Linksys MU-MIMO range extender setup does includes Linksys RE9000 access point setup and also Linksys RE9000 range extender setup. But this article will be centred around steps involved in Linksys RE9000 range extender setup. We hope by following these steps users will become able to complete Linksys extender setup without any troublesome.
Linksys is well renowned brand in field of extender. Reason for same is wide number of options user get while choosing for extender for his/her home network. Linksys RE9000 MU-MIMO range extender is one among this gamut. It is characterised to work as tri band MU_MIMO. Actually MU-MIMO stands for Multi User- Multiple Input Multiple Output technology. By this your extender became capable to communicate with multiple devices simultaneously, which in turn enhances speed of data deliverability of your extender. This is one among other major characteristic which compel you to give a thought to buy this Linksys range extender.
Another major characteristic of it is its capability to connect automatically with best access point i.e. router or extender available in its coverage. Although this characteristic will be helpful to those users who have multiple access points in his/her network.
It is also capable to work in dual band that is both in 5.4 GHz band and 2.4 GHz band. Although Linksys provides many other Wi-Fi range extenders with dual band compatibility but the only difference between other range extenders and Linksys RE9000 MU-MIMO range extender is that 5 GHz dedicated backhaul is capable to deliver with three times faster speed.
Another advantage associated with Linksys RE9000 MU-MIMO range extender is its capability to boost Wi-Fi signal up to 10,000 sq. ft.
Once you had bought Linksys RE9000 MU-MIMO range extender then next task in front of you is to setup new Linksys RE9000 MU-MIMO range extender. You can install it as either access point or as extender.
In this article we are going to discuss steps involved in setting up Linksys RE9000 in extender mode.SO let’s get started with steps involved for the same.
TheLinksys RE9000 MU-MIMO Range Extender setup in extender mode involves following given steps. But before moving for setup process, you need to ensure availability of following things.:
Steps involved includes:
To carry on setup of extender, firstly you will be needed to power on your Linksys RE9000 extender and wait until LED blink orange.
Take any WiFi device such as computer or laptop and using this device, connect to Linksys Extender Setup, listed in available Wi-Fi networks.
Then launch a web browser on the device. You can use any web browser of your choice for this. Enter http://extender.linksys.com in the address field of the web browser.
If in case Linksys RE9000 fails to detect DHCP server then it will default to 192.168.1.1.You will be provided with option. If you want to surpass setup wizard then you can go for manual setup. To know steps involved for the same click on Manual setup of Linksys RE9000 range extender.
Now click on Start Setup.
Now you will be provided with option to select how do you want to use your extender. Here click on Next button, present under As a wireless range extender.
By default, extender will take 5 GHz WiFi for upstream connection and list available 5 GHz networks, to choose from.
If in case you do not have 5 GHz WiFi then choose Choose 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi band option by scrooling down.
You will be asked to enter password for the network you had selected. By entering the same, click on Next .
Then click on Next.
Now with the help of Spot Finder page, check out the best place to place your Linksys RE9000 extender.
Next, you will be required to change password of your Linksys RE9000 and then Save settings.
At the end you will be required to register your Linksys RE9000 range extender. Click on Next once done.
Now you can connect your wireless devices to this new Wi-Fi network.
By this Linksys range extender setup gets completed and you can enjoy seamless connectivity throughout your vicinity.