Different ways how to setup Linksys range extender

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The major reason for Linksys extender setup is to get rid of all those network-free zones at your home and at your work. Obviously, a smooth working internet connection is not a want; it’s a need. Networking has become an utmost important need of this century – that is why one of the best devices to extend the signal range of your home network is Linksys extender. There are multiple models of Linksys extender setup that one can use in extending or say amplifying the signals at both home and work, such as Linksys RE6400, Linksys RE6250, Linksys RE6300, and one of the most selected models for network amplification is Linksys Velop Mesh wifi extender.

Moving further to the Linksys extender setup because we know many of you have already bought, but in case not, then go get yourself one. So, there will be no more wifi/ network dead zones at your place. So, let’s hop on to the ride of Linksys extender setup.

How to setup Linksys range extender?

There are three basic ways in which one can complete the Linksys extender setup; they are as follows –

  • Via App
  • Web-based method
  • Through WPS button

Select the method that is most suitable and convenient for you, so the Linksys extender setup be smooth and quick, and that will give you more time to enjoy that amplified internet signal range.

Web-based Linksys extender setup

  1. Keep the range extender, computer, and home router in one room for easy setup.
  2. Press the reset button on the Linksys range extender and release the button when the LED indicator starts to blink.
  3. Plug in the range extender into the power socket.
  4. By using an Ethernet cable, connect your system with the extender and check for LED lights to go stable.
  5. Open the browser and run the IP address
  6. A login page will flash, the username will go empty, and fill the word admin in the password.
  7. Now you may customize as per you and set the SSID’s for the extended network.
  8. Once done, unplug the power cables of both the router and extender. Plug them back in after half a minute.

App-based Linksys extender setup

The application of Linksys is available on both Google Play and App Store. Links are mentioned below –

Google Play – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.cisco.connect.cloud&hl=en_IN&gl=US

App Store – https://apps.apple.com/us/app/linksys/id533516503

  1. Grab an Ethernet cable to connect your home modem to the Linksys extender.
  2. Once that is done, now download and install the Linksys app on your phone or in your computer system.
  3. Open the wifi connection settings.
  4. The default network SSID’s are mentioned on the bottom of your Linksys; connect to that.
  5. Open the app, and a login page will flash with an option called ‘Login with your router password’.
  6. Login there, configure and customize as you want. Set the SSID’s of your new extended network by personalizing your network under an option called ‘Wireless settings’

WPS button setup of Linksys extender

  1. Plugin the Linksys range extender in a power socket that comes under the signal circumference of your home router.
  2. Press the WPS button on the extender.
  3. Check for the WPS LED indicator light on the Linksys range extender. It should be blinking.
  4. Within two minutes, press the WPS button of your home router.
  5. Now, the LED indicator of your range extender must have been turned solid green. This means that the configuration has been completed.
  6. Now you may relocate the extender as you wish but keep it in the range of your home router.

The network name of your Linksys extender is ‘Linksys extender setup – xxx’ (xxx represents the last three digits of the MAC address you are on. Connect to that for further configuration.

Even if you face any issue in regard to Linksys extender setup, reach out to our team. We are here to help you do Linksys extender setup.