1. Power LED
RP-N12
On: RP-N12 is on
Off: RP-N12 is off
2. Ethernet LED
Wireless-N300 Range Extender
Quick Start Guide
On: Device is connected to the
Ethernet port.
Off: Device is not connected to the
Ethernet port.
3. Wi-Fi LED
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Green: RP-N12 provides the best
Wi-Fi extender performance.
Red: RP-N12 provides poor Wi-Fi
extender performance.
Off: RP-N12 is not connected to a
router/AP.
NOTE: Please refer to step 3 in Method
One for the best Wi-Fi performance.
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Method One
1
Quick Setup with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
For router/Access Point(AP) with WPS support
Power On
Place your RP-N12 near your router/AP and plug it to
a power outlet.
Wait until the Wi-Fi LED starts
to blink green.
2
Connect via WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
1. Press the WPS button on your Router/AP. 2.Press the WPS button on your RPN12.
The Wi-Fi LED flashs for
about two (2) minutes and
then turns solid green or
red. The color of the LED
indicates the Wi-Fi signal
strength.
NOTE: Ensure that your router/AP supports WPS. Otherwise, use Method TWO.
3
Place in an ideal location
Enjoy!
After placing your RP-N12 in an ideal location, RP-N12 connects to your router/AP in about one (1) minute.
NOTES:
• P
lace your RP-N12 between your router/AP
and wireless device to get the best extender
performance.
• P
lace your RP-N12 in a location where you can
get green Wi-Fi LED.
IMPORTANT!
• To minimize interference, keep RP-N12 away from devices like cordless phones, Bluetooth devices and microwave ovens.
• We recommend that you place your RP-N12 in open or spacious location.
Your RP-N12’s wireless network name (SSID) changes
to your existing Wi-Fi network name, ending with
_RPT and shares your router/AP’s Wireless Password.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q1:What should I do if my router does not support WPS?
A1: You can use Method Two to set up RP-N12.
Q2:Why is that the Wi-Fi LED does not light up after completing Method
Two?
A2: You may have entered the wrong router SSID and password. Reset your RP-N12,
double check your router SSID/password, and set up RP-N12 again.
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Q3:Why is it that I cannot see the login page after entering http://
repeater.asus.com in the browser?
A3: Ensure that your computer is connected to the extender network only, and
set your computer to Obtain an IP address automatically.
Q4:How do I reset RP-N12?
A4: Using a pin, press the RESET button for about two (2) seconds. Wait for
about five (5) seconds until the Wi-Fi LED flashs red.
Reset
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Method Two
1
Set up using your web browser
Power On
Place your RP-N12 near your router/AP and plug it to
a power outlet.
Wait until the Wi-Fi LED starts to
blink green.
2
Login
Disconnect your Ethernet connection. On your
Wi-Fi enabled device, such as your desktop PC/
notebook/tablet, find the default network name
of your RP-N12 and click or tap Connect.
On a web browser, enter http://repeater.asus.
com to access RP-N12 web GUI (graphical user
interface). Enter admin as the username and
password.
NOTE: The screenshot below is from a desktopPC.
3
Configure RP-N12
IMPORTANT! For the best Wi-Fi extender performance, place your RP-N12 in an ideal location. Refer to Step 3 in Method One
3.You can either tick “Use default setting” or enter the SSID and security key/password
for your extended network. When done, click Next.
1.On a web browser, enter http://repeater.asus.com.
2.Connect to a Wi-Fi network and when prompted, enter the security key.
If your Wi-Fi network is hidden, click Manual setting.
NOTE: Your RP-N12’s wireless network name (SSID) changes to your existing Wi-Fi network name,
ending with _RPT and shares your router/AP’s Wireless Password.
5.Connect your wireless devices to the new Extender network.
4
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Place in an ideal location
After placing your RP-N12 in an ideal location, RP-N12 connects to your router/AP in about one (1) minute.
NOTES:
• Place your RP-N12 between your router/AP and wireless device to get the best extender performance.
• Place your RP-N12 in a location where you can get green Wi-Fi LED.
IMPORTANT!
• T o minimize interference, keep RP-N12 away from devices like cordless phones, Bluetooth devices and microwave ovens.
• We recommend that you place your RP-N12 in open or spacious location.
Enjoy!
Your RP-N12’s wireless network name (SSID) changes to your existing Wi-Fi network name,
ending with _RPT and shares your router/AP’s Wireless Password.
Media Bridge
(Ethernet Adapter)
Ethemet
Connection
Wireless
Connection
Set up RP-N12 via Method One or Method Two, then you can use
it as a wireless adapter to connect Ethernet devices such as Bluray player, game console, DVR, or smart TV.
Desktop
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Game Console
Smart TV
Smart phone
Tablet
Laptop
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