Most people buy the wavlink extender but don’t know how to set it up and increase its strength. In this article, you will learn how to increase the strength of your Wavlink extender after the setup.

First, you should understand:

What is Wavlink WiFi extender?

The Wavlink WiFi extender supports the 2.4GHz 300mbps and 5GHz 867mbps models. It will be suitable for all types of routers and you will don’t worry about its compatibility. You can easily connect your laptop, mobile phone, computer, PC, etc. The Wavlink extender setup also works as an excellent wireless access point. You can set up your wavlink extender closer to the router at home. In the next step, you will know about the setup of the wavlink extender.

Setup Wavlink WiFi Extender

  • Firstly, place your WiFi extender near the router within the range of 10-15 feet from the router or in the same room during the setup time.
  • Now, you will see a red light on the extender.
  • Turn on WiFi on your mobile phone or laptop and connect your device to the wavlink default extender name.
  • Open a web browser like safari, firefox, etc. on your wireless device.
  • In the address bar of the web browser, you will need to type wifi.wavlink.com and click on the enter button.

Note: In case, your IP address is not working then try to reset your extender and reboot your router.

  • Now, a system setup will require you to create a username or password for your wavlink extender and click on the save button.
  • Choose the wavlink extender mode among the operation mode which is available on the screen.
  • The next step is to select the main WiF network that you want to extend them. It will show you a list of available WiFi networks in your area.
  • Enter the password for your selected WiFi SSID that you want to extend them.
  • After just a few seconds you connect with your extended WiFi network.

Setup Extender To Router Via WPS

There is another method to set up your wavlink extender with a router via WPS. The use of WPS button is the easiest way to connect. Before following this step, ensure that your router supports the WPS function. If not then you can change your old router to a new one.

  • Firstly, press the WPS button of your main Wavlink router after that press the WPS button of the Wavlink extender Within two minutes.
  • Wait till the light of the signal LED turns solid blue which determines that the WPS connection is successfully done.
  • If the process is done, your WiFi extender will automatically find the signal.
  • As both the extended network share their SSID and password as those to your host network.

Now, we will discuss improving the strength of the WiFi signal;

  • The first and most important step is to place your router in the halfway location of your house. The location which you choose for your extender must be in the range of the router. Place your WiFi extender away from the metal objects because they produce wavlink interference. Microwave ovens, refrigerator, cordless phones, radios, etc. these all objects prevents interference and absorbs the WiFi signal which comes from both router and extender.
  • The second step is to get a WiFi booster. Some time signal does not reach all the directions in your home. In this we consider you to get the WiFi booster device for improving the strength of the WiFi signal.
  • Another step is to restart your WiFi router. Turn off your router for 30 seconds and then restart the router. Sometimes, a simple reboot is required to fulfill the network’s needs.
  • Buy a better internet plan for your router because it is easy to underestimate how many devices connect to the internet via WiFi. Computers, mobile phones, and smart home appliances these all WiFi-connected devices that contain a big amount of bandwidth, and not all internet plans can provide it.
  • Last, Contact your internet service provider and ask them for help. Your service provider sends a technician to your home to measure the strength of the WiFi signal.

To Conclude

We hope after reading this article, you will be able to set up the wavlink extender and increase its signal’s strength. If you have still any doubts feel free to comment below. We will try to offer you a solution to your problem as soon as possible.