Setting up TP-Link RE300 wifi extender

Setting up TP-Link RE300 wifi extender

In order to setting up TP-Link RE300 wifi extender, you must do the following steps:

  1. To a power outlet close to your router, connect the extender.
  2. Connect to the WiFi network of the extender using yourcomputer  or a mobile device.
  3. On the label at the bottom of the extender, you’ll see the network’s name and password.
  4. Go to in a web browser.
  5. Select “Quick Setup” from the tabs.
  6. After choosing the WiFi network you wish to expand and entering its password, click “Next.”
  7. As the extender attempts to connect to your network, wait. This could take a while.
  8. After everything has set up, you can shift the extender to its final place by unplugging it.

TP-Link RE300

You can check the user manual or ask for advice from TP-Link customer care if you need any help regarding setting TP-Link RE300 wifi extender.

Setting TP-Link RE300 wifi extender using WPS method

In today’s networking environment, the Tp-link RE300 AC1200 is a well-known Wireless repeater. Due to its provide and connectivity, The market for extenders a controlled by the RE300 extender. You may now enable the reconstruction of a strong WiFi network signal from your current WiFi router using the TP-Link Dual-band Extender Setup RE300 to give Internet access to dead network areas.

The following steps for setting TP-Link RE300 wifi extender using the TP-Link WPS method :

  1. Wait for the extender to turn on after plugging it in.
  2. Look for the WPS button on your router (this is usually located on the back of the router).
  3. For five seconds, press and hold the WPS button on the router.
  4. Press and hold the WPS button on the extender for 5 seconds within the next 2 minutes.
  5.  The extender and router are now has connected. Put the WiFi extender halfway between your router and the spot that has bad WiFi coverage.
  6. The extender should now improve the WiFi signal in the previously poor area.

Refer to the user manual for more help if you need it when setting TP-Link RE300 WiFi extender using the WPS method.


TP-Link RE300 wifi extender Firmware update

You must follow the following procedures in order to upgrade the firmware on your TP-Link RE300 WiFi Extender:

  1. Get the most recent firmware for your RE300 by visiting the TP-Link website.
  2. Using an Ethernet cable, link the RE300 to your computer.
  3. Enter the RE300’s IP address into a web browser to access the web-based utility. Typically, the default IP address is
  4. Enter your username and password by using the defaults (both are “admin” without the quotes).Click “Firmware Upgrade” after selecting “System Tools” from the left menu.
  5. You can select the firmware file you downloaded in step 1 by selecting it using the “Choose File” button. To start the firmware update procedure, click the “Upgrade” button.
  6. During the update process, don’t turn off the RE300 or unplug it because doing so could harm the device in the long run.

Make sure you are utilising the suitable firmware for your specific RE300 model. Making serious mistakes with your device’s firmware can cause problems.

Setting TP-Link RE300 wifi extender using tether app

You must perform the following steps in order to setting TP-Link RE300 WiFi Extender usingTether app:

  1. Use your mobile device to download the Tether app from the Google Play Store or the App Store.Use the WiFi to connect your mobile device to the RE300. 
  2. The RE300’s bottom label has the default WiFi name (SSID) and password printed on it.Launch the Tether app on your smartphone.
  3. The app will look for the RE300 and display it on the screen. To choose the RE300, tap on it.
  4. To finish the setup procedure, follow the app’s instructions. 
  5. You might also need to enter the name and password for your home WiFi.
  6. Once everything has set up, you can manage and modify the settings on your RE300 using the Tether app.

Try resetting the RE300 to its factory defaults and starting the setup process from scratch if you are having trouble configuring it using the Tether app. To complete this, hold down the reset button on the RE300’s bottom for at least 10 seconds until the power LED begins to flash. Wait for the RE300 to restart after you release the button.

Troubleshooting TP-Link RE300 wifi extender issues 

Here are some troubleshooting techniques you can use if your TP-Link RE300 WiFi   Extender is giving you problems:

  1. If the RE300 was manual, the power LED should have lit.
  2. Make sure the RE300 can connect to your router.
  3. For optimal performance, the RE300 should have placed closer to your router, ideally a few feet away.
  4. Press and hold the reset button for at least 10 seconds, or until the power LED begins to flash, to restore the RE300 to its factory default settings. 
  5. Wait for the RE300 to restart after you release the button. Make sure no other electronic equipment or devices are trying to interfere. 
  6. To see if it makes a difference, try moving the RE300 to a different spot.Make sure your RE300 is running the most recent firmware version. 
  7. On the TP-Link website, you can check for firmware updates and download the most recent version.
  8. If you are still having issues, you might want to reset your router to its factory settings and reinstall the RE300 from start to end.

You might want to try getting in touch with TP-Link customer support for additional help if none of these troubleshooting steps manage to fix your problems.


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