Reconnecting Netgear EAX15V2: Can't See Netgear_Ext [Fixes]
Netgear EAX15V2 is one of the latest WiFi mesh extenders. Not many users have purchased it, but the ones who have read its reviews could not stop themselves from buying it. However, while trying to set up the device, they got stuck with the “Reconnecting Netgear EAX15V2: Can’t see Netgear_ext” issue.
For non-tech people, this issue refers to the inability of users trying to access the network name of the Netgear WiFi extender simply because they are not able to see it. In case, you are one of them, you ought to take a step forward and read the tips mentioned in this blog.
[Solutions] Reconnecting Netgear EAX15V2: Can’t See Netgear_Ext
Prior to reading the troubleshooting tips, see to it that you are trying to make your device access the right network name, i.e. Netgear_ext. Chances are that you are trying to access the SSID of an extender that has a similar name as your extender. In case, even after double-checking this, why you came here is valid, then you may continue reading the information given further in this blog post.
1. Install the Antivirus Application
The primary reason behind the “Reconnecting Netgear EAX15V2: Can’t see Netgear_ext” issue is that the system through which you are trying to access the network name is infected with viruses. There can be a couple of reasons why your system got infected with viruses. First, you were successful in accessing a harmful website on it and second, an external and already infected device was connected to the system.
2. Relocate the Netgear Extender
Another reason why you are going nuts because of the issue in debate is the improper location of the networking device. Chances are that you placed the EAX15V2 extender far from the router. To be specific, the extender is kept in one corner of the house whereas the router is kept in another. This might make it hard for the signals to get transmitted. To reverse the situation, change the location of the extender and bring it closer to the router.
3. Switch the Connection Source
Have you considered that a weak connection might be the reason why the SSID of your wireless range extender is not visible? No? Well then, you ought to do so now. This might be because you have connected the extender and the router with a WiFi medium. You should choose a more reliable source of connection to join the devices. If you would like to take our suggestion, then you should opt for an Ethernet cable to link the devices.
Make sure that the Ethernet cable is not damaged from any point. Also, the connection between the devices ought to be finger-tight to ensure a seamless transmission of signals.
4. Remove the Electronic Devices
Bluetooth speakers, cordless phones, microwave ovens, baby monitors, treadmills, televisions, and similar devices are not good for the performance of your Netgear wireless extender because they can mess with its signals thereby becoming the fourth reason why you are not able to fix the “Reconnecting WiFi EAX15V2: Can’t see Netgear_ext” issue. So, remove these things if they are placed in the same room where the extender is kept.
5. Reboot the Netgear Extender
Did none of the above-mentioned hacks help you to get rid of the “Reconnecting Netgear EAX15V2: Can’t see Netgear_ext” issue? Well, we know the reason, i.e. technical glitches or hiccups. To eliminate this as one of the reasons why you are reading this blog post, it is recommended that you restart your networking device. To do so, power off the device, wait for 3 minutes, and then, power on the wireless range extender.
Troubleshooting the “Reconnecting Netgear EAX15V2: Can’t see Netgear_ext” issue is not a piece of cake for every user. Considering you are one of them, then we are hoping from the bottom of our hearts that you will be able to make the most of your device after following the tips mentioned in this post.
By any chance, if you are still experiencing the same issue, then apart from just restarting your range extender, you should power cycle the entire network. This includes the existing modem as well as the host router. Trust us, this will help you out.