Increasing your network connectivity range with tplink repeaters

If you have a large workspace with a  singular router then it is quite easy to tell that you may have had problems with connectivity and range. The best solution to this problem would be to bring home a simple yet effective extender or repeater that can relay the network that already exists at your home. Emphasizing that the network would be the same but the range would be doubled. Two hits with a single stone. You could try using the browser setup in order to set-up your device. We will discuss that shortly. The link just mentioned above is a simple setup link that can be accessed offline for a number of extenders and can be used to set them up. If you want to know how to set-up then keep reading. It only gets better and more convenient.

Setting up your tplink extender

Now you have got home your extender and are looking forward to using its features. Let’s take a look at how you can set it up so as to make the most use of it. Simply bring out your extender and then connect it to a computer or a laptop. You can do this using a wired connection with an Ethernet cable. You can also do it using the wifi connectivity on your computer or laptop. Once you are done with that go ahead and open up your browser and type this will redirect you to the setup page. The login page will ask you to enter a login name and password after which you will be redirected to a page where you can enter the details of your router. The extender will use this info to connect to your router so be careful with what you enter. Once you enter everything your extender will connect to your router. This is your cue to disconnect it and then connect it wherever you want the network to be extended. It is as simple as that.

Knowing how to reset your extender

In case you face any trouble in not working during the run time of your extender you might want to solve it with the normal FAQ solutions. If it still doesn’t respond and the problem goes on you might want to reset your extender to its factory settings as it solves most of the problems instantly. How would you be able to do that without having to go and manually press the reset button on the extender? Well, you could use the reset feature which will allow you to remotely reset your extender device to its factory settings. All you need to do is go ahead and access the page while being in connection with the extender. After you login using your personal login name and password that you can change as per your convenience, you can find the reset button. It will say reset to factory settings and once you click on it, it will reset itself. You need not do anything else. After the reset, you will need to set it up again

Taking care of firmware updates

The firmware of your extender is what helps it work the way it does. It’s like it’s knowledge. Now if your knowledge is outdated then it wouldn’t be nice, would it? The same applies to extenders. In order to keep it running at the optimal performance, you will need to regularly check for and install firmware updates. You need not worry about that too. The firmware update feature will help you with that. You only need to keep logging in regularly and checking for updates. Once you find an update you can easily click a button to download it and install it. The installation procedure will render the extender non-functional until it is completed. After the completion of the firmware update, the extender will restart and will work fine as it used to before. The extender is a good device in order to extend the range of your router without having to spend a lot of money. If you have dead spots in your home and want to get rid of them I’d probably suggest you get a good extender. They are just good solutions.

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