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Looking to enhance your existing wireless range and coverage? If so, opt for Netgear EX2700 setup. Netgear N300 EX2700 is a widely used extender to improve the current wireless range and coverage in your home or office. This post will guide you on how to make the most of your Netgear EX2700 extender. Read on.

 

How Does Your WiFi Extender Work?

 

Understanding the basics of what your WiFi range extender does will go a long way towards helping you rectify some glitches.

 

A WiFi extender or repeater is meant to extend the coverage area of your current wireless network. It works by taking the WiFi signals coming from the main router, amplifying them, and then broadcasting the amplified signals. Basically, it acts as a bridge between your home wireless router and the connected devices.

 

With the Netgear EX2700 setup, you can effectively double the coverage area of your WiFi network. Thus, it provides you WiFi even in the backyard, garage, and areas where you have never imagined.

 

Now, let’s get to know how to get a stronger signal with Netgear N300 EX2700 dual-band extender.

 

  1. Check the Placement of Your Extender

The extender placement plays an important role in getting stronger WiFi signals. So, before anything else, check the placement of your extender EX2700.

 

  • Position the extender in a centralized location of your home.
  • If possible, keep the EX2700 in an open area.
  • Do not hide the extender inside a cupboard, under a table, and behind curtains.
  • Do not keep it in a box.
  • Correct extender placement will also help you access the mywifiext login web page without any technical issues.
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  1. Verify the Cable Connections

 

Loose and improper cable connections between your extender, router, and PC can lead you to a weak WiFi signal.

 

So, bear in mind to make the cable connections properly, finger-tight, and precise. Before making any connection, check the Ethernet cable carefully you are going to make use of. It must not have any cuts or damages.

 

It is recommended to turn off all the devices while making a wired connection between them. Only after checking the cable connections and ensuring that they are correct, turn on your devices.

 

  1. Look for Any Hardware Damage

 

On the off chance if your WiFi connection is noticeably sluggish, there might hardware damage on your WiFi router or EX2700 range extender. Chances are that you have mistakenly damaged any accessories while unpacking your brand new Netgear N300 wireless extender.

 

Or perhaps, the extender’ or router’s hardware is damage due to a sudden power outage or fluctuation power supply.

 

That’s why it is always recommended you apply only constant or steady power supply to the Netgear WiFi range extender and the main router.

 

  1. Remove WiFi Roadblocks

 

As per experts, WiFi is electromagnetic radiation, just like light. There are multiple objects that can block it. Some common obstacles are walls, electronic gadgets, metal objects, reflexive surfaces, and water resources.

 

Thick and concrete walls tend to absorb more of wireless signals as compared to thinner walls. So keep the extender away from walls and windows. Talking about electronic gadgets, they create interference in the path of WiFi signals, degrading them. Such gadgets include microwaves, fridge, electromagnetic motors, cordless phones, Bluetooth speakers, etc.

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Metal objects such as aluminum studs, reflexive surfaces like glass and mirrors, as well as water resources e.g. fish tanks also make your WiFi signal weak. Therefore, do place your Netgear EX2700 WiFi range extender as well as the router at a certain distance away from the aforementioned WiFi roadblocks. Once done, try to access the default Netgear extender setup web page to check if you are getting a stronger WiFi signal.

Shabbir Ahmad

Shabbir Ahmad is a freelance enthusiastic blogger & SEO expert. He is the founder of Shifted Magazine & Shifted News. He contributes to many authority blogs including porch, hackernoon & techcrunch.

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