How To Set up Linksys Router As Repeater?

Set up Linksys Router As Repeater

Setting up your Linksys router as a repeater is not difficult if you follow the quick steps given on our site. If you set up Linksys router as repeater, reset it to factory defaults before proceeding. You can use the Linksys router's Reset button for this purpose.

Carry out these steps to set up your Linksys router as a repeater:

  • First, identify the main router's wireless settings before setting up your Linksys router as a repeater.
  • Next, connect your Linksys router to the computer using a standard Ethernet cable.
  • Identify the router's IP address on the label attached to the router's backside.
  • Alternatively, it can be identified from the computer connected to the router.
  • For Windows, click the Start menu and type 'cmd' in the search panel.
  • From the search result, give a right-click on the Command Prompt app and select the Run as administrator option.
  • In the Command Prompt window, type 'ipconfig' and press the Enter key.
  • Navigate to the Default Gateway section and identify your router's IP address.
  • For Macintosh, click the Apple menu and select the System Preferences option.
  • Click the Network icon in the System Preferences window.
  • In the Network window, click the Advanced button and move to the Router tab to set up Linksys router as repeater.
  • You can identify your router's IP address in the Router tab.
  • Now, open the default browser and enter the router's IP address in the URL field and click search.
  • On the router's login portal, enter the login credentials in the required fields and click the Login button to access the router's settings page.
  • Click the Connectivity tab from the left-side panel.
  • Click on Internet Settings available at the top of the screen.
  • Click the Edit button beside the Type of Internet Connection option.
  • Select the Wireless Repeater option from the Connection Type drop-down menu.
  • Enter the main router's network name and network key.
  • Select a security mode from the Security mode drop-down menu.
  • Click the OK button to save the configured settings.
  • Click the Yes button if a warning message appears.
  • Next, click OK to return to the Internet Settings tab. If you need a remote assistance to set up Linksys router as repeater, click the call button available on the screen.

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