Netgear EX3700 Setup

Netgear EX3700 is one of the best extenders that comes with a dual bandwidth. So, those who are looking for flawless Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the home should prefer using Netgear EX3700. It increases the home Wi-Fi network range and reduces interference. Also, with this Wi-Fi range extender, the user will get the Wi-Fi speeds up to 750 Mbps. But to get a high-speed connection, the users will have to accomplish the Netgear EX3700 setup procedure.

The Netgear EX3700 setup is easy, and it generally takes a few minutes to get completed. Therefore, below we’ve described the various methods of Netgear EX3700 setup.

Web-Browser Method

The users can increase the network coverage and the speed of their internet connection through the help of Netgear EX3700. Thus, below we have described the easy and straightforward steps to set up the Wi-Fi range extender through the web-browser method. 

  • Plug-in the Netgear EX3700 into the power plug and wait for the power LED to become solid green.
  • After this, use the Wi-Fi to connect the home router or modem.
  • Then open ( in any of the preferred internet browsers.
  • After this, click on the new extender setup option.
  • Now the users are recommended to choose the Wi-Fi network that they want to extend. Then click on the “Next” button.
  • Then carefully enter the preferred network name and the security settings. After that, click on the “Next” tab.
  • Now connect the wireless device with the extender and click on the “Continue” button. 
  • After doing this, the extender is now configured as a wireless range extender. 
  • Then to proceed further with the registration, click on the “Next” button.
  • In the end, click on the “Finish” button once the registration gets complete.

So, by following these steps, the Wi-Fi range will boost. If any user is still facing any issue with the Netgear EX3700 setup procedure, should take help from the experts.

WPS Method

To perform the Netgear EX3700 setup process through the WPS method, follow the below-listed steps.

  • Firstly, turn on the Netgear EX3700 router.
  • After this, make sure to place the extender and the Wi-Fi router in the same room.
  • Now plug-in the extender in the power outlet through the help of a power cable.
  • Now, wait for the LED to turn green.
  • After this, on the extender press the WPS button.
  • If the link status of Netgear EX3700 LED light turns white, then it signifies that the router and the extender connection is fine.
  • Note: If the router supports the 5 GHz band, then the extender attempts to connect to the router’s 5 GHz band for the first time when they press the WPS button. If anyhow, the extender does not connect to the router’s 5GHz band then during the Netgear EX3700 setup, it may result in a lot of issues. Therefore, to resolve such issues, get in touch with the Netgear Experts.
  • After this, move the extender to a new location.
  • Now take the Wi-Fi enabled gadget to the location where the Wi-Fi router coverage is poor.
  • Then connect the Wi-Fi-enabled gadget with the extender network.

So, in this, the user can easily accomplish the Netgear EX3700 setup procedure.

Common issues with Netgear EX3700 Wi-Fi range extender

While using the Netgear EX3700, users encounter issues. So, below mentioned are a few of them.

  • Unable to connect to mywifiext.local
  • Netgear genie app is not opening.
  • Lost configuration CD
  • Wi-Fi connectivity issue
  • Wi-Fi extender is connected, but there is no internet available.
  • Incorrect mywifiext password
  • net not responding
  • Forgot default password of Netgear Extender
  • The LED light’s of the Extender is not stable
  • Even when the Netgear Wi-Fi extender EX3700 setup procedure gets complete, the Netgear genie smart setup page continuously appears on the screen.
  • Not able to perform Netgear extender reset function.
  • Not able to update Netgear firmware

Therefore, these all are the issues faced by the users. So, in case, if any user gets trapped with such issues or any other Netgear EX3700 setup related problems, then ask for assistance from the Netgear team.

Steps to resolve Netgear EX3700 setup issue

The users who are facing the Netgear EX3700 setup issue should follow the steps discussed below.

  • Firstly, ensure that the power supply is proper and the wall plug is not damaged.
  • After this, check all wired connections. Ensure that the cables are not damaged.
  • Keep the extender away from walls, microwave oven, fish tanks, aluminium studs etc.
  • If the user is getting issues with, be sure that the URL entered is correct.
  • After this, power cycle the Netgear Wi-Fi extender and then try to set it once again.
  • Now at the time of login, use the latest version of the web browser.
  • Then update the latest Netgear firmware version on the extender.
  • In the end, reset the Netgear Extender to its factory default settings.

Steps to update Firmware after Netgear EX3700 setup

If the Netgear Wi-Fi range extender does not work properly, then update the firmware on the Netgear extender. The users are suggested to use updated Netgear AC750 firmware. Therefore, here’s the way to upgrade the firmware on the Netgear range extender.

  • In the beginning, turn ON the Netgear EX3700 Wi-Fi extender.
  • Now connect the router to the internet.
  • Once the connection is appropriate, then open a web browser.
  • After this, enter the in the address bar and then press “Enter” key.
  • Then login to the extender with the help of the valid username and the password.
  • Now go to the “Settings” menu, and then click on the “Firmware Upgrade” option.
  • After this, wait for some time and let the Netgear EX3700 firmware update correctly.

So, this was all about the Netgear EX3700 setup procedure. Apart from this, if there is any user who is not able to complete the setup procedure should contact the Netgear experts or Visit Mywifiext.

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