Linksys extender setup re7000

How to Complete Linksys Extender Setup re7000 Quick and Easy?

If you use wi-fi regularly whether at home or work, then you can understand how common it is to come across issues related to the wi-fi. It can be very frustrating to deal with wi-fi related issues. However, it is more frustrating if you keep these problems unresolved.

So what is the best solution to avoid wi-fi related problems? Well, getting an extender can be the best solution for such problems. Talking about extenders, how can we not mention Linksys extenders. Linksys offers some of the best networking products in the market and Linksys extender re7000 is one of them.


But to use the extender you will first have to complete its setup and only then you will be able to use the extender.

In this blog, we are going to discuss in detail the steps that you need to follow to complete the Linksys extender setup re7000.

However, if you are using the extender for the first time then it is always best to get in touch with the Linksys technical support team for help and assistance.


How to Setup Linksys extender setup re7000?

There are two methods that you can follow to complete the setup for the Linksys wifi range extender re7000. Thes include the range extender and through access points.

Before you start with the setup process, here are a few things that you need to keep in check.

⦁  Make sure the wi-fi is connected and has a speed of at least 2.4 GHz.

⦁  You need to know the SSID or the Username and the password of the wi-fi network.


Now, that you know the basic requirements of setting up the Linksys extender here are the steps that you need to follow.

⦁  Plugin the Linksys extender re7000 into the power source. Wait until the LED light turns orange.

⦁  Use a device like a mobile or laptop to connect to the Linksys extender re7000 default name which is Linksys extender setup – xxx. This shall connect you to the wi-fi network.

⦁  Open a web browser on the device that you are using and then type Linksys,extender.setup or type the IP address of the device which is 192.168.1.1, and then press enter to start with the setup process.

⦁  Click on the start option.

⦁  Now, you can leave the username empty and in password section type ‘admin’ and then press enter. Then click on the save option.


⦁  Now, select the wireless range option and then click on next.

⦁  Here you can choose between the wi-fi network that you are connected and enter the password of the network when asked for.

⦁  You can then create the username and the password for the extender network.

⦁  Make sure the range extender mode is turned on. This will help you in using the spot finder feature incorporated in Linksys extender. This feature helps you in finding the best place to keep the extender so that it cam rebroadcast the wi-fi signals.

⦁  The device will then look for the latest firmware update and install it automatically.


These are some of the steps that you need to follow to complete the Linksys extender setup re7000. However, if there is any issue while you are following the steps or if the setup is incomplete then you must get in touch with the Linksys support team for help.

If you are facing any issue while using the Linksys extender re7000 then do not worry as it is very common to come across such issues. The extender helps in repeating the signals so that every corner of the space receives strong wi-fi signals using the access points.

But, if you are coming across problems once the Linksys extender setup re7000  is complete then you must get in touch with the technical support team for help.

Resetting the Linksys RE7000 Extender


If you are having any issue with the extender every day then you are left with no other choice but to reset the extender.

Remember that resetting the extender means restoring the default settings and you will also have to complete the setup process again. So, if you are not sure then it best to contact the Linksys support team for help.

⦁  Use an ethernet cable to connect the Linksys extender with the computer’s ethernet port.

⦁  Plugin the Linksys extender into the power source and make sure the LED lights are stable.

⦁  Now, either enter the IP address which 192.168.1.1 or type Linksys extender setup in a web browser.

⦁  Now, you will be prompted to enter the default username and password. Leave the username as it is, and in password type ‘admin’.

⦁  Once you complete the setup you will have to log in and you will be prompted to the wireless settings. Here you can change the settings accordingly.


These are some of the things that you need to know about Linksys extender setup re7000.

But, if you are facing any issue while completing the setup then it is best to contact the Linksys support team for help. 

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