How do I setup My Netgear EAX20 Extender 

The Netgear AX1800 4-stream mesh extender EAX20 is designed for fantastic WiFi giving capacity, fast speed, and increased coverage and uses the most recent WiFi 6 standard. You only need to finish the Netgear EAX20 Extender Setup to enjoy a better connected home experience.Even in the farthest reaches of your home, you can access faster WiFi speeds of up to 1.8 GB per second with the Netgear EAX20 WiFi 6 extender.

With four additional WiFi spatial streams built into the mesh extender, more available bandwidth and less congestion are delivered to all of your connected devices. Medium-sized homes are the ideal fit for the Netgear EAX20 Extender Setup.

Netgear Nighthawk EAX20 Setup | AX1800: WPS Method

The WPS technique, sometimes referred to as the WiFi-Protected Setup Method, is one of the simplest ways to set up a Netgear EAX20 Extender setup. 

Step-by-step instructions for performing the WPS technique on the Netgear EAX20 Extender Setup are as follows:

  • Start up your WiFi range extender, the Nighthawk EAX20.
  • Keep watching out for the power LED to turn completely green.
  • Connect the WiFi router and the Netgear extender.
  • On the bottom of the AX1800 EAX20 extender, look for the WPS button.
  • Once you’ve found it, carefully press the button.
  • For a brief period, keep pressing the button.
  • After that, relocate your Netgear WiFi extender.
  • Now is the moment to connect your laptop or computer to the larger network.

Netgear AX1800 EAX20 FastLane Setup

Your WiFi performance is at its best with FastLane Technology.In essence, it provides a high-speed WiFi connection with a dedicated band linking your extender to your WiFi router and a second band connecting your WiFi device and extender. The Netgear AX1800 EAX20 FastLane Setup can be done as follows:

  • Your client device must be connected to a WiFi network.
  • After that, launch any web browser, such as Microsoft Edge, Chrome, or Internet Explorer.
  • Visit the login page for the Netgear EAX20 Extender Setup.
  • When the login window displays, enter the username and password.
  • On the Netgear Genie screen, select “FastLane” after clicking “Do More”.
  • There are now two choices available: “Device-to-extender in 2.4 GHz only and extender-to-router in 5 GHz only” and “Device-to-extender in 5 GHz only and extender-to-router in 2.4 GHz.”
  • Click the Save option after selecting your preferred choice.

Contact our specialists if you run into any problems while setting up your extender’s FastLane Technology.

Netgear EAX20 Setup Using Nighthawk App

Downloading the Nighthawk app is ideal if you want to set up the Netgear EAX20 extender Setup with your mobile device.

The methods for setting up an EAX20 range extender using the Netgear Nighthawk app are as follows:

  • Install the EAX20 Nighthawk application.
  • Using any mobile device you have.
  • Navigate to your device’s wireless setting.
  • Link up using the Netgear_EXT.
  • Now open the AX1800 Nighthawk application.
  • Follow the on-screen directions to finish the EAX20 Setup.
  • You are now prepared to move and use your extender.

If your wifi mesh extender needs any additional help. Our technical support staff is always on hand.

Netgear Nighthawk AX1800 EAX20 Firmware Update

The most recent firmware for your Netgear Nighthawk extender ensures that it is operating properly.Therefore, remember to periodically update the extender’s firmware. To upgrade your EAX20 extender, follow the instructions provided:

  • Turn on your Netgear EAX20 Extender setup first.
  • Activate your smart gadget.
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  • Please login to Netgear using your username and password.
  • Select “Settings” and then “Firmware Update.”
  • To continue, adhere to the directions.
  • Keep your AX1800 connected while the update option is active.
  • The firmware upgrade for the extender is now complete.

All done. You’ve successfully updated the firmware on your Netgear Nighthawk AX1800 EAX20 WiFi extender. You know how to get in contact with our experts in case you have any questions.

Netgear Nighthawk EAX20 AX1800 Reset process

Once you’ve completed the reset operation, your Netgear Nighthawk EAX20 setup will be prepared for the fresh installation process.Your username, password, SSID, and other personal data will be erased during a factory reset process data are all erased. This process is typically used when a user loses track of their admin password.

To reset your Netgear Nighthawk EAX20, follow these steps:

  • Your EAX20 should be turned on after being plugged in.
  • The side reset button of the AX1800 can be seen through a little hole.
  • Take a straightened paper clip or something equivalent.
  • Drop it in the void.
  • For 8 to 10 seconds, press something you have, like a paper clip.
  • Watch for the LEDs to stabilise.
  • You’ve now successfully reset your AX1800.

You can get in touch with our technical team by contacting one of our toll-free numbers or via live chat if you’re still having trouble with this process.