The Belkin Wi-Fi Range Extenders are devices that act as repeaters for the router's wireless signal. They can be set up without using cables and wires. The steps below will guide you on how to set up your range extender wirelessly.
Before you begin, ensure that you have the following:
A Belkin Wi-Fi Range Extender.
- An existing Wi-Fi® network and its wireless router's network name (SSID) and the wireless password. If you are using a dual-band router, secure the SSID and wireless password of both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz network bands.
- A WiFi-capable device (e.g., computer, tablet, smartphone).
2. Using your WiFi-capable device, locate and connect to the Belkin.setup network.
NOTE: If you are unable to see this network, you may need to reset the range extender. To do this, simply press the range extender's reset button for at least 10 seconds while it is turned ON. Power cycle the range extender then connect to the network again.
NOTE: Click Refresh if your network is not on the list.
7. If you have a dual-band network, select the second wireless network you want to extend then repeat Step 6. Tap Next once done.
NOTE: If you are using a single-band Belkin Wi-Fi Range Extender, it will only detect the 2.4 GHz band.
Your extender is now configured. You will see your network settings on the screen, and you will have the option to print the information when needed.
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