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How to Update a Netgear EX7000 WiFi Repeater

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Check, and update the firmware on your Netgear Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Be at a computer connected to your Range Extender.
Netgear

1 Update via Web

Make sure you are connected to your Netgear Range Extender with your computer or smart device before continuing.
  1. Open your preferred web browser.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. In the address bar at the top, type in www.mywifiext.net then press Enter or Return.
    Chrome browser with address entered and highlighted.
  3. Enter your Email address and the password you choose when you setup the Range Extender, then select Log In.
    Range extender sign in with email password and log in button highlighted.
  4. Select Firmware Update on the left.
    Range Extender menu with Firmware Update highlighted.
  5. Select Check Online.
    Firmware Update page with Check Online highlighted.
  6. If a new version is available, information about it will be displayed here. Select Yes to update the firmware.
    Firmware Update with Yes highlighted.
  7. The Range Extender will download and apply the update automatically.
    Range Extender downloading update.
    Range Extender applying update.
  8. Your Range Extender will reboot on its own.
    Range Extender rebooting.
  9. Wait one minute, then reconnect your devices to your Range Extender.
    Wait 60 Seconds
  10. Your Range Extender is now up to date.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Check, and update the firmware on your Netgear Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Be at a computer connected to your Range Extender.
Netgear
Make sure you are connected to your Netgear Range Extender with your computer or smart device before continuing.
  1. Open your preferred web browser.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. In the address bar at the top, type in www.mywifiext.net then press Enter or Return.
    Chrome browser with address entered and highlighted.
  3. Enter your Email address and the password you choose when you setup the Range Extender, then select Log In.
    Range extender sign in with email password and log in button highlighted.
  4. Select Firmware Update on the left.
    Range Extender menu with Firmware Update highlighted.
  5. Select Check Online.
    Firmware Update page with Check Online highlighted.
  6. If a new version is available, information about it will be displayed here. Select Yes to update the firmware.
    Firmware Update with Yes highlighted.
  7. The Range Extender will download and apply the update automatically.
    Range Extender downloading update.
    Range Extender applying update.
  8. Your Range Extender will reboot on its own.
    Range Extender rebooting.
  9. Wait one minute, then reconnect your devices to your Range Extender.
    Wait 60 Seconds
  10. Your Range Extender is now up to date.