With Netgear EX2700 – N300 Wireless Range Extender, various users face issues while updating its firmware. According to reports, they tried endlessly to update Netgear EX2700 firmware but all in vain. It continuously shows an error saying you have no internet connection but actually, you have! And even after a factory reset, the error remains the same.

Are you too experiencing the same issue? Worry not! This post will provide you with easy fixes to resolve the issue within minimal time. Let's take the plunge.


Maybe the extender refused to access the internet on your router. This may happen when you have set up some security controls on your main router. Need not to think much about it! You can still run a manual firmware update on your WiFi range extender. Also, partial or improper Netgear EX2700 setup can result in the same issue.

So before setting up your extender, you should first check its firmware version as the installation process depends on that version.

For Firmware Version and Below

On the off chance that your Netgear N300 EX2700 wireless range extender uses and below firmware version, you need to just go through the below-given steps for extender EX2700 installation:

  • Place the EX2700 WiFi extender in the same room as that of your WiFi router.
  • Ensure that you have an internet connection coming from the main router.
  • Now, plug the extender into a wall outlet and let its power LED become solid green.
  • After that, connect it to a PC and open a web browser.
  • Go to web page.
  • Click on the Continue button to get started with the setup.
  • Connect with a WiFi network.
  • Type the password to connect to the network.
  • Now, change the wireless settings of your extender.
  • Finally, click on the Finish button to complete the EX2700 setup.

For Firmware Version and Above

If your extender is using the newer firmware version and above, here are the steps to follow for setup and installation:

  • Plug the EX2700 – N300 wireless range extender into a wall socket and power it on.
  • Connect any WiFi device to your extender's network.
  • After that, open a web browser and go to Netgear WiFi extender setup page.
  • Fill in the required details like your name, email, and password and create an account.
  • Choose the WiFi network you want to extend and click Next.
  • Enter the security settings for your network.
  • Now, connect your devices to the new extender's network.

Thus, your Netgear extender has been set up. If you come across any type of technical issue, call the experts at toll-free 1-888-961-4011.

Now, you are done with the setup! Unless you changed the settings in the firmware update earlier, the extender is set up to check the new firmware version automatically at login.

Manually Update Netgear EX2700 Firmware

In order to check and update manually for the new firmware, you should follow the steps given below:

  1. On your PC, navigate to web page.
  2. When asked, enter the user ID and passphrase.
  3. Click on the Menu icon.
  4. Head over to Firmware Update section.
  5. After that, click on the Check button.
  6. In case the new firmware is available, follow the on-screen prompts to download it.
  7. Now, unzip the firmware file.
  8. Click on the Upload button.

The firmware update starts. Let the process complete properly. Once done, your extender will restart automatically. If you still face any issue, drop that in the comments below. We will respond to you soon.

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