TP LINK Wifi Extender TL-WA860RE V1 N300 Description
With just 10 ounces of weight and 6.2 X 3.6 X 4 inches of dimension this tp link wifi extender fits perfectly into your homes interior. Its small and stylish design draped with two external powerful antennas makes it possible for you to extend the signal easily upto 40-50 feet without dropping strength. If you have router at one end of your house which is 2000sqft then also it will extend the signal via this tp link extender wont be a problem. Its model is TL-WA860RE-V1. On the right hand side of the extender you have three buttons which are( from top to bottom) POWER ON/OFF, WPS( wireless protected setup), RESET. At the bottom of tplink tl wa860re extender you have one Ethernet port which can be used to connect extender with smart tv, gaming console, security system etc. The LED’s at the front shows the signal strength(green being the strongest), Wifi connection status shows if extender is connects to the router or not and one power LED.
How to Setup Tp link Extender TL WA860re via browser
Firstly plugin your tl wa860re extender into a power outlet.
Wait until the power light turns to solid green, it takes around 60 seconds for the extender to boot properly.
Now grab any of your wireless devices like laptop, cell phone or i-pad and goto settings> Wifi>Network list.
In the Network list you will find your tplink extender setup showing up.
Hit that and connect to it.
NOTE:- Don’t worry in case it shows as open network, that’s because right now it is not configured with any secured Network/Router.
Once connected to the tp link extender name open a browser and in the address bar type tplinkrepeater.net , http tplinkrepeater net , tplinkrepeater net.
In case tplinkrepeater.net doesnt work try changing the browser or resetting the extender.
NOTE:- You can achieve tplink extender setup by its default IP address i.e. 192.168.0.254 also
Once your on the setup page for tl wa860re n300 then login into the page with username as “admin” and password as “admin” too.
It will now scan all the available networks in your area.
You need to select the network that you want to extend, also type in the password for the same.
Just follow the On-screen instructions and your tplink extender will start working.
- For best results place this extender away from big appliances like microwave etc.