2.4GHz
Power
On: The extender is on.
Flashing: The extender is starting up.
Off: The extender is off.
Quick Installation Guide
Option ONE
1
On: The extender is connected to the 2.4GHz
wireless network of your host router.
Off: The extender isn’t connected to the
2.4GHz wireless network of your host router.
Signal
Solid blue: The extender is connected to your
router’s wireless network and is in a suitable
location.
Solid red: The extender is experiencing poor
signal strength. Try relocating it closer to your
router.
Blinking: The extender is connecting to the router.
Off: No wireless connection has been established.
5GHz
On: The extender is connected to the 5GHz
wireless network of the host router.
Off: The extender isn’t connected to the 5GHz
wireless network of the host router.
Quick Setup Using Your Web Browser
Power on
Plug your extender into a
power outlet near your router.
2
Connect to the Extender
The extender’s default network is TP-Link_Extender_2.4GHz/5GHz or TP-LINK_Extender_2.4GHz/5GHz.
For Mac OS X Users
For Windows Users
Wi-Fi: On
Turn Wi-Fi Off
Connections are available
Wireless Network Connection
TP-Link_Extender_2.4GHz
TP-Link_Extender_2.4GHz
TP-Link_Extender_5GHz
√
Connect automatically
TP-Link_Extender_5GHz
or
Connect
Join Other Network...
Create Network...
Open Network Preferences...
Wait until the Power LED is solid on.
3
1. Unplug the Ethernet cable from your
computer (if any).
2. Click the Wi-Fi icon on the taskbar and
connect to the extender’s default network.
Configure
1
Launch a web browser, and enter
http://tplinkrepeater.net or http://192.168.0.254 in
the address bar. Create a password for future login
attempts, and click Start.
http://tplinkrepeater.net
Create Password
2
Select your router’s 2.4GHz/5GHz host network,
enter its password, and then click Next.
5GHz Host Network
4
2.4GHz Host Network
Please select 2.4GHz Host network or skip this network.
ID
1
SSID
2
TP_Link_123456
MAC Address
Signal
My_Home
Host 2.4GHz Password:
2
Summary
Wireless Settings
My_Home
Hide SSID broadcast
Copy Host SSID
Note: The extended 2.4GHz password is the same as your Host password.
30:B5:C1:33:99:76
Extended 5GHz SSID:
Next
12345678
My_Home_5G
Copy Host SSID
Hide SSID broadcast
Note: The extended 5GHz password is the same as your Host password.
23:B5:C0:30:90:06
Back
Other...
Rescan
Wait until the Signal LED turns solid blue. If not, relocate it closer to
the router to achieve better signal quality.
Next
Skip
If your router does not support 5GHz wireless
network, please click Skip to continue.
4
Verify your wireless settings and click Save. The
corresponding LED(s) (2.4GHz/5GHz) should turn
solid on.
Blue: Good location
Red: Too far away
Plug in the extender about halfway between your router and the
Wi-Fi dead zone. The location you choose must be within the range
of the host network.
Enjoy!
Extended 2.4GHz SSID:
Security
Relocate
1
Either keep the default SSIDs or customize them for
the extended networks, and then click Next.
5GHz Host Network
Wireless Settings
Exit
If the login window does not appear, please refer
to the FAQ > Q1.
3
Summary
2.4GHz Host Network
Confirm Password
Start
1. Unplug the Ethernet cable from your Mac (if any).
2. Click the Wi-Fi icon in the top right corner of the
screen and connect to the extender’s default
network.
Host Network
Router
Extended Network
Clients
Both extended networks share the same Wi-Fi passwords as those of your host networks, but may have different wireless network names
(SSIDs) if you have customized them during the configuration.
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LED Explanation
Option TWO
Quick Setup Using the WPS Button
WPS is an easier way to extend your host network. You are recommended to use this way if your host router has a WPS button.
The button might look like one of these:
1
Power on
Plug the extender into a power
outlet near your router.
Wait until the Power LED is solid on.
3
. Otherwise, please use Option ONE.
2
Connect
1
2
Press the WPS button on your router, and then press the WPS button on your extender within 2 minutes.
The Signal LED should turn
solid blue, indicating
successful connection.
If not, please use Option ONE.
If you are connecting the extender to a dual band router but only the 2.4GHz or 5GHz LED is on, repeat
Step 1 to connect to the other band.
1. Some ISP gateways disable the WPS function by default. If the WPS method fails, please refer to Option ONE.
2. For more information about using WPS on your router, please refer to the router manufacturer's user guide.
Relocate
1
2
Blue: Good location
Red: Too far away
Plug in the extender about halfway between your router and the
Wi-Fi dead zone. The location you choose must be within the range
of the host network.
Wait until the Signal LED turns solid blue. If not, relocate it closer
to the router to achieve better signal quality.
Enjoy!
Router
Clients
Both extended networks share the same wireless network names (SSIDs) and passwords as those of your host networks.
Entertainment Adapter
The extender can be used as a wireless adapter to connect any Ethernet-only
device such as a Blu-ray player, game console, DVR, or smart TV to your Wi-Fi
network.
TP-Link Tether App
Tether provides a simple, intuitive way to access and manage your extender
with your iOS or Android devices.
First, connect the extender to your router using Option ONE or Option TWO.
Then connect your Ethernet-only device to the extender via an Ethernet cable.
Ethernet Connection
Smart TV
Extended Network
Host Network
Game Console
Tether
Desktop
Router
Q1. What should I do if I can’t access the web management page of the
extender?
If your computer is wirelessly connected, make sure that you have connected to the
extender’s SSID; If your computer is connected via an Ethernet cable, make sure
that the connection is stable.
Make sure your computer is set to obtain an IP address and DNS server address
automatically.
Verify that http://tplinkrepeater.net or http://192.168.0.254 is correctly entered in
the web browser and press Enter.
Reset the extender and try again.
Q2. How do I reset the extender?
With the extender powered on, use a pin to press the RESET button. The LEDs
should turn off momentarily, and then release the button.
For technical support and other information, please visit
http://www.tp-link.com/support
How to
begin?
Set up the extender
Modify wireless settings
Turn on/off the LEDs
Block unwelcome devices
1. Download the Tether app from the App Store or Google Play.
2. Ensure your device is wirelessly connected to the extender or
to the host router.
3. Launch the app and start managing your extended network.
Scan to download
Q3. Why doesn't the Signal LED turn solid blue (or red) after I completed Option
ONE?
You may have entered the incorrect Wi-Fi password of your host network during the
configuration. Please log in to the extender’s web management page to check the
password and try again.
Reset the extender and go through the configuration again.
Q4. I enabled a wireless MAC filter, wireless access control, or access control
list (ACL) on my router, what should I do before configuring and using the
extender?
If you have enabled those features of your host router, you may need to disable them
first, and then follow Option ONE or Option TWO to complete the configuration.
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2014/53/EU, 2009/125/EC and 2011/65/EU. The original EU declaration of conformity may be found at http://www.tp-link.com/en/ce.
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