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What do Lights Mean on Netgear EX2700 WiFi Repeater

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • What the status light on your Netgear range extender mean.
Before We Begin:
  • Be near your Range Extender.
Netgear

1 Status Lights

There are four status lights for your range extender.

Power Light

Power LED

Green
GreenThe range extender is powered on.
Amber
OrangeThe range extender is booting.
Off
OffThe range extender is powered off.

WPS

WPS Indicator

Green
GreenWi-Fi security is enabled (WPA or WPA2).
Blinking Green
GreenA WPS connection is being established.
Off
OffWi-Fi security is not enabled.

Router Link

Each Ethernet port on the back of your Range Extender has a small light.

Router link indicator

Green Router Link
"GreenThe range extender has an optimal connection to your router.
Amber Router Link
Amber IndicatorThe range extender has a good connection to your router.
Red Router Link
Red IndicatorThe range extender has a weak connection to your router. It should be placed closer to your router.
Router Link Off
Indicator is offThe range extender does not have a connection to your router.

Device Link

Device link indicator

Green Device Link
Green IndicatorThe range extender has an optimal connection to your device.
Amber Device Link
Amber IndicatorThe range extender has a good connection to your device.
Red Device Link
Red IndicatorThe range extender has a weak connection to your device. It should be placed closer to your range extender.
Device Link Off
Indicator is offThe range extender does not have a connection to any devices.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • What the status light on your Netgear range extender mean.
Before We Begin:
  • Be near your Range Extender.
Netgear

There are four status lights for your range extender.

Power Light

Power LED

Green
GreenThe range extender is powered on.
Amber
OrangeThe range extender is booting.
Off
OffThe range extender is powered off.

WPS

WPS Indicator

Green
GreenWi-Fi security is enabled (WPA or WPA2).
Blinking Green
GreenA WPS connection is being established.
Off
OffWi-Fi security is not enabled.

Router Link

Each Ethernet port on the back of your Range Extender has a small light.

Router link indicator

Green Router Link
"GreenThe range extender has an optimal connection to your router.
Amber Router Link
Amber IndicatorThe range extender has a good connection to your router.
Red Router Link
Red IndicatorThe range extender has a weak connection to your router. It should be placed closer to your router.
Router Link Off
Indicator is offThe range extender does not have a connection to your router.

Device Link

Device link indicator

Green Device Link
Green IndicatorThe range extender has an optimal connection to your device.
Amber Device Link
Amber IndicatorThe range extender has a good connection to your device.
Red Device Link
Red IndicatorThe range extender has a weak connection to your device. It should be placed closer to your range extender.
Device Link Off
Indicator is offThe range extender does not have a connection to any devices.