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Everything You Need to Know About Linksys RE3000W Extender Setup



The Linksys RE3000W WiFi range extender lets you repeat the wireless signals of any access point or the home router to enjoy blazing-fast internet connectivity even in hard-to-reach areas. 

In this post, we are going to explain all about the Linksys RE3000W extender setup.

So, without wasting much time, let’s begin with the setup process of RE3000W extender.


Linksys WiFi Range Extender Setup RE3000W

Prior to setting up a Linksys extender, the below-mentioned details should be checked thoroughly.


  • WiFi network name (SSID).
  • Wireless password (case-sensitive).

Step 1:

First of all, place your Linksys RE3000W WiFi range extender within the range of your WiFi network. Then, connect your Linksys WiFi extender to a power socket and wait until the LED on the top panel of the Linksys extender becomes solid. On the off chance that the LED on RE3000W is still blinking or you see no light, then unplug your Linksys extender, wait for a short while, and plug it back again.

NOTE:  For the initial Linksys WiFi extender setup, you are required to place it closer to your home WiFi router. For instance, you may set it up in the same room where your router is placed already, and once the Linksys extender setup is successfully done, you can move your RE3000W according to your choice.

Step 2:

Connect your router to the Linksys RE3000W. Ensure that you have at least 50 percent of your router’s WiFi signal on your computer/smartphone you are using for the initial Linksys RE3000W setup process.

Note: To avoid any issues during the setup process, make sure that firmware on your Linksys extender as well as on your home networking router is up-to-date. Old or corrupted firmware might ruin your internet experience.

Step 3:

Now, on a computer, laptop, or any other smart device, get connected to the default WiFi network name i.e. Linksys extender setup-xxx. Make sure to connect only one device at a time during Linksys WiFi range extender setup process. Once the device is set up, you can surf internet without any issues on 3-4 devices at a time.

Step 4:

The next step is to open any web browser of your choice on the connected device and enter extender.linksys.com or 192.168.1.1 in the address bar. To avoid Linksys extender login issues, make sure to use the updated version of the internet browser.

Step 5:

Once the Linksys RE3000W setup screen pops-up, click on the “Start Setup” button.

Step 6:

 On the License Agreement screen, click on the I agree button.

Step 7:

It will now look for available and active wireless networks nearby. Choose your network name or SSID and click on Connect.

NOTE:  If your Linksys WiFi range extender is placed too close or too far from your main router, then you can either hit the Connect anyway option to continue. Else, hit on Find a better location to look for the right place between your main router and the area to which you want to extend the range of the WiFi network.

Step 8:

Now, enter the password of your WiFi network in the blank field and click on Next. 

Once you are successfully connected to your home router’s WiFi network, you will receive a confirmation message showing “Your extender is now configured”. 

Fab! You are now able to connect your device to the extended WiFi network. Get set go guys! You now have access to the extended speed of the internet in every nook and cranny of the house.

If you have any doubts about the Linksys extender setup process, feel free to ask us through the comments section.

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