Belkin range extender setup

If you facing connection issue in your home or office then you must check reason behind it. Generally, our routers don’t cover the entire home network. They provide wifi signals up to the limited area, beyond that devices get no signals. Or sometimes router signals get disturbed due to interferences, obstructions present nearby the router, which contributes to weaken the signals. So, in order to eliminate this interference and obstruction, you need a device like Belkin range extender setup. Belkin is a well-known company that manufactures quality networking device such as router and extender. Belkin Company’s track record of manufacturing quality devices is quite impressive. So, if you are about to invest in Belkin range extender setup n300, you will not regret your decision. We welcome you all, on our website, which will provide updated information regarding Belkin range extender installation and configuration. Apart from this, you will also get information about http //router, and http //Belkin.range.  So, get ready to repeat your router wireless signals to the greater extent. Before you start Belkin n300 range extender setup, make sure you know the point’s prior Belkin setup.

Benefits of Belkin n300 Range Extender Setup

  • The user can add wirelessly networked computers to the wired network. Beside this, you can also extend the coverage of your wireless networking.
  • Belkin range extender has configuration push-button to get connect in repeater mode.
  • Provides reluctant-compatibility with every 802.11b 2.4GHz wireless device.
  • Belkin Range extender can work with PC computers and Macintosh.
  • Have wireless features such as 64- and 128-bit WEP and WPA/WPA2 encryption.

What You Need Prior Belkin.range Setup?

  • Belkin Wi-Fi Range Extender
  • You don’t require cables and wires, use Belkin setup wizard to setup your Belkin range extender.
  • Accessible Wi-fi Network or wi-fi router network name (SSID) & wireless password.
  • Dual-band router user will need router network name (SSID) & wireless password of both the band.
  • A wi-fi enabled device, it can be any smartphone, computer or tablet.

Method of Belkin.setup Wireless Range Extender

Your Belkin range extender can be set up wirelessly. A wireless installation that totally depends upon WPS or "Wi-Fi Protected Setup, is the simplest method to setup extender. Experts recommend Wi-Fi Protected Setup to those users who have less knowledge regarding Belkin setup. Wi-Fi Protected Setup is a network security standard which started to enhance protect a wireless home network. It also allows connection of Web-enabled clients without accessing the Belkin router's configuration dashboard or the security key of the network. Every Belkin range extender comes with this standard feature. Still, make sure your router supports WPS button.

  • First of all, push or hold the WPS button on Belkin range extender setup n300 for about 2 seconds.
  • Release the WPS button once you see WPS LED light begin to flash. It indicates that WPS has been started.
  • Next, push/hold the WPS button on router within 2 minutes, starting of WPS on your Belkin.setup wireless range extender.
  • Concluding configuration will take place automatically.

Belkin Range Extender Setup via Belkin Setup Wizard

To initiate Belkin Setup Wizard, a user will need a Web-enabled device such as computer or tablet, a device with Web browsing potential. Generally, every Belkin range extender supports wireless Web setup.

  • Initially, plug your Belkin range extender setup n300 into a power outlet. Extender must be placed within the range of your router's wireless network.
  • Next, detect & connect Belkin.setup network by your wifi enabled device.
  • Just in case, you can’t view the network, reset your range extender.
  • Open a web browser now and type domain name http://belkin.range into browser address bar & click Go button.
  • Apart from the domain name, you can also use IP address to access Belkin n300 range extender setup page.
  • On the opening of next page, tick on Get started button. This will look out for router's SSID.
  • Here, make a selection for a wireless network that you wish to extend. Once you have done, click on Next.
  • In case, your network is not visible, click on refresh button.
  • Now, wait for the Belkin setup to get connect to the network.
  • Afterwards, Belkin setup wizard will verify your password.
  • If the user has dual-band network, pick the second wireless network, you wish to repeat and extend.
  • On completion click on Next.

How to Reset Range Extender to Factory Defaults?

Press and hold the reset button for about 10 seconds and then release it. Light on the range extender will start flash and starts to blink. Restoration gets complete once the light gets firm.

Troubleshoot Tips for Belkin Range Extender Setup

Issue: - Belkin setup can’t locate my Dual-Band Wi-Fi Range Extender, what to do please suggest?

Solution: - Generally, Belkin range extender user faces this issue. This happens mostly during the Belkin n300 range extender setup. If you also facing the same situation, make sure you’re your Belkin range extender is Powered On.

Issue: -My Belkin range extender is having a problem while connecting to the wireless network, what to do?

Solution: - First Check If Amber LED is blinking it shows your extender is not connected to the wireless network. To solve this issue, shift the range extender nearby your router.

Secondly, check if Amber LED is firm, it shows extender is connected to the wireless network but the signal is pathetic. It might give a sluggish performance. For this, move your extender nearer to the router.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • OFF- The device is not connected to an electrical outlet.
  • Blinking blue- Device is starting up
  • Solid blue- Extender is connected to a wireless network
  • Blinking orange- Extender is unable to connect to wireless network.

You can access the web-interface of the belkin extender by opening a web browser on a device that is connected to belkin network and entering belkin.range in the address bar.

You can update your belkin extender manually by downloading the firmware on your computer from the belkin support site. You would need to sign into web-interface of belkin extender using belkin.range web address. Under the admin tab, you will be able to update belkin extender firmware manually.

You can reset your belkin extender to factory default settings by long-pressing the reset button located on the back-side of the device. You need to press the button for a few seconds using a blunt object. When you see a change in the behavior of power lights, you can release the reset button.

You need to reset your belkin extender in the following situations:

  • You’re encountering issues during the installation of belkin extender.
  • If you are not able to access the web-interface or setup page of belkin extender.
  • Your belkin extender is not working properly and giving you a hard time.
  • You need to erase all the configured settings.

In order to connect to the router’s network, you can make use of WPS (Wi-Fi protected Setup) method. Make sure your router supports WPS method as well. You need to press the WPS button on the belkin extender and router. Your belkin extender will connect to the router’s network.

  1. Connect your laptop to belkin network with an ethernet cable or wirelessly.
  2. Get on to a browser and type or belkin.range in the address bar, press the ‘Enter’ key.
  3. Enter the belkin device login credentials on the belkin extender login page, click on the ‘login’ option.
  4. You will enter into belkin setup wizard. Connect to the router network and provide with Wi-Fi password.
  5. Configure the wireless settings of the belkin device, and click on the ‘Save’ option to apply the settings.

You can configure the wireless settings of the belkin extender by signing into its web-interface by going to the belkin.range web page. Under the ‘Wireless’ tab, you can configure the wireless settings of the belkin extender. You need to provide a new network name and password for your belkin network. Click on ‘Save’ option to apply the settings.

Shift your belkin extender closer to the wireless router. If the distance is too much, your belkin extender will not work properly.

Use an ethernet cable to connect your laptop to belkin network. You can also connect to belkin network over the Wi-Fi.