Linksys Range Extender Setup and Troubleshooting Tips

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Linksys Range Extender

Signal repeaters, boosters and range extender are use to connect with the router and make its range expands in your house. There are different and famous brands like Netgear, Linksys range extender, TP-Link, and many more.

Most of the used and liked brand is Linksys, which provides boosters, modems and routers worldwide. Here in this article, you will go through the Linksys WiFi extender setup process, where you will learn how to connect the extender to the router and how to access range extender interface.

We will give you knowledge about troubleshooting tips that help you to make setup error free. So, let take a quick go through of this full of setup information article.

Connect router to Linksys Range extender

Follow some easy steps to link your home router to the Linksys range extender, which are written below in this section.

  1. In the Linksys box, you will only find an extender device unit, just place it close to the router.
  2. You have to use the Ethernet cable to make a connection, if your router has no WPS button.
  3. Connect the Ethernet cable to the router LAN port and WAN port of the Linksys extender.
  4. If the router has WPS button then turn on the extender by plugging it in wall socket and pressing the power button.
  5. Then, press the WPS button on the router and Linksys range extender to connect them wirelessly.

The setup is incomplete, to make it complete, you have to get the access the interface of the Linksys WiFi extender. There are short and easy steps written below in a extra section of the article.

Log in to Linksys Range Extender

At first, you have to link a computer or laptop to the extender by using the LAN cable, so that you can access the internet. Then, follow some of the instructions.

  1. After establishing connection between the router and extender, computer to extender, open the web browser.
  2. Then, search the Linksys login IP address 192.168.1.1 or URL extender.linksys.com to reach the interface login page.
  3. The login credentials like username and password will be shown on the computer screen, which you will find in the user manual of the Linksys device.
  4. Just, enter details and click on the Next button. You will access to the interface dashboard and now you will able to adjust extender settings.

You must follow some of the troubleshooting tips to the make the setup secure and error free written down here.

Troubleshooting Tips

  • The router to extender must be connected far from the reach of the electronic devices like microwave ovens.
  • Don’t use damaged Ethernet cable and power socket to make the extender to router connection.
  • Never use outdated web browser to the log in to the Linksys range extender interface dashboard.
  • Make sure the login URL or IP is correct that will help you to reach the interface login page and later to dashboard.

The Wrap Up

Above, you have learned how to complete the Linksys range extender setup, which is same as the Linksys RE6300 setup. We have shared steps to connect the router to the range extender and access to the interface of Linksys extender. There are also some of the tips that help you to make the extender setup complete without causing any error. Hope, you have successfully connected the router to the extender and enjoying the Linksys services.

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