How-To-Do: Netgear EX7300 Wi-Fi Extender Setup

Netgear EX7300 Wi-Fi range extender helps you increase the reach of your wireless network by enhancing the existing Wi-Fi signals and boosting the overall signal quality. A wireless range extender repeats the network signals from an existing home Wi-Fi router or wireless access point. Might your curiosity about Netgear EX7300 setup have risen up. But before that lets understand about Netgear EX7300 Wi-Fi extender LED functionality. 

Understand Your Netgear EX7300 Extender

Before executing Netgear Wi-Fi extender setup EX7300, get familiar with your extender’s LEDs, ports, and the buttons.

LEDs Description

Router Link LED 

This LED indicates the connection between the EX7300 extender and the home Wi-Fi router.

Client Link LED 

This LED indicates the connection between the EX7300 wireless extender and a computer.

Power LED


Setup the Netgear EX7300 Wi-Fi Extender

There are three steps to install your Netgear EX7300 extender. They are as follows: 

1. Place your Wi-Fi extender;

2. apply power;

3. connect it to your home wireless network.

Placement of Your Netgear Wi-Fi Extender and Installation of Plugs

Connect to an Existing Wireless Home Network

To extend the range of your wireless network, you have to connect your Netgear EX7300 extender to your existing wireless home router. You can do this in two ways either via WPS or using Netgear extender setup web-based setup – Genie.

Netgear EX7300 Wi-Fi Extender Setup: WPS Method

Wi-Fi protected setup lets you get connected to a secured wireless network without typing the network SSID name and passphrase key.

Note: WPS does not support WEP security. If you are using WEP network security, try Netgear Genie smart setup method.

To connect with WPS

Note: If your home Wi-Fi router supports 5GHz band, repeat steps 1 and 2 to configure the extender to the 5GHz bandwidth.

Connect with Netgear Genie Setup