For the Linksys extender setup using cellphone, you don’t require a computer all the time. If you have a smartphone which is wifi enabled can help you to setup any Linksys extender device with simple and easy steps.
Plugin your Linksys extender to the wall.
wait till the Power light turns to Blinking green.
Open Wifi setting option on your cellphone and look for the wifi name Extender setup.
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)
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.
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)
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 extender.linksys.com.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Firstly, Open Settings and press the Windows key on the keyboard + i.
Click the Wireless icon then right click the network.
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.