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Steps to Reset a Linksys WiFi Range Extender

A Linksys WiFi range extender can be used easily with wired or wireless internet equipments like computers, laptops, wireless routers, and mobile devices.

Such smart WiFi range extenders are used to expand the range and reach of existing internet range coming out of your main WiFi router.

If you found that your Linksys wireless range extender isn’t working properly as before, then you can reset it back to its factory default values. Well, a question might strike in your mind. How to reset Linksys range extender? And the answer to your question is, resetting of your Linksys device back to its default factory values isn’t a difficult task. The reset process can easily be completed within a few seconds.

Now, let us suppose that if we are living in a large home, building where there is lack of internet connectivity, then what do we do in that case? As a matter of fact, a Linksys WiFi range extender would be helpful in extending the signal of existing router to far corners of the house in order to cover all the dead zones and blind spots.

Linksys WiFi range extender has two main ways to be restore and reset.



First is the soft reset and second is the hard reset easy and handy steps.

First of all, we will share some easy to execute method for the soft reset process.

  • Switch on your PC or laptop.

  • Pull up a web browser to access extender.linksys web-based setup page of your smart Linksys device.

  • To do so, connect your desktop or a laptop (any) to the Linksys device through a well-maintained Ethernet cable.

  • Type extender.linksys.com into the URL bar of your web browser and tap Enter on your keyboard.

  • Type in default login credentials onto the displayed Linksys extender router login page and Login.

  • Proceed towards the ‘Administration field’ to reset your Linksys WiFi extender.

  • Tap on factory default reset button.

Congrats! You have successfully reset your device using the soft reset process. For any assistance related to the soft reset process, dial a toll-free number 1-844-726-2726 and get immediate solution to your query.

Reset your Linksys wireless range extender using the Hard Reset process


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  • Shut down the connected device (computer or laptop) with the range extender.

  • Also, disconnect all the connections from your Linksys device.

  • After a few minutes, connect a power cable and let your Linksys device boot up properly.

  • Once your device boots up properly, simply insert a pin or paper clip in the reset hole of your Linksys extender for a few seconds.

If you are still facing errors in resetting your device or in accessing Linksys extender setup and login page, then make sure of the following things.

  • Do not use older firmware version on your main WiFi router.

  • Your router shouldn’t be placed at back, inside or beneath of anything.

  • The router and the range extender shouldn’t be placed near those devices that carry the same frequency as microwave, treadmill, Bluetooth speakers/ devices, concrete walls, etc.

Know more about these devices by having a word with our technicians via a toll-free number or by visitng linksys.com.

  • Do not use an overloaded and outdated web browser to access the web-based setup page of your Linksys device.

  • Avoid using a public hotspot to connect with the extender network i.e. linksys extender setup-xxx.

So, these were the two handy fixes to reset your Linksys WiFi range extender. We actually hope that these easy to execute fixes work for you and if they don’t, then feel free to interact with us anytime. You are more than a welcome.

Steps to Access Linksys WiFi Range Extender Setup Page

Before going further with the Linksys extender setup process, the first thing you have to do is to access the setup and login page of your Linksys device and extender.linksys.com would be the default IP address. Once you are connected to the Linksys range extender physically and properly, it will prompt you to go to the setup, configuration, and login page.

So, if you want to access the Linksys WiFi range extender web-based user interface, you have to enter the correct login credentials i.e. username and password (default). Once you are logged in successfully, you can take the glance to setup up both basic and advanced settings for your smart Linksys device. Below are some easy to execute tips to access the web-based setup page without any issues:

Note: Range extenders are also known as signal boosters, wireless repeaters, and range expanders.

  • Turn on the range extender first by plugging it into a damaged-free electrical outlet.
  • Place it near to your existing WiFi router.
  • After that, connect your Linksys signal booster to a computer or laptop through an Ethernet cable that supposed to be dust and cuts free.
  • Now, into the address bar type the default IP address of your device. If this comes up with an error message, you can go with Linksys extender.linksys.com web address.
  • Once done, enter your wireless network information on the setup page and click on “Save”.
  • For further information, go through the range extender’s manual/ documentation once to find the login details (default).
  • See sticker on the back panel of your range extender to find the model number of your device.
  • Use the latest version of internet browser to access the setup and login page of your Linksys device.
  • Make use of the router that carries the latest and up-to-date firmware version of technology.

If you are facing issues in accessing Linksys WiFi range extender setup page, then do not hesitate in calling our experts at toll-free 1-844-726-2726. Once you call us, you will experience that all your issues have been solved in a blink of an eye. We are solution partner of Linksys.

Installation of Linksys WiFi Range Extender

Linksys wireless repeaters are most popular networking devices to perk up the existing internet signals coming out from main the WiFi router. The best thing about Linksys range expanders is that their installation and setup process is very easy. You just need to access its login page with a valid username and password (default). To set it up, your Linksys device should be connected to the main router. And router should be connected to the existing and up-to-date modem.

The installation and configuration process of your device has two main methods.

Manual method and WPS method

Manual Method

  • Power on your Linksys device. If it is powered off, then you will be unable to access the login page of your Linksys WiFi range extender.
  • Make sure that it is placed within the reach of your existing WiFi router.
  • Make a secure and reliable connection between your Linksys device and computer or a laptop. Turn it on too by plugging it into a power source. If you found that there are some variations in the electricity like fluctuation, dim, low or high, then it is requested to leave the configuration process of your WiFi range extender.
  • After some time, connect it to your private and safe WiFi network.
  • Now, navigate to extender.linksys page by opening a relevant internet browser.
  • Next, provide default login credentials into the provided fields of the displayed page.
  • Fill in them carefully.
  • Once done, select the manual radio button and you have to enter security settings that is compatible with your networking router.
  • Click on the network you wish to expand and hit on save settings.

Fab! You are ready to use your WiFi range extender.

WPS Method

WPS stands for WiFi-Protected Setup that can be found easily on the side panel of your Linksys device.

Power on your Linksys device and push the WPS button on it.
Once done, connect the smart devices with Linksys Extender Setup-xxx (default network name).

And that’s it. The range extender has been successfully installed using WPS.

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