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Connected To Netgear Extender But No Internet

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The last two decades ago, it was quite hard to image that only about one percent of the world’s population was on the Internet. Today near about 4.3 billion individuals are active on the Internet, which means half of the population. From here you can consider the importance of the Internet nowadays. 

Some things can be quite irritating as you not have the Internet access through. Meanwhile you are connected with your wireless Netgear extender, but you get no Internet access. A yellow triangle over the Internet icon. 

All of the sudden it is not quite easy to immediately understand whether the issue is with your Netgear extender, desktop or with your Internet Service Provider (ISP). You can easily go for the Netgear extender setup and get back to online. In this article we will guide you how to fix Netgear WiFi extender. 

Reasons Behind to Face No Internet Connection Error 

Let us also consider the facts that does not allow your favorite Netgear WiFi extender to establish the network with the world (Internet). 

The main cause of a problems involved with any sort of networking issues are your desktop, smartphone, laptop, or tablet and Netgear wireless extender. 

On the extender-side issues there could be anything infested firmware to outdated hardware, old infrastructure, spotty signal strength, or too many client devices are connected at the same time with the Netgear extender’s network. 

Even though it’s quite rare, but still it’s good idea to check that there is no malware on your Netgear extender. Now let us move a step ahead for how to fix this irritating “No Internet Connectivity issue”. 

How to Fix Netgear WiFi Extender No Internet Connection Bug? 

  • Drain DNS- This method involves using the Command Prompt. Type CMD in the search bar present in the Start Menu. Right-click on the Command Prompt, then tap on the Run as Administrator. Type ipconfig/flushDNS to reset and refresh your desktop’s DNS settings. 
  • Check IP address- You can face this issue with the Netgear extender’s connectivity to ISP. So, it will work over the home network but as it not has any valid public IP address, you won’t reach to the Internet.  As a result, you will not be able to send or receive data packets over the Internet. 
  • Netgear WiFi extender factory reset- Sometimes due to a few technical glitch or bug after firmware or any driver updates your Netgear extender may not allow you to access the Internet. So, the best method is here to fix it just to go with a simple reset procedure. Simple just visit to the mywifiext net login page. Sign in with the Netgear login credentials. 

You will be prompted to the Netgear extender configuration page. There you will find the extender factory restore option. Just simply tap on the factory reset option.  Within 4 to 5 minutes the Netgear extender will reset and back to the factory default configuration settings. 

  • Reset your modem- To do this, simply just pull out the power cord from the electric power outlet and then plug it back after two to three minutes. 
  • Reset TCP/IP protocol- TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is a set of rules and instructions that helps you to connect your Netgear device over the Internet and specify how data will be going to share. To reset TCP/IP run CMD as administrator and type “netsh int IP reset” and hit the Enter key. 
  • Check for the latest firmware updates- Try to upgrade Netgear extender firmware is quite important. With the advancement in the Internet technology, it becomes quite important to keep your extender up to date. So, to remove the internal hidden bugs & errors. To update the your Netgear extender’s firmware, simply you just need to visit to configuration page. 

On the Netgear extender configuration settings page, you will find the update button the your Netgear extender.  Tap on the firmware update button and if there will be any latest firmware version is available. The extender will automatically download and install the firmware version. It maybe also restarts or reboot after the update. 

  • Check MAC address filtering- If you have applied MAC address filtering protocol on your Netgear extender device, then you may be able to connect your WiFi devices with your home network and even share the files with the locally connected devices but not able to access the Internet.  To fix this just add the MAC address of the particular device in the approved list. 

We hope that our particular article section on Netgear extender will be prove quite fruitful for you. Somehow if you still face any trouble related to your Netgear device, feel free to share with us through comments. Our professionals are always here to provide you with the best assistance. 

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