Netgear range extender Ex2700 is the most popular and common range extender series used by users at home for enhancing the signal strength of the incoming network signal. If it starts working abnormally, then the best option is to Reset it and re-configure it again over the network.
Let’s start with the Ex2700 problem: We all know that your network data can be accessed by any person if he/she knows the login credentials of your range extender. By entering these credentials, he can easily log in and start browsing the internet. In such cases, you can make your device secure only by changing the password or by resetting it.
Now, let’s start with the steps to reset the Ex2700 Netgear extender
How to reset Netgear Ex2700 extender?
Before resetting the Netgear Ex2700 extender, you need to boot the device first. After this, press the reset button from the back of your router. You can use Paper clip or rounder for pressing the Reset button on your range extender. Press this button for at least 20 seconds.
Release button and check if the rebooting process has been started or not. If yes, then the device settings will auto come to factory default settings. It will hardly take 20 seconds to get the device booted completely. Now, the SSID of your range extender will set to default. You will find the default SSID on the back side of the device. By default, the username is ‘Admin’ and password is ‘Password’.
Restart all the network devices including modem, router to start the re-configuration process.
The steps to re-configure Netgear Ex2700 range extender are:
There is unique IP given to every machine by the internet service provider. Along with this, a Dynamic IP is also allotted. In the extender, you need to enter the IP manually through a virtual keyboard. Once the device gets properly reset, you can re-configure again according to the preferences of your choice. The steps that need to be followed for configuring the device are given here as follows:
- Open chrome browser or any other browser installed in your computer and enter the IP address of your range extender. The IP address by default is 192.168.1.0.
- Enter admin under username option and ‘Password’ under Password field. These are login credentials which are set by default. If you want to change them, you can change easily from ‘Settings’. Yes, if the username and password are already changed, then you need to enter a new username and password. In case of any problem, you can ask expert available online.
- Once the re-configuration process is completed, restart your Netgear device and modem.
This is how you can reset and reconfigure the Netgear Ex2700 range extender.