How-To-Perform Linksys Range Extender Setup (Latest Guide)

How-To-Perform Linksys Range Extender Setup (Latest Guide)

Linksys Extender Setup
Standard or ISP routers are not much capable to deliver strong WiFi signals in every corner. Here Linksys range extender plays the most important role to fill the complete home or workplace with strong wireless signals. Easy to perform Linksys extender setup, maintain reliable internet connection everywhere at home or workplace. Here you will get to know everything about Linksys WiFi range extender setup.

Important Note: You can perform the Linksys extender setup on RE3000W, RE6300, RE6400, RE6500, RE6700, and RE7000 models.

Linksys WiFi Extender Setup Methods

There are three methods to perform Linksys extender setup, they are:

  1. Ethernet cable method
  2. WPS, aka, the wireless protected setup method
  3. Manual method

Before beginning Linksys WiFi range extender setup, try to keep the following things ready.

Prerequisites for Linksys Extender Setup – Important!

Linksys range extender receives the weak wireless signal from existing home WiFi router and advancing it in boosted form. That’s how a WiFi range extender works. In order to perform the WiFi extender setup manually, here are the following requirements:

  • A desktop or laptop
  • WPS supported WiFi router (latest firmware version)
  • Internet connection
  • Minimum two web browsers
  • Two ethernet cables (CAT 5 or above cable type)
  • Stable electric AC power supply

Might be you are now ready to perform Linksys range extender setup. So, without keeping you on wait, let’s begin with it.

Linksys Extender Setup | Ethernet Method

The ethernet setup method is one of the for-sure methods to configure Linksys WiFi extender. Consider the below-mentioned steps and if at any step you find yourself stuck, then get in touch with our experts. Dial toll-free number +1-888-998-9188 immediately.

  1. Place your Linksys WiFi extender near to your existing home router.
  2. Take an ethernet cable and try to connect it in-between your WiFi extender to the router.
  3. With the help of another ethernet cable connect your home WiFi router to your desktop or laptop.
  4. Turn on your home WiFi router and Linksys extender.
  5. Wait for a few minutes, until the extender’s LEDs turn from blinking amber to solid green.
  6. Turn on your desktop or laptop and run any web browser.
  7. Visit extender.linksys.com.
  8. You land on the Linksys extender login web page.
  9. Enter the default Linksys login credentials, and then hit on the ‘Log In’ button.
  10. You be prompted to extender’s admin panel.
  11. Select the ‘Extender’ mode/option.
  12. Follow step-by-step on-screen instructions carefully.
  13. Once done, hit on the ‘Save’ button.
  14. Unplug, the WiFi range extender and place it in a new location. Try to place your WiFi range extender within the wireless signal range of your WiFi router.
  15. Try to connect your desktop or laptop to the Linksys extender setup-xxx network.
  16. Run any web browser and type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar.
  17. Hit the ‘Enter’ key.
  18. If you land on Linksys extender setup web page, then congrats your extender is configured successfully.

Linksys Range Extender Setup | WPS Method

Did you find the afore-mentioned method useful? If not, try the WPS method to set up Linksys WiFi extender. It is quite easy to perform. If you are not a tech guy, then the WPS method is meant for you. Consider the below-mentioned steps:

  1. Place your Linksys WiFi extender near to your existing home router.
  2. Turn on your home WiFi router and Linksys range extender.
  3. Wait for 10 seconds and then press the WPS button present at the back or side panel of the extender.
  4. Unplug the WiFi extender and place it in a new location.
  5. Try to connect your desktop or laptop to the Linksys extender setup-xxx network.
  6. Run any web browser and visit any of your favorite web pages to test the internet connection.

If still you are struggling with your Linksys WiFi extender setup, then straightway interact with our experts through live chat support.

Linksys WiFi Extender Setup | Manual Method

Last but not least. Linksys extender manual setup method is one of the impactful methods to configure WiFi range extender. Consider the under-breadth steps for manual Linksys extender setup:

  1. Place your Linksys WiFi extender near to your existing home router.
  2. Turn on your home WiFi router and Linksys extender.
  3. Wait for a few minutes until the extender’s LEDs turn from blinking amber to solid green.
  4. Turn on your desktop or laptop and run any web browser.
  5. Type Linksys IP 192.168.1.1 in the address and hit the ‘Enter’ key.
  6. You land on the Linksys extender login web page.
  7. Enter the default Linksys login credentials and then hit on the ‘Log In’ button.
  8. You be prompted to extender’s admin panel.
  9. Select the ‘Extender’ mode/option.
  10. Follow step-by-step on-screen instructions carefully.
  11. Once done, hit on the ‘Save’ button.
  12. Unplug, the WiFi range extender and place it in a new location. Try to place your WiFi range extender within the wireless signal range of your WiFi router.
  13. Try to connect your desktop or laptop to the Linksys extender setup-xxx network.
  14. Run any web browser and visit any of your favorite websites to test the internet connection.