Linksys RE6800 AC1750 Wi-Fi Range Extender are one among brand new edition of extenders launched by Linksys, imbibed with latest characteristics such as capability to work with 802.11ac dual band range, extend the network coverage up to 9000 sq. ft., capable to work as both access point and extender and much more. It’s such characteristics compel user to buy it and explore further about it.
Once you bought Linksys RE6800 AC1750 Wi-Fi range extender, next task in front of you is to launch new Linksys RE6800 AC1750 Wi-Fi range extender setup. You can do so by following any one method among following three methods:
1. Linksys Wi-Fi range extender Setup Wizard 2. Manual method 3. Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
But in this article we will confine our self within the discussion of manual method of installing Linksys RE6800 AC1750 Wi-Fi range extender. In this article we had tried to give insight on various steps involved in setting up Linksys range extender by manual method. All you have to do is to follow the steps which are listed below:Step 1:
Firstly power on your Linksys Wi-Fi range extender RE6800. Then establish connection between any of your WIFI device such as laptop, computer, mobile tablet etc. with Linksys RE6800 range extender. For this you have to select default network name of Linksys extender among available Wi-Fi networks. Network name pertaining to Linksys RE6800 AC1750 WiFi range extender will be Linksys Extender Setup – xxx. Here xxx means last three characters of your Linksys range extender’s MAC address. To know this, you have to check the label placed on back of your extender.Step 2: Now you will have two options either to follow setup wizard or to go for manual setup. As we desire to follow manual setup thus do select manual setup link. Step 3: Then you will be asked to enter the password. As you are installing Linksys WiFi range extender for the first time hence you need to enter admin as password. Because every Linksys WiFi range extender comes along with default password setup as admin. Step 4: After entering password, your installation process using manual setup will be initiated. Firstly, you will need to select operation mode. That means mode in which you desire your Linksys RE6800 AC1750 WiFI range extender should work. As stated earlier also Linksys RE6800 extender is capable to work in both access point mode as well as wireless extender mode. In this case we want to install RE6800 Linksys range extender in wireless extender mode thus you will need to select the same. Step 5: Next thing is, as you know that RE6800 Linksys Wireless range extender is capable to work in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequency band. You need to enter various settings manually for both frequency band. For this firstly select Wireless option and then select basic setting page. Step 6: After making desirable settings do select on Save option. After doing so, various changes that you had made get applied automatically.
We had tried our level best to explain various steps involved in setting up RE6800 Linksys Wireless range extender. But in case even then you want to explore more on that topic, then we highly recommend you to kindly visit Linksys’s official website.
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