TP Link Extender Setup: A Complete Guide

So, do you want to enjoy uninterrupted internet access? If so, then you must perform TP Link extender setup. Setting up TP Link extender via login details ensures to provide WiFi signals everywhere in your house without losing signal strength. But, to make the most out of your WiFi connection, make sure you perform TP Link extender setup process correctly.

TP Link Extender Setup

Unbox TP Link Extender

First things first, you need to unbox your extender. Be careful while unboxing it. After that, look for a working wall outlet. Keep in mind – the wall plug must be within reach of your router.

What! Don’t have a wall plug near to router? Why are you sweating over it? Use an extension cord to make things work. Now, is it possible to plug in the router and extender within reach of each other, isn’t it?

The Placement

Look, you are plugging in your TP Link extender in reach of your router, aren’t you? But, where is your router placed? This means, that if the router is placed inside a cabinet or behind curtains, then let us tell you – it won’t work. Why? Because your extender will not be able to receive continuous WiFi signals from it. And, if the extender is not receiving the router’s WiFi signals, then you will not be able to perform TP Link extender setup via login details.

Then where to place the router? Openly, where your extender can receive continuous WiFi signals from it.

Note: This tip is meant for both extender and router before and after TP Link extender setup process.

Connection Of Course

Once you are done with the placement process, the next thing that you have to do is to connect your TP Link WiFi extender and router using an Ethernet cable.

We recommend you use a working Ethernet cable for the well working of the devices. What! Don’t have an Ethernet cable? Then, you must go out to the market to buy it.

Oh, snap! Saw TP Link orange light! Don’t panic! Such kind of issue appears if the extender is not receiving a continuous power supply and the Ethernet connection between the devices (extender and router) is not successfully made. So, check for the same to fix TP Link orange light issue.

Turn on a Device

The next step to perform TP Link extender setup process is to turn on a PC or laptop. Once you are done turning on the device, get access to the TP Link extender’s SSID.

Open a Browser

Once you have access to the TP Link extender’s SSID, open a web browser of your choice. Bear in mind – the web browser shouldn’t be outdated. And, you can’t use its (browser’s) search bar.

Enter the Web Address

In the address bar, enter the TP Link extender’s default IP or web address very carefully. This means, do not commit typing errors. Apart from this, clear all the browsing history. Otherwise, the web address of the IP might not open for you.

Do Login

To reach the setup page of your TP Link WiFi extender, you need to do login. This means, that after entering the extender’s default IP or the web address in the URL bar, you will be taken to the extender’s login page. As soon as you reach there, enter the login username and password and click login or OK.

You are all Done!

When you get access to the setup page of your TP Link extender, you have to follow the on-screen instructions as per the model you have. Accept the changes and your TP Link extender will be configured.

Now, the extender is ready to provide you uninterrupted internet access from the nook and cranny of your house. To manage your TP link extender’s settings and control the usage of WiFi, we suggest you download TP Link extender app.

To Wrap Up

We hope that the given TP Link extender setup steps have helped you out in a bigger way to configure the device with ease, haven’t they? We are waiting for your feedback. As your feedback will calm millions of TP Link extender users across the globe who think that TP Link extender setup process is a daunting task.

Thank you for giving your precious time to this 5-minute read!