Quick Tips to Fix IP Not Working

Quick Tips to Fix IP Not Working

July 27, 2023 | Adam Hector is the popular default IP address of the various extenders that millions of people use. It is the gateway of extender configuration settings and other essential features. However, nowadays a section of people encounter the not working issue due to some possible reasons. If you also have the same issue and looking for appropriate guidance, then worry not. Here, in this blog, we will walk you through the reasons behind this issue and also provides effective troubleshooting tips that work effectively. Keep reading!

Reasons: Not Working

There are numerous reasons that cause the IP not working issue. Here we discuss some common reasons with you so that you can understand the problem and will easily fix it.

Wrong Connection

One of the most common reasons is a wrong connection between the extender and the device that you use to access the IP. It is seen that sometimes client devices access another networking device network instead of your extender.

IP Address Conflict

Sometimes, there might be an IP address conflict on your network. Another device might be using the same IP address as your extender thereby leading to a clash and rendering it inaccessible.

Outdated Browser

An outdated version of the internet browser also could be the reason because an obsolete version does not support internet activities.

Cache and Cookies

Temporary files, cache, and cookies can sometimes interfere with the extender web interface. So, there is a chance that your browser has a large file of cookies and caches that cause the issue.

Extender Problems

The extender itself might have encountered some issues, such as a firmware glitch or overheating. Power cycling the extender can often fix minor glitches.

Firewall Settings

Your computer’s or device’s firewall settings might be preventing access to the extender’s interface via This could be a security measure but might inadvertently block legitimate access.

Thus, these were the contributing factors of,not working issue. You can fix this by implementing the further mentioned hacks.

Fix: IP Not Working

Here we tell you about the most effective and working troubleshooting tips to fix the not working issue in a hassle-free manner. Before we move to the time-consuming solutions we would like you to reboot the extender. By doing this you can fix the minor bugs. Plus, remove the temporary hiccups.
Power cycle instructions are highlighted below:

  • Initially, turn off the extender by pressing the power button.
  • Remove the power cable from the working wall outlet.
  • Wait for at least 5 minutes.
  • Now plug the extender back into the electricity socket.
  • Turn on the device by pressing the power button.

Your extender has been successfully rebooted. Now you can try accessing the IP address to ensure the issue is resolved or not.

Check Connections

Now ensure that all the connections between your device and the extender is secure. If you’re using an Ethernet cable, make sure it’s plugged in correctly. If you’re on Wi-Fi, verify that you are connected to the correct network.

Use Correct IP

Now you should check the IP address that you use to access the extender login page. To double-check the IP address, you can take the help of the user manual. In the user manual, you will get the default information related to your device. If you see there is an issue in the IP then, correct it at the same time. Moreover, the router vs extender IP should not be the same.

Update Internet Browser

To access the IP address of the extender, it is important to use the updated internet browser. So, we recommend you check the version of the browser first. If you see the browser running in the outdated version, then update it at the same time.

Clear Browser Cache

To clear your browser’s cache, open the browser’s settings or preferences, find the option to clear browsing data, and select cache and cookies. Afterward, try accessing again.

Disable Firewall Temporarily

Temporarily disable your computer’s firewall or any security software you have installed. Remember to enable it again after you’ve accessed the extender’s interface.


Encountering not working issue can be frustrating, but with above mentioned simple solutions, you can quickly troubleshoot and resolve the problem in a hassle-free manner.

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