Is Nighthawk Extender Good? Can I Buy It?

Yes, Netgear Nighthawk extender is a worth buy! You can go for it!

“Which Netgear Nighthawk WiFi extender model should I buy?”

Any, all are good! You can buy anyone of the Nighthawk extender’s model as per your internet needs and budget.

“Which one do you have?”

Netgear Nighthawk AX8 is one of the best WiFi range extenders you can buy today. After Nighthawk extender setup, you will get speeds more than 6 Gbps.

“That’s it!”

No, the list of features doesn’t end here. Nighthawk AX8 WiFi range extender offers dual-band support, four (4) 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports, auto-sensing technology, etc. Apart from this, you can manage and control your Nighthawk extender’s settings and it’s WiFi from anywhere remotely by downloading the Nighthawk app.

“Amazing! I want to get all the features!”

So, without thinking much, go for Nighthawk AX8 WiFi range extender!

“And from where I can get it?”

Visit Amazon for best deals!

I bought the same from Amazon!

“What should I suppose to do after getting the Netgear Nighthawk WiFi range extender?”

Configuring it!

“And how would I do that”?

By following the steps provided below. Keep scrolling down slowly to get them!

Nighthawk Extender Setup

Step 1: First of all, you have to make sure that your existing router and the Nighthawk range extender are properly connected.

Note: Not all routers are compatible with Nighthawk AX8 extender.

“So, what I have to do?”

If you do not find any compatibility between the devices, then you can replace your existing router with Nighthawk. After replacing the router, first, there would be a need to configure it by visiting setup page and following the on-screen instructions.

“And, what after replacing and configuring the Nighthawk router”?

Step 2: Connect your router and the Nighthawk extender. Firmly connect them both by using a working and well-maintained Ethernet cable.

Step 3: As soon as a secure connection is made by you between your devices, you can turn on a desktop or laptop.

Step 4: After turning on the device, please check on it whether its software needs an update or not. If needed, update the software of your device first prior to proceeding further.

Your device will restart automatically once the software gets updated on it.

Step 5: Launch the web browser and update it as well (if needed).

“Do I have to update my internet browser also”?


“And, why would I do that?”

Because, will not work on an outdated web browser!

“! What is it?” is the default web address of your Nighthawk range extender. It will help you to log in to your Netgear device and complete the Nighthawk extender setup process with ease.

Step 6: After updating the internet browser, clear all the browsing history, close the browser, and restart your device again.

Step 7: Relaunch the web browser upon restarting your device.

Step 8: Enter in the URL bar and press the Enter key.

Note: Please do not enter in the browser’s search bar. Otherwise, you will be taken to some other website instead of new extender setup page. Also, to prevent typing errors, you can copy-paste from here only.

“What after reaching the new extender setup page”?

Step 9: Provide your Nighthawk extender’s default username and password into the provided fields and click on Log In.

“And from where can I get the default login details of my Netgear Nighthawk WiFi range extender?”

From the Netgear extender manual! Hope you have get it along with your range extender?

“Yes, I have it!”

Step 10: After entering the extender’s login details correctly, you will be taken to Netgear Genie setup wizard where you have to follow a couple of configuration instructions in order to complete the Nighthawk extender setup process.

“That’s all?”


“Wow, it was much more easier than I thought!”

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