You might have faced various issues while using a Netgear router. Most of the problems occur at the time of Netgear router wireless setup. There may be some technical issues with your routers such as routerlogin.net not working, the router is not connecting to the internet, etc. If Your Netgear Wireless Router is not working properly, you need to apply some troubleshooting method to resolve the issue. Check some basic troubleshooting tips for your Netgear router.
How to setup Netgear Wifi extender?
You must know the proper requirements for your Netgear router extender setup. All the requirements and instructions are present in the user manual that came with your device. If you do not have the user guide with you, check the prerequisites of your device from the official website. Follow the steps given below for proper Netgear router extender setup manually:
- Turn on your Wifi extender by plugging it into a electrical port.
- Carefully establish a connection between your range extender and your Wifi device.
- Run the Network Manager properly and connect your system with 192.168.1.250Netgear_ext home network
- Launch the Internet browser of your choice.
- Open the mywifiext login page and enter your username and passphrase to log in.
- Now, click on the New Extender setup button.
- A form asking basic details such as name, password and email id will now open on your screen.
- Fill all the asked details, and then click on the Next button.
- Select the network you wish to boost and extend and press ‘Next’ button.
Once you have completed the Netgear router extender setup process, click on the “Finish’ button.
Steps to update Netgear Router Firmware
You may face some issues if you have an outdated Netgear router firmware. In such a case, you need Software Up gradation of your Netgear wireless router. For this, follow the steps given below:
- Firstly, log in to your Netgear Router Wireless Setup Page and check for updates.
- To login to your Netgear router, type the default gateway.
- Go through: ADVANCED > Administration or Settings > Administration.
- Select the Firmware Update or Router Update option.
- Now, click Check (This makes your router to search for new firmware).
- Click yes installs the new firmware (if any).
How do I reset Netgear Router
You need to reset the router if your Netgear router setup not working properly. Use the following troubleshooting steps to fix if your router has failed to work.
Resetting the Netgear Router using the reset button
- Press and hold the reset button from the back of the router using a paper clip.
- Wait until the lights on your router start blinking.
- The router has now been reset. It will automatically restart.
You can also use the configuration page set up the router.
Some common Netgear router error code and their troubleshooting
When your router experiences any problem, it shows the issues mainly in the form of error codes. You must try to identify the cause of that Netgear router error code and their troubleshooting methods.
Netgear Router Error 109
This error is mainly related to your firmware update. Sometimes, you may face problems because of any outdated firmware in your router. To fix Netgear Router error 109, you have to login at your router’s official website, followed by clicking on the ‘Advanced’ button, and then click on Administration. Now, choose any one of the among “Firmware Update” or “Router Update” options. Once it is properly rebooted, run the firmware update process to resolve the issue.
Netgear Router Error 401
Every sites generally customize the Netgear router error 401, which is an unauthorized error message. This message indicates that the page cannot be loaded properly until you are logging in with a valid login credentials. This 401 unauthorized Netgear error can occur because of the wrong typed URL or any other links. If it seems that the Netgear routers cannot open/load on specific web browsers, you must try to open the Admin page or any website that is causing problem on a different web browser