Having an older version of firmware can cause this issue. Steps to follow: Ensure the extender is connected to a live electrical plug and the power connector. Check that the extender is inside the Wi-Fi range of the remote switch and that the customer’s device has been associated to the extender configuration
Wi-Fi Protected Setup is known as WPS. It is a major standard for remote system security that makes it easier and quicker to connect remote devices & systems to switches. WPS only functions with remote systems that utilize a secret key scrambled according to the WPA2 Personal and WPA Personal security standards.
An extender with an out-of-date firmware may encounter this sort of issue. Steps to follow: check if the extender is connected to the power connector and plug it into a live electrical power outlet. A client gadget should be connected to the extenders and the extender must be inside the scope of the remote switch.
Reboot your fundamental switch and extender to perform a power cycle. Connect your NETGEAR extender to its default WiFi system. Re-run the NETGEAR extender arrangement wizard via the internet browser. Should the problem persist, the extender should be reset back to the default processing factory settings
On the back board, press the reset button until the Link Rate LED and Device to Extender flicker. About five to ten seconds are required to complete this process. …
Press the release button.
Be patient while the extender reboots.
Use the default password to log in. Login with username (“admin”) and password (“password”).
With an Ethernet link, connect your computer to the extender. Each of the five Ethernet LAN ports on the extender can be used. Note-You should not use an Ethernet link to connect an extender to a Wi-Fi switch. If you happen to do it , the extender will not work, as it is intended to work only with Wi-Fi connections and Wi-Fi switches.