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How To Setup Netgear N300 (WN3000RPv3) Range Extender Using WPS

Netgear N300 (WN3000RPv3) wireless range extender would be the ultimate way if you wish to extend the wireless range of your existing WiFi network to hard to reach places that have least poor connectivity.

Netgear N300 consists of a WPS (WiFi-Protected Setup) feature that allows you to easily connect to devices (wired and wireless) with WiFi-Protected Setup capability without needing to type the security key (wireless password) or run the Netgear N300 setup wizard.

This post contains the step-by-step process for Netgear N300 WiFi range extender setup using the WPS button:

  • Place your Netgear N300 (WN3000RPv3) range extender in the same room of the existing WiFi Router.
  • Ensure that the existing router of yours is up-to-date.
  • Also, make sure that you have a live and uninterrupted internet connection coming from your main device. Not only this, but your router supposed to be WPS capable also.

Important Notes

1. WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) security is not supported by WPS.
2. So for ultimate performance, you have to change the security of your main WiFi router.
3. WPA2-PSK (AES) would be the best.

  • Now, what you are going to do is to plug the Netgear N300 (WN3000RPv3) wireless range extender into an electrical outlet.
  • Wait for a few minutes for the LED lights on your Netgear device to become solid green.
  • In case it doesn’t, then do not panic, simply press the On/Off button (side panel) on your range extender.

After that, on your range extender press and hold the WPS button for about a couple of seconds. The WPS LED on your device will about to flash.

Done? OK then. Now, after a couple of minutes, push the WPS button on your main router as well.

  • The WPS LED on your Netgear N300 (WN3000RPv3) should turn to solid green and the main router Link LED will also turn solid green.
  • This process means that your Netgear WiFi range extender is connected successfully to the main WiFi network securely.

Now, you can move the Netgear N300 to your preferred location. But make sure that it is placed from public WiFi, Bluetooth devices, metal, and electronic gadgets.

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Netgear Wifi Support

If you failed to set up your Netgear wifi extender n300, then we recommended resetting your device back to its factory default settings.

  • For this, you have to use a thin and sharp object pen, pin or paper clip so that you can insert it into the reset hole of your range extender easily.
  • Now, you have to gently press and hold the Reset button on your range extender for a couple of seconds or until the Power LED on your lights amber or blink blue.
  • Slowly release the reset button and wait for your Netgear N300 extender to reboot properly.

Congratulations! You have successfully rebooted your Netgear N300 (WN3000RPv3) range extender back to its factory default value.

Definition of WPS

As we all know that WPS stands for WiFi-Protected Setup. It is the best wireless network security standard in today’s modern world of technology that helps in making a secure connection between a router, range extender, wired and wireless devices.

It works only for private wireless networks that use a password (passphrase) that is protected with the WPA or WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access) Personal security protocols

Difference between WPA and WPA2 Security?

WPA stands for WiFi Protected Access. It is a safe and secure security standard for those users that are equipped with wireless internet connections of computing devices.

WPA2 is a method of securing your entire home network and WiFi-enabled devices using this type of extra advance security.

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Netgear n300 WiFi Range Extender Setup Guide

Netgear n300 WiFi range extender is one of the best networking devices in today’s modern world of technology that helps in keeping all your wired and wireless devices connected with the internet 24×7.

Once you complete Netgear n300 WiFi range extender setup process, you will be able to access the internet at those places where you have never imagined e.g. storeroom, patio, backyard, courtyard, garage, balcony, etc.

Description of a Netgear WiFi extender n300 Front Panel

Router Link LED

The connection between the Netgear range extender and the main WiFi router.

  • Solid Green Color Lights:- Indicates the best connection.
  • Amber Color Lights:- Means that your Netgear device has a good connection.
  • Red Color Lights:- Shows that your range extender has a poor Connection.
  • Off:- Range extender is no longer receiving a connection.

Client Link LED

The connection between a Netgear range extender, mobile device, computer or a laptop.

  • Green:- Superior Connection.
  • Amber:- Connection is OK.
  • Red:- Worst Connection.
  • Off:- No Connection.

Power LED

  • Solid Amber Color Light:- Means that your range extender is still booting.
  • Solid Green:- The repeater is powered on.
  • Off:- The device is powered off.

WPS LED

  • Solid Green:- WiFi security is on.
  • Flashing Green:- The connection is in progress.
  • Off:- No security.

Installation of a Netgear WiFi Range Extender

Placement of your Netgear Device

  • Plug your range extender closer to existing WiFi router.
  • Plug them both into an electrical outlet.
  • Wait for the LED lights on them start blinking.

Note: If you can’t see any activity of the LED lights, then push the power button on your range extender. After a couple of minutes, apply the same process on your router as well.

Connect to an Existing Wireless Network

To extend the range of your existing WiFi network:

  • Connect your range extender to the main WiFi network.
  • You can connect it with WPS or with Netgear Genie Setup as well.

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To Connect your Device with WPS:

  • Push the WPS button on your Netgear device.
  • Within a few minutes, push the WPS button on your main WiFi router as well.
  • Now, on your computer or a laptop, find the name of your new WiFi range extender.
  • The range extender’s wireless network name changes to your existing WiFi network name, with _EXT.
  • Connect your WiFi enable devices (computer or laptop) to the new extended WiFi network. Here, you have to use the same WiFi password or passphrase as you are using for your main WiFi router.
  • Unplug your range extender. Place it to a new location closer to dead zones and blind spots.
  • Plug in your device into a power source. Wait for a couple of minutes for the power LED lights on it start blinking.

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Connect your Range Extender with Netgear Genie Smart Setup

  • On a computer or laptop make use of a WiFi network manager to connect to the Netgear extender WiFi network.
  • Now, open an internet browser and into the address bar type www.mywifiext.net.
  • Type default username and password into the required fields. It will automatically redirect you to Netgear Genie setup page.
  • Select a network that range you wish to extend. Hit continue.
  • Type the network password in the password fields and hit the continue button.
  • Type an SSID in the name field and hit the continue button.
  • Now, use a WiFi network manager on your computer or laptop and connect it to the newly created wireless network.
  • Enter your security key (password), select the check box and hit the continue button.
  • Unplug the range extender.
  • Plug it away from cordless phones, Bluetooth speakers, metal appliances, electronic toys, baby monitors, treadmill, microwave, automatic garage opener, door, walls, and windows.

Congrats! You range extender has been set up successfully.

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