Linksys Extender FAQs

Easy quick solutions for Linksys Range Extender-

1. Linksys Extender default administrator password – Default password is admin.

2. How to reset Linksys range extender?-Easiest way to reset is-
• Press and hold the reset button on the range extender for 10 seconds and release it.
• You can also try web-based reset. Access Linksys extender login page using Go to Administration > Factory Defaults.

3. What is the default IP address of the Linksys range extender? – Default IP address is

4. How to use WPS on the Linksys extender and add clients? – Press WPS button on the Linksys extender for 3-4 seconds and do the same on the Client device. Wait for 5 minutes to establish secure connection.

5. What is spot finder technology? – Spot finder helps you determines the best signal spot where you can plug your range extender.

6. How to access login page? – To access Linksys extender login page you need to be connected to your Linksys wireless network and visit

7. My Wi-Fi is not being detected during Setup, what could be the problem? – By default, the Linksys RE9000 scans for the 5 GHz Wi-Fi to use as the backhaul connection for better performance. If you do not have a 5 GHz Wi-Fi (such as a dual-band wireless router or access point), then select the Choose 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi band… option instead.

8. Why am I experiencing poor signal or slow speed on my Linksys RE9000?- Be sure to place your Linksys RE9000 in an ideal location, as indicated by the Spot Finder technology (In Range Extender mode).

NOTE: When you move around your home, your wireless devices may not disconnect from the router until they lose Wi-Fi signal. This may occur even if the Wi-Fi signal from the Linksys RE9000 is stronger (and vice versa). If you are having connection issues, select the Wi-Fi with stronger signal.