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The Ultimate Guide to Install Linksys RE6700 Extender Manually

  • You can use http// web address to install Linksys RE6700 manually. Linksys WiFi range extenders use as the default web address which you can use to configure a brand new range extender as well as to change the settings of an old one with ease. Apart from this, the default web address can also be used if you want to reconfigure your new or an existing Linksys extender.

    Talking about Linksys WiFi extender, they receive live internet signals from a router or access point and transform them into amplified signals and then spread them in every nook and cranny of your house.

    So, to get the most out of your Linksys extender, you first need to set it up. To get the Linksys extender setup process done in minutes, follow the steps given below.

    How to Setup Linksys RE6700 WiFi Extender?

    • Using a router or an access point, connect your RE6700 to its WiFi network. For best and uninterrupted connection, we suggest you using an Ethernet cable to connect your Linksys extender and the router or access point. Before using an Ethernet cable, we recommend you to check it first. If the Ethernet cable is in good condition, then only it is recommended to use it. Else, replace your existing damaged Ethernet cable with a new or well-maintained one.
    • Apart from that, you also have to make sure that your Linksys RE6700 extender and router or the access point is connected firmly into a working wall outlet and receiving continuous power supply.
    • Once you’re done, open an internet browser on a PC or laptop and enter the default web address in its URL bar. To avoid any login issues, we suggest you clear cache, cookies, and browsing history from the browser prior to entering the web address. Also, we advise you update the internet browser (if available).
      Welcome to RE6700 setup screen displays.
    • Over there you see the Start Setup button, right? Click on it and proceed further.
    • Then, select “As a wireless range extender” option and click on Next once you’re done.
    • Select your WiFi. In the event that you have disabled the SSID, enable it or click on “Manually Enter Network Name and Password. This might take a couple of minutes to search for your WiFi network. Once detected, enter the Network Password and hit the Next button.
    • Next, if the Spot Finder indicates that the location of your Linksys RE6700 extender is Just Right, hit the Next button. Just in case, the Spot Finder doesn’t indicate the location of your RE6700 device, then relocate it accordingly. Once you’re done with locating your Linksys extender, return to Step 1 and go through the entire Linksys RE6700 setup again.
    • Thereafter, secure your Linksys WiFi range extender by creating a strong and hard-to-detect password.
    • At last, hit the Save button to apply the changes.

    Tip: Once you are done with setting up your Linksys extender, we advise you search for its firmware update. On the off chance if the new firmware is available for your RE6700, simply get it done by walking through the instructions given on-screen. Updated version of Linksys extender’s firmware fixes many technical issues and also improves its overall performance.

    That’s it! You are successfully done with Linksys extender setup.


    We hope that this post have helped you in configuring your Linksys RE6700 WiFi range extender without any hassle. If at any setup step you got stuck and need technical assistance, without much delay feel free to reach out to our technical department via comments.