How Can I Boost My TP Link Extender’s Performance?


You can easily boost up the performance of your TP Link extender by configuring it and updating its firmware. But, it is not easy! Performing TP Link repeater firmware update and configuring it might be a toughest job for newbies. As you are on this post, you don’t have to worry about anything. You know why? Because we have got you covered! In this post, you will get to know easy steps on how to configure your range extender and update its firmware in minutes. Let’s hit the nail on the head!

First of all, we will provide you the steps to configure your TP Link WiFi extender. Once you are done with TP Link extender setup process, we will provide you instructions to update its firmware.

Let’s dive in!

There are two ways through which you can configure your TP Link WiFi extender. One is the manual method and second is using the WPS method. You can any one of these methods according to your comfort.

TP Link Extender Setup

The Manual Method

Step 1: For TP Link WiFi extender setup using the manual method, you need to connect it with your existing router using an Ethernet cable.

Step 2: Put the extender on power and wait for the LEDs on it to get stable.

Step 3: When you see that the LEDs on your TP Link device has become stable, turn on a desktop or laptop.

Step 4: After turning on your device, launch a web browser of your choice and enter

Step 5: Press Enter and you will be taken to setup page.

Step 6: Provide the extender’s model/ serial number (if needed) and follow the on-screen instructions.

Upon following the on-screen instructions in exact given order, your TP Link WiFi extender will get configured successfully using the manual method.

Note: If you don’t want to go with the manual method to configure your TP Link WiFi extender, then go with the WPS method.

TP Link Extender Setup

The WPS Method

Step 1: Locate the WPS button on your TP Link extender.

Step 2: Press it and wait for a few minutes.

Step 3: Locate the WPS button on your main router as well.

Step 4: Press the router’s WPS button.

Step 5: The WPS LED on your devices will start blinking. Wait till the get stable.

Your TP Link extender gets configured successfully using the WPS method.

You can now unplug your TP Link extender and move it to the location of your choice (if you wish to).

This was the first step towards boosting the TP Link extender’s performance. Now, the second step that you have to take in order to boost up your extender’s performance up to 30% is to update its firmware.

TP Link Extender Firmware Update

Here’s how to perform TP Link repeater firmware update:

Note: Before you initiate the process, make sure that your device has enough space to download and install the firmware update file.

Step 1: Log in to your TP Link WiFi extender.

Step 2: Provide the extender’s default (unless changed) username and password.

Step 3: Access the setup page.

Note: We suggest you to back up your current extender’s Settings before performing TP Link repeater firmware update process. The reason being, the firmware update process might clear the settings on saved on your extender.

Step 4: Click on System Tools > Firmware Upgrade > Browse > Upgrade.

Your device will restart automatically after firmware update process has been finished.

Your extender’s firmware has been updated successfully.

So, was the information provided in this post helpful? Are you able to boost up your extender’s performance? Please share!

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