The NETGEAR EX6100 SETUP expands the range and speed of your current home network with up to 1200Mbps of 11ac dual-band Wi-Fi.

It works with any router and offers Wi-Fi in even the most remote areas of your home for HD video streaming and gaming. Get the network your iPads, tablets, laptops, and other devices need. A 2.4 and/or 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi router or gateway is needed for Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0, Firefox 20 or Safari 5.1, or Google Chrome 25.0 or older.

Netgear EX6100 WiFi Range Extender Setup 

  • Long wireless range: Connects up to 20 devices over a national network of up to 1200 square metres, including laptops, smartphones, headphones, smart speakers, tablets, IoT apps, and more.
  • Seamless Smart Roaming: To stop being disconnected when driving around your house or office, use the SSID name of your current network.
  • Ac1200 Wifi speed: Delivers up to 1200 Mbps of output using dual-band and patented Fastlane technology for demanding HD streaming and online gaming.
  • Use any WiFi-enabled wireless router, gateway, or cable modem to perform the action.
  • A single gigabit Ethernet port can connect full-speed game consoles, streaming players, and other wired devices.
  • Open and stable: WEP and WPA/WPA2 wireless security protocols are supported.
  • NETGEAR EX6100 SETUP CONFIGURATION: Use the Nighthawk setup programme to see mapped network devices on your network, display WiFi settings, and show WiFi settings.

How do I restore factory settings on my NETGEAR EX6100 SETUP?

  • Look for an item like a paper clip or a pen in the Reset Netgear Extender factory.
  • On the bottom of the NETGEAR EX6100 SETUP, look for the Factory Reset button.
  • With a paper clip or pen, press and hold the reset button for at least 5 seconds, or until the Screen to Extender LED flashes amber.
  • Wait for the extensor to reboot after you release the Factory Reset button.
  • The extender defaults to factory settings until it is rebooted.


  1. Connect the extender to the electrical socket cable.
  2. Wait until the Power LED’s orange light comes on.
  3. Set the EX6100’s switch to Access Point.
  4. Connect the EX6150’s Ethernet port and the router’s LAN port with an Ethernet cable.
  5. Links to the default EX6100 WI-FI networks of your wireless devices, such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones:
  6. Pick from the address bar of your browser. You will see the most recent Extender Setup.
  7. For NEW EXTENDER SETUP, click the Setup button.
  8. The Build Account will be shown on a monitor.
  9. On the Create Account screen, complete the fields and then click the NEXT button.
  10. It will decide the EX6100’s mode of operation.
  11. Switch between the PUBLIC NETWORK and the HOME NETWORK modes.
  12. You can enter the desired network name (SSID), security option, and password by clicking the Next button.
  13. Before pressing the Continue button, double-check that the client machine is connected.
  14. To continue, select the appropriate choice. After you’ve finished the procedure, a screen appears, signalling that you’ve successfully created an access point.
  15. On the Next button, a click is made. The unit is depicted in an entry. To fiComplete the setup, then fill out the registration fields and click Finish. If you don’t want your extension to be registered, simply select Skip Registration.

NETGEAR EX6100 Range Extender Setup 

Consider switching the frequency port on your router if the extender is unable to detect your 5GHz wireless router wifi link or if the extender happily submits to the 5 GHz band on a sporadic basis.

  • Follow these measures to adjust the wireless channel on your router:
  • Second, get your extensor as close to your router as possible.
  • It’s worth noting that incorrect positioning will lead to inconsistent 5GHz wireless band extension connections.
  • What is the best place for my NETGEAR Wi-Fi Range Extender? for more details How far can I get from my router with my EX8000 Nighthawk Tri-Band WiFi Range Extender?
  • Log in to connect to your router. Look into it. For more details, how do I log in to my NETGEAR home router?
  • After your router has successfully signed in, go to the Wireless Settings tab by clicking Wireless.
  • Under the Wireless Network Channels portion, look for a wireless network channel (5GHz).
  • Adjust the router’s channel to 36-48 or 149-161 if it’s set to Auto, 52-64, or 100-140.
  • Switch to a separate channel if you’re using one that’s between the recommended ranges to prevent intermittent connections.
  • Click the Submit button to send the form. Press and hold the reset button for at least 5 seconds, or until the Screen to Extender LED flashes amber, with a paper clip or pen.

Note: You can need to update your network list to see the name of your 5GHz router network (SSID) in the list of available networks that can be extended.

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