Netgear EX6120 extender setup

You may extend the range of your existing wireless network with the Netgear EX6120 setup. WiFi rates of up to 1200 Mbps are available. Netgear AC1200 EX6120 has a compact style that will effortlessly merge into your home decor.

Any normal WiFi router will operate with the extender. The exterior antenna improve WiFi coverage and speed throughout the house.

Netgear Extender EX6120 Setup By Manual Method

Follow the steps below to manually configure your Netgear extender EX6120:

  • Firstly your Netgear AC1200 EX6120 extender should be turned on.
  • Place the WiFi extension near your router.
  • After that, connect the extension to a power source.
  • Wait until the Power LED turns green.
  • Press the Power button if the Power LED does not give light.
  • Using a WiFi or Ethernet connection, connect a PC or mobile device to the extender:
  • Open the WiFi connection manager on your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device and search for and connect to a WiFi network.
  • Ethernet — To connect your Netgear EX6120 AC1200 extender, use an Ethernet cable.
  • Log in to the Netgear EX6120 configuration web-based website using a web browser on a computer or mobile device. If you have any problems logging in, please contact our specialists for assistance.
  • Now you can clearly see the installation assistant on the screen.
  • Follow the prompts to connect your extender to an existing WiFi network.
  • Place your extender in a more convenient spot.
  • If you have no connection place the extender near to your router and try again until the LED gives white light.
  • Now you can connect your client devices to the expanded WiFi network.

Netgear AC1200 EX6120 Setup By WPS Method


To set up the Netgear AC1200 EX6120 using WPS, follow these steps:

  • Connect the Netgear AC1200 mesh extender to the power source (EX6120).
  • Make sure that your WiFi router and extender should be placed at the same place.
  • Connect your extension to an electrical outlet once it’s finished.
  • Wait for the EX6120’s Power LED to turn green.
  • Hit the WPS button available on your wifi range extender.
  • Now press the WPS button on your repeater.
  • The connection between your router and extension is good if the Netgear EX6120 Link Status LED glows white.

Note: If your router supports the 5 GHz band, your extender will attempt to connect to the router’s 5 GHz band the first time you hit the WPS button. If your extender failed to connect to the router’s 5 GHz band the first time, it could cause a slew of problems during the Netgear extender EX6120 setup. You can reach our professional technicians as soon as possible to remedy such situations.

  • Place your extender in a more convenient spot.
  • Now you can connect your smart devices like computers or mobile devices with the extended network. For its 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz expanded networks, your extender uses the same WiFi network settings as your router.

That’s how you use the WPS button to finish your Netgear EX6120 setup. You might contact our professionals if you run into any technical difficulties during the setup procedure.

Netgear EX6120 AC1200 Firmware Update

Does your WiFi extender suddenly start acting strangely? Even after a successful Netgear WiFi extender setup, is it not providing the desired speed? Here’s how to upgrade the firmware on a Netgear EX6120:

  • First and foremost, make sure your AC1200 WiFi extender is turned on.
  • Connect a WiFi network to a PC, laptop, or mobile device.
  • After that, open your preferred web browser.
  • Log in to your extender with your username and password from
  • Go to the Settings menu and select Firmware Upgrade from the drop-down menu.
  • After that, click the Check button.
  • Click the Yes button for Netgear AC1200 EX6120 firmware update if a new firmware version is available.
  • Allow some time for the Netgear extender AC1200 firmware to to update.

That concludes our discussion. The firmware on your extension has been updated. Feel free to contact our specialists if you run across any problems.


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