How to Setup old Linksys Range Extender on a new router?

Installed a new router!!!

No worries you can simply Setup your old Linksys extender with the new router without any trouble. It is equally important to understand the misconception, that after changing router we might have to replace the extender too. But that’s not the case. There can be many reasons where we find need to RESET extender. Changing a Router is one such example. Moreover, If your family or friend gives you, already used Linksys Extender then also make sure to reset it before using.

Firstly if someone guides you that you will have to change Linksys Extender too then that’s not true. It is super easy to get the extender going again. Follow the steps below or contact our technician to guide you step by step on our Toll-free.

Since we all know that this Extender was already connected to the IP of another router. So, Now we just have to reset it and reconfigure it back again on your current router. Follow the steps below to make the device going again.

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1) The first step requires you to reset the Linksys Extender.

NOTE:- (Click here to see how to RESET Linksys Extender)

2) After resetting the Linksys Extender follow the steps to re-configure it back again on the new router.

NOTE:- (Click here to see how to setup Linksys extender without Installation CD)

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How to Reset Linksys Range Extender?

WHY TO RESET LINKSYS EXTENDER

We may find a need to do it :-

  • When We bought a new router and want to configure this extender after Reset.
  • The extender is not working properly.
  • We want to change SSID or Password of Range Extender.
  • We want to configure the extender as an Access point, whereas it was working as range Extender earlier.
  • In case Firmware gets corrupt. (How to update firmware Linksys Extender)

HOW TO RESET

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  1. Firstly, Plug in the Linksys Extender in a wall outlet and wait for around 60 seconds.
    3) Now put the paper clip inside the factory Reset hole of the Linksys Extender for around 20 seconds while it is still plugged in the wall.
    4) Take the pin out and wait for the light to turn amber.
    5) Now, if you see your Linksys Range Extender, showing up in your network list by default name i.e. Linksys Extender Setup.
    5) Now Setup the Linksys Extender using these methods ( Click here to Setup )

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How to remove/forget existing Network while doing Linksys Extender setup?

Before Linksys Extender Setup delete Your existing Network

First of all, we need to understand the need to Forgot the Network. It has been observed that whenever we configure a new device to our network or whenever we change our Main router we will have to forget the former network names. Here is the complete step by step instruction to delete a wireless network profile.

DELETING NETWORK PROFILES IN WINDOWS 10

  • Click the Network icon on the lower right corner of your screen.
  • Now Hit Network settings.
  • Click Manage Wi-Fi settings.
  • Under Manage known networks, click the network you want to delete.
  • Click Forget.

Linksys Extender setup help. if you unable to connect  your Linksys wifi Network with Computer, go through  with this step it will help you

DELETING NETWORK PROFILE IN WINDOWS 8

In this version of Windows, It is quite difficult to get used to its functions, whereas in previous windows or in windows 10 it is easy to Delete Network Profile. Windows 8 is a bit puzzled, but you don’t worry we have mentioned the step below for deleting Network Profile In Windows 8

Lets learn how to remove wireless preferred network profiles

IMP: This method will work when the wireless router is within the range of the PC.

  1. Firstly, Open Settings and press the Windows key on the keyboard + i.
  2. Click the Wireless icon then right click the network.
  3. Lastly, Choose Forget this network.

DELETING NETWORK PROFILE IN WINDOWS 7

Let’s Follow the steps to remove the existing network profile in windows 7

  • Firstly, Click Start->Control Panel, Select Network, and Internet, and then click Network and Sharing Center
  • In the task list, please choose Manage wireless networks.
  • In the Network table, please select the existing profiles and click Remove.
  • You may see a warning dialog box, just click OK
  • Then please go back to Network and Sharing Center and choose Change adapter settings -> right click Wireless Network Connection -> click Connect/Disconnect.
  • Lastly, Click the refresh button to view available wireless networks. Highlight the network which you want to connect, double click it or click Connect button.

Linksys Extender not showing up in your network?

There can be many reasons why extender is not showing up. For instance,
a) Extender plugged in far away from the router.
b) Your device (mobile, laptop, tv, camera, etc) which you are trying to connect is far from the extender.
c) Walls, obstacles blocking away the signal.
d) Extender setup with the same SSID as your router Click Here to check Router Setup Page.

Follow the following steps to overcome the trouble.

  • Unplugged the extender and bring it closer to the router.
  • If still, the extender is not showing up in the wifi list shut down your devices and turn them back again.
  • Try removing/forgetting the known wifi connections.
  • If you have to cover long distances you should opt for hardwire option, you won’t lose any data speed plus you will be able to cover more distance.
  • In this case, you will have to login into your Linksys Extender and then change the SSID from there.
    Note:- don’t change SSID on router otherwise your every device will get disconnected from the router.

How to Setup Linksys RE6700 Extender?

Understanding Linksys RE6700 Extender Setup

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With the AC1200 MAX Wi-Fi Range Extender (RE6700), you can easily expand the range of your existing wireless router. Simply plug the device into a standard wall outlet where you need stronger Internet connectivity. For example, an upstairs bedroom or office or another remote area of your home. It is equally important to understand that RE6700 repeats the signal from the router and redistributes it to reduce wireless dead spots. In short, it doesn’t create its own signal. Let’s start the Linksys RE6700 Extender Setup.

Linksys RE6700 Extender Setup:-

1) Firstly, Plug the Linksys RE6700 Extender to an outlet CLOSE to the modem/router Once you set it up you can move it to the best range extending location.

2) Once it’s plugged in, you have to wait for the flashing light on the front to change color and flash orange.

3) Now that you have an orange blinking light, get on your computer’s WiFi and connect to, the Linksys Extender Setup signal. After your computer connects to the Linksys extender.

4) Open a web browser.

NOTE:-In case the default Linksys Extender Setup name does not show up Try Reset The Linksys Extender.

5) Click here to setup Linksys RE6700 Extender http://extender.linksys.com or type in the address bar.

6) Now you’re in the Linksys extender setup application. Just follow the instructions provided. The Linksys extender will find the available networks to join. Similarly, select to join your network from the list of available networks put in your password and Hit NEXT. Moreover, Once the Extender joins your network the software will finally, tell you the installation is complete, as well as the front light of the unit, will turn to solid green.

7) Lastly, you can unplug the Linksys RE6700 extender and move it around your house. Just plug the extender into a wall outlet and the extender now will automatically log onto your network. Now you’re ready to log onto it. The Setup application works really well.

Finally, we got to know that it is a really useful piece of hardware and once you understand what you have to do, installing this extender is really quick and easy.


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How to connect Linksys Extender Setup using WPS Method?

Linksys Extender setup using WPS

1) Firstly, make sure that your router is configured and you are able to connect your devices.
2) Now as you plug in the extender to the wall the light blinks green for few seconds and turns amber after that.
3) As soon as the light turns amber push WPS on the router and push the WPS on the extender.
Note:- make sure both devices are in the same room or as close as possible.
4) Lastly, On configuration, the light on Extender will turn solid green.
Note:- if by any chance you still have issues or need suggestions to call our technicians on Toll-Free or visit our website http://Extender.linksys.setup or email us for a later appointment at