netgear ex6120 setup

Netgear EX6120 extender may extend the range of your existing network. The Netgear EX6120 provides AC dual-band WiFi with a maximum speed of 1200 Mbps and is compatible with any regular WiFi router. It’s perfect for gaming and HD video streaming. The EX6120 comes with a manual that helps you through the AC1200 setup process. Netgear EX6120 Manual: When you buy a new Netgear EX6120 (AC1200) extender, it comes with a manual. From beginning to end, this Netgear EX6120 guide comprises a sequence of setup procedures. You only need to step through the Netgear EX6120 setup process to get your range extender up and running in a matter of minutes

Netgear EX6120 Setup through WPS Method

Follow steps for Netgear EX6120 setup through WPS button:

  • Place the extender near to router for initial setup.
  • Plug in your extender to an electrical outlet
  • Wait for the EX6120’s Power LED to turn green.
  • Once its green then you have to press WPS button
  • Now you will see the blinking WPS light on your Extender
  • Wait for 2 to 3 minutes
  • Now, on your WiFi router, press the WPS button.
  • Now check on extender, you will see 3 solid green light

If your router supports the 5 GHz band, your extender will try to connect to the router’s 5 GHz band the first time you press the WPS button. If your extender failed to connect to the router’s 5 GHz band the first time, it could create a slew of problems during the Netgear extender EX6120 setup. Contact our experts as soon as possible to solve such problems.

  • Place your extender in a more comfortable location.
  • Take your WiFi-enabled PC or mobile device to an area where the WiFi router coverage is weak.
  • Access the network with your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device.
  • For its 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz extended networks, your extender uses the same WiFi network settings as your router.

That’s how you use the WPS button to complete your Netgear EX6120 setup. Feel free to contact our experts if you run into any technical difficulties during the setup procedure.

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Netgear Extender EX6120 Setup: Manual Method

Follow the steps below to manually setup your Netgear EX6120:

  • Place the WiFi extender near your router.
  • After that, connect the extender to a power source.
  • Wait until the Power LED turns green.
  • Press the Power button if the Power LED does not light up.
  • Using a WiFi or Ethernet connection, connect a PC or mobile device to the extender
  • Open a internet browser and type on the top of the address bar.
  • The Netgear setup page displays.
  • To connect your extender to an existing WiFi network, follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Place your extender in a new location that you want.
  • If you have a poor or no connection, move the extender closer to your router and try again until the LED glows green.

How can I set up the Netgear EX6120 as an access point?

To set up your extender as an access point, follow these steps:

  • Plug in your EX6120 into power LED
  • Connect your extender with router through ethernet cable
  • Open a web browser on your PC or laptop
  • In the address bar of your browser, type
  • Select NEW EXTENDER SETUP from the drop-down menu.
  • On the Netgear Extender Setup screen, fill in the information and click NEXT.
  • The ACCESS POINT button should be selected.

  The access point mode on your Netgear EX6120 WiFi extender is activated.

  • To continue with the registration process, click Next.
  • Finally, click Finish to finish the installation.
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Netgear AC1200 EX6120 Setup

To install your Netgear EX6120 WiFi extender via browser setup:

  • Connect your Netgear WiFi extender to an electrical outlet.Wait for your extender’s power LED to turn solid green.
  • Connect the Netgear extender WiFi network with your computer or laptop.
  • The Device LED will turn on after your device is connected to the Netgear extender WiFi network.
  • Type or into the address bar of any internet browser of your choosing.
  • A new extender setup page will appear.
  • Select WIFI RANGE EXTENDER from the drop-down menu.
  • Choose a WiFi network that you’d like to increase the range of. Click NEXT when you’re completed.
  • Click NEXT after providing the network key in the password area.
  • Click NEXT after entering your selected network name (SSID) and security settings.
  • Click Continue after connecting your WiFi-enabled devices to your Netgear EX6120 WiFi extender.

Using the web browser method, you have successfully completed your Netgear EX6120 setup.

  • Continue with the registration process by clicking Next.
  • Once the registration procedure is complete, click Finish to finish the setup of your new EX6120 extender.

Netgear EX6120 Firmware Update | AC1200

Does your WiFi extender suddenly start acting strangely? Even after a successful Netgear WiFi extender setup, is it not providing the required speed? If this is the case, you should immediately upgrade the firmware on your Netgear extender. Here’s how to upgrade the firmware on a Netgear EX6120:

  • First and foremost, make sure your AC1200 WiFi extender is turned on.
  • Connect a WiFi network to a PC, laptop, or mobile device.
  • After that, open your selected web browser.
  • Log in to your extender with your username and password from
  • Go to the Settings menu and select Firmware Upgrade from the drop-down menu.
  • After that, click the Check button.
  • Click the Yes button for Netgear AC1200 EX6120 firmware update if a new firmware version is available.
  • Allow some time for the Netgear extender AC1200 firmware to to update.