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Connect the Netgear Extender Setup to my router without WPS

You can attach your Wi-Fi Extender to your router using the web-based setup method if your router does not have a WPS button. To know how to connect a wifi extender to a router without WPS, follow the simple steps provided on this page and proceed.

  • Verify that it’s wired to an electricity supply and a secure internet connection.
  • If you elect to proceed, please disconnect your device from the internet, and then send further guidance.
  • Arrange the Wi-Fi extender and modem next to each other
  • Now, toggle on your wireless network extender.
  • It takes no longer than 20 minutes for the Wi-Fi extender to boot up.
  • After initializing, the Power light should be steady orange, and the Too close & Too far lights will start blinking in red.
  • Now, connect your device wirelessly to the Wi-Fi extender using the Internet Receiver or Internet Router tool.
Netgear Extender Setup Wizard

To connect a wifi extender to a router without WPS wirelessly 

  1. Tap the Wi-Fi button in the task area and follow the directions on how to connect a wireless router to a wireless extender.
  2. A list of accessing networks will be shown on the computer.
  3. Choose your Wi-Fi entry point.
  4. To link to the extender, please have the Wi-Fi extender’s name.
  5. The password for your Wi-Fi extender can be found on the rear of its manual.
  6. After connecting to the same network, launch the Wi-Fi extender’s web-based set-up.


To link via wired network (Ethernet cable)

Connecting the Wi-Fi extender to the device without WPS is very simple. Thanks to the simplicity of using an Ethernet cable.

  • Using a trustworthy hardware store to get the Ethernet cable. Follow the steps to connect the WiFi extender to a router without using WPS.
  • Attach the Ethernet cable to the closest back-end unit and connect the other end to the Wi-Fi extender.
  • Now you device is wired to the Wi-Fi extender.
Connect Netgear Extender with Wifi router

To use the extender with your router, follow these instructions:

  • Go to the search bar to locate the web browser’s IP address, then use it to find your Wi-Fi extender.
  • Next, a dialog box should appear requesting the connection password to your wireless extender.
  • Please enter your email address and username in the provided fields and press the login button.
  • A wizard will now open, and the Start button will be available.
  • Link to the WiFi hotspot shown on the computer.
  • Thereafter, press the “Finish” button.

When a Wi-Fi extender setup without WPS is successfully achieved, a browser connection will be disabled, and a lack of connection will occur with the extender.

If you’ve completed the steps on how to attach the Wi-Fi extender to the router without WPS, the indicator light on your Wi-Fi Extender should stop blinking. You will get help from our technical expertise for setting up the extender.

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