Netgear PowerLine Setup

Netgear Powerline Setup

Powerline extends your existing wifi with a wired connection.



Follow the steps to connect the powerline adapter:

  • Unpack your Netgear powerline adapter.
  • After that plug one of the powerline device with the router using an ethernet cable.
  • The second powerline device should be placed between the dead spot and the router.
  • Once you connected your device, open a web browser on your laptop or a tablet and type
  •  Once you are on a Powerline setup page.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions, if you are having any issues call our Powerline setup experts.

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Netgear Powerline Setup | Troubleshootins Steps

  • See if the Netgear Extender is getting proper electricity from the power socket.
  • See whether the power socket is broken or short-circuited from where the electricity is being supplied.
  • Use a desktop or laptop for the initial configuration.
  • See if the ethernet cable is plugged in properly with the main router or modem.
  • The second unit is not plugged in.
  • The main modem or router is not working properly.

For more information:

How to Setup Netgear Powerline 1000?

To set up the Netgear powerline, first, you need to be familiar with how the powerline system works and what all is there in the powerline package you have. Netgear Extender Setup contains tow powerline boxes, one of the powerline box stays connected to the router or modem and the other box work as a wifi extender which you can place between the dead spot and the router in your home. In case you are having any issues connecting your Netgear PL1000 PL1200 PLW1010 PLW1000 etc. Dial our toll-free and talk with our Netgear powerline setup experts.

Netgear Powerline Setup | Netgear PLW1000


Netgear Powerline | Firmware update

Let’s discuss how to properly update the Netgear powerline adapter:

  • The first step is to check if the powerline is connected to the power plug properly.
  • Access to any wireless devices like laptops or mobile phones.
  • Just go through the setting options and see if any extension is coming with the same name of your home network with _EXT Then connect to it.
  • Open any search engine and type in the address bar and tap enter.
  • You will be directly redirected to the Netgear powerline setup page.​
  • Enter your username and password to access your adapter web management page.
  • Once you signed in, click on the settings and then click on Firmware update.
  • Now click on Check Online button.
  • And if a new update for your device is available, it will be displayed on the screen.
  • Click on ‘YES’ and wait for 1-2 minutes to apply the new version on your device.
fastlane setup

Netgear Powerline Fastlane Setup

Enable FastLane Technology on your Range Extender:

  • Make sure that your computer or mobile is connected to your Netgear Extender network.
  • Open an web browser like Google Chrome or Safari and visit
  • Now login panel display, type admin as username and password for default password.
  • Click on Advanced option and then go to Operating Mode.
  • After that you can see internet surfing and FastLane Technology.
    Select Fastlane Technology

FastLane Technology has 2 options. Select the one option for your easy network setup
First Option: Device to extender in 5GHz only and extender to router in 2.4GHz only.
WiFi user will connect to their Netgear extender using 5GHz band only.

Second Option: Device to extender in 2.4GHz only and extender to router in 5GHz only, make sure your router support 5GHz band

  • Now select the best network option that you want to apply

If you already have a smart TV to go with your Sky+ and Tivo digital video recorder and game consoles or only require a PC away from the modem/router, a Powerline network would possibly fix several of your download issues.

Many of us can not provide Wi-Fi for all our latest Internet requirements and are asking for a fast wired network to serve all our smart internet-friendly applications.

Forget regarding the requested levels of each electricity provider. These 500Mbps or 1,200Mbps are theoretical maxima, although, in certain real-world situations or depends upon the model like Netgear EX7000 Setup done, you would be happy to cross over 120Mbps. Do not fear, as even a typical Netgear Extender Setup of 500 Mbps (presumably at 60-70Mbps) would speed up the TV or Internet download times considerably.