How to do TP Link Extender Setup without WPS?
Have you recently purchased a TP-Link extender for expanding the WiFi range of your existing router? If yes, then first we must congratulate you on making the right decision. TP-Link extenders are a great option when it comes to enjoying blazing-fast internet in every nook and cranny of your home. However, for that, you first need to configure your TP Link extender with your main router. FYI, a TP Link extender can be made up and running using various methods. You can either use the WPS button or make use of the manual method to setup TP-Link extender. Here, in this blog, you will find various instructions on how todo TP Link extender setup without WPS. Let’s get started!
Note: This method is best to use for those who own a router that doesn’t support a WPS button.
TP Link Extender Setup without WPS
TP Link extender models can be configured without using the WPS button with great ease. All you need to do is:
- Connect your TP Link extender to the existing router with the help of an Ethernet cable. On the other hand, you can also connect your devices wirelessly if not have access to an Ethernet cable.
- Done? Great! Now, power up your TP Link extender by plugging its power cable into a working wall socket. Make sure your extender remains powered up during the whole process.
- Once a stable connection has been established between both your devices, you would need a computer for setting up your extender.
- Got access to the same? We hope you have! Open a web browser on your computer and type tplinkrepeater web address into the URL bar.
Bonus! Although you can make use of any web browser to access the default web address of your TP Link WiFi range extender, however, make sure you use the one that is updated with the latest software version and is not carrying the junk of cache and cookies. Doing so will help you avoid any possible issues that might come in your way to do TP Link extender setup without WPS.
- As soon as you press the Enter key, your web browser will reveal a login window.
- Reaching here, you need to type the default username and password of your TP Link extender and click OK.
Note: If you are unable to get success with the process of TP extender login using the default web address, then try using the default IP address for making things happen.
- Once you log in to your TP Link range extender, the web management page of your WiFi device will come into view.
- Select Next and then your region.
- You will then be asked to select your WiFi network. So, do the same.
Quick Tip: If your router’s SSID is hidden or disabled, enable it manually by heading towards the settings of your home WiFi router.
- For proceeding further, you need to type the login password of your WiFi network into the given field.
- If you want your TP Link extender to carry the same SSID as your router, then select ‘Copy from Main Router’. Or, if you want to set a different network name for your TP Link extender, then set the one of your choices by selecting ‘Customize’.
- When done with giving a network name to your device, hit Next.
- Before selecting the Finish option, don’t forget to review all the changes made by you to confirm whether all the information is correct or not.
- Your TP Link extender will reboot for making all the changes made by you to come into effect. The process may eat up around 2 minutes, so be patient!
- The minute you find that your extender has finished the reboot process, check the LED status on your extender.
- If the LED light on your extender is solid and wireless LED is flashing, then congratulations you have completed the TP Link extender setup without WPS in a successful manner.
Here ends our guide on configuring a TP link WiFi range extender. If you find yourself stuck at any point while executing the TP Link extender setup without WPS, feel free to contact our technical support executives for quick help.