Netgear EX6200 Setup: Step By Step Guide

Maximize the power of your network and make sure you have coverage in every corner of your home with the Netgear EX6200 Setup Dual Band WiFi Range Extender. Get ultimate range and performance you need for iPads®, smartphones, laptops & more. Now with MU-MIMO for simultaneously streaming to multiple devices

The Netgear Extender Setup looks easy to set up in its first look. This unique wifi extender provides better wireless coverage than any other device in its class range. While Netgear EX6200 Setup doesn’t function as an access point, it is the best range extender on the market.

Netgear EX6200 has a couple of feature regular routers that go beyond its looks. The Netgear EX6200 was one of the first range extenders to boost 11ac technology. As such, this WiFi range extender supports devices with the latest Wi-Fi technology. This means it supports a broader range and faster Wi-Fi service for you. And it doesn’t stop there – it has some other valuable features, like a USB 3.0 connection, that increase its versatility and have redefined how we see boosters.

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Netgear EX6200 Setup: Manual Method

Follow the below easy steps for setup:

  • Place the EX6200 next to the router you are using and connect it to the computer to turn it on.
  • Link it to the router now. When the LED on the extender goes green, then it is connected
  • Open your computer and type in your web browser and hit Enter Key
  • Click on New Extender setup button, and then click Next
  • To complete the Netgear EX6200 setup , select the network to which you want to connect the extender to
  • Provide your password if necessary
  • Select Continue
  • Change your SSID (name) and password for the Netgear AC1200 Setup to protect it and Click Next
  • Now, attach the extender to the new SSID again.
  • Click Continue to finalize the configuration of the Netgear range extender EX6200

You can connect your iPad, laptops, computers, and other WiFi devices to the extender network once the Netgear EX6200 manual setup is complete.

Netgear EX6200 Setup through WPS Method:

The easiest way to set up the Netgear AC1200 EX6200 is to use WPS (Wi-Fi Safe Setup) since it takes just a single push of the WPS button. Here is how it should be done:

  • Click the WPS button when the WiFi extender turns on and the power LED goes green
  • If it shows white LED light , it means that the connection has improved perfectly
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Note: While it's fast and simple, since that method is more safe and efficient, most users prefer the MYWIFIEXT manual method. If you face any problem when setting up the Netgear WiFi extender EX6200 or face hardware problems, you can contact a specialist agency to assist you with it. Besides, it's a smart idea to go for a Netgear AC1200 firmware update

Netgear EX6200 Features: Manual Setup Guide

The EX6200 has another great feature, which is it can offer two modes of operation. First is your standard browsing mode where both bands are extended and other is FastLane mode, which only extends either the 2.4GHz or 5GHz but increases the range.

Netgear EX6200 also gives you five gigabit Ethernet ports that allow it to function as a bridge. It’s not compact in terms of physical appearance like some other Wi-Fi extenders, but it has more to offer in terms of performance. It is a true dual-band booster, and you can connect to 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands separately or simultaneously. With its 801.11ac Wi-Fi technology, this is currently the best range extender on the market.

Netgear introduced Netgear EX6100 wifi range extender to boost the range of your existing wireless connection. Buy EX6200 and extend the range to the dead-zones of your home or office.



AC1200 WiFi Range Extender (EX6200)
Quick start guide
Do More booklet
Power adapter
Two (2) 5dBi dual band detachable external antennas


Dimensions: 9.92 x 6.85 x 1.22 in (252 x 174 x 31 mm)
Weight: 0.67 lb (302 g)


CD-less setup—great for mobile devices
Push ‘N’ Connect using Wi-Fi Protected Setup®(WPS)1
Power on/off button


WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2-PSK) and WEP


2.4 and/or 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi router or gateway
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0 or Safari® 1.4 or Google Chrome 11.0 browsers or higher

Netgear's AC1200 WiFi Range Extender (EX6200) is an excellent piece of hardware despite a few software hiccups after a firmware update. Five Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB 3.0 port make this extender a winning proposition.