How to setup belkin router as extender?

I am facing low bandwidth issues with my Belkin router and because of this problem, I want to set up Belkin router as an extender. But I am not aware what method should be followed to set up Belkin router to extend coverage area so that I can enjoy enough WiFi signal strength in every corner of my house. Please help me to set up my Belkin device as an access point connected by ethernet to the router so that low signal strength issue gets resolved.

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Answer Post By : Loren Howard Loren  Howard
3 months ago


Follow these steps to turn Belkin router as a range extender 

  1. First of all, you have to connect your PC to Belkin router via an ethernet cable. You have to plug an ethernet cable into the port that is labeled as "LAN".
  2. Launch internet browser and then type "" in the address bar. Then you are redirected to a login page where you have to enter the password and then click on Login button.
  3. Now you are redirected to Belkin router setup page where you have to note down your router's MAC address that is listed under LAN settings (Status page).
  4. Next, click on "Channel and SSID" and note down SSID and channel number.
  5. After this, click on Wireless Bridging that is located on the left pane (under Wireless).
  6. Press a click on the checkbox that is next to "Enable Wireless Bridging". Also, click on the checkbox that is next to "Enable only specific access point to connect".
  7. In the list of boxes next to AP1, you have to type Belkin router's MAC address.If you are using another router then enter its MAC address in the "AP2".
  8. Save the overall changes.

How to setup belkin router as extender?

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