Sometimes it may happen that your extender doesn’t work as it should be. This is normal and has been encountered by many users. If you are using the extender for boosting the network strength of your home network and facing problems in turning it on or the connection keeps on loosing intermittently, then there is a need to pay attention.
In this post, we are going to discuss the steps to fix Netgear Wi-Fi extender not working problem. Read all the steps before apprehending them.
- Check the power LED on the extender. It must be solid green. If it is blinking, then wait for a while.
- Check the status LED on the extender. If the LED is blinking, then it means the connection between the router and the extender is not established. If the light is amber, then it means the connection is soon going to establish.
- Check the power adapter connecting to the extender whether it is providing enough power to the extender or not.
- The distance between the router and the extender must not be more than 10 feet. If you are using the router with a 2.4 GHz band, then the distance plays an important role. You need to check the cable connected to the router and extender.
- The firmware version installed in the extender must be the latest. If you are using the obsolete version of firmware, then this may be the reason for the problem.
After implementing the steps mentioned above, you will be able to troubleshoot the range extender not working problem. For more support, contact the experts available 24/7.