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Netgear EAX20 setup

In this article, we are going to talk about Netgear EAX20 setup process and troubleshooting steps to connect your extender to your router or modem. Netgear EAX20 can deliver up to 1,500 sq. of WiFi coverage. There are up to 20 + devices connected, such as computers, smartphones, speakers, IP cameras, tablets, devices, and more. And it also provides smooth smart roaming and uses your current network’s SSID name so that you never get disconnected as you drive through your home or office.

It simply links game consoles, streaming players, or other wired devices into the four maximum 1 Gigabit ports with setup and embraces WEP and WPA/WPA2 wireless security protocols. Use the Netgear Nighthawk setup app to connect to your router or press the WPS button.


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Netgear EAX20 Setup

Follow the below-given steps to connect Netgear EAX20 extender setup AX1800 through the manual method:

  • To setup Netgear EAX20, connect the AX1800 to the power outlet.
  • Wait for the power light on the extender.
  • And then connect any wireless device with the EAX20.
  • Now open a web browser and type in the address bar.
  • You are now on Netgear’s new extender setup AX1800 page.
  • Create an account and follow the on-screen step-by-step instructions.
  • And your EAX20 WIFI extender is successfully configured.

So from the above-given instructions, you will get to know how easy is to setup a Netgear EAX20 WIFI extender to your main router/modem. But if you still having trouble connecting with your AX1800, feel free to get in touch with our certified expert.

Netgear EAX20 Nighthawk Setup | AX1800

Wireless protected setup is the simplest approach to setup Netgear EAX20 without entering your personalized information such as your login, password, SSID, and so on. In this blog, we will show you how to set up a Netgear AX1800 extender using the WPS method.

To perform the Netgear EAX20 extender setup via the WPS method follow these steps:

  1. Firstly keep your EAX20 close to the router.
  2. Once you see the power led light is turned on
  3. Locate and push the WPS button on your AX1800.
  4. Also, on your router, push the WPS button.
  5. When the status lights on your router and booster are solid white.
  6.  You successfully set up the Netgear EAX20 AX1800 extender.
  7. You can now move your AX1800 to a different location.
  8. Connect your devices, such as desktop computers, laptop computers, and cellphones, to the expanded network.
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Netgear Nighthawk setup

Netgear EAX20 setup using Nighthawk app

An application can be used to configure your AX1800 Nighthawk extender. This procedure will necessitate the use of a smartphone or tablet. The EAX20 Nighthawk App allows you to monitor and operate your home network from anywhere in the world.

To setup your Netgear Nighthawk EAX20 using the nighthawk app:

  1. Install the EAX20 Nighthawk app.
  2. You can use any of your mobile devices.
  3. Navigate to the wireless option on your device.
  4. Connect to the Netgear EXT router.
  5. Now launch the AX1800 Nighthawk app.
  6. To complete EAX20 Setup, simply follow the on-screen directions.
  7. You are now ready to move and use your extension.

You may also get the EAX20 app at If you still require assistance with your wifi mesh extender, please contact us. You can get in touch with our technical support team at any time.

How to update Firmware on my Netgear Nighthawk EAX20 AX1800?

Before proceeding with the firmware update on your Netgear EAX20 AX1800, you must first understand the firmware and firmware update. Firmware is essentially a set of programs integrated into hardware, or we can say that it is a combination of both hardware and software that comes with new security upgrades and other updates that are useful for addressing faults and improving the device’s performance.

Here’s the steps for firmware update on your Netgear nighthawk EAX20 AX1800:

  1. To begin, turn on your Netgear EAX20 AX1800.
  2. Get yourself a smart device.
  3. Visit
  4. Enter your username and password on the Netgear login page.
  5. Select the firmware upgrade option from the settings menu.
  6. To proceed, simply follow the steps.
  7. Do not disconnect your AX1800 during the update option.
  8. Your extender’s firmware has now been successfully upgraded.

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