Linksys Dual Band Wifi Extender
A Wi-Fi Extender also called Range Extender or Wi-Fi Booster. It is used for expanding the coverage of the wireless access point. The extender serves as a bridge by capturing the Wi-Fi extender from the wireless router and broadcasts it to regions where the signal is low or weak. The functions of the Linksys dual-band Wi-Fi Extender can be accessed only after the setup process is done. The steps for setting up the Linksys Dual-Band Wi-FI Extender are given on this web page.
- Linksys Dual Band Wifi Extender
How to setup linksys dual band wifi extender
Plug you Linksys Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender into a functioning electrical socket.
Place the Linksys range extender between the wireless access point and the area without the Wi-Fi connection.
Ascertain that there is at least 50% of the network router’s wireless signal.
Continue with the setup by choosing the connection as either Wired or Wireless.
Go to your computer, mobile phone, tablet, and then open the required web browser.
Do not provide anything in the Username box and type admin in the Password field.
Choose either the Login or OK button, and this will open the web-based setup site of your Linksys dual-band Wi-Fi Extender.
Continue with the instructions that display on every dialog box, and once the extender is linked to your wireless router, a Confirmation message will open on the screen.
After the setup is finished, click on the Close button.
How to Reset Linksys Dual Band Wifi Extender
Before proceeding with the guidelines mentioned below to reset your Linksys dual-band Wi-Fi extender, perform this step-While the Linksys router is on, unplug the Linksys device’s power cord. Plug the Linksys power cord back into the power port and power outlet. The Linksys device reboots. If the issue persists, follow these steps.
Power on the Linksys dual-band Wi-Fi extender and wait until it initializes.
Now, press and hold the 'reset' button on the Linksys device for at least eight seconds.
Unplug the Linksys device’s power cable and wait for a few seconds before plugging it back in.
Now, enter the configuration settings on the Linksys device again. If this method fails, try the procedure mentioned below.
To reset the Linksys Wi-Fi extender through the wireless connection, go to your computer’s web browser.
Enter the IP address of the Linksys device in the address bar of the browser.
On the Linksys configuration page that is displayed on the browser screen, go to the Administration option.
Click the Factory Defaults button on the next screen and then choose Restore Factory Defaults.
Now, remove the Linksys Wi-Fi extender’s power supply cable from the device and the power outlet.
Plug the Linksys power cable after 30 seconds into the power outlet and the power port.
This resets the Linksys dual-band Wi-Fi extender to its factory default settings.
Linksys RE6700 AC1200 Amplify Dual-Band wifi range extender Setup
Make sure you know the Wi-Fi network and password correctly.
Ensure that you have an active Internet connection to set up your extender.
Check if the Linksys extender is connected to a power outlet before beginning the setup process.
Wait till the light flashes in orange and then continue with the setup process.
The first step of the setup procedure is to connect your device to the default SSID of your Linksys RE6700 AC1200 extender.
Its SSID is Linksys Extender Setup-xxx where the X denotes the last three characters of the MAC address.
Launch a frequently used browser and type http://extender.linksys.com in the search bar. You can also key in the Linksys extender’s IP address.
Tap the Start Setup button. In the How Do You Want to Use Your Range Extender window, the As a Wired Range Extender(Access Point) option will be selected by default.
The next step is to choose your Wi-Fi network from the available list. Enter the Security Key.
Configure the wireless network according to your choice on the next page.
If the location is displayed as Just Right under spot Finder, then click Next.
Create a New Password for the Administrator and save your settings.
Once you follow the above-specified steps, the setup process will be over.
How to setup a linksys range extender?
To access your Netgear R3600 router, perform the step-by-step instructions given below.
Make use of the guidelines that are mentioned below to set up your Linksys Range Extender via an Ethernet cable.
Before proceeding to connect, make sure you have a USB cable with you.
Next, attach the USB cable between the Extender and the computer.
Connect the Repeater to the wall power supply. Wait patiently till the LED lights stop blinking.
Open the default web browser on your computer and key in 192.168.1.1 in the search bar. Press the Enter key.
Specify the correct Username and Password and tap Login.
Go to the Wireless Settings tab. Find the Radio Button on the next page and set it to Manual.
Specify the SSID and the WEP key of the Linksys extender in the next step.
Restart the router and the Linksys Range Extender. After restarting, the extender will start working properly.
The setup procedure of the Linksys Extender is complete.
How to setup Linksys re6300?
To setup, your Linksys RE6300 router, perform the instructions given below.
Turn on your computer and connect it to the Linksys RE6300 Extender.
Wait for your computer to connect to the Linksys router.
Now, open a browser on your system.
Type the IP address of the Linksys router in the search bar.
Click the Enter button or the Forward arrow at the end of the search bar.
Select the default language in the drop-down of the Linksys home page.
Click the Start button in the Linksys home page.
Click the I Agree button in the License Agreement window.
Select your main router SSID from the displayed list.
Enter the password of your main router in the given field.
Click the Next button.
Wait for your router to connect with the main router.
Once your router setup process is done, Your extender is now configured window appears on the screen.
How to set up a Linksys WiFi router?
To set up the Linksys Wi-Fi router, perform the step-by-step instructions given below.
First, download and install the router firmware on your system.
Open a web browser and log in to the official Linksys Support site.
Click anywhere in the search field, type the router’s model number, and then hit the Enter button.
Click the Download/Firmware button in the Linksys firmware download page.
Choose the Hardware version from the displayed list.
Search and locate the Setup Software file you wish to download.
Click the Download button at the lower end of the screen.
Click the Agree button in the End User License Agreement dialog box.
Create/ Select a folder on your system to save the Setup software file when prompted.
Click the Save button. Once the Setup software file is download, open it by double-clicking its icon.
Check the box next to the I have read and accept the terms and conditions option. Click the Next button.
Wait for the Linksys to configure your network.
A unique router name and password for the network is created during configuration.
Click the Next -> OK.
Now the Linksys Wi-Fi router setup is done successfully.
How to boost a WiFi signal?
Place the Wi-Fi router away from the metal objects, walls, and filling cabinets.
Make sure to keep it in the center of your home or office.
Check if the Linksys router firmware is updated.
If not, then download the Linksys router firmware from the official site.
Use an Ethernet cable to connect the Linksys router to the computer.
Open the downloaded file.
Wait for the installation process to complete.
Make sure that the Wi-Fi router antenna is strong and working correctly.
Get a good Wi-Fi repeater/ Booster/ Extender for the connection.
If the particular Wi-Fi channel does not work properly, then switch to a different Wi-Fi channel.
Make sure to use the latest Wi-Fi technology to get a good connection.
If the Wi-Fi router does not work properly, then reboot it.