The basic purpose of keeping the same wi-fi name on the range extender is that it will fetch the same network settings as that of your router and you don’t need to set up separately. You might be wanting to know the steps for the same. Well, we are going to discuss the steps in the coming up passages. You must read the post carefully. In case you find any difficulty, you can contact the experts.
To enable or disable the one Wi-Fi name feature on Netgear Wi-Fi extender N300 setup
- Open a web browser on the mobile device that is connected to the extender’s network.
- Open the extender login page by entering the www.mywifiext.net in the address bar. If Mywifiext not working, then enter the IP of your Netgear extender.
- If one Wi-Fi name feature is enabled on your extender, then go through the following steps for different OS:
- Windows-based: Mywifiext.
- Mac or iOS: Mywifiext.local.
- Android devices: Enter the IP address directly into the address bar.
- The login page will appear.
- Enter the email address and the password and click the ‘Login’ button.
- The home page will be displayed where you need to go to the ‘Settings’ followed by ‘Wireless’.
- If you want to enable the single wi-fi name, then select yes otherwise no. If you are using the feature for the first time, then you have to run the smart setup first.
- Go to the ‘Status’ page and click on the ‘Smart setup’ option.
- If you have disabled this feature, then you will have to set the different SSID and password for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency band in the Network credentials field. The Mesh functionality will be disabled under such cases.
- Tap ‘Save’ button.
- The settings are now saved and you can start using the extender with different SSID and password.
After executing the steps mentioned above, if you are still not able to distinguish between the two different SSID’s of router and extender, then you can ask for assistance from our experts. They are well-experienced and dedicated to solving customer problems.