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How You Can Enable One WiFi Name of Your Netgear Extender?

Nowadays, Netgear is used by millions of people because of its incredible internet services. Netgear manufactures the most effective network devices. For your information, in every one or two months, Netgear comes with outstanding features, especially for Netgear extenders. One such kind of feature is One WiFi Name that Netgear launched. With this feature, you can use the same WiFi settings as your home router. If you want to enable the feature ‘One WiFi Name’ then you need to perform Netgear Genie login to get access to the Netgear extender.

In this post, we are going to tell you everything related to One WiFi Name. We highly recommend you read the whole post without missing a single point if you want to use such type of feature. The influencing points are articulated in upcoming paragraphs. Keep reading

Before we start the process of setting up One WiFi Name, we would tell you about some important things that you need to keep in mind while performing the process. The motive behind telling these things to you is to avoid inaccuracy in the process.

Important Tips

Make sure your Netgear extender should not be configured near the home appliances. Home appliances have electromagnetic waves that are not good for the Netgear extender. Electromagnetic waves stop the network of the Netgear extender which might create issues for you.

You need to make a half distance between the Netgear extender and the host router. Because due to excessive distance, devices do not communicate properly, so to get uninterrupted signals, you need to place the devices closer.

Most important you need to keep your default username and password in your mind as with the assistance of default credentials you get access to your extender. In addition, you should know the ‘Netgear_ext’ SSID of your Netgear extender so, that you can enable configure the One WiFi Name.

Hence, hopefully, you know the important things now that you should keep in your mind during the process. Now let’s learn how to perform One WiFi Name setting process.

How to Enable Netgear One WiFi Name?

There are many steps that you need to perform. All the steps are very easy to use. You just need to read them and perform them carefully. We have discussed the steps in detail in the below section.

  • Turn on the Netgear Extender

First, you need to power up your Netgear extender by plugging it into the wall outlet. You need to use the non-damaged socket.

Once you did the above step, you need to hit the power button of the extender. After that, your Netgear extender starts working.

  • Connect the Devices

After, turning on the device, now you need to connect both devices, i.e. Netgear extender and host router. You can use the Ethernet to make a stable connection between the devices. With the help of an Ethernet cable, you make a strong connection.

  • Access the Default Web Address

Now, you need to get access to the default web address of the Netgear extender. To do this, you need to switch on the computer or laptop and launch the update internet browser in the computer.

Thereafter, put the web address into the address bar. And then hit the Enter button.

  • Perform Netgear Extender Login

Once you perform the above steps, you will see the extender login page where you need to put the default credentials into the given fields.

In case you don’t know or forgot the default credentials then you can take the help of the Netgear user manual.

Now, click on the Log In button.

  • Enable One WiFi Name

Here, you need to go to the Setting menu; there you will find the wireless option.

You need to click on the button Wireless Option to get access to a Wireless page.

Now, you will see the One WiFi Name option which you need to enable by clicking on the YES Radio button.

After completing the process, do not forget to perform Smart Setup. Once you did the smart setup, click on the Save button.


We hope, you liked the reading and can enable the One WiFi Name on your extender. Moreover, you can also use the Nighthawk application to enable this feature.



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