Netgear EX6150 WiFi Range extender Setup

Netgear EX6150 Setup Guide

Optimize your existing WiFi network with Netgear EX6150 setup and extend it to hard-to-reach places in your home with the next generation AC wireless technology. Netgear EX6150 setup helps you to deliver fast WiFi speed and connectivity for smartphones, tablets, computers, and many more.

Netgear EX6150 extender allows you to enjoy your favorite entertainment throughout every corner of your residence. With MU-MIMO, enjoy streaming to your multiple devices simultaneously .

Netgear EX6150 Setup

Using WPS Push Button

Steps for Netgear EX6150 setup using WPS are:

  • Power on the Netgear EX6150 WiFi Range extender.
  • Place your Netgear WiFi range extender and WiFi router in the same room.
  • Once done, plug-in your Netgear extender into an electric power outlet.
  • Press the WPS button present on the backside of the range extender.
  • Wait for a few minutes, let the connection between your range extender and router be good.
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Note: If your existing WiFi router supports the 5GHz bandwidth, your Netgear EX6150 extender might attempts to connect to your WiFi router’s 5 GHz bandwidth, very first time you press the WPS button. If your EX6150 Extender Setup does not work with your existing WiFi router in the very first time, it might result in many issues during Netgear wifi extender EX6150 setup.

  • Place your Netgear EX6150 extender to a new location but make sure that your range extender is within the network coverage zone of your WiFi router.
  • Try to connect your laptop or smartphone with the extended WiFi network.

That’s how you can complete your Netgear WiFi extender EX6150 setup using WPS button.

Netgear EX6150 Extender Setup

Configure FastLane Technology

FastLane Technology offers you maximum WiFi performance. Basically, it provides high-speed network connection with a dedicated bandwidth connecting the router to Netgear EX6150 extender and the second bandwidth connect WiFi device and extender. Follow the below-mentioned steps to configure your Netgear EX6150 EX6150 extender setup with FastLane Technology-

  • For Netgear EX6150 setup, connect your router to the range extender via Ethernet cable.
  • Ensure that you have a well Internet connection.
  • Open any of your preferred web browser such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari (MAC or iOS).
  • Visit the Netgear extender setup page and enter the default Netgear extender login credentials. Hit the ‘Enter’ key or click on the Login button.
  • On NetgearEX6150 setup, click on the ‘Do More’ option and then choose ‘FastLane’ option.
  • Now choose one from two options, i.e. ‘Extender-to-router in 5GHz only and Device-to-extender in 2.4GHz only’ or ‘Extender-to-router in 2.4GHz only and Device-to-extender in 5GHz only’.
  • Once selected, click on the Save button.

Netgear EX6150 Setup

Using Netgear Installation Assistant
  • Plug-in your extender into an electric power outlet to begin with Netgear EX6150 setup.
  • Place your WiFi range extender close to your existing WiFi router.
  • If the extender does not light up, press the power button.
  • Connect your Netgear EX6150 extender to the router with the help of an Ethernet cable.
  • Launch a web browser from your computer and visit If fails to visit, get in touch with our professionals.
  • The Netgear installation assistant will pop on the desktop’s screen.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your Netgear extender.
  • Once configured, move your Netgear EX6150 Netgear extender to a new location.
  • If you get no or poor network connection, move your Netgear EX6150 extender closer to your existing WiFi router and try to connect it again.
  • Once you find the best location, try to connect your client devices to the extended WiFi network.

Netgear EX6150 Manual Setup

The time you have purchased a brand new Netgear EX6150 extender, you will get an installation manual guide in the box. The Netgear EX6150 manual contains a series of setup guidelines from beginning to end. All you need to do is simply walk through Netgear EX6150 manual setup steps to make your extender running within minutes.

However, understanding these Netgear EX6150 manual setup instructions are quite difficult for non-tech users. Therefore, the best way to install Netgear EX6150 WiFi extender is to contact our experts. They will assist you with every complex step in an easy manner.

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How to Setup Netgear EX6150 using the Nighthawk App?

Users can also use the Nighthawk app for Netgear EX6150 Setup and connect to the internet. This app is available for both major platforms, i.e. Android and iOS.

Follow these steps to perform Netgear EX6150 Setup using the Nighthawk app:

  • First of all, ensure that your router is connected to the internet.
  • Note down the router’s SSID or network name and password.
  • Now, turn on your Netgear extender.
  • Download Netgear app on your Android or iOS device.
  • After that, open the Netgear app on your smartphone.
  • Follow the on-screen installation steps to set up your Netgear WiFi range extender and connect to the internet.

Still can’t setup your Netgear WiFi extender? Don’t worry! Contact our knowledgeable and skilled technicians and set up your extender from the comfort of your home.

Netgear EX6150 Firmware

Update Firmware after Netgear EX6150 Setup

Does your WiFi range extender stop working or behave weird? Are you still facing the speed issue even after a successful Netgear EX6150 setup? If yes, then update your Netgear EX6150 firmware right now. Netgear extender firmware is a set of instructions used to control the hardware of the extender.

netgear firmware update
  • Firstly turn on your WiFi range extender.
  • Connect your extender to the router.
  • Once done, open any of your preferred web browsers.
  • Enter Netgear in the address bar and hit the Enter key.
  • Fill the Netgear extender login credentials.
  • Go to settings and then click on the Firmware Upgrade option.
  • If any firmware version is available, click on Yes button.
  • Wait for some time and let your Netgear extender firmware update properly.

That’s it! Your Netgear EX6150 extender firmware has been updated.

Netgear EX6150 Common Setup Issues

  • WiFi connectivity issues.
  • not working.
  • MAC address filtering errors.
  • Netgear EX6150 red light issues.
  • Netgear Genie app does not open.
  • Fails to connect to mywifiext.local.
  • Netgear Genie smart setup page continues to appear after Netgear EX6150 Setup.
  • Forget the Netgear EX6150 login credentials.
  • Incorrect Netgear extender login credentials.
  • Fails to reset your Netgear WiFi range extender.
  • WiFi extender is connected but no Internet access.
  • Cannot find Netgear range extender SSID network name.
  • Issues while accessing Netgear range extender default IP address.