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How to Check Connection Netgear EX7000 WiFi Repeater

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • Check the network status of your Netgear Range Extender.
You'll Need:
  • To be by your range extender or have a computer on hand.
Netgear

1 Check Network Status

You can check the status of your range extender in two ways:

  • On the device itself,
  • On a computer.

The type and amount of network related information that you get depends on which method you use.

On Your Range Extender

  1. Locate the network status indicators near the front of the range extender.
    Netgear EX7000 Range Extender with primary status lights highlighted.

  2. Check the Wi-Fi and Link indicators on the front of the range extender:
    5 GHz Green
    5 GHz GreenThe range extender has an optimal 5 GHz connection to your router.
    5 GHz Amber
    5 GHz AmberThe range extender has a good 5 GHz connection to your router.
    5 GHz Red
    5 GHz RedThe range extender has a weak 5 GHz connection to your router. It should be placed closer to your router.
    5 GHz Off
    5 GHz OffThe range extender does not have a 5 GHz connection to your router.
    2.4 GHz Green
    2.4 GHz GreenThe range extender has an optimal 2.4 GHz connection to your router.
    2.4 GHz Amber
    2.4 GHz AmberThe range extender has a good 2.4 GHz connection to your router.
    2.4 GHz Red
    2.4 GHz RedThe range extender has a weak 2.4 GHz connection to your router. It should be placed closer to your router.
    2.4 GHz Off
    2.4 GHz OffThe range extender does not have a 2.4 GHz connection to your router.
    Link Green
    Link GreenThe range extender is connected to a computer or a Wi-Fi device.
    Link Amber
    Amber link indicatorThe range extender is starting or applying changes to the Wi-Fi settings. This should turn green in one minute.
    Link Off
    Link indicator offThe extender is not connected to a computer or a Wi-Fi device.

On Your Computer

  1. Launch the browser that you use to go online.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. Navigate to the following address: mywifiext.net
  3. Enter the password when requested.
  4. The Network Map tab will display the range extender's connection to the router, its operation mode and connection to your devices.
    Network Status

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • Check the network status of your Netgear Range Extender.
You'll Need:
  • To be by your range extender or have a computer on hand.
Netgear

You can check the status of your range extender in two ways:

  • On the device itself,
  • On a computer.

The type and amount of network related information that you get depends on which method you use.

On Your Range Extender

  1. Locate the network status indicators near the front of the range extender.
    Netgear EX7000 Range Extender with primary status lights highlighted.

  2. Check the Wi-Fi and Link indicators on the front of the range extender:
    5 GHz Green
    5 GHz GreenThe range extender has an optimal 5 GHz connection to your router.
    5 GHz Amber
    5 GHz AmberThe range extender has a good 5 GHz connection to your router.
    5 GHz Red
    5 GHz RedThe range extender has a weak 5 GHz connection to your router. It should be placed closer to your router.
    5 GHz Off
    5 GHz OffThe range extender does not have a 5 GHz connection to your router.
    2.4 GHz Green
    2.4 GHz GreenThe range extender has an optimal 2.4 GHz connection to your router.
    2.4 GHz Amber
    2.4 GHz AmberThe range extender has a good 2.4 GHz connection to your router.
    2.4 GHz Red
    2.4 GHz RedThe range extender has a weak 2.4 GHz connection to your router. It should be placed closer to your router.
    2.4 GHz Off
    2.4 GHz OffThe range extender does not have a 2.4 GHz connection to your router.
    Link Green
    Link GreenThe range extender is connected to a computer or a Wi-Fi device.
    Link Amber
    Amber link indicatorThe range extender is starting or applying changes to the Wi-Fi settings. This should turn green in one minute.
    Link Off
    Link indicator offThe extender is not connected to a computer or a Wi-Fi device.

On Your Computer

  1. Launch the browser that you use to go online.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. Navigate to the following address: mywifiext.net
  3. Enter the password when requested.
  4. The Network Map tab will display the range extender's connection to the router, its operation mode and connection to your devices.
    Network Status