Changing the Extended Wireless Settings of your Linksys RE6250 and RE6350 range extender

The Extended Wireless Settings of the Linksys RE6250 AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender and the Linksys RE6350 AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender are the wireless links between the range extender and the wireless clients.  It has options that enable you to configure the Wi-Fi® settings for your extended network.

IMPORTANT:  This article will only teach you how to change the Extended Wireless Settings of your range extender.  It is recommended that your range extender has a unique Wi-Fi name. 

Step 1:
Access the web-based setup page of your range extender.  To know how, click here.

Step 2:
On the range extender's web-based setup page, click Basic Settings under Wireless.
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Step 3:
Locate the Extended Wireless Settings of the band that you want to change.  Then, uncheck the box beside Make same as router settings.

NOTE:  In this example, the 2.4 GHz bandis used.
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Step 4:
Enter your preferred Wi-Fi name and password in the Network Name (SSID) and Password fields.
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Step 5:
If you wish to change the Extended Wireless Advanced settings like the Channel Width, Security Mode, and SSID Broadcast, do so in these fields:
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Step 6:
If you also want to change the Extended Wireless Settings of your 5 GHz network, same rule
applies.  Scroll down to the 5 GHz Extended Wireless Settings section then repeat Steps 3-5.

NOTE:  Make sure that your router is broadcasting both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands.  If your router's 5 GHz band is disabled or doesn't have this feature, the 5 GHz settings on your range extender will be grayed out.
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Step 7:
Click User-added image to apply changes.

You should now have successfully changed the Extended Wireless Settings of your range extender.


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