Not Working? is the default web address that is used to log in to Netgear WiFi range extender. By accessing web address, you can easily configure your Netgear device and change its settings as per preferences. However, several Netgear extender users experience issues while accessing web address. In order to help them all, we have come up with this article that includes various troubleshooting tips to resolve not working issue on the fly. Let’s take the plunge!

Why Not Working?

There can be a dozens of reasons behind getting not working error. Have a quick glance below:

  • Improper extender placement
  • Extender not connected to router
  • Slow or no internet
  • Extender is turned off
  • Typos in the web address
  • Loose cable connections
  • Incomplete Netgear extender setup
  • Extender connected but no internet
  • Computer not connected to Netgear_ext

That’s all! These were some of the common reasons causing not working issue. Now, allow us to take you through some tested and proven troubleshooting tactics that will help you fix not working issue in no time. Continue reading!

Fix: not Working Issue

  1. Ensure to Use the Correct Web Address

There are a vast of users across the globe who make typing errors while entering the web address. As a result, they get redirected to some other website instead of Netgear extender login screen. Therefore, make sure to enter the web address, correctly without typos. Also, make sure to enter the web address in the browser's URL bar only.

Bonus Tips

  • Close all the unwanted open tabs from the web browser you are using
  • Update the device software as well
  • Restart the device once you are using to access the web address
  1. Ensure to Update the Web Browser

Making use of an outdated web browser may also result in not working issue. So, before try accessing the, ensure that your web browser is up-to-date. Apart from this, we suggest you clear the entire browsing history prior to having access on web address.

  1. Have a Speedy Internet Connection

You may also experience not working issue due to poor internet connection. To check the speed of your WiFi connection, run an internet speed test. If you find your internet running at snail pace, ensure that the Ethernet connection between your Netgear extender and router is successfully made and is secure and finger-tight. Apart from this, you may contact your service provider and ask him to upgrade your internet plan (if needed).

  1. Connect to the Correct Network

Ensure that you are connected to the correct network, Netgear_ext before accessing web address. Besides, make sure that your extender’s SSID (WiFi network name) isn’t hidden. If you find that you are connected to some another SSID, disconnect with that WiFi immediately and reconnect to your extender’s network. Doing so will fix not working issue for you.

Still getting not working error? Well, in that case, we suggest you power cycle or restart your Netgear WiFi range extender once. Yes, sometimes this simple process can fix many big extender-related issues for you.

Here’s how to power cycle your Netgear WiFi extender!

  1. Power Cycle Your Netgear Extender

To complete the process without any hassle, we suggest you follow the step-by-step restart instructions provided below in exact given order:

Step 1: Disconnect all the devices that are connected to Netgear_ext.

Step 2: Power off your Netgear WiFi extender and wait for a few minutes.

Step 3: Turn on your Netgear extender.

Step 4: Connect your router to the extender’s WiFi and try to access web address again.

Bonus: If the web address is still giving you not working error, then we suggest you log in to the extender only with mywifiext and without .net.


That’s how you can get rid of not working issue. If you are still baffling with the same issue, drop us a line in the comments section.

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