TP Link extender is a great device that helps users get internet range throughout their houses. For this, you have to configure it. What happened? Can’t perform TP Link extender setup? Don’t worry! This issue can be fixed easily by applying a couple of fixes. But before that, we want you to know the reasons behind it.
Bonus: Along with the reasons, we have provided you with the fixes as well. Once you come to know the reasons behind the issue, you can resolve them by applying the fixes along. And, after that, we will provide you with step-by-step instructions to perform the TP link extender setup process with ease.
Let’s dive in!
Reason 1: Extender not placed in reach of router
Fix: Place your router and extender in reach of each other during and after extender setup.
Reason 2: TP Link device isn’t getting continuous power supply
Fix: Ensure to provide the device a steady power supply by plugging it into a working wall outlet.
Reason 3: Wrong or incorrect tplinkrepeater.net login details
Fix: Refer to the extender manual regarding the same.
Reason 4: Typos in http://tplinkrepeater.net.
Fix: Cross-check the web address after entering it. Do not enter the web address in the browser’s search bar.
Reason 5: Followed incorrect setup steps or left TP Link extender setup incomplete
Fix: Follow the steps outlined underneath and to complete TP Link extender setup with great ease. Continue to read!
Steps to Configure TP Link Extender
Step 1: Provide Power to Extender
First of all, check the extender’s power supply. Make sure that it is continuous and steady. Also, check the wall socket. It must be non-damaged and well-working. To prevent signal interference, do not choose a wall socket for your extender that is near to windows or doors.
Step 2: Make the Connection
The second step that you have to apply in order to complete the TP Link extender setup process is to check the connection you have made between your extender and router. Make sure that the connection between the devices is successfully made, secure, and finger-tight. Also, the Ethernet cable you have used to connect the devices must be in good condition. And, if you have made a wireless connection between the devices, ensure that you aren’t connected to unknown or public/free WiFi.
Step 3: Turn on the Device
The third step towards completing the TP link extender process is to turn on a computer or laptop. Make sure that the device software you are using is up-to-date. If you ignore updating the software of the device, you will surely face issues while performing the TP link extender setup process.
Step 4: Open a Web Browser
- Open a web browser of your choice
- Then, head over to the browser’s address bar and enter tplinkrepeater.
- Press Enter.
- Make sure that the web browser you are using is up-to-date. The reason being, tplinkrepeater web address does not work on an outdated version of the internet browser.
- tplinkrepeater.net login window will display.
- Enter the correct TP Link extender login credentials into the fields provided.
- Click Log In.
Step 5: You’re Done
- The setup page of your TP Link extender displays.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
- Unplug the extender and move it to the location of your choice. To get continuous extender WiFi range on your connected devices, we suggest – do not keep your TP link device inside a cabinet or on a lower and congested surface.
Note: After configuring the extender, it is suggested to change the default login password of your TP link device. For this, visit tplinkrepeater.net login page and follow the on-screen instructions. We recommend you create an extra strong and unique password for your range extender.
So, are you now able to perform the TP Link extender setup process? Are you able to surf the web, play games or stream videos after configuring the extender? Do share your feedback with us via comments.