Troubleshoot Netgear Range Extender Common issues

It’s good when successfully you have accessed the, and doing well with your Netgear Range Extender. But all of sudden the appearance of any unknown problems may disturb you. Take a look how you can handle the minor issues to run your Netgear Range Extender smoothly.

Distance Issues

If after connecting to your Extender, you are unable to connect to the internet or not getting the proper signals, keep the Extender near to your router until Netgear Setup properly get established. On the other side, wireless devices are designed using the radio technology, it can lose the connectivity when the distance increases between the devices. You can take the Wifi Extender with your device when you are going to appear in the dead zone.

Connected Devices Are Getting Traffic

A single network accommodating numerous devices can increase the traffic and the user has to compromise with speed. In this situation, bring the high traffic devices near to the Range Extender. You can also disconnect each device and connect again one by one.

Incorrect Wireless Settings

The range Extender’s wireless setup should be done accurately performed as described above. This problem mostly occurs when you go for the Extender and Netgear Setup in hurry and skip any useful step. For example, one should go ahead to access when the range Extender’s LED gets amber.

Wireless Interference

There are many reasons when your internet gets interference and problem to access the signals.

Microwave ovens, wireless baby monitors and cordless telephones always distract the signals. It is better to keep your Extender and Netgear Router away from the internet interfering devices.
Sometimes, your neighbour’s wireless network or Bluetooth devices become the reason of slow processing. To handle this problem you can use the Ethernet cable connection to connect Range Extender. You can also change your wifi network name (SSID) on your access point or router. Besides, select the preferred channels 1, 6, 9 and 11 as these are the non-overlapping channels.