Every networking device we use like a router, extender, switch or any other, each of it have a default IP address assigned to it from its manufacturer. We could change that IP address later on if we want to after setting up that particular device. The Netgear wireless range extender do have its own default IP address that is being assigned by Netgear. The default IP address of Netgear wireless range extender is 192.168.1.250. There are several uses of the IP address of a Netgear wireless range extender.
We could setup the Netgear wireless range extender either using the web browser setup or wireless protected setup. If, we ant to setup the Netgear wireless range extender using the web browser setup, we have to put www.mywifiext.net on the address bar of any web browser of a desktop computer or a laptop. But sometimes we are not lucky enough and when we try to search www.mywofext.net, we are not able to reach the setup. It could be due to many reasons like some settings on our computer or it could be due to the web browser itself that we are using to initiate the Netgear wireless range extender.
Using IP address instead of www.mywifiext.net
If, the setup process is not being initiated with www.mwifiext.net, we could initiate it by using the default IP address of Netgear wireless range extender. All we have to do is to put the default IP address on the address bar of the web browser in place of www.mywifiext.net and search it. So, we have to open up any web browser on our desktop computer or a laptop and we have to put 192.168.1.250 on the address bar. After that, we have to search for it. Within few seconds the web browser setup will get initiated.
Using a hardwired connection to use IP address
If we are not able to initiate the web browser setup using the web browser setup, we could simply connect our Netgear wireless range extender to our home Wi-Fi router with the help of an Ethernet cable. Once, the connections will be made like that, we just need to put 192.168.1.250 on the address bar of the web browser and search it. Within a minute or two the web browser setup will be initiated and we could setup the Netgear wireless range extender easily.