the network name.

The problem may also occur if your extender device fails to boot successfully. If such a thing happens, try to connect your extender device one more time. If your Wi-Fi devices are still not able to detect the name of your Wi-Fi extender, then read the troubleshooting steps mentioned below to fix your problem. 

Troubleshooting Steps to Fix Unable to Detect Extender Network name Issue - 

Step 1: First of all, take an extender cable and use it to connect your computer to the Wi-Fi extender. 

Step 2: Open the GUI of your wireless extender. 

Step 3: After that, you will be asked to enter your email ID and password. Please enter the email ID and password of your extender. The default username is admin and the default password is password. In case you changed the password, then you need to enter the new password. 

Step 4: After that, go to the Wi-Fi settings and check if broadcast this network name or Enable 5GHz Wi-Fi are checked. If you are using the older version of the extender, then go to Advanced and then go to Wi-Fi settings. After that, check "Enable SSID broadcast" and "Enable Wireless Access Point". 

Step 5: Verify the name of your wireless extender and ensure that you are searching for the right SSID. 

How to Fix Blinking Power LED Issues?

Power LED light issues can occur if your wireless extender is not receiving enough power supply. 

Step 1: First of all, you need to make sure that your wireless extender device is connected to the power source. 

Step 2: Now, use a paper clip to reset your extender device. Insert the paper clip in the reset hole for at least 20 seconds. 

Step 3: If the LED light is still flashing, then download the firmware of your extender. Moreover, you need to download the TFTP software. 

Step 4: After you get all the files you need, hard reset your extender followed by a power cycle.  

Step 5: Connect your computer to the extender and see if it is showing a valid IP address. 

Step 6: Now, power cycle your PC and then launch Command Prompt when it is ready. 

Step 7: After that, ping the IP address of your extender. 

Step 8: Run the TFTP file you downloaded before. 

Step 9: Enter the IP address in the server box and the password in the password box. 

Step 10: Select the browse button on the file section and then choose the latest firmware you downloaded before. 

Step 11: Select the Upgrade button. Now, you will see a message that says the upgrade is successful.

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