After setting up the Linksys extender through extender.linksys.com, the next step is to change the wireless settings of your extended WiFi network. Talking in a laymen’s language, the extended wireless settings of the Linksys extender is basically the wireless connection between the extender and the WiFi clients. It provides you with some options letting you configure the wireless settings of your extended home or office network.
Before changing the extended wireless network settings of your range extender, you should know that your range extender has a unique WiFi network name. In the event that you need to change the WiFi network name of the router, here’s how to do so.
- Create a Linksys cloud account if you don’t have already.
- When you create a cloud account for the very first time, it is commended that you are connected to the router network to link it with the smart WiFi router.
- Now, open a web browser and access Linksys extender router login page.
- Enter the user ID and password to log in to your account.
- Navigate to the router settings.
- Change the WiFi network as per your choice.
Experts’ Advice: Do not use your personal details like name, nickname, birth date, mobile number, spouse’s name, kids’ name, vehicle’s name or number, etc. Instead, make it quite unique and hard to identify. The same security tips apply to the password.
So you have successfully changed the network name and password of your device. Now, let’s get to know how to change the extended wireless settings of your Linksys wireless range extender.
Put the range extender to a neat and clean area. The main thing to keep in mind is keep it away from the walls, floors, metal objects, reflexive surfaces and electronic gadgets like refrigerators, baby monitors, glasses, mirrors, electric toys, automatic door alarms, Bluetooth speakers, cordless phones, treadmills, and then some.
Also, place the extender nearby wall socket so that proper power is being supplied to it.
Once done with the placement, turn on a Linksys range extender by plugging it into a wall socket.
Power on a computer and laptop as per your convenience.
Launch an internet browser on it. At the very top-left side of the browser window, you will see an empty space known as address bar. Simply click on it and type Linksys extender.linksys.com web address.
Quick Tip: You can also access the Linksys extender login page using the default IP address of your router. Check the DHCP table to know the IP address of your device.
Once the login page appears, you will notice the two fields there. The first field will require you to insert the username while another asks you for the password.
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Fill in the credentials carefully. It is worth notable that if you are accessing the login page for the very first time, use the default details. Else, make use of the current user ID and password. In case you forgot these details, the only way is reset the extender to its default factory settings.
After clicking on ok button, you will be taken to the Linksys extender setup web-based page.
Find the extended wireless settings of the frequency band you wish to customize.
Here, you are able to change a number of WiFi settings of the extended network such as security mode, channel bandwidth, and SSID broadcast settings.
Go with the same steps to change the extended wireless settings for the second band.
Finally, do not forget to save the settings made by you.
Kudos! You have successfully changed the extended wireless settings of your Linksys range extender. For any queries, connect with our experts without any delay.