How to Configure Linksys Extender?

There are three ways through which you can easily set up your Linksys WiFi range extender. You can use any one of the below-mentioned mention whom you find it easy.

Will it work?

Yes, lay all the three Linksys extender setup methods on me!”

Linksys Extender Setup

There are three ways through which the configuration process of Linksys extender can be done easily:

Manual, WPS, and using the Linksys app!

First is the manual method:

For setting up your Linksys WiFi range extender manually, you have to visit http extender linksys com setup using extender.linksys.com web address and follow the on-screen instructions.

Second is using the WPS method:

For this, you have to keep your Linksys extender and router in reach of each other and press the WPS button on your Linksys device. If your extender doesn’t support the WPS feature, then you can configure it using the manual method.

Third is using the Linksys app:

If you don’t want to go with the manual method, the try installing the extender using the instructions provided on the Linksys app. For this, you first need to download and install the Linksys app.

So, did your Linksys extender get configured?

No”?

Oh, what was the issue? Where you stuck?

I thought to configure my Linksys extender manually, but I am unable to access http extender linksys com setup page.

That’s it?

That’s it? This can be a small thing for you, but not for me. I am really freaked out.”

What so freaking about it? We can make this issue small for you.

Can you do that?”

Of course we can!

Look, me too have faced the same issue! I was also very much stressed. But getting stressed is the solution. What I did to get the issue fixed, I will share each and everything with you.

To fix “can’t access http extender linksys com setup” page issue:

  • Make sure that your existing router and Linksys extender are firmly connected using an Ethernet cable.

  • Also, ensure that both the devices are getting steady power supply.

  • You must have active internet connection.

  • There must not be any typing errors in extender.linksys.com web address.

  • The web browser you are using must be of new and latest version, not outdated.

  • Bear in mind – extender.linksys.com if entered in the browser search bar will never let you access http extender linksys com setup page.

  • Get rid of the outdated version of software on the device you are using to access http extender linksys com setup page.

  • Wipe out the browsing history.

Doing so will somehow help you access the http extender linksys com setup page and configure the extender in a hassle-free manner.

Here’s the fix to “can’t configure Linksys extender using the WPS method:

You will able to complete the Linksys extender setup process using the WPS method only if your existing router support the WPS feature.

If your router supports the same, then it’s ok.

And, if not, replace it with Linksys router. Linksys is the only brand that supports WPS-capable routers.

Please take this only a suggestion. And, if you consider this:

  • Using the default 192.168.1.1 IP and Linksys router password, configure it.

  • Add it to the extender.

  • You will be able to complete the Linksys extender setup process using the WPS feature.

If you don’t want to go with the suggestion, then here’s the fix to “can’t configure Linksys extender using Linksys app”.

  • Make sure that you have downloaded the correct version of the Linksys app.

  • Another thing that you can do is to delete all the large files from the device you are using to download the app. Chances are that your device doesn’t have the enough space to download the app.

If you are still getting the same issue:

  • Uninstall the app

  • Restart the device

  • Reinstall the app

  • Create a new account

  • Log in to the extender

  • Follow the instruction to complete the Linksys extender setup process

Are you able to complete the Linksys extender setup process? Which method you used? Do the fixes we provided here helped you out? Please share!

Updated: June 1, 2022 — 2:20 pm