How do I reconnect my NETGEAR WiFi range extender to my home network?

Follow these troubleshooting tips in order to reconnect your NETGEAR WiFi range extender via Ethernet:

  • You should connect your range extender to the computer with an Ethernet cable.
  • Then launch a web browser on your computer.
  • Next, Log in to into the web browser’s address bar.
  • Now, press enter or click search.
    Then you’ll see the login page on the screen.

Then the username and password should be entered that you chose during set-up.
Important Note: Always remember that the default username is admin and default password is password. Also, the username and password are case sensitive.
If you want to recover the password, click the Username & Password Help link and then setup the login credentials again.

Setup NETGEAR EAX80 using as Access Point

The extender as a WiFi access point can be used that generates a new WiFi hotspot by using a wired Ethernet connection. In order to use the extender in access point mode:

  • You should plug the extender into an electrical outlet. 
  • Then wait for the Power LED to light amber and then turn green. If in case, the Power LED fails to illuminate, press the Power On/Off button on the side of the extender.
  • Then connect a computer or mobile device to the extender by making use of a Wi-Fi or Ethernet connection:
  • WiFi: On your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device, the WiFi connection manager should be opened and be connected to the extender network known as NETGEAR_EXT. When the WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device connects to the extender, the Client LED lights solid white.
  • Ethernet: The Ethernet cable should be connected to the Ethernet port on your computer and extender. If in case you want to access an Ethernet connection, you should do this before you connect your extender to your modem router or router.
  • Next, launch a web browser and visit When you join the network, the Client Link LED lights illuminate to indicate that the connection has been established and the NETGEAR installation assistant displays. 
  • Then, finally return to the NETGEAR installation assistant and follow the instructions to finish setting up your extender as an access point.
  • Now you can connect a Device to the Extender Network: After the setup procedure has been completed, connect all your devices to the new extender network using Wi-Fi, wired, or WPS connection. 

My Nighthawk App not working

Nighthawk App Login

Quick Troubleshooting Steps for Nighthawk App

  • Nighthawk App should be Updated to latest version.
  • Check your internet connection.
  • Make sure your Router is up and running. 
  • Connect an Ethernet cable from your Router to PC to check connection.
  • Uninstall the Nighthawk App and install again.
  • Reset the router and install again. 
  • Configure the Nighthawk App again.
  • Login to

Cannot Sync Orbi RBS50 Satellite

Orbi RBS50 Satellite Sync issues

Quick Troubleshooting Steps to fix Sync issues

  • Check the Ring LED status. We need solid white or solid blue.
  • Power cycle the satellite.
  • Press reset button for 12 seconds.
  • In some cases you need to check the satellite using hardwired connection.
  • Plug an ethernet cable from satellite to the PC.
  • Now check your connection properties and look for IP address.
  • We need or
  • If you are receiving different IP address, you can reset it again.
  • Hard reset do resolve LED issues causing no sync.
  • How to do a Hard Reset?