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Unable to Detect Netgear Extender SSID? Here’s the Fix!

So, you have successfully set up and installed your Netgear WiFi range extender! The next step is to connect all your WiFi-enabled devices to the extended network, i.e. Netgear_Ext. However, most devices are unable to detect your Netgear extender SSID. Thus, you fail to get fast internet access on your client devices. But you don’t have to worry! This post will make you aware of the troubleshooting ways to get rid of the issue. Read on.

Why Can’t I Find My Netgear Extender SSID?

Before making you aware of the troubleshooting ways to fix the issue, you first have to know the reasons causing this issue. Here are the most common reasons behind the issue:

How to Enable Netgear Extender SSID?

The most common reason why your devices are unable to connect is that the SSID of your Netgear extender is disabled. So, make sure that the Netgear extender SSID or Netgear_ext is set to visible. Here are the steps to get the job done:

Done! Now, try connecting your client devices to the Netgear extender SSID and see if it works.

Still Failed to Find Netgear_Ext? 

In the event that your PC or laptop is still failed to find the Netgear extender SSID or Netgear_ext, opt for the advanced troubleshooting mentioned below:

So, here ends our list of the troubleshooting tips to get rid of the ‘unable to detect Netgear extender SSID or Netgear_ext’ issue. Which troubleshooting tip has helped you in fixing the issue? Share your experience with us via the comments section.

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