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.
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.
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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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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