How Do I Setup My Linksys

Linksys RE6500 AC1200 Dual-Band Wireless Range Extender duplicates the wireless signal of any access point or router to offer internet connectivity in challenging-to-reach locations. The extender provides up to 10,000 square feet of wireless coverage. A Linksys RE6500 can be set up without the use of an installation CD.

With its high-speed AC technology, you may play online games and stream HD videos wirelessly without any lag or delays. With speeds 10x faster than Fast Ethernet, the RE6500’s 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports enable speedy and dependable wired connections to computers and other Internet-capable devices.

Take into account the setup instructions for the Linksys RE6500 below.

Linksys RE6500 Manual | AC1200

When you buy a new AC1200 extender, a Linksys RE6500 manual is packaged with it. This manual provides an array of setup instructions from start to finish. You can quickly get your Linksys RE6500 extender up and running by following these basic setup instructions.


However, understanding the installation instructions in the Linksys RE6500 manual can be rather difficult for frequent users. You can easily install your Linksys AC1200 RE6500 WiFi range extender by contacting our specialists via live chat or email. They will correctly configure your extension and guide you through each step.

Linksys RE6500 Setup using WPS Button | AC1200

Follow these directions to configure your Linksys RE6500 using WPS:


  • The Linksys RE6500 AC1200 must first be turned on.
  • Put the RE6500 in the same location as the router.
  • The WPS button on the extension needs to be depressed.
  • Check to see if the LED lights on the RE6500 extender are blinking as they should.
  • The Linksys AC1200 extension is in a great place.
  • Finally prepared for wireless device synchronisation is the Linksys RE6500 WIFI Extender.

Linksys RE6500 Extender Firmware Upgrade

To update the firmware on your Linksys RE6500 AC1200 router, follow these steps:

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  1. Start by making sure the Linksys RE6500 is plugged into a power source.
  2. Visit the website immediately.
  3. Thank you; this is the repeater login page. Enter your login details.
  4. After logging in, look for the Administration option, and then select Firmware Upgrade.
  5. Click “Update Now” after selecting the most recent upgrade.
  6. Before selecting “download,” verify the version of your AC1200.
  7. Download the latest recent version, then launch the file.
  8. Your repeater has now received the most current security patch.


  • Installing the Linksys RE6500 comes after connecting the repeater to the power source.
  • the moment the extender’s light begins to flash.
  • Connect your booster’s cat5 or ethernet cable to the main router.
  • Open a browser on your laptop and type
  • You are now on the WiFi booster installation page. Click “Start Setup” to begin.
  • Follow the directions to connect your AC1200 to the main network or modem.
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Linksys AC1200 Troubleshooting Steps

Here are some suggestions for resolving Linksys RE6500 Setup issues:


  • Use your laptop to connect to an installed AC1200 repeater.
  • Make sure that the Linksys RE6500 extender is connected to the power outlet properly.
  • The Linksys AC1200 Extender’s firmware needs to be updated.
  • Avoid placing your extension near doors, aluminium studs, and other access points.
  • Check to see if each wire is operational.
  • To configure the RE6500, simply utilise the most recent version of your web browser.
  • Reset your extender first, then the power of the booster.
  • If you’ve forgotten or lost your default login credentials, consult the handbook.

NOTE:- Have any of the troubleshooting techniques suggested above failed to help you address your problems? Stay calm. If you run across any Linksys RE6500 extender setup issues, please contact us.