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How To Do Login And Setup Of Linksys Extender

by Uneeb Khan

With the help of Linksys extender, you can easily extend the range of WiFi. Most people don’t know how to extend the router range with an extender but in this article, you will know about Linksys extender login and setup. Let’s start, 

Basic Requirements For Linksys Extender Login

The login method does not need any specific product. But during the time of arranging the order, you will require to follow some basic needs during the time of method. 

  • The wireless gadget has an internet connection. 
  • Having access to enter in the web browser. 
  • Default IP address of Linksys extender.

These are the few things that you will need during the process of extender login.  Now, let’s start the Linksys login process. 

How To Enter In Linksys Extender Login Page 

  • Open browser and type extender.linksys.com in URL box. 
  • After that, enter the required login credentials and arrange to enter the login page. 
  • In case, if you forget the security password then click on the ‘Forgot password’ option from the login screen. 
  • Now, consider all the on-screen instructions to reset the WiFi password. 
  • Enter all applicable information such as security password, SSID network name, etc. 
  • In last, at a top of the login page tap on the save button to save all the settings. 

Note: After login, you will need to do the Linksys extender setup

Do Linksys Extender Setup- In 1 Method. 

There is only one simple or easiest method by which you can easily and quickly set up your Linksys WiFi range extender via the WPS button. Consider these few steps to do the setup. 

  • First, put power plug of the Linksys extender in a wall socket.
  • Now, press and hold the WPS button of the Linksys extender for 2 to 3 seconds.  
  • Further inside within 2 minutes press the WPS button of the existing router. 
  • Now, wait for a few whiles to see solid blue LED light.
  • As a result, it means your Linksys WiFi extender successfully connects to the router. 

After the setup, if your Linksys extender does not works properly as it should. Then follow just these few troubleshooting tips. 

Fix- Linksys Extender Not Working Issue

Check The Location of the Linksys Extender

After the configuration of the extender, if your Linksys WiFi range extender does not work properly, then does not do anything. First, you have to see the location of an extender. Make sure that the Linksys extender must be within the range of the WiFi router. If your both gadget’s extender and router do not lie in the same room then make it close to both of them with each other by at least 10 to 15 feet. 

Check all cable/wired connection

After trying the above-mentioned step if your Linksys WiFi range extender does not work properly then try to check all the wired connections. If you see any damaged wire then immediately replace that wire with a new one. 

Update Firmware of Linksys Extender

If you are still facing an issue after trying the above solution of the extender not working issue then try this method. We suggest you update the firmware of the Linksys range extender. Follow these few steps to do this method.

  • Connect the range extender directly to a computer using a coax cable. 

Note: Make sure that your Linksys extender does not connect to the main router when you are doing the upgradation process of the Linksys extender. 

  • Establish a web browser and type an IP address extender.linksys.com in the address bar. This is the default IP address of an extender. 
  • After this, the Linksys extender login page will open on your display, and enter the required credentials such as username and security password. 
  • Now, you will go to Linksys extender settings and tap on the administration option, and after that click on firmware upgrade. 

Note: After trying these three methods if you still continue facing an issue then this is the last method but not least. Try to reset the Linksys WiFi range extender. 

Reset Linksys Extender

  • First, find the reset hole button of the Linksys extender which is mainly located at a back side of an extender.
  • Press that reset hole button with the help of a paper clip.
  • Make sure don’t press the needle so hard otherwise it may cause harm to your gadget. 
  • Press that button for 8 to 10 seconds and your device will reset automatically. 
  • After resetting, you will need to do the setup process of the Linksys WiFi extender again

In Short…

We hope, after reading this post on Linksys extender login and setup as well as troubleshooting steps of the extender not working you will get all the knowledge about this. If you still facing trouble then try to contact your ISP. Stay around this post for more updates. 

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