Pair TP-Link Wifi Extender
The TP-Link Wi-Fi Extender is used for expanding the coverage and improving the signal of the network. To pair the TP-Link Wi-Fi Extender, perform the procedures as given below. You need to get an Ethernet cable to connect the computer and the router. After setting up the connection, go to the official site of the TP-Link Wi-Fi Extender and perform the procedures as given. Make sure that the wireless router is turned On. Ensure not to turn off your wireless router during the setup.
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How to Pair TP-Link Wifi Extender
To pair TP-Link extender, follow the instructions given below.
Get an Ethernet cable to connect the TP-Link Extender to the computer.
Turn on the TP-Link router to begin the connection process.
Now, open a browser on your computer. Log into the official site of the TP-Link Extender.
Click Quick Setup --> Next --> Region --> Next.
Now the TP-Link extender scan for wireless networks.
Wait for the TP-Link Extender to finish the Scan operation.
Choose the wireless network from the scanned list and click Next.
Enter the password of the selected network when prompted and select the Copy in the main router section.
Perform the procedure displayed on the TP-Link Extender customize screen.
Click the Next button, review the selected wireless network and select Finish.
How to Setup a TP-Link Extender
Before proceeding to the router setup process, you have to collect some information about the router you have.
First, log into your TP-Link router using its IP address. It will be available in the documentation that came along with the router.
In case you are not able to find the IP Address, right-click on the Windows Taskbar and choose the Task Manager option.
Select the New Task option under File and highlight the Run as Admin checkbox.
Launch a Command Line Box by typing CMD.
Key-in ipconfig/all and tap the Enter key.
Note the IP Address near Default Gateway. That will be the router’s IP Address.
Go to the Wireless menu and note down the following details:
The proceeding step is to connect the extender to the power supply.
Connect the TP-Link extender and computer using an Ethernet cable.
Launch the default browser and visit http://tplinkrepeater.net. Choose the Quick Setup option.
Select the Region in the next step and wait for the list of wireless networks to display.
Choose a Network of your choice and key in the Security Key to connect to it.
Choose the Copy from Main Router or the Customize option based on your choice.
Click the Finish option after reviewing the network settings. METHOD-2
Connect the TP-Link Extender to the power outlet.
Make sure its placed near your router. Check if the router has a WPS button.
Press the WPS button and wait until the WPS LED blinks.
The succeeding step is to press the WPS button available on your extender. The connection process begins once the WPS light flashes.
The WPS button of your TP-Link extender should be pressed within two minutes. Else, the connection process will fail.
How to configure a Range Extender via WPS button to extend an existing wireless network’s coverage?
Follow the guidelines to configure your Range Extender through a WPS button to extend an existing wireless network’s coverage.
Plug in your TP Range Extender into a power outlet within the range of your main router.
Now, push the 'WPS' button on your router and then push the WPS button on your range extender in quick succession.
Ensure that the WPS LEDs on both these devices start to blink after you’ve pressed the WPS buttons.
Go to the range extender and check whether the wireless signal LED is on. If it is off, try repeating the steps mentioned above.
Finally, place your range extender in an area where you need to extend the wireless network coverage, and you will get the wireless network extension.
When this wireless network extension process is complete, the network is extended each time you plug in the devices. There is no need to do these steps while turning on the devices each time.
How Do I Connect My Tp-Link Extender?
To connect your TP-Link Extender to the router, perform the step-by-step instructions given below.
Place the TP-Link Extender near your wireless router.
Turn on the TP-Link Extender and wait for the wireless LED light to flash.
Make sure to turn on your wireless router.
Try to place the wireless router and range extender close together.
Press the WPS button on your Wi-Fi router.
Similarly, press the RE button on the TP-Link Extender.
Wait for your wireless router and the range extender to connect.
It takes approximately two minutes for the wireless router and the range extender to connect.
Once the light becomes a solid blue in the range extender, the connection process is complete.
Now the TP-Link Extender and the wireless router are connected to the same network.
How Do I Reset My Tp-Link Wifi Extender?
To reset the TP-Link Wi-Fi extender, perform the step-by-step instructions given below.
Get a paper clip or pen or needle to press the Reset button.
Plug the wireless range extender into the wall outlet.
Insert the pen into the Reset hole while the TP-Link Extender is powered On.
Select a network type you wish to connect the range extender to the computer.
If you select Wired, then get an Ethernet cable to connect the range extender and the computer.
Similarly, if you select Wireless, then select a wireless network on your computer.
Make sure not to connect the computer to any wireless network during the reset process.
Open a browser and log into the official site of the TP-Link Extender.
Enter the password & username in the given field when prompted for log In.
Set the basic preferences and click the Next button.
Wait for the range extender to detect nearby wireless networks.
Select your router network and click the Next button.
Type your existing router password when prompted.
Wait for the setup process to complete.
Now your TP-Link Wi-Fi extender is reset successfully.
How Do I Log into my TP-Link Range Extender?
Find an Ethernet cable and connect it between the LAN port of the computer and Extender.
The proceeding step is to set a Static IP for the computer.
To do so, select the Control Panel from the Start option. Choose the Network and Internet option.
Launch the Network and Sharing Center and select the Change Adapter Settings option.
Find the Local Area Connection and right-click on it. Choose the Properties option and then double-click on the Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) option.
In the next screen, you have to set a Static IP Address. Launch the frequently used browser and type the IP address in the search bar.
Key in the correct Username and Password in the text box provided.
You can now access the web interface of the TP-Link extender.
How Do I Connect my TP Link to Alexa?
Open Google Play and look for the Kasa app. Install it on your mobile device.
Create a TP-Link Cloud Account if you want to have remote control of the extender through the app.
The succeeding step is to add your extender to the list available.
Choose the Extender and provide details about it on the next screen.
After adding, you can control the TP-Link extender using the Kasa app.
Download and install the Alexa app and search for the Kasa Skill.
Enable it and sign in with the help of the TP-Link cloud credentials.
The search for connected devices will begin and the extender will be linked to Alexa.
Now, you can control the TP-Link extender using Alexa.