Are you getting only 30 percent of the Internet speed of your chosen broadband plan while using it wirelessly? But when you use wire to connect, you get 100% internet speed. Don't worry; there might be some misconfiguration while performing Netgear EX6400 setup steps. I have mentioned some of the best ways to boot your Netgear EX6400 extender WIFI speed up to 100 percent over WiFi and wired.

The Best Way to Boost Nighthawk AC1900 Extender WIFI Speed

Are you paying for 100Mbps speed, but when you test the Internet speed, you find only 20-30Mbps? Cutting your pocket for high-speed internet is useless until your EX6400 WIFI extender not delivers the expected speed without dropping it.

In the post, I will share some best ways to boost your Netgear AC1900 EX6400 extender WIFI speed up to 10x faster. There are many factors and Netgear extender setup configuration which impact your WIFI speed and performance.

Before we shed some light on the methods to increase your Internet speed, we must know how the wireless network speed reduces to 80 to 90 percent. So, let's figure them out.

Why Does Internet Speed Slow on WIFI?

Why my internet slow on WIFI? Why my internet faster in the wired connection? - these two are the universal question. There are many factors to drop internet speed over a WIFI connection. 

The first factor is that the wireless extender comes with default configurations, and maybe it set to deliver a limited speed. Therefore, you must change the Netgear extender setup settings. Following are some other factors behind the drop of your WIFI speed up to 80 percent:

  • Extender's default configuration

  • Select the Wrong network channel

  • Low or corrupted WIFI extender hardware

  • Physical radio signal interference like televisions, microwaves, cordless phones, and Bluetooth devices.

  • Background application consuming internet speed.

  • WIFI extender placed behind the cupboard or wardrobe.

These are some basic factors that can be solved, and possible WIFI speed increases to 70 to 80 percent without cutting down the pocket to replace the Nighthawk extender.

Methods to Increase Internet Speed Up To 80 Percent

It's 100% possible to boost your home WIFI extender speed. Only the below-mentioned methods:

Method #1: Enable 11AC dual-band to achieve high speed

Don't worry! You do not have to replace your Nighthawk EX6400 extender with other standard 11AC wireless extender. Download and install the Nighthawk app on your smartphone via visiting mywifiext net, connect your smartphone to the extender's network, run the Nighthawk app, and change the bandwidth to 11AC dual-band.

Method #2: Let others see your WIFI extender

Place your WiFi extender in an open, decent high, and centralized location of your home or workplace. Positioning extender behind the cupboard or wardrobe may low WiFi signal and weak connectivity. Never keep your extender on the line of sight of the following obstacles. It may reduce the WiFi signal strength and range:

  • Televisions

  • Radios

  • Microwaves

  • Refrigerators

  • Cordless phones

  • Fish tanks

  • Bluetooth devices

  • Reflective surfaces like Mirror

Method #3: Use WiFi Range Extender

If you're living in a large house or on the second floor of an apartment and can't shift your extender's position, then using a WiFi range extender is a great idea. The device helps to boost the WiFi signal and deliver the signals where you want in your house.


These are some basic methods to increase WiFi speed. So, try to follow these methods. If, still, you are getting a limited WiFi speed, then please let us know. We will come with some advanced techniques to boost your WiFi speed