Is your Netgear range extender facing trouble connecting to the Internet even after a successful mywifiext setup? Well, the good news is that by the end of this article, you will surely have the solution to this problem in your hand.

Before you jump directly into the relevant solutions, you need to get familiar with what actually is the reason behind your Netgear extender not connecting to the internet first.

Scroll down and go through the topmost reasons why you might be facing the Netgear extender not connecting to the internet issue.

Netgear Extender Not Connecting to Internet? Know Why!

1. The Ethernet cable that you've used to connect your Netgear extender and your home router is loose instead of being finger-tight.

2. Your computer or laptop is not connected to the Netgear range extender properly.

3. The hardware of your WiFi range extender has a fault.

4. The signals between your home router and the WiFi extender are clashing as there aren't placed at the right location.

5. You haven't correctly performed setup and login.

6. Instead of the green LED light, your range extender is showing an orange LED light.

7. The web browser that you are using to log in to your extender is outdated.

8. The firmware of your Netgear WiFi range extender is not updated.

As you have become familiar with the factors leading to the internet connectivity issue for your Netgear extender, you would also want to about the solutions to fix this problem. Read on and walk through the steps outlined below in order to take care of this issue.

How to Fix Netgear Extender Not Connecting to Internet Issue?

1. First of all, make sure that your Netgear extender is placed at a safe distance from metal objects, mirrors, Bluetooth devices, microwaves, cordless phones, baby monitors, fish tanks, washing machines, glasses, etc.

2. Cross-check the LED light on the range extender as well as the router. If by chance the power light is red in color, then know your extender and router are not connected properly and fix the problem immediately.

3. If you are the owner of an Apple or Mac device, then entering the wrong web address will make you assume as if the Internet isn't working. But in actual, the Internet isn't the problem, the wrong web address is. In that case use mywifiext.local instead of

4. Ensure that the Ethernet cable you are using to connect your Netgear router and extender should be finger-tight and free of any breakage. In case of any breakage or cuts, replace the Ethernet cable without giving a second thought.

5. If the default IP address of the Netgear range extender is causing trouble, then see if your firmware is updated or not. If not, go to the settings options and update it immediately.

6. If none of the troubleshooting tips haven't helped you out, reset your Netgear WiFi range extender to its default factory settings. Simply press the reset button on the range extender and wait for a couple of seconds for the changes to become effective.

7. Still, having a hard time connecting your Netgear range extender to the internet? Waste no time and contact our experts through the comments section below for immediate assistance.

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