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Netgear EX3700 / EX3800

Supported Versions

Hardware Highlights

ModelVersionSoCCPU MHzFlash MBRAM MBWLAN HardwareWLAN2.4WLAN5.0100M portsGbit portsModemUSB
EX3700MediaTek MT7620A580864MediaTek MT7620A, MediaTek MT7612Eb/g/na/n/ac1---
EX3800MediaTek MT7620A580864MediaTek MT7620A, MediaTek MT7612Eb/g/na/n/ac1---


The development branch can contain experimental code that is under active development and should not be used for production environments. Snapshot images may support additional hardware; however, it is experimental, considered unstable, and sometimes won't compile.

Prebuilt snapshot images do not come with any web interface or GUI. You will need to be comfortable using a command line and remote shell to install one yourself → How to install LuCI

Install OpenWrt (generic explanation)

  1. Connect your computer to the Wireless Extender
  2. Login to the extender via
  3. Look for “Firmware Update/Upgrade”
  4. Select browse and look for the OpenWRT image you downloaded, and select it.
  5. Click Start/Begin
  6. It will now say that the firmware is being updated.
  7. Wait for the process to complete
  8. Once it says the firmware has been updated, close the page, connect your computer to the Ethernet port on the extender, and SSH to, The default user is “root” and there is no password set.

Installation Completed


toh/netgear/ex3700_ex3800.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/05 18:19 by tmomas