Why Netgear Genie Appearing Even After Installing Range Extender?

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When it comes to installing Netgear Wi-Fi Range Extender, the process doesn’t complete after connecting all the cables into the device and configuring it with the router. There is a lot more to the setup process, i.e., making changes to the settings in the web interface of the extender, which happens to be www.mywifiext.net for Windows PCs and www.mywifiext.local for Mac computers. By accessing the web interface of the device, you will be able to finish the setup process. If you are unable to access the aforementioned web addresses, then you can install Netgear Genie Extender, which will also take you to one of those webpages where you can then configure your extender in the most appropriate way.

Netgear Genie Extender app has one more benefit as well, as it helps manage and control multiple Wi-Fi Extenders, so in case, you have installed more than one Wi-Fi Extender in the house, then you will be able to manage the settings of each extender using Netgear Genie. However, if you want to know as to what Netgear Genie is, then it is an application designed specifically to ease the functioning of Wi-Fi Range Extenders. But what if the app continues to appear after installing Netgear Range Extender? Well, in that case, it is certain that there is a problem with the app or the installation of the extender.

Netgear Genie may appear in the browser websites that you are trying to open when your device is connected to the Netgear Genie Extender network. The reason why this occurs is that the extender isn’t configured correctly or the extender keeps on disconnecting from the main router’s Wi-Fi network.

Here is how you can troubleshoot Netgear Genie extender that continues to appear after installation:

  1. Start with power cycling your network by rebooting the main router and Wi-Fi Extender.
  2. After that, you need to reconnect to the default Wi-Fi network of your Netgear Wi-Fi Range Extender.
  3. Now, you need to launch the web browser followed by re-running the Netgear extender setup wizard.
  4. In case, the problem persists, then you will have to reset the Wi-Fi Range Extender to the default factory settings because that is the last resort you have.
  5. After that, you need to clear the web browser’s cache along with recent history.
  6. It’s time to connect your PC to the default Wi-Fi network of your Netgear Wi-Fi Range Extender.
  7. Launch the web browser followed by configuring the Wi-Fi Range Extender.

Note – Keep in mind to place the extender at a place where it receives a minimum of 40 percent signal from the Wi-Fi router.

Once you see the Netgear Genie Extender being successfully installed and configured, you need to close the Netgear Genie and try surfing the web on the web browser. If you are able to access the websites, then it means, the problem is solved. In case, you are still seeing Netgear Genie, then you will have to get in touch with My WiFi Ext Fix support facility for quick and reliable support.