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Making a WDNR3700 an WiFi Extender

Katman09
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Making a WDNR3700 an WiFi Extender

Hello,

 

I currently have a NIghthawk X6 router i've been using for a few years.  This replaced my WNDR3700.  I have poor to limited wifi in a section of my house and was going to use the WNDR as an extender.  However, i don't know how to go about it.  Can anyone direct me to step by step instructions so i don't mess up my current Nighthawk settings? 

 

Thank you,

 

Frank

Model: WNDR3700|N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router
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plemans
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Re: Making a WDNR3700 an WiFi Extender

The WNDR3700 doesn't have a repeater mode. You'd want to hardwire it in either through powerline, moca adapter (ethernet over coax), or using a ethernet cable. Then you'd simple put it in access point mode. 

or you could get a wireless repeater/extender. 

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