How to Access Login Page?

You need to access the setup page if you want to change the Netgear extender settings. If you are not aware of the steps involved in the process, you should refer to the points given below. But, before that, ensure that your extender is getting internet connection from the router.

  • Connect your computer to the Netgear extender WiFi network.
  • The default WiFi network is Netgear_ext.
  • The default WiFi password is given on the extender’s label.
  • Open an internet browser like Chrome or Edge now.
  • Type login URL into the address bar.
  • Press the Enter key.
  • The Netgear extender login page will open up.
  • Enter the username and password and click Log In.
Login Page

Note: The default username of the Netgear extender is admin and the default password is password. Both details are case-sensitive and must be entered in lowercase only. In case you specified a password during the setup process, use the new password.

Why is Not Working?

The mywifiext URL might not work when you try to log in to your Netgear extender. It can happen due to a number of reasons. But, whatever the reason is, the tips given below will help you get rid of the error.

  • Enter login URL into the address bar of the web browser only.
  • You should not use a cached web browser to access the login page.
  • The computer you have used should be connected to the Netgear extender only.
  • You must use an updated web browser to complete the login process of your extender.
  • Reboot the extender if is still not working for you.

What is Mywifiext.local? is also a web address associated with the Netgear extender. A person must use this web address if he is trying to log in to the Netgear extender using a Mac device. The steps to access the Netgear extender settings via mywifiext.local URL are mentioned below:

  • On your Mac, click the WiFi icon in the Menu bar.
  • You will see a list of networks.
  • If you can see the Netgear extender’s WiFi name there, select it.
  • Enter the WiFi password to connect to the network.
  • If the Netgear extender’s WiFi name is hidden, you need to enter it manually.
  • Once done, open Safari.
  • Into the address bar, type mywifiext.local.
  • You will see a login page once you press Enter.
  • Type the login username and password.
  • Click Log In.
  • The Netgear Genie Setup wizard or the STATUS page of your extender will show up.
  • You can now manage the settings of your Netgear extender by clicking the corresponding tab.
mywifiext login

This is how you can use the mywifiext.local URL to complete the Netgear extender login process. You must know that your Mac should not be connected to a random WiFi network. Only then the login process will become successful.

How to Fix Mywifiext Refused to Connect Error?

If you are getting the mywifiext refused to connect error during the login process, you are advised to read the tips given below. This is to inform you that the tips given here are also applicable if you are getting the error message with respect to the mywifiext.local address:

  • Check whether an antivirus software is active on your PC. If it is, then we suggest you temporarily disable it. Sometimes, antivirus programs halt access to various networking sites.
  • Go to web browser extensions and see if you have enabled the ad-blocker there. If you have, then we suggest you disable it and see if the mywifext refused to connect error is still there.
  • Try to switch the connection source between your Netgear extender and the computer. It means if you have connected them using an Ethernet cable, connect them wirelessly. In case you have connected them wirelessly, try to use an Ethernet cable.

Why is Mywifiext Admin Password Not Working?

The default mywifiext admin password is “password” and you should enter it very carefully. There are chances that you are entering the password incorrectly due to which you are getting issues. Here are a few key points that you must consider if the admin password of the Netgear extender is not working for you:

  • Ensure that the Caps Lock key on the keyboard is off.
  • Avoid pressing the Shift key while entering the login password.
  • Refresh the web browser.
  • If you have changed the login password, enter the new one correctly.
  • Do not enter the password into the Username field.
  • Clear the cache of the web browser you are using.
Login Page

After taking care of the above-given points, you will be able to get rid of the issue. Just in case you still cannot log in to your Netgear extender, you should reset it to the default settings. After that, log in using the default password and set it up once again.

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