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Restore RBS50yv2 to Orbi mode

Harks11
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Restore RBS50yv2 to Orbi mode

How do I get the orbi outdoor satellite out of Extender mode back to Orbi mode. I put it in extender mode will waiting for RBR 753 to arrive. Now want to put it on orbi mode. Orbi at present thinks its an iphone

Model: RBS50Y|High Performance AC3000 Outdoor WiFi Mesh Extender and Add-on Satellite
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CrimpOn
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Re: Restore RBS50yv2 to Orbi mode


@Harks11 wrote:

How do I get the orbi outdoor satellite out of Extender mode back to Orbi mode. I put it in extender mode will waiting for RBR 753 to arrive. Now want to put it on orbi mode. Orbi at present thinks its an iphone


The Installation Guide shows (on page 2) how to change the device back to Orbi mode:

https://www.downloads.netgear.com/files/GDC/RBS50Y/RBS50Y_QSG_EN.pdf 

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CrimpOn
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Re: Restore RBS50yv2 to Orbi mode


@Harks11 wrote:

How do I get the orbi outdoor satellite out of Extender mode back to Orbi mode. I put it in extender mode will waiting for RBR 753 to arrive. Now want to put it on orbi mode. Orbi at present thinks its an iphone


The Installation Guide shows (on page 2) how to change the device back to Orbi mode:

https://www.downloads.netgear.com/files/GDC/RBS50Y/RBS50Y_QSG_EN.pdf 

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Harks11
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Re: Restore RBS50yv2 to Orbi mode

With more luck than good support from Netgear I went through the same procedure for making the unit an extender. It is no back to white light

 

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Harks11
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Re: Restore RBS50yv2 to Orbi mode

Thanks, I searched for that everywhere, perfect. An hour + on the phone with Netgear was no help. 

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