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Setting up the Belkin Dual-Band Wireless Range Extender, F9K1106

Before you begin, take note of the following:
  • Ensure that your router is connected to the internet and that the SSID Broadcast feature of your router has been enabled.
  • Take note of your Wi-Fi® name and password.  If it's a dual-band router, make sure you have the Wi-Fi name and password of the two networks.  To learn how to check your Wi-Fi settings, click here.
  • The computer has a web browser like Internet Explorer®, Chrome™ or Firefox®.

IMPORTANT:  Follow the setup instructions below for firmware version 1.00.16 or later.  To download the latest firmware, click here.

Step 1:
Place the range extender in an area where the Wi-Fi signal of your router is strong, but near where you want to establish your extended network.


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Step 2:
Plug in the power supply of the range extender and make sure that it is powered ON.  Shortly, its light will begin to flash blue and orange.


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Step 3:
Place your computer near the range extender.  Also, make sure your computer is not wired to any other network devices.

QUICK TIP:  When finding a location for your range extender, it is best to place it within the same room as the computer.


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Step 4:
Connect your computer to the range extender by opening the list of Wi-Fi networks and selecting Belkin.setup.  Confirm that the list shows it's connected.

NOTE:  If you do not see the Belkin.setup network, you can reset your device.  Click here to learn how. 


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Step 5:
Open a web browser, enter https://belkin.range into the Address bar, and follow the on-screen instructions.  Don't forget to type "http".

QUICK TIP: You can also use to access the range extender's web-based setup page​.


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Once the setup for your range extender is complete, you may connect the computer to its Wi-Fi.

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For additional assistance on resolving Wi-Fi connectivity issues with your Belkin range extender, click here.

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