For setting up the “mywifiext local” extender through Netgear Genie, you have to read and follow the below-mentioned instructions.
Here are the alternative methods through which you can set up and configure your extender settings.
WPS Push Button: There is another way through which you can quickly set up your “mywifiext local” extender i.e WPS Push Button. First of all, bring your extender in the same room as your router, connect it to the power outlet and then press the WPS push button on your extender. Once the WPS LED light starts blinking, go to your access point or router and press the WPS button. Your Netgear extender will start synchronizing with the router and when the connection is established, the WPS light on the extender will lit up and turn into green.
Using the Router’s WPS PIN: After powering on both your extender and router, connect the Extender to your PC via wireless or wired method based on your choice and availability. Now, access an internet browser, type the IP address i.e 192.168.1.250 in the web browser’s address bar and then press the Enter key to launch the Extender login window. Login to your “mywifiext local” extender by using Username as “admin” and default Passcode as “password”. When the main “mywifiext local” setup window appears, select the Settings option and click “Do More”. Then, move ahead by selecting the “Connect Devices(WPS) option. In the WPS PIN field, input your router PIN and click Next. Your Netgear extender is now linked with your router.