Netgear EX8000 Setup AC3000 X6S

Netgear AC3000 X6S WiFi Mesh Extender (Tri-Band) The AC3000 X6S Tri-Band WiFi Mesh Extender from Netgear. With a dedicated 5 GHz band capable of up to 1.7 Gbps for rising broadband speeds to the users, the Netgear EX8000 Setup is the most advanced tri-band extender. To set up the Netgear EX8000, you must bind the extender to your existing WiFi network.

WPS (WiFi Secure Setup) helps you to connect to a wireless WiFi network without entering the network name or password.


You must first open a web browser on your computer or mobile device in order to use the Netgear EX8000 Setup installation assistant.


Netgear Nighthawk X6S AC3000 Setup | EX8000

WPS Methodology

Netgear Nighthawk X6S AC3000 (EX8000) WPS Setup:

  • Connect the internet to your X6S AC3000 EX8000 WiFi range extender.
  • Place your WiFi extender in close proximity to your router.
  • Connect a power outlet to your extender.
  • Wait for the Power LED on the EX8000 to turn green.
  • Click the WPS button on the extender.
  • Your router and extender are wired correctly if the EX8000 Link Status LED is lit white.
  • The Extender Connection Status LED on the EX8000 Extender would turn blue. If the Link Status Lead turns amber or red, shift the extender closer to the router and try again.
  • Adjust your extender’s location.
  • Bring your WiFi-enabled computer or mobile device to a spot with poor Netgear Extender Setup coverage.
  • Connect your WiFi-enabled laptop or mobile computer to the extended network.


Manual Configuration for the Netgear EX8000

Manually Setup of AC3000 X6S.

Take these steps to manually set up a Netgear EX8000 with the aid of the installation assistant:

  • Test to see if your X6S AC3000 EX8000 extender is powered on.
  • Place your Netgear EX8000 WiFi Extender in close proximity to your router.
  • Connect a power outlet to your extender.
  • Connect the modem to the extender.
  • On a computer or mobile device, type into a web browser.
  • The NETGEAR installation assistant appears on the screen.
  • Follow the instructions to link your extender to the new WiFi network.
  • Adjust your extender’s location.
  • If the Netgear EX8000 Extender isn’t connecting, move it closer to the router and try again until the Connection Status LED turns white.
  • Once you’ve chosen the best location for your extender, link your client computers to the EX8000 Extender WiFi network.

The AC3000 X6S (Netgear EX8000) Tri-band WiFi Range Extender with patented FastLane3 technology brings WiFi to the next stage with speeds up to 3Gbps. After you’ve completed the X6S AC3000 Manual Setup, you can use the EX8000 extender with any WiFi router.

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