How do i setup my Netgear EX6120 Extender

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The Netgear EX6120 setup is simple and can be completed in ten minutes. W.P.S or Manual Setup are the two choices for installing the Netgear EX6120 Extender for EX6120 customers. It may be difficult to complete the Netgear EX6120 Setup if your home network does not support W.P.S. You can use the manual setup to get your Ex6120 Extender up and running if this is the case.

Ā Netgear EX6120 extender setup via manual method

Follow the instructions below to set up the Netgear EX6120 WiFi Range Extender:

  • Turn on the Netgear Ex6120 and connect it to the router to begin.
  • Wait for your Netgear Ex6120’s Power light to turn solid green.
  • Once the light is solid green, go to your device’s Wireless settings and connect to the Netgear Ex6120 Network.
  • After connecting to the Netgear Ex6120 Network, go to
  • The New Extender Setup button will now appear.
  • You’ll be offered the opportunity to create a Netgear genie setup account when you click the button.
  • After you’ve created a Netgear genie account, click next.
  • A Wi-Fi Range Extender or an Access Point is the next choice.
  • Choose the first option if you want your Netgear Ex6120 to operate as a Wi-Fi range extender. If you desire,
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the Netgear AC750 Setup.
  • Go to for live chat help if you need technical assistance with the setup.

Netgear EX6120 extender Setup with WPS method

The Wireless Protected Setup (W.P.S) method is one of the easiest and fastest ways to connect your Ex6120 to an existing wifi system. Install your Netgear AC1200 extender according to the instructions below.

  • Power on your netgear ex6120 extender.
  • Place your booster near the existing network.
  • Press the W.P.S button on the EX6100 Extender.
  • Your EX6120’s W.P.S light will start blinking green.
  • The W.P.S button on your home router must now be pushed.
  • After 2-3 minutes, the W.P.S light on your extension will become solid green.
  • You may now place your extension where you don’t have appropriate internet connectivity.
  • Note: If your router does not have a Wireless Protected Setup (W.P.S) button, use the Manual EX6120 setup to connect your wifi range extender.

Netgear EX6120 Extender AC1200 Firmware Update

Netgear provides the most recent security update for its devices on a regular basis in order to increase security, performance, and bug fixes.

To get the most out of your wifi range extender, make sure you have the most recent security patch installed.

We’ll teach you how to upgrade the firmware on your Netgear EX6120 WIFI extender to the most recent version in the list below:

Connect your laptop to the Netgear EX6120 WIFI network to view the login page.

Type into the address bar of any web browser.

You’ve reached the AC1200 login page; to log in, enter your username and password.

  • Once you’ve logged in to the Genie page, choose the “Settings” option.
  • From the drop-down option, choose “Firmware Update.”
  • Then, from the drop-down option, choose “Check.”
  • Select “YES” if a new update is available.
  • The most recent version of your WIFI booster has now been installed.

How to reset my NETGEAR WiFi Extender EX6120?

To reset your Netgear EX6120, plug your ac1200 wifi extender into the socket and wait for it to turn on. When your EX6120 wifi extender is turned on, the light will be solid green.

To reset the Netgear EX6120 extender, follow these steps:

  • On the left side, look above the WPS button.
  • The Netgear EX6120 reset pinhole will be visible.
  • Now you’ll need to find a sharp object, such as a needle or a paper clip.
  • Do not unplug your AC1200 EX6120 while attempting to reset it.
  • Insert the paper clip (or whatever object you’re using) into the reset hole.
  • Keep the pin pressed in, and the extender’s power light will begin to flash amber.
  • Remove the paper clip and wait for the power LED to turn solid green before proceeding.

Netgear EX6120 WiFi Extender

Common AC1200 SetupĀ 

  • isn’t working.
  • isn’t working since the password is incorrect.
  • Although the WiFi extender is connected, there is no internet access.
  • Mywifiext.local is not accessible because the WiFi extender is not connected to the network.
  • When reaching the IP address, the Netgear genie app does not open Issues.
  • I can’t seem to discover the name of the range extender network.
  • The Extender isn’t functioning correctly.
  • There is no internet on the AC1200 EX6120.
  • The red light from the extension is causing problems.
  • The extender reset procedure could not be completed.
  • WiFi connection troubles due to a lost configuration CD
  • Even after the Netgear EX6120 WiFi extender is set up, the genie smart setup screen appears.
  • Have you forgotten your Netgear extender’s default password?
  • The LED lights on the Extender aren’t reliable.
  • Cannot log in to EX6120 extender EX6120 disconnects from the internet
  • The firmware could not be updated.
  • After updating the EX6120, I am unable to reach due to MAC address filtering difficulties.
  • WiFi extender Netgear AC1200 EX6120 not connecting to internet after unsuccessful update


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