Hello, Please tell me about how to setup a tp link extender. I have bought this TP Link Extender, but don't know how to setup this extender.
Basically, TP-Link is a type of cheap and efficient network extender which helps in.
The basic function of a network extender is reach the places in which the signal of the router WiFi cannot. These hardware devices are small in shape and have been in such a way that get easily connected to the router and can also be plugged into a wall socket. Due to their signal boosting properties, they are used for giving an extensive range to your network.
But to avail all these benefits of this wireless extender or network extender, a person shall be aware of the art of setting up the TP-Link extender, which can be quite tricky due to the complexities that a network creates.
But, before setting up the TP-Link, it is extremely important to have the knowledge of identifying the router IP address, the broadcast name of the WiFi or its SSID, the nature of encryption it uses, and the password required to log in to the network.
Step 1 : Establish a connection between the TP-Link extender and your computer using an Ethernet Cable.
Step 2 : After the connection is successfully established, you can configure the wireless setting by programming.
Step 3 : Establish a connection between your computer and TP-Link extender after plugging the TP-Link extender in a wall plugin. For this, use an Ethernet cable.
Step 4 : Type http://tplinkrepeater.net into the address box of Google Chrome.
Step 5 : In case there is no result, enter try http://192.168.0.254 and you will see a TP-Link web page.
Step 6 : Select your region after selecting Quick Setup.
Step 7 : Now after your TP-Link extender has scanned for the wireless networks around you, select the desired wireless network proceed ahead by clicking on Next.
Step 8 : After the prompt, type in the wireless password.
Step 9 : If you want a wider wireless network, select ‘Copy from main router’, You can also create an altogether different network by using the option of ‘Customize’.
Step 10 : After inspecting the network settings, click on Finish.
Step 11 : When the TP-Link extender has finished with the process of rebooting, you will gain access to the internet.
Step 12 : But, it is highly important to test the connection using the Ethernet cable,
Step 13 : If the connection to the network has been successfully established, then the TP-Link model will show a light on the front.