Belkin range extenders are devices that act as repeaters for the router’s wireless signal. They can also be set up without using cables and wires. They help in extending the coverage area of your existing router signal.
Normally, your personal Wi-Fi transmits adequate and strong signal to every corner of your home but sometimes the range that your router provides is not enough or does not work, in that opting for range extenders is the best option. Moreover, the setup of the extender is quite easy, but if you are in hurry, then reach out to Belkin router customer service, where the technical experts will provide you the necessary installation and setup steps.
The Belkin wifi ranger extender comes with the standard feature of WPS or Wi-Fi Protected Setup which allow the connection of web-enabled devices without having any access to the router’s configuration screens or the security key. But you must ensure that your router supports the WPS button.
Before you begin with the setup, ensure that you have the following:
- A Belkin wifi range extender
- An existing wifi network and its wireless router’s network name (SSID) and password
- A wifi capable device (computer, smartphone or tablet)
- The default gateway for Belkin Range extender
Set up of Belkin Wi-Fi Range Extender
Step 1: Plug in your range extender into a power outlet that is within the range of your router’s wireless network
Step 2: Using a Wi-Fi capable device, locate and connect to the Belkin.setup network
Step 3: Launch a browser and enter the official address of Belkin range in the address bar then tap on go
Step 4: click on the get started option on the page that opens up
Step 5: Select the wireless network you want to extend and tap on next
Step 6: Enter your Wi-Fi network’s password when prompted and select ‘Next’
Step 7: Select your Wi-Fi network once again and click next to create the extended network
Cabled setup: in some models of the range extenders, a cabled set up can also be done. To do the needful, you will have to connect the range extender to your computer using an Ethernet cable. Plug the extender into a power outlet and disable the Wi-Fi on your computer. If in confusion, get in touch with Belkin support available 24×7.
WPS Setup: if your router supports the WPS setup then you can set the extender using a WPS PIN of your router. Look for the PIN on the back or bottom of the router. To do so, follow the below-given points:
- Launch the web browser on your computer and navigate to Belkin range
- Click WPS under the extended network settings and then enter the PIN in the client device PIN field
- Click Enroll to complete the configuration
Through the given ways, you can do the setup simply. In case you need any expert guidance then reach out to Belkin customer service, where the professional and qualified technical experts will help you in doing the setup.