Netgear EX6200 Setup: Step By Step Guide

Netgear EX6200 Setup: With the Dual Band WiFi Range Extender, you can boost the power of your network and ensure that you have coverage in every room of your house. Get the ultimate range and performance you need for iPads®, smartphones, laptops & more. Now with MU-MIMO for simultaneously streaming to multiple devices.

The setup of the AC1200 repeater is super easy. This unique wifi extender provides better wireless coverage than any other device in its class range. 

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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

If you are facing any problem while setting up your wireless repeater or booster, you can get in touch with our certified expert and get the instruction to install your booster properly. 

How to install my Netgear EX6200 WIFI Range Extender?

  • To begin with, the Netgear EX6200 setup using a push-button configuration (WPS).
  • Plug your EX6200 extender closer to the main WIFI modem or router.
  • Wait for the power light to turn solid green on your AC1200. 
  • Now, first press the WPS button on your Netgear  EX6200 WIFI booster.
  • Then press the similar button on your main modem or router.
  • Wait for 2-3 minutes and check to see if the other green lights on the extender are lit up.
  • It means you have successfully set up the Netgear range extender AC1200 to the existing network.


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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

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Netgear EX6200 WIFI Extender Firmware Update

To update the latest firmware version on your Netgear WIFI Extender EX6200 AC1200, follow the below-given list of instructions:

  • First and foremost, check the EX6200 is turned on and that all of its lights are lit up.
  • Grab a laptop and connect to the AC1200 extension network.
  • Now to access the Netgear EX6200 extender login page, open a web browser and type
  • Once you logged in to the AC1200 extender, click on the settings tab.
  • And then click on the Firmware update. There you will see the Check button click on that
  • If there is a new Firmware update is available. You will see a “YES” or “NO” option.
  • Click the “YES” button and don’t unplug the booster until the process is finished.
  • You have now updated the latest firmware version on your Netgear EX6200 range extender.

Netgear EX6200 WIFI Range Extender AC1200 Features

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 AC1200 Wi-Fi range extender to boost the range of your existing wireless connection. Buy AC1200 and extend the range to the dead-zones of your home or office.


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.


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)


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


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


2.4 and/or 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi router or gateway
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