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Changing the Extended Wireless Settings of your Linksys RE7000 while on Range Extender mode

The Extended Wireless Settings of the Linksys RE7000 Max-Stream™ AC1900+ Wi-Fi Range Extender is the wireless link between the range extender and the wireless clients.  This is the network name that the client detects and connects to.  It has options that enable you to configure the wireless settings for your extended network.

IMPORTANT:  This article will ONLY demonstrate how to change the Extended Wireless Settings of your range extender. 
 
Step 1:
Open a web browser and enter http://extender.linksys.com in the Address bar.  Press [ENTER].
 
NOTE:  For further instructions on how you can access the Linksys RE7000’s web-based setup page, click here.
 
Step 2:
Type your Password and click Login.
 
NOTE:  Use the Password you set upon setup.  If you did not change it, the default Password is admin.

Step 3:
On the Basic Setting category, locate the Extended Wireless Settings of the band that you want to change.  Then, uncheck the checkbox beside the Make same as router settings to disable it.

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QUICK TIP:  By default, the checkbox is checked and the fields are hidden.

Step 4:
If you wish to change the Extended Wireless Advanced settings like the Channel Width, Security Mode, and SSID Broadcast settings, do so in these fields.
 
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NOTE:  If this option is left on Auto, the Linksys RE7000 will follow the settings of the main router or access point.
 
Step 5:
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 4-6.

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 6:
Click Save.

You should now have successfully changed the Extended Wireless Settings of your range extender.  Also, you can now connect your desired wireless clients to the new network name.

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