When you have successfully configured your Netgear N300 setup, it is always recommended that you must have the back up of your Netgear N300 extender settings. Once you have backed up the settings, you can change the settings as per your will but not able to add new content in back up while performing the new settings, you can easily spin-off the configuration settings with the backup. So let us understand the concept of how to fix the Netgear N300 extender with the saved back up file.

Netgear N300 Extender Back Up Configuration Process

To back up the Netgear wireless Extender back up configuration settings, follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Launch a web browser on your computer or laptop.
  • Type in the address bar field and hit Enter key. You will land on the Netgear extender login page, where you are prompted to enter the admin user name and password/security key. If you do not find or see the login web page, add http:// in front of the URL www-wifiext-net and hit Enter key.
  • Type admin in the username option and password for the security key. If you have up to yet personalized your password, then only type the password in the security key option.
  • Tap on Maintenance >>> Backup Settings
  • Click on the Backup button option. Your browser will automatically extract the configuration file from the extender itself.
  • Make sure you have pre-configured your web browser and set up to save downloaded files automatically or try to save the file where you want to in any local drive.

Once you have already saved the backup file, now you can restore the file anytime you face any issue in your Netgear extender. Now in this upcoming block section, we will be going to discuss this only. So let's check it out.

How to Restore the Saved Netgear N300 Configuration Settings

To restore the configuration file that you have previously saved, follow the under-mentioned easy steps:

  • Launch a web browser but make sure you are connected with your Netgear extender device.
  • Type in the address bar field and Hit enter key. Somehow, if you find any difficulties regarding your extender's login or not working, try the default IP address i.e. to visit the login page.
  • Enter the username and password to enter into the Netgear wireless N300 extender setup page.
  • Select Maintenance >>> Backup Settings
  • Tap on the Browse button.
  • Search and select the previously saved configuration backup file.
  • Once you find the file, select the file and click on the restore button.
  • What if unfortunately, you have deleted or misplaced the backup file accidentally. So what next you can do? To fix up the issue you can perform a factory reset.

Caution: This process will erase all the settings that you previously configured in the extender.

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