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Nighthawk X6 R8000 versus X6S R8000P

tj2barker
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Nighthawk X6 R8000 versus X6S R8000P

I have a Nighthawk X6 AC3200 router that I want to use as a mesh extender with my existing ATT Gateway modem/router.   How do I do this?  I want to use the existing wifi set up by ATT without changing anything the network (SIDS) since I already have everything set up on this network.  I tried to do a setup on the Nighthawk router but it set itself up as its own wifi with the router SIDS.  Not what I wanted.

Model: R8000|Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Smart WIFI Router
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myersw
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Re: Nighthawk X6 R8000 versus X6S R8000P

The wireless SSID can be configured. Need to log into router and configure. See link below for user manual for r8000 then start reading.

http://www.downloads.netgear.com/files/GDC/R8000/R8000_UM_EN.pdf

 

Main site for firmware and manuals is here. Just put in the model number and away you go. 

https://www.netgear.com/support/

 

 

--Bill
ISP Comcast, Modem-Netgear CM1150V, Router-Unifi Security Gateway-Pro4, AP-2 Unifi AP-LR
Tesla > Edison
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