How to Reset Linksys Range Extender?

Hi Guys, I have a Linksys router for last 2months but I'm unable to access the services of router in certain areas of my home. I want to configure a range extender with my Linksys router So can anyone suggest me any idea How do I reset my Linksys range extender

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Linksys is one of the most known brands in the production industry of networking devices. Linksys is a US-based company. Generally, the products manufactured by this company are for small business users and home users. Now, Linksys is completely operated and owned by Belkin incorporation.

If you recover Linksys range extender, then that means you are going to restore it back to the default settings. You will be required to reset Linksys range extender in case you come across one of the scenarios mentioned-below:

  • In case you are facing intermittent connections at the time of using the range extender.
  • You are doing the manual installation of the range extender after going through an unsuccessful attempt of  making use of the setup software.
  • You are not able to use the setup page of your Linksys range extender.
  • Even after completing the powercycle process, the light of the extender is not blinking.

Before you start with the process of resetting your range extender, then you can make a backup of configuration settings of your device. Restore them without actually performing the process of configuration again. Mentioned-below are some of the steps that you can follow to understand how to create a backup.

  • Open the internet-based setup page of your range extender.
  • Now, go to the management sub-tab. Now, go to the button of backup configuration. After that, save the settings.

There are two different methods that you can use for resetting your Linksys range extender.

Press the button of reset placed on the device

The placement of reset button of your range extender depends on the model. Press the reset button of your extender and keep on holding that button for at least 8 seconds. Powercycle the extender device for completion of the reset procedure.

How to soft reset Linksys range extender?

  • Open up your internet browser and get an access to the internet-based setup page of the range extender.
  • In order to get an access to the internet-based setup page for resetting the range extender, you will be required to connect the PC to the router through wired connection.
  • Now, enter the default IP address.
  • Enter the username and password for logging in.
  • Go to administration and then choose the option of factory defaults.
  • Click on the button of restore factory defaults
  • For completing the procedure, disconnect the range extender from a power source. Let it remain turned off for 30 seconds.

In case, configuration backup has been created before you reset Linksys range extender back to the default settings. Click on the button of restore configuration, which is given under the sub-tab of Management, then save the settings.

How to hard reset Linksys range extender?

In order to recover range extender these are some steps that you need to follow.

  • Turn off your personal computer
  • Disconnect your range extender from all the connections.
  • Now, link the power wire and boot the range extender
  • Once the Linksys range extender starts. Put the paper clip inside the reset hole for a period of at least 20 to 40 seconds.
  • If the range extender boots after restarting, then the process to recover linksys range extender will be completed successfully.
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How to Reset Linksys Range Extender?

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