Blinking red light error is one of the most common problems in every standard WiFi extenders. Even Netgear most popular EX3700 extender can’t keep itself out from the list of this error. It’s usually faced by most of the Netgear extender users. However, you can easily fix Netgear EX3700 AC750 WiFi Range Extender red light problem with some handy troubleshooting measures. So, keep reading.
Why Netgear EX3700 AC750 Extender Blinks Red Light?
Firstly, let’s try to find out the reasons that cause red light error on your Netgear AC750 extender:
- No internet connection.
- EX3700 device failed to connect to router or modem.
- Your Netgear AC750 WiFi extender is running on an outdated firmware version.
- If you have connected your WiFi range extender to router with an ethernet cable, then check the cable. The cable might be damaged or loosely attached.
- Change in the configuration of your Netgear WiFi range extender.
- Incomplete Netgear EX3700 setup.
- Scan your computer. Any kind of malicious files, malware, spyware, or virus can harm your wireless network security as well as your WiFi range extender performance.
- Do not place your WiFi extender behind the wardrobe or inside the cupboard. Try to place in a ventilated and clean place.
- Keep your range extender away from radios, microwaves, cordless phones and other similar radio interferences devices. These devices impact on the radio signals.
Steps to Fix Netgear EX3700 Extender Red Light?
Let’s take a look at a few possible measures to repair the red light of your Netgear AC750 EX3700 extender:
- Check the all the connected cables. Make sure that all the cables are finger–tight. If any cable is damaged, then replace it.
- Try to place your Netgear EX3700 and router at a clean place with proper ventilation. Keep them at some height.
On the off chance you still see red light, unplug your WiFi range extender and disconnect all the connected wires and cable and wait for a few minutes. Turn on your Netgear WiFi range extender and reconnect all the cables.
You can also try the following tests:
- Make sure that your Netgear WiFi extender is receiving proper power supply.
- Check if you are having a working internet connection.
- Visit mywifiext.net to update Netgear EX3700 firmware.
If still you are seeing the same red LED light error on your Netgear AC750 extender, try to reset your extender back to default Netgear EX3700 factory reset settings.
How to Reset Netgear AC750 WiFi Extender?
- Plug-in your WiFi range extender to an electric power source and wait for a few minutes.
- Take a paper pin clip and then press the reset button.
- Wait for some time, let the power LED turns from blinking amber to solid green.
- Now, connect your extender to router via ethernet cable.
- Turn on your desktop and run any web browser.
- Type 192.168.1.250 in the web address bar and hit the ‘Enter’ key.
- You be prompted to Netgear Genie extender setup web page.
- Reconfigure your WiFi range extender carefully.
A few users had also reported that when they click on the ‘Finish’ button to wrap the Netgear extender setup process, they see ‘404’ – not found error. If you are facing the same error, then today you will be going to end the error. Here, we have discussed the various troubleshooting tips to sort out the Netgear 404 not found error.
What is Netgear Error 404?
The error 404 represents the web address status code that the URL are trying to reach or access could not find on the web server. However, the error 404 can be differentiate on the basis of the web browser or device you are using. Have a look at a few error codes that you might see on your smart device or computer screen:
- Error 404 not found.
- 404 file or directory not found.
- Error 404 WiFi sign in.
- 404 – could not reach the URL.
- HTTP 404.
- 404 resource not found.
- The mentioned URL is not found on the server.
- 404 page not found.
Tips to Fix Netgear EX3700 Extender 404 Error
- Change the Domain Name System (DNS) Server
Try to visit Netgear EX3700 Setup webpage via mywifiext net using some other smart device like tablet, laptop, or smart phone.
- Try to Hard Refresh the Website/Web Address
Sometime, a simple refresh can solve the major issues. So, try to hard refresh your website or web address. Press the Ctrl + R hot keys together.
- Clean the Junk Files of your Web Browser
Clear all the previously stored web browsing history before access https://www.mywifiext.net web address. Also, delete all the previously stored cache, cookies, and junk files stored into your web browser.
Try to clean the temp files from your desktop or laptop too. For that press the Windows + R hot keys. Type %temp% and hit the ‘Enter’ key. Press Ctrl + A keys together, and then press ‘Shift’ + ‘Del’ key to delete the files permanently.
- Incomplete or Typos in Web Address
One of the most common generally made by users is the wrong web address. Sometimes, there a few typos in the web address or URL as a result you see Netgear 404 error. Instead of typing the web address, try to enter Netgear extender default IP address i.e. http://192.168.1.250.
- Try to Factory Reset Your WiFi Extender
In case none of the aforementioned methods helps you to eliminate 404 error, then consider to Netgear extender reset back to factory default settings.
To reset your extender device, all you need a paper pin clip or similar pointed object to press the reset button. Once done, your Netgear EX3700 extender will come back to default factory restore settings.
Following the afore-mentioned steps helps you to rectify Netgear EX3700 extender red light issue.