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Manually setting up the Linksys RE7000

This article will show you how to manually set up the Linksys RE7000 Max-Stream™ AC1900+ Wi-Fi Range Extender. 
 
NOTE:  This article assumes that your Linksys RE7000 is on factory defaults.
 
Step 1:
Connect a computer or a mobile device to the Linksys RE7000’s default SSID, which is Linksys Extender Setup – xxx.
 
QUICK TIP:  xxx are the last three (3) characters of the Linksys RE7000's MAC Address.  The MAC Address of your Linksys RE7000 is located on the label at the back of the device. 
 
Step 2:
Click the Manual Setup link to bypass the Setup Wizard.
 
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Step 3:
Enter the default Password which is admin.
 
Step 4:
First, select the mode you need for your network.  For more information on the type of modes click here.
 
Step 5:
Configure your manual settings such as the wireless network name and password for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz on the Wireless > Basic Settings page.
 
NOTE:  The default mode when choosing Manual Setup is Wireless Range Extender mode.  When the Manual option has been clicked on, you will see an orange bar across the page stating that upstream connection is not configured.  At this point you can go straight to the Site Survey page to select the upstream connection if you want to keep it in Wireless Range Extender mode, otherwise click on Change and select the Access Point mode and follow the instructions.
 
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QUICK TIP:  Click on the drop down arrow for User-added image and select your desired wireless options for the two (2) bands.
 
Step 6:
Click Save when you’re done to apply changes.

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