Netgear N300 Extender Setup

Netgear N300 PR2000 extender is a compact and easy-to-install networking device which generates WiFi connectivity for smart devices like gaming console, Blue-ray player and smart TV. You just need to simply power it on. Once done with Netgear N300 extender setup, it will give your existing wireless connection a surprising boost. Also, N300 extender includes the external antennas to provide an additional range to make your WiFi on the top. The different models of Netgear N300 WiFi range extender are:

  • WN3000RP
  • PR2000
  • WN2000RPT
  • EX2700
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Netgear N300 Setup

Using WPS Push Button

For Netgear N300 Setup (PR2000) using WPS:

  • Power on the N300 PR2000 extender.
  • Place the extender and WiFi router in the same room.
  • Once done, plug your extender into an electrical outlet.
  • Wait for the Power LED on N300 PR2000 to light green.
  • Press the WPS button on the extender.
  • Now, press the WPS button on your WiFi router.
  • If the Netgear N300 Link Status LED lights white, the connection between your router and extender is good.
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  • Move your extender to a new location that is about halfway between your router and the area with a poor router WiFi signal.
  • Take your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device to the location with poor WiFi router coverage.
  • Connect your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device to the extended network. Your extender uses the same WiFi network settings as your router for its 2.4 GHz extended network.

That’s how to setup N300 PR2000 WiFi range extender using WPS button.

If you come across any type of technical issue during the Netgear N300 wireless range extender setup (PR2000) process, feel free to contact the experts.

Netgear N300 WiFi Range Extender Setup

Using Netgear Installation Assistant

For N300 WiFi range extender setup using the Netgear installation assistant:

  • Turn on your N300 PR2000 extender.
  • Place the extender close to your WiFi router.
  • After that, plug the N300 PR2000 WiFi range extender into an electrical outlet.
  • Wait for the Power LED to light green.
  • If the Power LED does not light, press the Power button.
  • Connect a computer or mobile device to the extender using a WiFi or Ethernet connection:
    • WiFi – On your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device, open the WiFi connection manager and locate and connect to the extender network. When your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device is connected to the extender, the Client LED lights solid white.
    • Ethernet – Use an Ethernet cable to connect the Ethernet port on the extender to an Ethernet port on your computer.
  • Launch a web browser from a computer or mobile device and enter If
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  • The Netgear installation assistant displays.
  • Follow the prompts to connect your extender to the existing WiFi network.
  • Move your extender to a new location that is about halfway between your router and the area with a poor WiFi signal.
  • If you get no connection or a poor connection, move the extender closer to your router and try again until the Link Status LED lights white.
  • After you find the best location for your extender, connect your client devices to the extended WiFi network.

If you still can’t set up your N300 PR2000 Extender, get in touch with our experienced technicians via chat or email.

Netgear N300 WiFi Extender Setup

Common PR2000 Setup Issues
  • not working
  • Incorrect mywifiext password
  • WiFi extender is connected but no internet
  • Can’t connect to mywifiext.local
  • WiFi extender is not connected to the network
  • Netgear genie app doesn’t open
  • Issues while accessing IP address
  • Lost configuration CD
  • WiFi connectivity issues with N300 PR2000 extender
  • Netgear genie smart setup page continues to appear even after N300 WiFi extender setup
  • Forgot the extender’s default password
  • Extender’s LED lights are not stable
  • Can’t login to N300 PR2000 extender
  • N300 PR2000 drops internet connectivity
  • Unable to update the extender firmware
  • Can’t access after update on N300
  • MAC address filtering errors
  • Netgear N300 PR2000 not working failed update
  • WiFi extender not connecting to internet
  • Can’t find range extender network name
  • PR2000 Extender not working
  • N300 – no internet
  • Netgear extender red light causing issues
  • Unable to perform extender reset process
  • Internet connected but not working
Fix all such issues within minimal time via live chat with our experts.

Netgear N300 Range Extender Setup

How to Fix Netgear PR2000 Setup Issues

Go through the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps to fix Netgear N300 range extender setup issues:

  • Make sure that the PR2000 extender is receiving proper power supply from the wall outlet.
  • Confirm that the wall plug in which the extender is plugged in is not damaged or short-circuited.
  • Access high-speed internet connection on your device.
  • Check all the wired connections. Do not use any damaged cable.
  • Keep your extender away from walls, room corners, microwave ovens, fish tanks, cordless phones, Bluetooth devices, metal objects, aluminum studs, etc.
  • If you are getting issues with, be certain that you entered the correct URL in the address bar.

  • Power-cycle your N300 PR2000 extender once and try to set it up again.
  • Use only the latest version of web browser during login.
  • Update the latest firmware version on your extender.
  • Reset the extender to its factory default settings.

None of the aforementioned troubleshooting tips resolve your issues? Don’t panic. Just get in touch with us and fix your Netgear WiFi extender setup issues.

Netgear N300 Firmware Update

Does your WiFi extender, all of sudden, start behaving weirdly? Is it not providing the required speed even after a successful N300 WiFi extender setup? If yes, then update firmware on extender right away. Netgear Extender Firmware is a set of instructions integrated into the hardware device. Talking in a layman’s language, extender firmware is basically an operating system specifically intended to run on your particular make and model number of extender. So make sure to have the latest firmware version on your extender. Here’s how to perform N300 firmware update:

  • First and foremost, turn on your N300 PR2000 WiFi extender.
  • Connect a PC, laptop or mobile device to the extender’s network.
  • Once done, open a web browser as per your choice.
  • Enter in the address bar and press enter key.
  • Log in to your N300 PR2000 extender using the username and password.
  • Go to the settings menu and click on Firmware Upgrade option.
  • Thereafter, click on Check button.
  • If there is any new firmware version available, click on yes button for firmware upgrade.
  • Now, wait for some time and let the N300 PR2000 firmware update properly.
That’s it! Your Netgear N300 firmware has been updated. In the case of any difficulty, feel free to contact our experts.