How to Setup Linksys RE9000 Extender?

Linksys RE9000 Extender linksys setup


In order to Configure Linksys RE9000 Extender setup we should first understand the vital information about new emerging technology MU-MIMO which stands for “Multi-user, Multiple-input, Multiple-Output Technology. On average we all have around 8 devices that can potentially connect to our Router. With Sing-user Router (Su-MIMO) each device wait for its turn to send and receive signals from the router. On the other hand with MU-MIMO technology our Routers and Extenders can simultaneously send and receive bandwidth with each and every connected device making the WiFi experience more efficient and smooth. So, no buffering only high-speed internet.

Compatible Routers

This Technology is currently available in NEXT-Gen AC, or AC Wave 2 routers, so make smart decision while buying New Router for your Offices or homes. Talking about Linksys RE9000 MU-MIMO Range extender it is made to extend your WiFi signal up to 10,000 sq feet. Moreover, It is also helpful in case you own two Access points or Router, it gets automatically connected to the Access point having more faster speed than the other. So, in case you own a Linksys Extender that doesn’t fulfill its purpose then the time has come to experience the MU-MIMO technology through Linksys RE9000 Extender.

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Linksys RE9000 Extender Boosting Signals


The Linksys RE9000 Range Extender can be set up as Range Extender mode or as an Access Point mode. This article will show you the steps on how you can set it up on Range Extender mode.

Before you begin, make sure to have the following:
A configured dual-band wireless router or access point (preferred).
A computer or tablet with Wi-Fi capability.
The existing Wi-Fi name and password of your wireless router
Your Linksys RE9000 Extender should be on factory settings for initial setup, in case it is not, reset it by holding the reset button for 5 seconds)

Linksys RE9000 Extender Setup

Step 1:
Firstly, plug in your Linksys RE9000 Extender in the power outlet and wait for the light indicator to blink orange.

Step 2:
with the help of Wi-Fi-capable devices like a computer or cell phone, look for Linksys Extender Setup in the list of available Wi-Fi and connect to it.

Step 3:
Once connected, click on the website here “” / “extender.linksys.setup or type in the address bar.

Step 4:
Now on the page, click on Start Setup.

NOTE: In case Linksys RE9000 is not able to detect a DHCP server, then it defaults IP address is,
For those who want to bypass the setup wizard, click on the Manual Setup link.

Step 5:
Two options will be available on the screen, select the Next button under the As a “wireless range extender” option.

Step 6:
Since it is MU_MIMO technology, by default it will scan for an existing 5 GHz Wi-Fi network and use it as a main upstream connection for better Internet Speed. Click on your 5GHz Network to enhance it.

NOTE: If your router only supports a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi, scroll down and click on the 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi band option instead.

Step 7:
Now you will be prompted to enter the Network Password in the field, once done hit Next. The network password is the same as your Main Router or Access point.

Step 8:
click Next, on the window.

NOTE: Band Steering ON is the default setting. In case, you want to name your range extender’s radio band something else then uncheck Band Steering and enter your credentials in the fields provided then click Next.

Step 9:
With the help of Spot Finder determine the best place for your Linksys RE9000 Setup.

Step 10:
Change the admin password of your Linksys RE9000 Extender then Save settings.

Step 11:
You can register your Linksys RE9000 by entering your Email Address. Click Next once done. click Skip, if you want to bypass registration.

Step 12:
lastly, try connecting your devices with the New Extended Network.

NOTE:Your Linksys Extender Network Name will be showing up with _EXT in the wireless network names.

Your Linksys RE9000 MU_MIMO Range Extender should now be setup. Enjoy your High Speed WiFi.

My Router doesn’t have a WPS button?


Older Routers usually don’t have WPS BUTTON. Which makes it quite difficult for a few of us in order to setup devices through WPS. First of all, if we answer the basic question ” why do we need a WPS”? then we can surely understand its importance. In fact, most of us use WPS to make a secure connection between devices. So today probably you might be setting up a Linksys Extender or Router. We can configure Linksys Extender either through SMART SETUP WIZARD or simply by pushing the WPS button. Now, in this article today, we will learn “how to turn on a virtual WPS button on the router”? In case your router doesn’t support WPS option, give us a call on our toll-free or follow these manual steps.

How to turn-on Virtual WPS Button:-

* Firstly, login into your router account using the routers IP address, it is written on the back of your router.

NOTE:- In case you can not find IP address, Contact your ISP.

  • To login into the Linksys router or other routers, it will ask you for user name and password, default username will be admin and password will be word password itself.

IMP:-* Once you log into the router, look for the tab which says wireless connection.

* Under wireless connection tab, there is a WPS option with a symbol of upward and downward arrow keys.

  • Light will start blinking as you push WPS on Router.

* Lastly, now you just have to push WPS on the Linksys Extender, and within a few seconds, you will get a solid green light on the Linksys extender. Which means the connection is Setup.

How to setup Linksys Router through Ethernet cable?


Linksys Router can be setup either with the help of Installation CD or by manually configuring Linksys Routers Settings. Before starting the Linksys Router setup Process make sure you have an Internet connection in your Modem. You can check that by connecting your modem with an ethernet cable to your computer and then try to go online. IMP: In order to the setup used Linksys Router, first reset it by pressing the factory reset button for 10 seconds.

Steps to be followed:-

  • Connect the Cable from modem to the back of Linksys router’s WAN port. (WAN is always different from other 4 ports)
  • Join Ethernet from your computer to any of the Linksys router’s LAN port. In case you have a WiFi-equipped computer, you will still need it to connect with Ethernet
  • Now plug in Linksys Router to the power outlet.
  • Login into routers setup page by typing (extender.linksys.setup / or in the address bar) of your browser.
  • It will now prompt you for Username and Password. Leave Username tab blank and type “admin” in the password’s tab.
  • Once logged in click on the Setup tab and then click MAC Address Clone.
Setup Linksys Router
Setup Linksys Router

IMP: A Media Access Control (MAC) Address will allow your Internet Service Provider to recognize the router as the computer with the registered MAC Address.

  • click on Clone My PC’s MAC.
  • This will enable your Internet status and you will be good to go.

NOTE: DHCP should be you Internet Connection Type.

  • To Check internet status, firstly check your Internet IP Address. Numbers on the field means that the router has been configured. Otherwise, Click on RELEASE IP and RENEW IP.
Linksys Release Renew IP
Linksys Router Setup, Release Renew IP
  • Your Linksys router will start providing internet now.
  • In case it does not, Power cycles your modem, Linksys router, and computer.
    First, turn off modem then the Linksys router and lastly your computer. Wait for around 60 seconds and turn on the Modem first. Now, wait till all the lights on the modem lit. Now, turn on the Router and let it boot up properly and wait till all the lights are up on this one too. Lastly, at the very end turn on the computer and try to go online. Make sure your Ethernet is still connected from router to computer or if your computer supports WiFi try connecting it to your Linksys router’s SSID wirelessly.

How to Setup Linksys RE6300 Extender as Extender mode?

Linksys RE6300 setup
Setup Linksys RE6300 Extender

Linksys Extenders help in providing high-speed internet in your dead zones. Linksys RE6300 AC750 Extenderwith the help of a browser can be Setup

Before starting the process of Linksys RE6300 Extender setup just note down your SSID and Password of your Router.

Linksys Extender RE6300 should be plugged into a power outlet. Once you see the blinking orange light then start the RE6300 setup process.

  • Firstly, through a computer or a cell phone, connect your device to the Linksys range extender’s default SSID, which is Linksys Extender Setup – xxx.

IMP: The xxx represents Linksys RE6300’s MAC address.

  • It will show all the available WiFi networks, choose your Home WiFi Network.
  • Punch in your Router’s WiFi password and click next.
  • Also here in this step, you can change your LinksysRE6300 Extenders Network Name.
  • Spot finder will indicate a perfect location for you RE6300 Linksys Range Extender.
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RE6300 Linksys Extender Setup Spot Finder
  • Create Password for your Extender.
  • Lastly, register your product by typing your email.
  • Your Linksys RE6300 is all Setup now.


re6300 specifications


Linksys Extender Setup Technical Detail

How to Setup a wired Linksys Velop Home Mesh WiFi system?

Linksys Velop Intelligent home mesh system
Linksys Velop Home Mesh

In this article we will learn ” How to Setup Linksys Velop Home Mesh”. We will have to connect Linksys velop nodes with Ethernet cables in order to increase the connectivity and speed of your Velop system.

To Setup additional, Linksys Velop nodes use a wireless connection with the help of Linksys App. Once the Node is Setup, connect the Linksys Velop nodes using Ethernet cables.

Follow these steps:

linksys velop mesh setup
Linksys velop setup
  • Firstly, Setup your primary node using the Linksys app.
  • Add a secondary node through the wireless setup using the Linksys app.
Linksys velop node setup
  • Once the setup is done, move the secondary node to the location where you want to place it and then connect it to a power outlet.
  • Now use Ethernet cable for Connecting the secondary node to the primary node. The nodes will itself switch to an Ethernet wired connection.
  • To add other nodes, Use the Linksys app and after setting them up use ethernet cable to connect them.

Just that simple, You have now successfully completed Linksys Velop installation.

How to update the firmware of Linksys Extender

Keeping the latest firmware in your Linksys Extenders are highly recommended, to get faster wifi speed and for better Network Protection. To update Linksys Extender’s firmware, follow the given steps:-

1) Firstly, open any browser (Google, Firefox, Safari, etc) on your cell phone or laptop and login into your Linksys extender setup page. (Click Here to setup)

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Update Linksys Router Firmware

2) Once you are on your Wifi range extender setup page, it will prompt you for a password. If you have changed the password put the custom password.
note:- the Linksys default password is “admin” and click on login.

3)Under Administration tab click on Firmware Upgrade. For Instance, You can take reference from the image given below.

Firmware Linksys Range Extender

4) Lastly, we can update Linksys Extender’s firmware in two ways-

* click on the option which says CHECK FOR FIRMWARE, and click on UPDATE in case your firmware isn’t already the latest one.

* Moreover, we can update range extenders firmware manually by selecting the firmware file we earlier downloaded and uploading it with the upload option.
Note:- You will have to download the firmware file from Linksys Range Extender’s support page.

IMP:- Click here to download firmware according to your model number and version. (DOWNLOAD NOW)

How to setup Linksys Extender as an ACCESS POINT?

Today in this article we will learn a simple method for setting up Extender as Access Point and will answer the question “How to Setup the Linksys Extender as Access Point“.
Firstly, for the people who are not familiar with what Access Point is, a quick intro-

Access Point is a way of setting up your Linksys Extender as an Access point or router which means we can Setup multiple Range Extenders on this one or can connect multiple devices to this unit.

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Linksys extender Setup as Access Point

So, the steps are-

1) Firstly, ensure that on the Range Extender, the slider button is not on the side marked as
EXTENDER and towards the side marked as the ACCESS POINT.
2) For example, to set it up as an ACCESS POINT it is mandatory to be towards access points side.

3) Now hard wire your Linksys Range Extender directly to your router’s LAN port.

4) Here in this step, you will just have to login into your extenders default setup page.

Linksys Extender Setup as Access Point
Linksys Extender Setup Access Point

5) Moreover, you can do that by directly typing the “default IP address” of your Linksys Extender into the Address bar of your browser from your PC, laptop or cell phone, etc.

6) Once you are in the smart setup wizard, It will ask for your permission, “How you want to Setup this extender” “as a range extender” or as an “Access point“.

7) Hit on Access Point option.

8) It will ask you to punch-in your Main Router’s password. Once you type that hit NEXT.

9) It takes hardly 60 seconds after that it will secure connection with your router and you will see solid green light on the Extender.

10) Lastly, Your Linksys Range Extender is Setup as an ACCESS POINT.

How to Setup Multiple Linksys Extenders on a single Router/Network?

Multiple Linksys Extender Setup

There is no limit on the number of Linksys extenders that can be Setup on a single Network. We can Setup multiple Linksys Extender on a single Router or Network. In this article, we will learn multiple Linksys extender Setup.
But before that, there are some precautions that you need to take care of while setting up extenders. The reason for precaution is IP confliction. For instance, if you Setup 5 Linksys Extenders on a single network with the same SSID it will cause IP confliction. Which in its extreme stage results in DNS issues. So to avoid that follow these manual steps.

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Multiple Linksys Extender Setup

Steps involved in Setup multiple Linksys Extenders are:-

1) Firstly, We will have to Configure the first Linksys Extender and will make sure that all the other Range Extenders are unplugged at that moment.

2) We can Setup Linksys Extender through extender.linksys.setup or or can type in the address bar.

Note: (Click here to see how to set up extender )

2) Once the first Linksys Extender is configured properly unplug it and plug in the second one, now complete the setup process for this one too and once it is configured to unplug this one also and repeat the process until every Linksys Range Extender is Setup.

Note:- The trick to configure all the extenders is that we have to name each Linksys Extender with different SSID to avoid IP conflictions. You will get the option to change the name of the extender during the installation process.

3) Lastly, when the Installation of the very last Linksys extender is also complete, then place them to the location of your need.

How to look for Linksys Extenders IP address once it is Setup?

There are Multiple brands of Range Extenders available in the market nowadays. All of them are giving the best wifi boosting the experience. Now sometimes we want to change the SSID or Security Key on these extenders. For that we need to login into Extender’s setup page using http:extender.linksys.setup or

Linksys Devices IP Address
Linksys Routers Connected IP Address

First Method-

  • Firstly, we can do that by downloading the Linksys app of Range extender through play store or app store and login directly through the Linksys app.
  • Once you install these apps under settings it will show you connected devices.
  • From there copy the IP address of your Range Extender and open it into your browser, type it directly in the address bar.
  • Your extender page will pop up now.
  • Lastly, Now go to settings and there you can change SSID or password for your Linksys Range Extender.
  • So, basically, since you have access to your Linksys Extender’s page you can change any settings according to your wish.

Second method-

IP Address of Linksys Connected devices
Linksys Router Connected Devices IP Address
  • Firstly, Login into your router and check for the connected devices under the WiFi connection tab.
  • There you will find your Linksys extenders IP address coming up along with its model name or number.
  • Open that Linksys Extenders IP address in a new tab on your browser and type it in the address bar then you will be directed to your extender’s Setup home page.
  • lastly, Now go to settings and there you can change SSID or Security Key for your Linksys Range Extender.

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 888-683-4144 .

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.


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)