mywifiext setup

Fix: Netgear Genie Continues to Appear after Installing an Extender

Netgear Genie is an app used to monitor, manage and fix network issues. It comes with a cross-platform support i.e. you can install it on any device whether it is running Windows, Mac, Android or even iOS. Now you can handle your home WiFi network using your smartphones too.

You can access the Netgear genie setup wizard via mywifiext web address. It provides you with a simple dashboard to observe, control and troubleshoot home networks.

With genie, you can perform the following tasks directly from your desktop:

  • Take a speed test of your network
  • Change the network name and password of your network
  • Set up live parental controls
  • Create a guest network for your friends
  • Find all the connected devices to your network through a network map

Apart from this, it also makes the Netgear extender setup as easy as A, B, C.

No matter how much features the genie provides you, it also meets you to a few technical issues. The most common issue with genie after new extender setup is that it continues to appear regardless of what you try to remove it. Therefore, we have brought this post into the limelight to tell you about how to get rid of this issue in a matter of minutes. Let’s take the plunge.

Netgear genie might become visible in browser websites which you try to open when your device is connected to the extender network. It is one of the most annoying Netgear genie problems faced by almost every user.

You will probably be wondering that what is the reason behind this issue, right? Well, let us tell you as we have found its reasons as well.

The problem mostly occurs in one of the following scenarios:

  • When the connection between the extender and access point or router is no more.
  • If the manual configuration of range extender is failed.

Now you are completely aware of the reasons behind this issue. So just go for Netgear WiFi extender troubleshooting once.

After that, consider the instructions mentioned underneath to fix Netgear genie that continues to appear after installation:

  1. Reboot Your Extender and Router

The basic troubleshooting step that is also given in the Netgear WiFi range extender manual is rebooting or power-cycling. Turning off any device for a couple of minutes and then turning that back on again is known as power-cycling or rebooting. Do the same with your range extender as well as router or access point.

  1. Reconnect to the Network

The next step is to connect your Netgear extender to a WiFi network once again. For this, disconnect the extender from the network first. After that, check the list of available networks. Choose the one and connect to that right away. The network may ask you to enter a password for connecting to it.

  1. Access Setup Page

This step requires you to use a computer or laptop. So if you have the one, power that on accurately. Open any web browser on to it. In the address bar, type and hit enter key.

Doing so will take you to Netgear WiFi extender login webpage. Type the username and password to proceed further. Once done, the Netgear genie setup wizard open.

Quick Tip: You can also use the default IP address of your range extender i.e. for accessing the login page.

  1. Clear the Junk Files on Web Browser

The web browser you use to access login page may contain some junk files. These include cache, cookies and history which may result in the issue. So it is recommended to clear such files from your web browser.

You can also switch to another internet browser to make sure that the issue is not related to the browser.

If you are not getting access to the web address, do contact our experts at toll-free number 1-888-927-4505 and ask them for support. They will offer you instant yet reliable tips to resolve the issue immediately.

  1. Reset Your Range Extender

If none of the above-mentioned solutions worked for you, go with this one. Reset your range extender to the default factory settings. Doing so will delete all the setting changes made by you including the password for webpage.

Just press the reset button in order to restore the factory default settings on your extender. However, make sure that the extender is connected to a reliable network and it is running the latest firmware update. After resetting, you can change the default settings as per your convenience via local web address.