Linksys extender setup using Cellphone.

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.

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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.
  • Once it connected, open the web browser on your cellphone and type the URL Extender.linksys.com or 192.168.1.1.
  • Once you have the extender setup page, Follow the on-screen instructions and choose the Home wifi network which you want to the extender.
  • Unplug the extender and plug within the wifi range of your Router.
  • Your extender is almost setup and ready to use.

Still, have an issue. You can contact on technical Support Toll-Free Number.

My Router doesn’t have a WPS button?

WHY WE NEED WPS

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.

Linksys Extender not showing up in your network?

There can be many reasons why extender not showing up. For instance,

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

Follow the following steps when extender doesn’t show in your WiFi list.

  • Firstly, Unplugged the extender and bring it closer to the router.
  • If still, it 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.
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