Tp-Link Extender Troubleshooting

If your wireless network is not able to reach every corner of your home because of the thick walls you will need a repeater or extender to extend the coverage of the wifi network. A lot of factors such as household appliances, thick walls and distance can result in slow wifi coverage or dead zones. To minimize such dead spots, TP-Link wireless extender is the best option.

As the name suggests, range extender takes the signal from the router and then transmit the signal to the areas with no or less network range.  TP-Link extender is considered to be the best wireless extender for getting the proper range. The extenders extend the reach of the wireless signal beyond its usual coverage. They help you keep your mobile phones, tablets, iPads, and laptops connected to wifi with a reliable connection.

If you are facing any issues related to TP-Link extenders, find solutions in this blog as we try to troubleshoot them for you.

Troubleshoot TP-Link Repeater:

You may encounter the following possible issues while configuring the TP-Link wireless extenders. We are providing solutions for some of the possible problems.

Not being able to access the login page of the extender even after typing tplinkrepeater.net in the address bar of the browser:

If you are not able to access the login page of TP-Link range extender then;

Check your connection and make sure that your computer is connected to the network of the extender.

Your PC must be capable of getting automatically the IP Address. If not, then make this thing by changing the settings of your PC.

If you are still not getting the login page of your extender through the web address then try once more by using the default IP Address.

If all of that doesn’t work, the last option left to do is to reset your extender.

Don’t know how to reset the extender:

reset extender

If you want to reset your extender to its factory settings then take a sharp object like a pin or paper clip and hold the reset hole located on the back of the extender for about ten seconds and then release it.

TP-Link extender not working properly:

If your TP-Link range extender is not working properly then you might have placed it at the wrong location.

An ideal location to place your wireless extender is half-way between your computer and wireless router. The extender must be within the wireless range of your wireless router.

What is the default IP address to log into the web interface of my wireless extender?

The default IP address to log into the web interface of TP-Link Wireless Extender is http://192.168.1.1 or http://192.168.0.254

Where can I find the reset button on my TP-Link Extender?

The reset button is at the back of your TP-Link router. It is a small black hole at the back of the extender.

These were some of the issues you may encounter while configuring the extender that we tried to troubleshoot for you. TP-Link repeater is the best wireless extender available in the market. It expands the network coverage of your wifi.  It turns your dead zones into fun zones. In case, there was something which we missed to cover in this blog, feel free to contact us on our toll-free number or send us mail, we will be more than happy to assist you.

TP-Link Extender Default Password

Many of you may have noticed that while logging into the TP-Link wireless range extender, a login field asks for device default password. Ever thought what this password is for? Don’t worry even if you have never thought of this. This is a TP-Link extender default password which is required to be filled into the password field. This is a default password of your device which is used to pass the authentication process of the extender. In this article, you will learn how to change the TP-Link extender default password and how to reset it if needed.

How to change the Password?

Now we will discuss how to change the TP-Link extender default password. We have explained the whole process using TP-Link extender web interface.

  1. Firstly, plug the TP-Link extender into the power outlet near the location where you face an issue with the wireless network range.
  2. Plug the one end of the Ethernet cable into the device and another end into the computer in order to establish a connection between the device and the computer.
  3. Navigate to the TP-Link extender web interface on your computer and you will see the TP-Link login page on the screen.
  4. After you see the TP-Link login screen, enter the username and the password of the range extender.

Username – admin

Password – admin

  1. After you log into the device, navigate to the TP-Link admin setting page and you will see change default password option.

Enter a new default password and save the settings on the device. Now the device will restart and this time you will need a new password to log into the device.

TP-Link Extender Reset default Password

In this section, we will explain you the process of TP-Link extender reset default password. It is the easiest task for any user.

  1. Look for the reset button on the bottom of the device and press it with the help of a paperclip.
  2. Now, hold the button for a few seconds until you see the lights flashing on the device.
  3. Release the reset button and wait while your wireless range extender restarts.

Now that you have reset the device, the TP-Link extender default password will also be changed automatically. This is because the device is back to its factory default settings and hence you will need a default password to access the TP-Link extender.

So this was all about the process changing the TP-Link extender default password and resetting it. We hope that this tutorial helped you in the solution of the query that you were looking for. In case you face an issue, feel free to call us on our Toll-Free number and we will be more than happy to assist you.

TP Link Extender not Connecting

Are you facing an issue with your Tp-link wireless range extender? Don’t worry, we have got a solution for your query “Tp-link extender not connecting“. A user can face few connectivity issues due to misconfiguration or change in the settings of the wireless range extender. So in this article, we will discuss the solution regarding Tp-link extender not connecting issue. Go through this tutorial completely in order to understand the solution.

Troubleshooting issues

So first of all, you will need to ensure a few things that are given as follows:

  1. Check whether the extender is turned On and in working condition.
  2. Run an Internet connectivity test to check whether the device is connected to the Internet or not.
  3. Check whether the wireless router is connected to the Internet or not.
  4. Make sure modem is connected to the wireless router using Ethernet cable

Solution

If you still face the issue “Tp-link extender not connecting”, follow the below given instructions.

  1. Try to power cycle the router, modem and wireless range extender. This will surely resolve the issue that you are facing with your range extender.
  2. After you power cycle each of the devices, log into the wireless router to check whether the router is hooked up to the Internet.
  • To log into the wireless router, go to the default gateway address of the device on the web browser.
  • After you see the router login page, fill up the router login credentials into the respective fields.
  • Click Login and you will be taken to the router homepage. You will see the status of your router on the homepage.
  • Check whether the router has an active Internet access or not.

If you still face an issue, go for device reset. You will need to reset the Tp-link wireless range extender to solve the issue “Tp-link extender not connecting”. We have mentioned the instructions below:

  • Look for a reset button on the bottom of your wireless range extender. The push button is usually little inside the frame of the router.
  • Take a paper clip or any other similar item and press the router reset button.
  • Hold the button for a few seconds until you see the wifi light blinking on your extender.
  • Now, release the button and wait for your device to restart.

Now that you have reset the device, you will need to reconfigure it. If you don’t know how to configure the wireless range extender, you can call us on our Toll-Free number.

In this tutorial, we discussed the solution for your query “Tp-link extender not connecting”. We hope that this article helped you in the solution of the issue. So these were some of the basic instructions that will surely help you. In case you face an issue or need any assistance regarding the device, feel free to call us on our Toll-Free number and we will be more than happy to assist you.

HOW TO SETUP EXTENDER?

Got a new wireless extender? Congratulations! We would like to commend you on your great decision. However it is important to know how to setup extender. In this article, we will explain you how to set up a wireless range extender. We all know that wireless range extenders are used to extend the wireless signal range of the existing wireless network. Wireless range extenders pick up the root signal of the wireless router and repeat it to the previously dead zones. You will get to know about the setup process of the wireless range extender in this article. Read this tutorial till the end in order to avoid any confusion.

NEW EXTENDER SETUP

In this section, we will explain you how to setup extender in a simple and easy way. We have provided some of the basic instructions to explain you the setup process. Make sure you follow the instructions carefully in order to ensure a hassle-free experience.

  • Connect your range extender with the computer using an Ethernet cable.
  • Plug the one end of the Gigabit Ethernet cable into the wireless extender and another end into any LAN port of your computer.
  • Now, plug the power adapter of your wireless range extender into the power source. Make sure you plug the range extender in the area where you previously experienced bad signal strength
  • Open a web browser on your computer that is connected to the range extender.
  • Enter the default IP address into the address bar and click Go. You can also go to the official web address of your new extender.
  • Once you access the setup page, you will see a tab named “Get Started”. Click on this tab.
  • Select whether you want to configure 2.4 GHz or 5GHz wireless network and click Next.
  • Now your setup wizard will take you to the wireless network settings. These settings include Network Name (SSID), the Network Key, and Security Type.
  • Choose a network name according to you and assign a strong password to your range extender.
  • Now you will be directed to the last page where you will see a tab named “Create extended network”. Click on this tab and your range extender will be set up.

Now that you have successfully configured the settings of your wireless range extender, make sure that you save the settings that you have done. Now the device will restart so that the settings take effect on it. If you don’t save the settings, your device won’t be able to make changes.

We hope that this article helped you to know how to setup extender in a simple and easy way. In case you face any issue while attempting to setup the wireless range extender, feel free to call us on our Toll-Free number and we will be more than happy to assist you.