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Netgear Extender Username and Password Not Working? Letís Fix!

Netgear extender setup can be easily done using default username and password, but sometimes users face issues and report that they are not able to reach the login page of their extender using the default admin credentials. Note:No matter which extender model you have, the credentials to access the Netgear extender login page will remain the same. So, whether you are doing Netgear Nighthawk AC2300 setup or configuring any other model, the default credentials are the same. This post is intended to help those users who are facing issues with the default credentials of their WiFi extending device. Have a glance at the troubleshooting tips listed below and try to fix Netgear extender password not working issue.

How to Fix Netgear Password Not Working Issue

  • Check if You Have Entered the Details Properly Before treating your extender with some troubleshooting, make sure you have entered the default username and password in their respective fields and that too in a correct manner without any typos or errors. If you are not confirmed of the admin details, then check the Netgear extender manual for correct information. You can also contact our expert technicians for quick help via chat or email!
  • Reboot Your Web Browser You might be thinking that why your browser needs a reboot. Well, if your browser is not launched properly or corrupted due to some reason, then also you will face Netgear password not working issue. To reboot, close the browser you are currently using and re-launch it. Apart from that, make sure the browser you selected to complete Netgear extender setup is running the latest software version. If not, switch to another web browser installed on your system. Clearing cache, cookies, and history can also help in fixing the issue.
  • Switch to Another Device If you are trying to access the Netgear extender login page using a computer and not able to reach on the Netgear Genie Smart Setup wizard, then switch to another device to see if the problem is system related. For this, you can access your Netgear account using your smartphone. However, you first need to install Netgear Nighthawk App for the same. Once done, check if the issue is the same with this device or not. If not, then your computer/laptop needs treatment.
  • Disable Firewall or Ad Blockers Ad-blocking software or firewall installed on your computer can also prevent you from accessing the Netgear extender login page using the default credentials. Disable these software on a temporary basis and check if the Netgear extender password not working issue has been resolved or not.
  • Close Unwanted Browser Tabs It has been found that after closing all the other tabs on browser some users were able to fix the issue. So, try the same for you. Close all the unwanted tabs on the browser you are using and try to login again to see if it works.
  • Update the Firmware of Your Extender The extender you are using to enjoy the extended network in your home must be running the latest firmware version. Check if your extender is updated or not. If not, get your extender the latest firmware version now! If even after using all the Netgear extender login troubleshooting tips listed above, you can't make your WiFi device working, then chances are your Netgear WiFi range extender is not configured properly. To fix this, you need to reset your Netgear extender and again perform the process of Netgear extender setup. Make sure to follow the proper setup process this time. Else, the same issue "Netgear extender password not working" will reveal on your device's screen. For any assistance regarding Netgear extender reset or Netgear extender setup, feel free to get in touch with us. Our expert technicians are round-the-clock available to help users fix the issues they might be facing with their Netgear extenders, be these are related to login credentials, installation and configuration, spotty internet connectivity, firmware update, or anything else.
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