Extender Linksys – A Brief Introduction

Extender Linksys is a networking device which provides powerful connectivity throughout the house or workplace – even in remote areas. Linksys WiFi range extender detects wireless signals from the existing router and expands it all over the home or office. What’s unique in the Linksys repeater is that it uses an exclusive Spot Finder Technology to help you find the best placement for your device.

How to Choose the Perfect Extender Linksys

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WiFi Range Extenders offer an amazing solution to insufficient WiFi coverage. While choosing the range extender, make sure that it is compatible with your router or main access point. There are different models of Linksys WiFi range extenders such as Linksys RE6700 AC1200, RE6800 AC1750, RE9000 MU-MIMO, RE7000 AC1900+, RE6400 AC1200, RE6350 AC1200, RE6500 AC1200, RE6500HG AC1200, RE4000W N600, RE4100W N600, RE250 AC750, RE6300 AC750, RE3000W N300, RE2000 N600 and much more.

You can choose any extender according to your requirements. For example, Linksys RE6700 AC1200 AMPLIFY Dual-Band WiFi Extender is capable enough to extend the reach of wireless router up to 10,000 square feet whereas Linksys RE6350 AC1200 Dual-Band Extender is ideal for uninterrupted live streaming and gaming.

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Things to Know before Setting up Linksys Extender

1. Linksys Router WPS Button
If you are setting up Linksys extender via WPS method, you must know about Linksys router WPS button. It helps the extender to properly connect to existing router’s WiFi signals so that you can easily install the extender. WPS stands for WiFi Protected Setup. Just press the WPS button and make a reliable connection between the extender and router. After that, you can set up a range extender without any hassle.
2. Linksys Cloud Account
Prior to configuring the extender, make sure to have a Linksys cloud account. Through this account, the router can easily be configured to match with extender’s settings. All you need to do is just create a cloud account and link it to the router. After creating an account, activate and associate it with your router.

Setup Guide for Linksys Extender

Linksys Range Extenders can be set up in two modes: Extender Mode and Access Point Mode. When working in Extender Mode, they can be easily changed to Access Point Mode and vice versa.

Range Extender Mode enables the extender to amplify wireless signals without any requirement of messy cables. On the other hand, Access Point Mode will provide you with superior WiFi speeds by reducing interferences.

Set up Linksys WiFi Extender in Extender Mode

Prior to getting started with extender setup process, check for the following things:

  • An active internet connection.
  • Network name and password.
  • Extender should be turned on.

QUICK TIP: The network name and password can be found in security settings. For complete instructions on how to check security settings, take help from our experienced technicians at 1-844-726-2255.

Once you are done with the aforementioned things, follow the steps given below to set up a Linksys device:

  • Open a browser and type extender.linksys.com in the address bar.
  • You can also use to access the login page.
  • Click on setup a range extender button.
  • Select the WiFi range extender option and click on next button.
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  • Type your WiFi password to continue.
  • Secure your network by entering security settings like admin password.
  • Finally, click on save settings button.
  • Reboot your extender once.

And that’s it. Your extender has been set up as an extender. Place it anywhere you want and start using internet in a hassle-free manner.

Set up a Linksys WiFi Extender in Access Point Mode

In order to set up your extender as an Access Point (AP), there is need to connect the extender to router or switch with the help of a cable. After that, configure its settings for the setup. Below are the instructions to install and configure your Linksys extender in Access Point Mode:

  • Plug in the extender to a wall socket.
  • Connect the extender using an Ethernet cable.
  • Launch an internet browser and go to its default web address.
  • The Linksys extender login page will appear.
  • Select the access point mode and click on next button.
  • Find the network to extend and hit next.
  • Enter security settings as per the needs.
  • The next prompt will allow you to register your extender.
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Congrats! Your extender has been installed as an Access Point. If you face any issues during the setup and registration of your extender, contact our experts at toll-free number 1-844-726-2255. We will be very delighted to help you out.