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Wifi name will using EX6250

skrisher
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Wifi name will using EX6250

I have followed the instructions and set up the extender. What wifi name should I be looking for/connecting to? My original wifi connection or the NETGEAR_EXT connection? The NETGEAR_EXT connection disappeared after setup so I suspect the mesh combined the EXT connection with my original but don’t know enough to confirm. Any help is much appreciated!
Model: EX6250|AC1750-WIFI MESH EXTENDER
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plemans
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Re: Wifi name will using EX6250

Yes, when you set it up in mesh mode, it uses the same ssid as the router. 

You shouldn't have to select anything. Your device's (tablet, phone) own roaming protocol should switch it between router---extender as needed. 

If it doesn't function well, you can always disable it and set your own ssid for the extender. 

https://www.netgear.com/support/product/EX6250

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plemans
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Re: Wifi name will using EX6250

Yes, when you set it up in mesh mode, it uses the same ssid as the router. 

You shouldn't have to select anything. Your device's (tablet, phone) own roaming protocol should switch it between router---extender as needed. 

If it doesn't function well, you can always disable it and set your own ssid for the extender. 

https://www.netgear.com/support/product/EX6250

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