Before you start the setup process, ensure the following:
An active Wi-Fi connection.
- Your Wi-Fi name (SSID) and Wi-Fi password / security key.
The Linksys RE6700 should be plugged into a power outlet. Wait until the light is blinking orange before starting the setup process.
Open a web browser, then enter "http://extender.linksys.com" or "192.168.1.1" in the Address bar.
The As a wireless range extender option will be selected by default upon setting up. Click Next.
Select your Wi-Fi.
NOTE: If your Wi-Fi is also using a 5 GHz band, you should see it with the 2.4 GHz band.
Enter your Wi-Fi password in the field, then click Next.
You will be prompted to configure the extended wireless network that the range extender will be broadcasting. Change the settings as you prefer or leave the defaults as is, then click .
QUICK TIP: The extended wireless network is the Wi-Fi that your range extender will broadcast for nearby clients to connect to.
Click Next if the Spot Finder indicates that the Linksys RE6700's location is Just right. This feature determines the signal strength between your range extender and your router. If your range extender is Too far or Too close, relocate it accordingly, then return to Step 1.
Create an admin password to secure your Linksys RE6700. Optionally, you may also add a password hint.
For instructions on changing your range extender’s extended wireless settings, click here.