How to Use Your NETGEAR Router as a WiFi Repeater or Extender?

NETGEAR Router as Repeater

Converting an old NETGEAR router into a WiFi repeater or range extender is a cost-effective way to eliminate dead zones and expand your home’s wireless network reach. Unlike a dedicated repeater, repurposing your existing NETGEAR router uses WDS (Wireless Distribution System) technology to wirelessly relay signals from your main router

How to Use the WPS Button on Your NETGEAR Router

netgear wps button

WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) is a wireless security standard that aims to simplify connecting devices to a wireless network. It allows users to connect devices to a NETGEAR router without manually entering a WiFi password. This article provides an overview of WPS and step-by-step instructions for using the WPS button

Understanding NETGEAR Router Lights and What They Mean

netgear router lights meaning

NETGEAR routers feature various LED lights on the front and rear panels that indicate the status of the device and its connections. Properly comprehending what these router status lights signify can be invaluable when troubleshooting router issues. The different coloured LED indicators convey whether the hardware components and wired/wireless connections

Secure your NETGEAR Router with Firmware Updates

NETGEAR Router Firmware Update

Keeping your NETGEAR router firmware up-to-date is crucial for getting the latest security patches, performance enhancements, and features. This article will walk NETGEAR router users through checking their current firmware version and updating to the newest release. Why Updating Your NETGEAR Router’s Firmware is Essential Recent NETGEAR firmware updates have