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How to Fix Fail Update Netgear EX2700 WiFi Repeater

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How updating your Netgear range extender works.
  • How to resolve problems when attempting to manually update your Netgear range extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Have access to your range extender.
  • Have access to your desktop or laptop computer. 
Netgear

1 Automatic Firmware Check

By default, your Netgear range extender will automatically check for updates when you log in.

You do not need to make any changes for this to happen, it takes place automatically by default.

? Do you need to troubleshoot performing a manual update?

  1. Yes
  2. No

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How updating your Netgear range extender works.
  • How to resolve problems when attempting to manually update your Netgear range extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Have access to your range extender.
  • Have access to your desktop or laptop computer. 
Netgear

By default, your Netgear range extender will automatically check for updates when you log in.

You do not need to make any changes for this to happen, it takes place automatically by default.

  1. Unplug the Range Extender from the wall.
    Unplug range extender from wall
  2. Wait ten seconds.
    Wait 10 Seconds
  3. Plug the Range Extender back in.
  4. Wait one minute for the Range Extender to start back up fully.
    Wait 60 Seconds
  5. Make sure your smartphone, computer, or other device has re-connected to your Range Extender's Wi-Fi Network.
The next step is to factory reset and re-setup your Range Extender.
You will need to re-setup the Range Extender from the beginning, as if it were new.
We have a guide available to help you through the process.
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