Despite of all our efforts of connecting the Linksys re6500 extender and having a seamless wifi connectivity between the router and our devices, there are some occurrences or inevitable objects that hamper the smooth running of device. Following are the list of all the major factors that aids the problems encountered while Linksys Re6500 setup, we have encountered:
• The extender is placed out of router’s range or placed at the edge of signal zone such that it catches very poor signals. • Use of incorrect wireless key or password • Incapability of wireless adapters for WPA2 Personal. • Outdated adapter devices or outdated update firmware. • Mac filters already enabled on the router.
Linksys re6500 ac1200 has buttons and lights at the front, back and bottom. The power light is at the front of the device which gives us information about power and Wi-Fi protected security. It shows SOLID WHITE when device is ready to use and BLINKING AMBER when the device is not able to connect or encounters a problem. However, the device also has a third indication i.e. BLINKING WHITE which shows power on status, factory data reset status as well as updating firmware status.
At the back of the device, power switch (European devices only), ethernet port , audio port and WPS button are present there. When an ethernet device is connected with the port ,green light turns on and it keeps on blinking when there happens an exchange of data. The audio port connects the device with speakers to ensure the playing of audio stuffs using a wifi connection(saavan, hungama , wynk helps to deal with this.
While at the bottom of the device there is a reset button to get back things in normal so that if anything happens in future, you have an ultimate solution of it. Please note that the pictures and device may have some originality differences that must be ignored.
You might have come across the issue because you were not able to do the setup in the right way or there might be some loopholes in your setup. Skipping steps or not doing it properly can be the reasons. So following up is the step by step procedure for setting the device up.
• Firstly disconnect any range extenders present in your area before the setup starts. • The antennas and power cable must connected in the same way as depicted in pictures. For better outcomes, keep the antennas upright. • Connect the device in the midway and be sure that it catches 50% of your WI-Fi router’s signals. • Wait till the light turns solid at the front of device. Then connect to “Linksys extender setup” named Wi-Fi network via your computers, tablets or mobile phones. • If the connection is not happening or the setup window doesn’t open then go to http://192.168.1.1
For change of any further settings, we can do it by the browser of our preferable operating system
Open up safari and click on book icon. Lookup for bonjour and search RE6500 icon at the bottom of right side panel. Double click the icon , leave username blank and fill the default password with admin. After that click ok. You must not forget to save the settings otherwise it won’t change to your required perspective. For additional information or assistance, you may click on help as well as click on cancel for any clearing of ideas.
Hope you understood all the steps that we have listed for “Linksys re6500 setup instructions”. If you still have any questions then feel free to contact our support team and we’ll be happy to help you with the support.
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