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Using Site Survey on the Linksys RE7000

The Site Survey feature of your Linksys RE7000 Max-Stream™ AC1900+ Wi-Fi Range Extender displays all the wireless networks within the range.  It also helps you determine where to properly place your Linksys RE7000 between your wireless router and the area with poor signal.
 
NOTE:  The Site Survey is ONLY available if your Linksys RE7000 is set up to work on Range Extender mode.
 
Follow the instructions below to learn how to use the Site Survey feature of the Linksys RE7000.

 
Step 1:
Open a browser to log in to the web-based setup page of your range extender.  For instructions, click here.
 
Step 2:
Under Wireless, click Site Survey.

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The Site Survey page will then be displayed.
 
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• Select - clicking the radio button beside the wireless network name (SSID) selects the SSID.
• SSID - displays the name of available wireless networks.
• GHz - indicates the radio band of available wireless networks.
• Signal - displays the relative position of the available networks within range by indicating the power of the wireless signal received.
 
QUICK TIP:  If a signal with no green bar is displayed, the Linksys RE7000 is located too far from the router.  For optimum performance, place your Linksys RE7000 near the router to keep the signal strength between 60% and 100%.
• Security - displays the security type used by available networks.  If a network supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS), the WPS User-added image icon is also displayed.

Associating the Linksys RE7000 with an access point or router
 
Step 1:
Under Site Survey, click the radio button that corresponds to your wireless network name (SSID) then click Connect.

 
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Step 2:
Enter your wireless network password in the Passphrase field then click Connect.
 
NOTE:  The type of security information required in this screen should match your access point or router’s wireless security settings.  The wireless password is also case-sensitive.

 
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Wait for the process to be completed.
 
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You should now have successfully configured your Linksys RE7000 with your wireless network.  You can proceed with connecting wireless computers and devices to get Internet access. 
 
QUICK TIP:  To know if your Linksys RE7000 is connected to the network, click Status > WLAN Statistics.

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The Network Name (SSID) should display your router’s wireless network name.
 
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QUICK TIP:  If you encounter any issues, a firmware upgrade may resolve it.  You can download the latest firmware of your Linksys RE7000 to ensure that you are using an updated version.  Search your model number from the Linksys Support Site and download the file.

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