If you are searching for how to connect Linksys RE6300 AC750 WiFi range extender, then you are landed on absolutely right page.
In this article all your queries related to Linksys RE6300 AC750 WiFi range extender such as steps involved in setting up Linksys RE6300 or troubleshooting issue while connecting Linksys RE6300, will be discussed extensively.
But before discussing steps involved in Linksys RE6300 WiFi range extender setup, let’s have a brief introduction of what Linksys RE6300 AC750 WiFi range extender is.
Linksys RE6300 AC750 Wi-Fi range extender is well known for its operability in dual bands i.e. 2.4 GHz and 5GHz, as well as in dual modes i.e. both in access point mode and Range extender mode.
These two main features distinguish Linksys RE6300 AC750 WiFi range extender from other range extenders.
Although these two are not only features associated with Linksys RE6300 extender. Some other main features of Linksys range extender includes:
- Compatibility to operate with 802.11 a/b/g/n devices.
- Comes along with two external antennas. These help you to beam out your WiFi signal in any one particular direction.
- Have one Fast Ethernet port, using which you can establish a wired connection between Linksys RE6300 range extender and a wired device.
- Uses Cross-band technology, which helps in enhancing its performance in great way.
- Support Browser-based setup.
- Comes along with Wi-Fi Protected Setup(WPS) button.
- It is capable to boost up WiFi range up t6500 sq. ft. Thus if it satisfy your network range then Linksys RE6300 range extender will be best choice for you.
- Enabled with Spot-Finder technology. Thus will guide you up with the best place to place your Linksys RE6300 range extender.
- As stated earlier also, it is capable to work as both access point as well as range extender.
- And much more.
After having a look at features of Linksys RE6300 range extender, now let’s move toward our main discussion topic that is how to connect Linksys RE6300 WiFi range extender.
Steps to setup Linksys RE6300 range extender
As discussed above in the features of Linksys RE6300 AC750 WiFi range extender, it is enabled with browser-based setup feature. This feature adds great ease to users while installing Linksys RE6300 range extender.
To setup Linksys RE6300 range extender you do not need a setup CD. All you have to do is to launch a browser based utility.
Steps involved in setting up Linksys RE6300 range extender are as given below:
Firstly, you will require a device through which you can use browser based utility to setup your Linksys RE6300 WiFi range extender.
Then connect this device(in this case we are taking it to be a computer)with Linksys range extender’s default network name i.e. Linksys Extender Setup-xxx. Where this xxx means last three characters of Linksys RE6300 extender’s MAC address. You can easily know about the same by checking out the label present at the back of the extender.
Note:- Before initiating a setup process for Linksys range extender, you are required to power on the extender device, by putting it on power.
Once link between your computer and Linksys range extender gets established, you are required to open up web browser on this very computer.
Then enter http://extender.linksys.com or 192.168.1.1in the Address bar of your web browser.
This will automatically take you to Linksys range extender setup page.
Here you have to click on .
Then you will be asked to select that whether you want to install your Linksys RE6300 range extender in range extender mode or access point mode.
In this case we are considering that you want to install it as range extender.
Thus you will be required to click on As a wireless range extender option
Then click on Next.
Now you will see list of available Wi-Fi networks. Among them select your Wi-Fi network.
Then you will be asked to enter the password of your WiFi network.
After entering the same click on Next.
Once connection with your WiFi network got established successfully, you will be landed to the page where you can configure the extended wireless network that means network which will be extended by using your Linksys range extender.
Here after making required changes click on .
Next will come Spot Finder technology. Using this technology, you will be known of the fact that whether your Linksys RE6300 range extender is placed at right place or not.
Here right place will mean that whether your extender is placed at the place where it is getting adequate signal strength from your network router/switch or not.
If Spot Finder says that Linksys RE6300 extender is placed at right location then just click on Next.
Otherwise you will be required to change the place of Linksys RE6300 range extender in the way asked by Spot Finder and start from Step 1.
It is always advised to create a good admin password, to secure your network from unwanted outer threats.
While assigning a password, you can take help of Password hint.
Once you are done with it click on
At the end of setting up Linksys RE6300 range extender, you will be asked to register your product. Here all you have to do is to enter your email id and click on.
At the end this page ensures that you have successfully completed Linksys RE6300 range extender setup in extender mode.
We hope all steps mentioned above in this article are clear and understandable. You can easily setup Linksys RE6300 AC750 WiFi range extender in extender mode using these steps.
If you want to setup Linksys RE6300 range extender in Access point mode then you can follow our above other article.