In this article we will discuss about how to change the settings on my Linksys Extender. It is prescribe that your range extender has a different wireless network name.
Step 1:First step is open a browser to log in to the web-based setup page of your range extender.Step 2:
Then you have to ask for a password. Enter “admin” in the Passwordfield and click OK.NOTE: The default password of the range extender is “admin” and the username left blank. If you want to change the password, enter that instead.
Step 3:After that click Basic Settings.
Step 4:And Locate the Extended Wireless Settings of the band that you need to change. Then, uncheck the check box beside the Make same as router settings to disable it.
Step 5:After this, enter your preferable wireless name and password in the Network Name (SSID) and Password fields.
Step 6:If you want to change the Extended Wireless Advanced Settings like the Channel Width, Security Mode, and SSID Broadcast settings, does so in these fields.
Step 7:Then, click Enabled on SSID Broadcast.
Step 8:Moreover, if you also need to change the Extended Wireless Settings of your 5 GHz network, same rule applies. Then, Scroll down to the 5 GHz Extended Wireless Settings section then repeat Steps 4-6.NOTE: Ensure that your router is broadcasting both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. If your router’s 5 GHz band is disabled or doesn’t have this feature, the 5 GHz settings on your range extender will be grey out.
Step 9:After this, click Save.
Finally, you have successfully changed the Extended Wireless Settings of your range extender.
Linksys Wi-Fi range extenders or wireless boosters are networking devices that strengthen the weak Wi-Fi signals at your home or office network.
Furthermore, all the possible configurations of a Linksys extender can be handled through extender.linksys.com web address.
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