When we say ‘Netgear Genie Smart setup’, then it means we are talking about the manual method.
This method avail users with the method of installing the extender without the installation CD.
The steps to set up the range extender using the manual method are different from that of WPS and CD installation one.
Another advantage of the manual method is that it can be applied on any network irrespective of the name of the service provider whereas in the case of the WPS method, if both the devices support WPS, then only you can follow this method. If the home router doesn’t support WPS, then you will have to follow the manual method or installed the extender using the CD.
After considering these points, you can make out the best method that suits your requirement. Yes, if you want to configure the range extender using the manual method, then you can read the steps from the Genie setup page of the website. All you have to do is launch Mywifiext net from the web browser. This is a local web address.
If you come across any issue while configuring the extender on the network, then you are free to contact the experts available 24×7 online. They know tips and tricks to get rid of extender issues.