What do Lights Mean on Netgear EX7000 WiFi Repeater

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • What each status light means on your Netgear EX7000 Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Be near your Range Extender.
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1 Status Indicators

There are a series of status indicators on the front of your range extender.

Netgear Light

Range Extender with Netgear Logo highlighted.

Light Off
Netgear Logo OffNo power going to Range Extender.
Light On
Netgear Logo OnThe Range Extender is getting power.

Connection Lights

Netgear EX7000 Range Extender with primary status lights highlighted.

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.

Ethernet Port Indicators

Each of the 5 Ethernet ports has its own indicator lights.
Range Extender with number indicators highlighted.

On
Number indicators litWhen the light is green, there's a device connected to the Ethernet port.
Off
Number indicators offWhen off, there's no Ethernet device connected, the device is turned off, or isn't talking to the Range Extender.

USB Indicator

Range Extender with USB Indicator highlighted

On
USB Indicator onA USB device is connected and detected by the Range Extender.
Off
USB Indicator OffNo USB device is connected or detected.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • What each status light means on your Netgear EX7000 Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Be near your Range Extender.
Netgear

There are a series of status indicators on the front of your range extender.

Netgear Light

Range Extender with Netgear Logo highlighted.

Light Off
Netgear Logo OffNo power going to Range Extender.
Light On
Netgear Logo OnThe Range Extender is getting power.

Connection Lights

Netgear EX7000 Range Extender with primary status lights highlighted.

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.

Ethernet Port Indicators

Each of the 5 Ethernet ports has its own indicator lights.
Range Extender with number indicators highlighted.

On
Number indicators litWhen the light is green, there's a device connected to the Ethernet port.
Off
Number indicators offWhen off, there's no Ethernet device connected, the device is turned off, or isn't talking to the Range Extender.

USB Indicator

Range Extender with USB Indicator highlighted

On
USB Indicator onA USB device is connected and detected by the Range Extender.
Off
USB Indicator OffNo USB device is connected or detected.
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