How Can I Make My TP Link Extender Working?

To make your TP Link WiFi range extender up and running (in future as well) there are some points that you need to consider. Just follow the instructions provided in this article and make the most out of your extender in minutes.

Note: You don’t have to follow all the instructions provided in this article. Just apply any one or two which you find easy. But, keep all the instructions handy. Just in case you need them in future for the well working of the extender, you will have them. I too have applied all the fixes. But, not all, only as per the issue I was facing with my extender.

Provide the extender a continuous power supply: For well and smooth working of your TP Link WiFi range extender, it is one of the most important points to consider. Ensure that a working wall socket is chosen for the extender and fluctuation-free power is being supplied to it.

Set up the extender properly: If your extender is not configured properly, then also it will not work for you as per expectations. All you have to do is to ensure that you have completed the TP Link extender setup process in a proper way. Those users who are not sure whether they have properly installed their extender or not (like me), they can reset their TP Link device and configure it again. But, hold on! During configuration of the extender, you might have made changes to its settings, right? Then, you must take the back up of its settings like login details, etc. so that you wouldn’t face any issues while configuring it again.

Update the extender firmware: After a successful configuration of your TP Link WiFi extender, there is a need to update its firmware. Doing so will help you to make the most out of your device WiFi device forever. So, what you have to do – log in to your TP Link device using tplinkrepeater web address and follow the on-screen firmware update instructions.

Now, you might be thinking that why haven’t I provided you complete TP Link firmware upgrade instructions, right. The reason behind this is simple! I don’t know how many users are reading this article. Let’s suppose that 10% of the users are there, ok. And, we don’t know which TP link extender model they have. Like I have TP Link AC750 extender! If I provide the firmware update instructions as per the TP Link extender model I have, then you may mess up with the process. So, it’s better to go with the instructions provided as per the extender model you have.

What remains the same? tplinkrepeater web address for logging into the extender and the default TP Link WiFi extender login password (if not changed).

Once you update the firmware of your WiFi range extender, you will experience a change in its performance like never before.

Change the location of your extender: Yes, the correct location matters a lot in the well working of your TP Link WiFi extender. So, if you are thinking that your extender is not working well even after setting it up properly and updating its firmware, then you must check its location.

The perfect location of your range extender is not inside a cabinet or under a table. Windows, corners, and lower surfaces are also not meant for your TP Link device. To get the extended WiFi range everywhere in your house, place it centrally, highly, and near to your existing router.

Want to check if your extender is working fine or not after relocating? Try to access on a device that is connected to your home WiFi.

Restart it once: And with this last tip, we are going to end this article. This instruction can be applied for well-working of any WiFi device. Yes, restarting! Power cycling or restarting is the best remedy to make any WiFi up and running. So, apply this instruction whenever you feel that your TP Link WiFi extender started performing slow.

So, which instruction you are going to apply first! The last one, isn’t? Please tell us!

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