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Setup Linksys RE6700 To Enjoy Uninterrupted Network Connection

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The Linksys RE6700 Wi-Fi range extender is very helpful if you want to increase your home wireless network range up to 10000 square feet. It is a dual-band wireless range extender and is one of the most popular network devices to deliver boosted network in almost every corner of your house or workplace. 

Just like any other electronic gadget even in setup Linksys you may face some technical issues. They have provided the following link where one can look up for some help and fix the issues they are facing.

Setup Linksys Extender with WPS button

 Let’s move forward to the troubleshooting steps guide for Linksys Extender Setup RE6700. It is quite easy to setup Linksys because it does not require a CD. In order to run the setup from your PC’s browser, visit the URL linksys.com.

Another good thing about Linksys is that your computer device does not need any kind of internet connection initially and can run on factory reset settings. Thus, setting up the Linksys Wi-Fi extender is not a hideous job.

In case your extender is not able to detect the URL and fails during the configuration of DHCP server then you do not have to worry you can easily resolve the Linksys extender setup issue with the help of the default IP address of the Linksys Wi-Fi router range extender, that is, 192.168.1.1. Visit linksys com.

Setup Linksys Extender with WPS button

You can go for the Linksys extender setup with the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button. For this, you just need to press the WPS button which is present on the range extender and then after 1-2 minutes, you will have to press the same WPS button which is present on the existing Wi-Fi router. Then it has to synchronize properly for that you need to wait for at least ten to fifteen minutes.

Reset Linksys RE6700 Wi-Fi Range Extender

To reset the Linksys RE6700 range extender just press and hold the reset button for about 10-15 seconds with the help of some kind of pointed pin, like a paper pin or pen tip. You will notice that the LED lights present on the front of the range extender start blinking. Once they start blinking, remove the pin and let the LEDs to get stable or solid.

The Linksys RE6700 extender supports the following frequency and standards along with 2.4 and 5 GHz frequencies simultaneously:

  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11ac

In case you are unable to connect the range extender with the access point or router, you can refer to the following:

  • Ensure that the Wi-Fi name and password you are using is the same as your existing wireless access point or router.
  • Place the range extender closer to the existing Wi-Fi and when it has been set up, you can unplug it and move it to your desired location.
  • It is always a better option to reduce the presence of physical obstacles like walls, doors, glass, TVs, Microwaves, etc., to increase network coverage.

If you are unable to access the Linksys RE7600 web-based setup page you can refer to the following:

  • Ensure that you are connected to the extended WiFi-name only of your particular range extender.
  • Power cycle your Wi-Fi range extender.
  • Keep your extender closer to your router.
  • Try to ping the extender with the default mentioned IP address.
  • Reset the extender and try setting up your Linksys extender once again.

So, these are the following ways for setting up Linksys WiFi extender. If you are stuck somewhere, get in touch with us.

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