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How Do I Set Up My Linksys RE6700 Extender With a New Router?

In this week’s technology column, we are going to discuss: wireless networking. One of our readers is having some issues related to Linksys RE6700 setup with its newer WiFi router. If you are planning the same or ever upgraded your home WiFi router, then you are well familiar with this situation.

Our reader writes: “My uncle and I live on the same property, within 100 feet apart from each other. He had WiFi for the last two years and my Linksys RE6700 extender has always carried up the signal without any problem. Last week when he got a new wireless router, my extender fails to pick up the signal. So my question is, how do I set up my Linksys WiFi extender to reconnect with the Internet? Thanks in advance!”

The good news is that this problem is easy to fix. You can set up extender via the Linksys extender login page to your new WiFi router in two ways, but before that, you have to reset your Linksys extender to remove the previously saved configuration settings.

Instructions to Reset Linksys Extender

  • For resetting Linksys, all you need a paper pin clip.

  • Insert your range extender’s into an electrical outlet.

  • After that, push the button named Reset with the help of a pointed material.

  • Wait for the LEDs to turn into solid.

  • So, here ends the Linksys reset process. Now, let us move a step ahead and learn steps to configure your Linksys.

Steps to Set Up Linksys RE6700 Extender to New Router

You can set up Linksys extender in two ways, i.e.

  1. WPS method

  1. Manual method


It is the easiest and quickest method to configure your Linksys wireless extender to your home WiFi router. All you need to follow the below-mentioned handy steps:

  • Place your Linksys RE6700 extender in the vicinity of the home AP.

  • Power it up.

  • Press the WPS button of your Linksys extender.

  • Wait for a few minutes, let the extender syncs up properly with your new home WiFi router.

  • Unplug the WiFi range extender and move it to a new location.

  • Now, try to establish a connection between your devices and extended Linksys network.


  • Place your RE6700 extender in the range of your home AP.

  • Connect your AP to the extender with the help of CAT5 Ethernet cable.

  • Now, turn on your wireless device and wait for light to turn green.

  • Turn on your computer and visit the Linksys extender login web page.

  • Input RE6700 admin info prior to hitting Log in.

  • Now follow the on-screen instructions to configure your Linksys extender.

  • Once done, hit on the Save button.

  • Unplug the WiFi range extender and move it to a new location.

  • Now, try to connect your computer to the extended network to test the internet connection.

Linksys Wi-Fi Extender Guide

There are funnels in the Internet access in the home, which lower the speed of the connection when they face a high demand for connected equipment. Saturation, slow navigation, interrupted videos, are some of the symptoms that the funnel effect causes.

One solution is to buy Wi-Fi signal extender, depending on the conflict that the network has at home. One of such extender is the Linksys RE3000.

With its dual-band RE3000 Linksys extender offers speed and reliability to your Wi-Fi connection, delivering a stronger connection with a wider range than in a single band. The latest advancements reduce the load time by prioritizing high-bandwidth activities and protect the network with WPA / WPA2 wireless encryption and SPI firewalls.

Unique Features of Linksys Extender:

From “parental control” you can schedule children’s online time, manage their online activity from anywhere and create a guest network with a single password for convenient and secure access to home visits.

  • The loss of the Wi-Fi signal is a common problem, because the construction material is a barrier in certain rooms.
  • For this, it is recommended to install a signal extender. Linksys brought to Argentina the RE3000w, with a speed of up to N300 MBPS, which extends the area of ​​the domestic Wi-Fi signal by repeating and distributing the router’s signal to the most remote areas of the house.
  • It works with any Wi-Fi router, even with the one supplied by the Internet service provider, although if it is paired with a Linksys router using linksys, it provides greater performance.
  • It has a “fast Ethernet” port, which extends the Wi-Fi coverage and connects an additional device by the cable.
  • It is designed in white to match the decoration of the house.

Introducing the Spot Finder Technology:

Includes Spot Finder technology that tells users where to place the range extender using a mobile device for getting the optimal performance. Both teams have the free Linksys application to provide the user with the configuration of the equipment as well as the control of the domestic Wi-Fi network. This is to inform you that Linksys application also allows you to do Linksys router login.

In addition, it allows access and monitors the network at any time and place from a fixed or mobile device. With this application, you can see what devices are on the network, and create a network protected with guest password.

The application will allow you to change the bandwidth priority in the equipment you use most, such as movie players, computer or mobile phones on a video game console, when these are connected and in simultaneous use, obtaining complete control of the network without experience speed reduction.

So you are all set now, enjoy the extended network. Enjoy playing PubG anywhere in your house, without interruption.

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