We all are aware of the fact that most of the technical glitches of electronic devices get resolved with rebooting function. However, If you reboot the device more than once, then there are chances that some serious issues may exist.
To get this resolved, you must remove all the issues and restart again. Follow the below-mentioned tips and tricks.
- Extender exhausted: All the electronic devices we use at our home needs restart after a fixed interval of time. This doesn’t only free up the memory but also the cache memory.
The extender works as a routing device that sends the data packets to the devices that it can access the internet. If the netgear wifi extender not working, then it might be due to over-exhaustion. The IP address of internet service provider changes after every minute that sometimes slows down the processing of the router. The only way left out is to restart the extender.
- Start update: Check the firmware version of Netgear extender and if any new update is available, then the update is immediate. If you want to change the password, then update the OS version.
- Check power connection: Check the power supply of your range extender by providing a wiggle test. If after disconnecting the power supply, you are still seeing any LED, then get the power supply checked from the electrician.
- Check if the extender is cold or hot: If the temperature of the extender is below 100 degrees Fahrenheit, then normal. Yes, if the temperature is more than 115, then the extender is hot and you need to switch it off.
After implementing the steps, if you are still not able to use the range extender, then you need to go through the further troubleshooting steps. Check the USB fan and get it replaced from the market. You can plug the device to the USB port. For further information and assistance, contact the Netgear range extender experts.