A Linksys wifi extender extends your home's wireless range by replicating Wi-Fi signals from your router. It's a plug-and-play device that you can put in the middle of your home to boost Wi-Fi coverage. Setup and installation are a breeze with the WPS button. You can access the extender's web interface by going to extender.linksys.com and changing the wireless settings, such as the Wi-Fi name and password. Here's how to get started with the Linksys extender setup in a jiffy. You'll also find information on your device's login, Linksys RE6300 setup, and more on this page.

Initial Linksys Extender Setup

  • To begin, connect an Ethernet connection from the modem to the router.
  • Remove the extender from the box, place it next to the router, and plug it in.
  • Then connect any of your end devices to the range extender, such as a PC.
  • Connect the LAN port on the extender to the Ethernet port on the computer system with an Ethernet cable.

Linksys Extender Setup Through extender.linksys.com

  • After you've completed the initial setup, you can tweak or customise your extender settings using a web-based interface.
  • Open a web browser on the device that is linked to your extender to do this.
  • Then, in the browser's address field, put http extender.linksys.com and click enter.
  • Log in to the Linksys extender configuration portal or the setup dashboard.
  • On the Linksys extender login page, enter the default username and password if you're logging in for the first time.
  • After logging in, select New Linksys Extender Setup.
  • The gadget will look for networks that are available. Enter the WI-FI password by clicking on the network name of your main router.
  • Select the Basic Wireless settings from the Wireless tab.
  • You can change the extender's SSID name and password from here.
  • Now, customise the options to your liking and save them before leaving the page.

How Do I Update Linksys Range Extender Firmware?

Facing frequent connectivity troubles while connected to the extender? If your extender still doesn't deliver the required speed after the Linksys re6300 configuration, it's because the firmware isn't up to date. To upgrade your Linksys RE6300 to the advanced version, follow the instructions below.


  • To begin, power on the extender and connect an Ethernet wire to it.
  • Then, on your browser, type linksys.com and hit enter.
  • Click Login after entering the Linksys wifi extender login credentials.
  • Select Admin Settings from the web configuration page.
  • Then select Firmware Upgrade from the drop-down menu.
  • To see what new updates are available, click the Check button.
  • If any updates are available, select Yes.
  • Now you must wait for the Linksys firmware update to finish.

How do I Reset and reinstall the Linksys extender?

  • Make sure the extender is turned on before we begin the reset procedure.
  • Locate the extender's reset hole on the back panel.
  • Use a paper clip or a pointed pin to press it down.
  • Hold the button down until the extender's LED lights begin to blink.
  • Release the reset button, and the extension will reboot on its own.
  • Your Linksys equipment will now be reset to its factory default settings.
  • To reconfigure your equipment, follow the Linksys extender setup instructions.