Netgear EX2700 Setup | N300

The Netgear EX2700 N300 WiFi Range Extender Essentials Edition is a little gadget that allows you to expand the range of your WiFi network to the remotest reaches of your house or office. It can deliver the speed upto 750mbps. For better performance, the extender has two antennas on each side. Look no further than this post for instructions on how to do Netgear EX2700 setup, let's get a little more into this.

For Netgear EX2700 Setup follow the given instructions:

  • Power on your EX2700 extender.
  • Keep your N300 near the home router.
  • Go to
  • Follow all the on screen instructions to proceed ahead.
  • Once it is done move your EX2700 to a new desired location.
  • Now you can connect your other smart devices to the network.
This is not the only method to configure your EX2700 wifi range extender,in the next topic we are going to discuss how you can set up your Netgear extender using WPS.

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Netgear EX2700: WPS Setup

Have you ever heard about the wifi protected setup (WPS) ? If not then let's proceed with this process.In this blog we will guide you on how you can configure your Netgear EX2700 within 2-3 minutes via WPS setup.

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Note: In case if you still have any problem with the setup process then you can reach us by dialing our toll free numbers and also via live chat.

To setup your Netgear EX2700 N300 using WPS follow the given steps below:

  1. Turn on your Netgear EX2700 after unboxing it.
  2. Place your N300 just near to your main router.
  3. Press the WPS button on the extender.
  4. Wait for a minute and press the WPS button on the router.
  5. Wait for a minute until the router LED becomes solid green,if not then you can talk to our technical team.
  6. Once it gives a solid green light it means your setup process has been completed.
  7. Move your N300 to a new desired location.
  8. Now you can connect all the wifi enabled smart devices like smartphone,desktop,laptop or a tablet.

Netgear EX2700 Firmware update

After a complete setup, are you facing issues while using your EX2700 or your N300 has started behaving badly or not giving the proper speed? then you need to update the latest version of your firmware. Netgear EX2700 firmware update comes with the new security features and other essential features which will make your extender work smoothly.

Here’s the directions to update firmware on your Netgear EX2700:

  • Download the firmware on your device.
  • Go to
  • Login to your Netgear EX2700.
  • Hit on Firmware update option.
  • Go to the Upload update file and then click on Browse.
  • Hit on UPLOAD.
  • Do not unplug your EX2700 extender until the update process is done.
  • Once the update process is done,the N300 extender will automatically reboot
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That's all, your wifi extender firmware has been updated successfully.If the EX2700 does not show you any lights or any other problems you face after the update process. You can reach our experts using our toll free number.

How to reset Netgear EX2700?

Do you want to reset Netgear EX2700? In most of the cases factory reset operation is supposed to be performed when the user is not able to remember the admin password. By performing this operation it will prepare your extender for new installation. Keep in your mind that factory reset operation will erase your personalized settings like your username, password, SSID e.t.c.

To reset your Netgear EX2700 N300 follow the given steps:

  • Plug in your Netgear EX2700 and turn it on.
  • Wait until it gives the stable solid green light.
  • Locate the factory reset hole.
  • It may be available on the side of the extender.
  • Take a paper clip or hard pin.
  • Press the pin or the paper clip into the hole and hold it for 8-10 seconds.
  • Take out the paper clip and wait for the power light to go solid green.
Note: In case if you still have any issue with the factory reset operation, then you can reach us by dialing our toll free numbers and also via live chat.

Troubleshooting steps for Netgear EX2700

To resolve Netgear N300 EX2700 setup difficulties, use the troubleshooting methods listed below:

  1. Check if the Netgear N300 EX2700 extender is receiving adequate power from the wall outlet.
  2. Check if the wall plug where the extension is plugged in is damaged or short-circuited.
  3. Use your device to connect to a high-speed internet connection.
  4. Make sure that all of the wiring connections are in good working order. Any cable that has been damaged should not be used.
  5. Keep your extension away from walls, room corners, microwave ovens, fish tanks, cordless phones, Bluetooth devices, metal items, aluminum studs, and other potential sources of interference.
  6. If you're having trouble accessing, make sure you've typed in the right URL in the address field.
  7. Restart your N300 extender and try Netgear EX2700 extender setup again.
  8. During login, only use the most recent version of your web browser.
  9. Update the Netgear firmware on your extender to the most recent version.
  10. Restore the extension to its original factory settings. Note: In case you need any help you can contact us on our toll free numbers or via live chat. We are always there to help you.