Is your Linksys WiFi Extender Setup working fine? If not, then you have reached the right place. Here, in this post, we have come up with creamy smooth troubleshooting tips to help you in configuring your range extender successfully. Let’s take a glance:
Connect to My Linksys Extender is the most common issue faced by a user during Linksys Range Extender Setup. This brain-teaser and annoying problem causes a deep frustration to users. They fail to configure their Linksys range extender and at last they end up their process. If you are encountering the same issue, then we would insist you to keep calm and read our entire post. We give you our words that here you will get to know some hidden tricks to get rid of this provoking issue permanently.
Fix: Linksys Extender Setup
- Is your Extender Located at a Right Place?
The main reason for WiFi connectivity issue is the placement of your range extender, router, etc. Note down that computer or laptop you are using to configure your Linksys device supposed to be in reach of each other. So, you have to spot all these devices at a place which is far away from interference creating barrier or obstruction. Here, barrier we are referring to floors, walls, glasses, mirrors, microwaves, cordless phones, radios, refrigerators, electric iron, etc. Also, make sure that place you are about to locate the extender and router supposed to be neat, tidy, and away from dust and heat.
Once completed with the placement process, make a strong connection with your Linksys range extender.
- Which Firmware of Version you are using for your Router?
A firmware is the set of instruction which supposed to be updated timely. It also ensures the smooth functioning of a Linksys Extender Setup. Extender.linksys.com is the easiest way to check the firmware running presently on your device. If you are using the latest and updated one, then you can easily access the Linksys Extender Login page.
If you are not using the latest version, find the make and model number of your device. Here, you have to launch a web browser and type extender.linksys in the address bar. You can also check if there is any latest and updated version available or not. If there is, then download it without wasting your precious time. For more assistance, have a word with our executive on toll-free number +1-844-726-2726 and feel relax.
- Are you using a Secure Password?
If you connect to a safe and secure wireless network, it requires a personal passkey (WPA, WPA2, or WEP). It happens when you have changed the settings of your wireless router. To resolve this issue, check the wireless settings of your router just to check whether you are entering the correct password.
In order to access the wireless settings on your router, go to the web-based page and choose the option ‘wireless’. Here, you will find all the required settings including SSID and password. If it is difficult for you to remember things, then make a sticky note for password to avoid any inconvenience.
In case, you forgot the password, it is recommended to reset your router or change the password through the web page. For this, you have to launch a web browser and navigate to the setup page. Next, you have to enter the old password and type the new password. The password should be strong enough so that it would be impossible for anyone to detect. Once done, hit the ‘save settings’ button.
- Is Mac Filter is enabled on your Device?
Media Access Control (MAC) is a unique and advanced feature that arrives with your router when purchased. This feature/ function allows you to limit the number of connected WiFi devices to your home WiFi network. Here, you have to select either allow or prevent particular MAC addresses. Also, be sure to enable wireless Mac filter feature on your wireless devices or the access point.
If you are experiencing the same or some other issue, you are more than a welcome to drop them all below. Trust us we will get back to you instantly with a one-stop solution. Moreover, you can also ask us for the benefits of having a Linksys Cloud Account.