Expanding your home network to cover a 1000 square foot area is now easier than ever with the Netgear WN3500RP WiFi range extender. This powerful extender supports two bands and benefits from the user-friendly Netgear Genie Smart Wizard and Netgear Genie phone application, making the setup process. Netgear is committed to continually enhancing the setup experience for all their devices, including the Netgear WN3500RP WiFi range extender. This Netgear WN3500RP setup guide is equally applicable to the N600 WiFi range extender, ensuring that you can easily and effectively extend your network’s reach.

Netgear WN3500RP Extender Setup manual method

Users can increase the range of their Wi-Fi by utilising the manual settings for the Netgear WN3500RP Setup and carefully following the guidelines offered.

You can manually setup your  Netgear WN3500RP extender by following the steps indicated below:

  • Connect the extender to a power socket and turn it on. 
  • Ensure that your extender is placed close to the router.
  • Now take a smart device, such as a tablet, PC, or smartphone.
  • Launch a web browser and type mywifiext.net or into the address bar to access the Netgear extender login page.
  • After that, the Netgear extender login page appears on the screen.
  • Enter your personal details like username or password to proceed to the next step.
  • Follow the on screen directions to complete the Netgear WN3500RP.
  • Wait for the three LED solid green light that’s mean that your extender setup is now completed


You can manually configure your Netgear WN3500RP  to increase coverage throughout your home or place of business and increase the Wi-Fi network’s range by following these instructions.

Netgear WN3500RP Setup

Netgear WN3500RP Setup via WPS method 

WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) is one of the best ways to complete the Netgear WN3500RP Setup. If you are able to manually configure a Netgear WN3500RP extender, this WPS method is the best option for you. You can set up your Netgear extender using this method in under two minutes.

Netgear WN3500RP WPS setup
  • Firstly connect your extender to the electrical socket and turn it on.
  • Make sure your extender is close to the router and both contain the WPS button. 
  • Now press the WPS button on the extender for a few seconds.
  • After a few seconds the WPS LED will begin blinking .
  • Then,click the WPS button on the router.
  • Wait for the solid green WPS LED light that means that your Netgear WN3500RP setup successfully completed.
  • Place the extender  in a better location. But make sure that the extender receives a strong enough signal from the router.


These steps will show you how to use WPS to connect your  Netgear WN3500RP Wi-Fi Range Extender to your current Wi-Fi network. Contact our qualified experts at +1-323-471-3045 for assistance if you run into problems during setup.

Netgear WN3500RP Wifi Extender Firmware Update 

Your Netgear WN3500rp WiFi extender must have the most recent firmware updates in order to function properly, be secure, and have all available capabilities. To upgrade the firmware on your Netgear WN3500rp WiFi extender, adhere to the general guidelines below:

  • Ensure that your computer or mobile device is linked to the Wi-Fi network on your extender.
  • Enter the  Netgear WN3500rp Wifi Extender’s IP address, and then log in with the default information.
  • Enter your extender’s login and password. 
  • Visit the “Firmware Update” or “Maintenance” section of the web interface. 
  • If a firmware update is available, download it and install it in accordance with the instructions displayed on the screen.
  • Following the update, the extender will reboot itself automatically to take effect.


The successful firmware upgrade has given your Netgear WN3500RP Extender the most recent features and security upgrades.

Netgear wifi extender firmware update

Netgear WN3500RP  WiFi extender Reset Process

Your Netgear WN3500rp WiFi extender may need to be reset to factory default settings if you have any issues with it. To reset your Netgear WN3500rp WiFi extender, follow these steps:

  • First, plug the extender into a power outlet to reset the Netgear WN3500rp.
  • Find a factory reset hole on the side of the extender.
  • Using a paper clip or sharp pin, press and hold the reset button.
  • For 8 to 10 seconds, press the reset button.
  • Now your Netgear WN3500rp Extender has been successfully reset.


Contact our technical team using our toll-free number +1-323-471-3045 or live chat if you require any assistance with your Netgear WN3500rp extender setup.

Netgear WN3500RP Setup Common Issues

Here are some of the typical setup issues with the Netgear WN3500RP:

  • Netgear WN3500RP login failed
  • Netgear extender default could not be found
  • Incorrect mywifiext password.
  • Cannot access the default login web address.
  • Netgear WN3500RP no light error.
  • Unable to update firmware of Netgear Extender.
  • Mywifiext netgear setup page not working.
  • Netgear WN3500RP Extender cannot be configured.
  • internet connectivity issues.
  • wifi extender connected but no internet.


You can speak with our experienced staff to solve these problems. They’ll resolve your problem quickly.

Netgear extender common issues

Troubleshooting steps for Netgear WN3500RP Setup

Netgear extender setup troubleshooting tips

To solve problems with your Netgear WN3500rp WiFi range extender right away, use the simple troubleshooting methods listed below:


  • Check that all of the wired connections are working.
  • Use should not be made of any compromised cables.
  • Double-check that the URL mywifiext.net  in the address bar is right.
  • To access a quick internet connection, use your laptop.
  • Ensure that the extender is placed away from interference and within your router’s range.
  • If you’re experiencing issues, try resetting the extender and setting it up again.
  • As mentioned earlier, keep your extender’s firmware updated.
  • Avoid channel interference by selecting different Wi-Fi channels in the extender’s settings.

If problems persist, reach out to +1-323-471-3045 for assistance. As you set up your Netgear WN3500rp Extender, confirm that it is running the most recent software, and address common issues, a strong and reliable Wi-Fi signal will be provided throughout your neighbourhood.