Linksys is renowned name for range of extenders it does provide. Linksys RE7000 Max-Stream™ AC1900+ Wi-Fi Range Extender is one of the jewel in basket of Linksys. It is designed to work in two modes, that includes as an Access Point and as a Range Extender Thus customer can setup Linksys RE7000 in he mode which suits his requirement. In this article we had explained all steps involved in setting up Linksys RE7000 in Range extender mode.
If you are planning to install Linksys RE7000 then firstly you should have to keep following giving details handy. That are:
Now we can move forward to follow various steps involved in installing Linksys RE7000 one by one which are as listed below:
Step 1: First step while installing any device remains same that is to put he device which in this case is Linksys RE7000 on power. Then wait for some time until the LED light turns into amber.
Step 2: Now to start up the setup process you have to connect to Linksys RE7000 which can be done by connecting to SSID named Linksys Extender Setup – xxx by using your device like laptop or computer. Here this xxx denoted last three characters of Linksys RE7000’s MAC address which is written on label at the back of Linksys RE7000.
Step 3: After this you have to open any web browser available in your device, it may be internet explorer, Mozilla or any other. Then type http://extender.linksys.com in the address bar of the web browser. You can also write 192.168.1.1 in its place and press enter. By this setup wizard will be launched.
Step 4: Now you have to hit on Start Setup option.
Step 5: Now you will be asked to create an admin password and password hint . By entering the same do Save it.
Step 6: Check the option of As a wireless range extender and hit on Next.
Step 7: Now from available networks, do select your home networks. Pop up will come to fill password, enter password and press Ok. But in case your network name is hidden then you have to click on Manually Enter Network Name and Password.
Step 8: Now you will be asked to designate extended network SSIDs and wireless password.
Step 9: Now Spot Finder page will come up. This is to analyse strength of signal between router and Linksys range extender. In case you find strength to be too low, then reduce distance between range extender and router to the extent possible.
Step 10: You do not have to do anything to update firmware as it will be done automatically.
BY following these simple steps your Linksys RE7000 stands to be installed in range extender mode Now you can place it wherever you want and resolve the problem of dead spots in your network. We had tried to explain various steps in as much details as possible. But in case, even then, customer face any issue while installing Linksys RE7000.