is the default IP address for setting up extender. For logging in to NETGEAR Extender, modem, router or access point, open a web browser and access as a URL. But when users try to access this IP address, they face error messages like ‘this site can’t be reached’. If you also face this error and are looking for a solution, then you have stumbled upon the right post. In this post, we will make you aware of some useful fixes to resolve this issue. Allow us to explain you in details.

Why users face issues with

This IP address is registered as a part of private network. It is also known as host address. The IP address is being used in case when users do not get access to mywifiext.net web address.

Accessing IP address also causes issues. This happens because it is a private IP address and can only be used within private networks. If you access this address outside the reach of private network, you will be unable to connect to it. That’s why users experience issues while opening this IP address for NETGEAR Extender Setup.

It may also happen that it is not the default IP address of your WiFi Range Extender. So, get to know your extender’s IP address carefully and then access the web user interface.

Other reasons why you come across this errors:

  • WiFi connection is disabled.
  • Extender is not turned on.
  • Router is not getting proper power supply.
  • Connectivity issues.
  • Firmware is outdated.

How to access NETGEAR Default IP address?

Mywifiext provides the simplest way to open New Extender Setup page. But users face technical issues with this web address as it is not mentioned as a regular website on internet. Therefore, users opt for NETGEAR Default IP address i.e. to open setup page for extender.

The web user interface of this IP can be accessed through http or https protocols. Follow the steps below to access it:

  1. Launch a web browser like Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Edge etc.
  2. In the address bar, type 168.1.250 and press Enter key.
  3. Once done, the login page appears.
  4. Fill in the required details.
  5. Finally, click on log in button.

That’s how you can access this IP address and open NETGEAR Genie Setup page.

Fix issues with

Let’s have a look at the following tips which help you resolve login problems with the default IP address:

  1. Connect extender and router

Ensure you have connected NETGEAR WiFi Range Extender and Router with each other either wirelessly or through an Ethernet cable.

  1. Power supply

Make sure that the extender is getting fluctuation-free power supply. If not, plug the extender into another wall plug.

  1. Check internet connection

Maybe the place where you are trying to access NETGEAR Genie Setup page via is not getting strong WiFi signals. Therefore, change your location and check internet connection once.

  1. Clear browser data

Delete cache, cookies and history of a web browser you are using. Exit browser window and open it again. In case the problem still troubles you, switch to another web browser and try again.

  1. Check wired connections

Confirm if all wired connections are proper. If not, cross-check them carefully.

  1. Update Router Firmware

If the issue continues to appear, update the firmware to latest version. Go to mywifiext.net webpage and check whether any new firmware version is available. If available, download that immediately. But before that, make sure to check the model number of your device as firmware versions are different for different models.

So, these were some main solutions to help you out resolve issues with IP address. If none of the aforementioned tips work for you, feel free to take help from professionals on toll-free number 1-877-425-5462.