TP-LInk RE400 Extender

The TP-LInk RE400 extender is designed to repeat your home network for ultimate performance by reducing signal interferences. It comes with three outer movable antennas to get the most optimal and trustworthy WiFi coverage at your home. Using the next generation will permit you to experience the most advanced high speed internet of 1600 MBps with its dual channels. It has a Gigabit port which lets you join an adapter as well as a laptop straight. It is congruent with the maximum router or access points. Installing the extender barely assumes 10 minutes. The LED signal blinker will let you spot the best location for the extender. For the detailed setup guide, get the info below.

TP-LInk RE400 Extender Setup Guide

Unpack the shipment box of your TP-Link extender and bring out the repeater, TP-Link re 400 manual, and remaining accessories. Put all these accessories on a horizontal dry surface. Understand the installation guide or user manual the shipper has supplied to you for the safety precautions.

  • Apply electrical current to the TP-Link RE400 signal booster device by putting it in the electrical joint beside your WiFi box.
  • The power LED starts flashing. Stay calm until it switches to firm blue.
  • There are two methods to join the prevalent network of your WiFi box. You can join by using a web browser and the WPS button.
  • However, you can utilize the WPS button for a more brisk connection.

TP-Link RE400 Quick Setup Via WPS Button

The WPS button setup is more quick and effortless. You did not have to type the SSID and password. It can be done using simply the WPS button on both the WiFi box and the RE400. For the detailed guide, check the steps below.

  • Clasp and thumb the WPS button on your WiFi box beside your extender.
  • Now, thumb the TP-Link RE400 repeater WPS button within 120 seconds of thumbing the WPS button on the WiFi box.
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  • Stay calm until the TP-Link RE400 glows a firm blue light. If firm blue light shows, this signifies the WPS pairing process is concluded.
  • That’s it, now you can enjoy the network.

TP-Link RE400 WiFi Extender Setup Via Web Browser

The TP-Link RE400 offers a setup using the web browser as well. In spite of the WPS setup, users prefer to do the setup using a web browser.

  • Navigate to the WLAN configuration of your WiFi device and look for the network name with TP-Link_Extender_2.4GHz or TP-Link_Extender_5GHz
  • You have to join the TP-Link RE400 network using any of the WiFi devices such as mobile or laptop. If you are using a laptop, then shut off the network cord if connected. It is suggested to make use of the laptop for the Quick setup.
  • Next, launch a search portal(web browser) and enroll in tplinkrepeater.net or the TP-Link RE400 default IP address 192.168.0.254. The TP-Link RE400 login interface opens on your laptop.
  • Enroll in the user identification(admin for password and username).
  • A fresh interface reveals that it demands you to generate a new username and password. Enroll in the details and hit confirm.
  • It will show the available prevalent network on the interface. Pick your prevalent network 2.4 GHz and then type its password. This ends the Quick setup. Now you have to point to the TP-Link RE400 extender for optimized internet performance.
  • On the next interface, It will show the prevalent 5 GHz network.
  • Type the WiFi box password one more time.
  • On the next steps, you can customize the default SSID, The TP-Link RE400 default SSID is labeled on its back. Inspect the wireless configuration on the next interface and conclude the setup.
  • At last, it will show the configuration you have done yet for the repeater, hit finish. Note down the password and other details.
  • Once you have concluded the setup using the WPS and web browser, then point your extender to a new spot.

Position Your TP-Link AC1600 WiFi Extender (RE400)

After you have configured using WPS and web interface, point your TP-Link RE400 to the new location or a new dead zone.

  • Shut off the extender from the electrical joint you have placed beside the WiFi box.
  • Translocate the TP-Link RE400 to no internet zone. Keep in mind that the RE400 will be in the WiFi box zone.
  • Apply electrical current to the repeater and view the LED light to get solid blue.
  • Join the TP-Link RE400 repeater network to enjoy the internet.

TP-Link RE400 Extender Login

Here are the steps that let you login into the extender to manage all the settings of your WiFi repeater.

  • Launch a search portal(web browser) and enroll in tplinkrepeater.net or the TP-Link RE400 default IP address 192.168.0.254.
  • The TP-Link RE400 login interface opens on your laptop.
  • Typify the login identification as you have set up while configuration. If you did not modify it, go with the default identifications.

Steps For TP-Link RE400 Firmware Update

Before going to update the TP-Link RE400 firmware, get sure that the firmware version will be matched with the extender model you are using. A stable internet connection is required to initiate the firmware update process. The firmware update may wipe all the custom-made settings. Get sure that you have backup all the configurations. Evade powering off the repeater during the firmware update process. After keeping all this info in mind, you are good to go for the firmware update.

  • Download the latest firmware for the TP-Link RE400 extender from the web address tp-link.com.
  • Launch a search portal(web browser) and enroll in tplinkrepeater.net or the TP-Link RE400 default IP address 192.168.0.254.
  • The TP-Link RE400 login interface opens on your laptop.
  • Navigate to the Settings>System Tools>Firmware Upgrade.
  • Click the Browse symbol and start hunting for the file where you have downloaded on your desktop. Once you found the file, hit upload.
  • Stay calm until the firmware update concludes and boot up.

TP-Link Range Extender RE400 – Backup and Restore Configuration Settings

Here is the info to backup and restore the custom-made settings for your extender.

  • Launch a search portal(web browser) and enroll in tplinkrepeater.net or the TP-Link RE400 default IP address 192.168.0.254.
  • The TP-Link RE400 login interface opens on your laptop.
  • Typify the login identification as you have set up while configuration. If you did not modify it, go with the default identifications.
  • Navigate to the Settings>System Tools>Backup and Restore.
  • To back up or save a copy of settings, click backup. It will save a bin file of extender settings on your laptop.
  • To restore the configuration settings, pick up the Restore symbol.
  • Stay calm for a minute for the repeater to restore and boot up.

Guide For TP-Link WiFi Repeater Troubleshooting

This troubleshooting guide will help you to get rid of the issues you are encountering even after concluding the setup.

TP-Link RE400 no internet access? Here are the Keys

If you can access the internet after finishing the setup, inspect the steps below.

  • Get sure that you are connected to the extender network and you have internet access. The laptop you are employing must be set to obtain an IP address and DNS server.
  • Power cycle your TP-Link extender RE400.
  • The initial configuration you have done should be correct. An incomplete setup will generate an issue.
  • If you are employing the LAN cable on your laptop, then shut it off and join the extender WiFi network. The WiFi extender must be pointed close to the WiFi box maintaining a distance of around 1.8 meters. You must point the repeater viewing the interference that may affect the signal and internet speed such as microwaves, thick concrete walls, glasses, etc.
  • Open the login interface and then probe the extender internet status. Everything should be OK. The browser you are using should have the most latest version. Otherwise, update it. Furthermore, you can switch to a new browser as well.
  • If it shows no internet, then call an internet service provider and affirm they are furnishing you with an internet speed as you have purchased.

TP-Link RE400 Extender Factory Reset

These are the steps to do the factory reset for your TP-Link extender RE400.

  • Apply electrical current to the TP-Link RE400 device by putting it in the electrical joint beside your WiFi box.
  • The power LED starts flashing. Stay calm until it switches to firm blue.
  • Look for the reset gap at the right side of the repeater.
  • Make use of a stick or identical tool to force into the hole for a few seconds.
  • The extender boots up by itself. Once the reboot process finishes, the extender wipes all the custom made settings to the default one.

TP-Link RE400 Review

It is a great extender to repeat the existing WiFi coverage. Surf the internet and stream HD videos without any lag. The extender is effortless to set up with the WPS button. A plug and play device. No need for a coaxial cable connection to your home. It delivers verifiable fast speed and range performance while testing. However, it is bulkier as compared to the other repeaters. A port on its side proffers to join the laptop or other devices for a smooth internet connection. Overall, a good router for home and business purposes. Recommended.