The default web address http://extender.linksys.com can be used to access the default Linksys extender login page online. The IP address 192.168.1.1 is an alternative and can be used in place of the web address. However, if using any of these doesn’t generate any results, you’ll need to follow some troubleshooting steps and resolve the issues.
Accessing the extender.linksys.com login page is one of the first steps towards setting up your device. And being unable to access it means you won’t be able to set up the same.
Now, there can be several reasons behind you not being able to access the Linksys extender login page. The issue might be due to-
Now, when you know where the problem is, you can take adequate steps to resolve the error.
In the first case, if you are typing a wrong URL, you are likely to be directed to a wrong site or maybe just shown an error. Therefore, check if you have made any types and correct the same. The correct web address to access the login page is “https://extender.linksys.com”.
If you wish, you can also use the default IP address to access the same. The default IP address can be found using the command prompt menu using the “ipconfig” command, though it is generally 192.168.1.1. Now, once you are on the login page, you can begin following the steps to access the online setup wizard.
Secondly, check if you are connected to the right network. If not, the browser screen will show you the “This site can’t be reached” message. This is an indication that you need to connect your computer/smartphone to the right network. If you are having trouble connecting to the network wirelessly, you can use a wired connection using an ethernet cable. This will also ensure that there are no network lags.
If you do not have a working internet connection, you won’t be able to access the extender.linksys.com login page. Check if some of the Ethernet cables you are using aren’t connected or have developed an issue. Change the same if you think there’s an issue with the same. If taking the basic troubleshooting steps does not help, you can contact your ISP and they may help you with the same, as the issue can be from their end. Moreover, you can wait for some time to get the issue resolved. Chances are, if the server is down from end, they’ll be working on resolving the issue.
The admin credentials help secure your extender device settings. Once secured, changing the settings without permission from the admin user becomes difficult. If you aren’t able to access the login page because you have forgotten the admin password, you’ll need to reset your device. To RESET your extender device, you can follow the steps as mentioned:
Allow the extender to reboot and then reconfigure the same using the default credentials.
To learn more about the setup process, you can refer to the information on more of our blogs.