How to setup Linksys extender?

Are you frustrated with the slow wi-fi signals? If yes, then the wi-fi range extender is the most suitable solution for the slow wi-fi signals. Wi-Fi extenders are specially designed to overcome issues of slow Wi-Fi speed.

Here, in this article, we have explained the linksys extender setup. Let’s see the setup process of the Linksys Extender.

Important points to remember before setup

Linksys Extender setup via Manual method

  • Go through with the given following steps:
  • First, place the Linksys range extender nearby your device.
  • Then, connect your device to the extender by using an Ethernet cable.
  • After this, plug both wi-fi extender and device into the electric outlet.
  • Connect your device to the Linksys extender 
  • After, enter in the search bar of the browser.
  • Here, a login setup page will display.
  • Enter the login credentials to log in.
  • Hereafter, the basic extender.linksys.setup screen will open.
  • Now, type the SSID (network name) of your existing Linksys router.
  • At last, choose the manual option and turn off the Linksys extender for a few seconds. After, few seconds turn on your wi-fi extender.

Linksys Extender Setup via WPS method


Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) is a wireless network that secures your network connection and also makes a constant connection between the extender and device. Go along with these following steps to setup Linksys extender by using the WPS method.

  • Plug the wi-fi range extender into a power socket.
  • Find the WPS button on your extender and hold it.
  • Now, check the WPS LED light on your device, which shows the status of the Linksys setup-XXX network.
  • If the wi-fi range extender’s LED lights become visible, it means the range extender is configured with the router.
  • After a few seconds, the LED lights change the color to solid green.
  • Finally, the setup process of Linksys extender is completed.

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