Routers Setup

TP-Link Extender Setup- User Guide

When wifi signals get hard to reach every inch of your house, TP-Link extender helps you out. Maybe the extender is cheap and useful, but a couple of users have faced (and still facing) problems with the TP-Link Extender Setup. But don’t worry, we can help you with some easy installation guide. Let’s get started with the setup process of TP-Link routers.

TP-Link Extender Setup

Let’s Get Started with TP-Link Extender Setup

Before performing the setup process, we need to do a few things link identify the routers IP address, WiFi SSID (broadcast name), encryption name and the password to access the network.

      1. Login to your router type the IP address: 192.168.1.1
      1. Access the wireless part of your router and write down the details like its IP address, SSID, encryption method, and password to access the network.
      1. If the IP address is not correct, then right-click the Windows taskbar and select Task manager.
      1. Then select File, New task and check the Run as Administrator.
    1. Type CMD into the checkbox and type ipconfig /all then hit Enter

TP-Link Extender Setup

First, connect your extender to your computer with an ethernet cable. Then follow the mentioned-below steps:

      1. Plug in your TP-Link extender into a wall outlet
      1. Connect it to your computer
      1. Open your web browser and visit http://tplinkrepeater.net or http://192.168.0.254.
      1. Select Quick Setup and click Next
      1. Select your country
      1. Click Next
      1. Wait while your extender scans for available networks
      1. Select the one you should connect to and select Next
      1. Enter the password when asked for
      1. Select Copy from main router option select Customize if you want to create a different network
      1. Then select NExt
    1. Review the network setting correctly. If all is okay, select Finish. The extender will reboot and allow internet access. Test it with an ethernet cable and then test it wirelessly.
Also Read: Asus Router Setup

Configure Your TP-Link Extender with WPS Button- TP-Link Extender Setup

If your router comes with a WPS button, you can set up your extender with that too. This is a WiFi Protected Setup which allows you to configure networks automatically in safe mode. This button is usually placed at the back of any router device. Let’s proceed:

      1. Plug in your extender to a power outlet
      1. Now press the WPS button until it blinks
    1. Press the WPS button of the extender too and wait for it to blink

The WPS button helps you set up your extender automatically. It only takes two minutes for the extender to get setup automatically and at the same time, it adds a little more security to the connection.

TP-Link Extender Setup

But this method can be depending on luck, that’s why I didn’t suggest you do this step first. In case it does not work, restart both the devices and then start the process again. If it does not work again, please perform the manual method.

Once you are done with the TP Link Extender Setup, you can enjoy a fast internet connection in your whole house. If you are not finding the satisfactory result, experiment with placing it in different directions inside your house.

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