Can’t access You need to read this first

Can’t access You need to read this first is known as the default IP address that is meant for managing the basic and advanced settings for Netgear extender setup. You can use this IP to set up any model of your range extender, be it Netgear EX2700 or Netgear WN2000RPT. In case you are unable to access the extender via login page, make use of this IP address.

Think for a moment about what that means!

IP address, Internet address or Internet Protocol address. Whatever you call it, this is what links you to the world. 

What? You don’t know at all what an IP address is meant for?

Well, no need to worry. Most of the millions of computer users don’t know either, that’s completely ok. 

In simple words, an IP address is your passport to the internet. Technically speaking, it is a unique string of numbers differentiated by full stops which recognize each computer using the internet protocol for communicating over a network.

So this puts your way ahead of the curve.

All you have to do is just open an internet browser and write in the address field. But what’s that? An error message pops up.

It often happens. Whenever anyone tries to access the new extender setup page through the IP address, an error popup shows ‘the site can’t be reached’. If you are also getting the same message, don’t get hyper or frustrated. Just stay on this post and read how to fix this issue on your own.

Why I am getting issues with

Login and connectivity problems are one of the most common issues experienced by Netgear users. These problems can be very big or too small depending on your handling level. In case you handle them calmly, there is nothing to worry about. On the other hand, they can prove major if you handle them impatiently. 

You experience the issues with this IP because it is a private address and cannot be accessed outside the range of private networks. 

Now what is this private address? Let us explain.

A private address stands for IP packets that can only be addressed from a private range and coverage. Public internet is not able to broadcast such packets. For the purpose of connecting a private network to the internet, NAT or Network Address Translator is being used. is specified under the category of RFC 1918 standard protocols.

Access for Netgear WiFi extender setup

Netgear WiFi extender setup can be completed by following the steps given on Netgear genie setup smart wizard. Though this can be done through web address, you can also use the IP address for the same.

The web user interface for extender setup via Netgear range extender IP address is available through HTTP or HTTPS protocols. Just consider the steps highlighted below to get the job done:

  • Plug in the extender to a power outlet and turn it on.
  • Switch on a computer and make sure to access a high-speed internet connection on it.
  • Open a web browser of your choice. It can be any browser e.g. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Apple Safari and Microsoft Edge.
  • In the address bar, write following by https or http and press enter key.
  • It will open login webpage.
  • Type the username and password to continue.
  • Once done, the admin panel will appear on the screen.

Here, you have to access several settings and configurations for your extender. However, these settings are quite difficult to understand so. 

Still having an issue while login?

In case you are still getting an error message on the mywifiext .net setup screen saying ‘can’t reach to the site’, walk through the steps given below:

  • Make sure that the extender is turned on.
  • Verify if you have typed the correct IP address.
  • You must access high-speed internet connection while logging in.
  • Use a damage-free wall plug.
  • Ensure the web browser version you are using is compatible with the operating system of your computer.
  • Remember to run the latest firmware update on your router.

If none of the aforementioned troubleshooting steps resolve your issue, fear not. Just post your comment here and get in touch with our highly-experienced technicians.