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Netgear EX7300 WiFi extender connected to the router but no internet? If so, then you are not alone struggling with this bothersome issue. This is one of the most common yet major issues reported by millions of Netgear extender users across the globe. Well, no need to worry! EX7300WiFi extender connected to the router via Netgear_ext SSID but no internet issue can be resolved easily. 

Note: This troubleshooting guide sums up how to troubleshoot connectivity issues with the EX7300 WiFi range extender. But, the tips can be used for any extender model you own.

Troubleshoot Netgear EX7300 Connected But No Internet Issue

Restart Your EX7300 WiFi Extender

A proper reboot or power cycle of your EX7300 WiFi range extender can fix various issues with your device. So, in order to get the job done, follow the steps given below in the exact given order. Keep scrolling down!

  • Turn off your EX7300WiFi range extender.
  • Let your device have some rest. 
  • Turn the EX7300extender back on. Connect it to your main router using an Ethernet cable or a wireless source and try to access the login page of your extender. If the WiFi extender is connected but no internet issue continues to appear, proceed further with the next troubleshooting tip.

Check the EX7300 Extender Lights

You may find different status LEDs lights on the front panel of your EX7300 extender. The LEDs are Ethernet, wireless, power, internet, and WPS LED (depending upon the extender model you own).

So, what you have to do is to check whether the power and the internet LEDs on your device are solid green. In the event that the LEDs on your EX7300 WiFi range extender are blinking for too long, then chances are your extender is not connected to the router in a proper manner. To fix it, ensure that your EX7300 WiFi range extender and router are not placed too closely or too far from each other. 

Once the internet and the power LED on your EX7300 WiFi range extender become stable, try to access the mywifiext.net setup wizard and see if the issue has been fixed for you. If you are experiencing the same issue, switch to the next troubleshooting tip.

Update Firmware

Sometimes, an obsolete or outdated firmware version on your EX7300 WiFi range extender also results in the no internet issue. So, ensure that your extender is running the latest version of the firmware. To update the firmware of your WiFi range extender, navigate to the official site of Netgear and get your device updated.

Once the firmware of your EX7300 range extender gets updated, log in to your device and find if are able to tweak various settings of your extender as well as can enjoy the internet on your client devices.

Hopefully, updating the latest firmware version on your EX7300 WiFi extender will fix the connectivity issue for you. 

Reset Your EX7300 WiFi Range Extender

Before resetting your EX7300 WiFi range extender – we suggest you take the backup of your device. Because, after resetting it, you have to configure it again. Now, let’s know how to reset EX7300 range extender. Keep reading!

  • Disconnect your existing router from the EX7300 WiFi range extender.
  • Keep your extender plugged in.
  • Locate the reset hole on your WiFi extender and once found press it using a pin-like device.
  • Hold and release it.
  • Your EX7300 WiFi range extender resets successfully. Now, you can configure it again using the instructions provided in the EX7300 Netgear extender manual. 

We hope that the troubleshooting tips given in this post have helped you fix EX7300 WiFi extender connected but no internet issue. In case, you are still not able to get rid of it, drop us a line in the comments section. We might help you with more tips on how to fix extender connectivity issues.  

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By Manali

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