It’s now time to increase the range of your wireless network using the Netgear EX6120 setup. You can get WiFi speeds up to 1200Mbps. The Netgear AC1200EX6120 is compact and will seamlessly blend into your home’s decor. It will work with any WiFi router. The external antenna improves WiFi coverage and speeds throughout the house.
Netgear Extension EX6120 Setup by Manual Method
Use the manual method to set up Netgear extensioner EX6120 manually.
Turn on your Netgear AC1200EX6120.
The WiFi repeater should be placed near your router.
Then, connect your booster to a power supply.
Wait for the Power LED to turn green.
Search mywifiext.net on any web browser or 192.168.1.250
You can now see the Netgear assistant on the screen.
Follow these steps to connect your extender with an existing WiFi network.
Your extender should be placed at any dead spots.
You can try connecting again if you don’t have a connection.
Now you can join clients to the large WiFi network.
Netgear AC1200EX6120 Setup by WPS Method
Follow these steps to set up Netgear AC1200EX6120 by WPS:
Connect the Netgear AC1200EX6120 mesh extender with the power source.
Your WiFi router and extender must be in the same place.
Wait for the Power LED of the repeater to turn green.
Click the WPS button to activate your WiFi range booster.
Now, press the WPS button of your AC1200 repeater.
If the Netgear EX6120 link status LED glows solid green, then your repeater and router are in good communication.
Note: If your router supports 5 GHz, when you press the WPS button the extender will attempt connection to the router’s 5GHz band. It is possible for your extender to not connect to the router’s 5-GHz band the first attempt. For assistance, contact our technicians as quickly as possible.
Your extender should be placed in a new place.
You can now connect other mobile devices, such as computers and mobile devices to the extended network. The WiFi network settings of your extender are the same as those used by your router to connect to its 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz enlarged networks.
This is how to use the WPS method for your Netgear EX6120 set-up. Contact our experts if you have any technical problems during the setup process.
Netgear AC1200 Firmware Upgrade
Is your WiFi extender acting strangely suddenly? Does your WiFi extender still not provide the required speed after an successful Netgear WiFi extender set? These steps will help you upgrade the firmware of a Netgear Ex6120.
First, ensure that your AC1200 has been turned on.
Connect a WiFi network to a PC, laptop, or mobile device.
Next, you can open your favorite web browser.
Use your password and mywifiext.net username to log in to your extender
Navigate to the Settings menu, and choose Firmware Upgrade from drop-down menu.
Click the Check button.
Allow time for the Netgear AC1200 extension firmware to update.
This concludes our discussion. Your repeater’s firmware has been successfully updated. If you have any questions, please contact our experts.
Resetting Netgear EX6120
A factory reset is what is done when a user forgets their password and wants to retrieve it. You will need a toothpick or paperclip to reset your Netgear EX6120. After performing the factory reset, all personal information such as password, username and SSID will be deleted. You can then prepare your extender to start the new configuration process.
These are the steps for resetting Netgear EX6120.
Connect your Netgear to a power outlet
Use a sharp object such as a toothpick or paperclip.
Find the factory reset button, and press it with a toothpick for 8-10 seconds.
It will reboot automatically in less than a minute, and it is now ready to go for the new setup.
This completes the Netgear EAX12 reboot process. You can contact us by phone or live chat if you need assistance with any of the steps. Our technical support team is available 24/7 to help you.