If you love streaming movies and videos anytime and anywhere in your house, then you must opt for a D Link WiFi extender. This is the only device that provides you uninterrupted internet range wherever you need, even in washroom, storeroom, or basement. But, for this, you have to first configure dlink wifi extender. Only after configuration of the device, you will be able to get lag-free internet range everywhere in your house.
After buying the device, 4 out of 5 users keeps on looking for the solution on Google for“can’t set up D Link WiFi extender” issue. Only lucky users get redirected to this post and you are one of them. Here, you will get to know some of the best solutions to resolve “can’t set up D Link WiFi extender” issue in no time.
Fix: Can’t Set Up D Link WiFi Extender
Note: From power on to configuration of the extender, every step is provided in this article. In order to get success, we strictly advise – don’t skip any step.
Fix 1: The very first fix that you have to apply in order to set up your D Link WiFi extender without any hassle is to power it on. Make sure that you are providing a continuous power supply to your extender and the wall socket to which it is plugged in is well-working.
Fix 2: While configuring the extender, you have to plug it closer to your router. So, choose a wall plug for the D Link device that is near to your router. Once the process gets completed, you can place the D Link device anywhere in your home.
Note: If you don’t have the wall plug near router, then use extension for plugging in the router and the extender together. This will make it easier for you to make a solid, secure, and uninterrupted Ethernet connection between your router and the extender.
Fix 3: The stable green LEDs on your D Link WiFi extender play a very important role for successful configuration. 95% of users proceed for dlink wifi extender setup process with blinking LEDs. As a result, they get no result. So, after plugging in the extender, simply wait for the LEDs on it to become stable. Yes, they will take normal time than usual. Till then, you can read the extender’s manual.
Fix 4: Are the LEDs on the extender stable? If yes, then turn on a desktop or laptop anything you have. Then, check for the software updates available on it. If you find any, update it. Your device will restart once the latest version of software gets updated on your device.
Fix 5: Open any web browser. Unpin and close all the unwanted tabs. Clear the browsing history. And, ignoring the browser search bar, straight away land on the URL bar. Copy http //dlinkap.local web address and paste it in the URL bar. The reason being, you can make tying errors while typing http //dlinkap.local, resulting in non-working of the web address.
Fix 6: Press Enter and provide the default extender login username and password in the required fields.
Note: While waiting for the extender’s LEDs to become stable, we suggested you to read the extender manual. Remember? Scroll up to step 3! If you read the manual, you might have seen the dlink wifi extender there, right? So, enter them accordingly without typos and click Log In or OK.
Wow, you have reached the dlinkap.local setup wizard. What are you waiting for guys? You are just couple of steps away. Follow the instructions for the D Link WiFi extender setup process and you are done. There wouldn’t be more than 2-3 setup steps.
Suggestion: You might face configuration issues after applying step 2 because most of the routers aren’t compatible with D Link WiFi extender. Many users tried many fixes to rectify the same issue but nothing worked for them. But, when we receive the same query of the users, we suggest them to opt for D Link WiFi router, configure it following the on-screen instructions provided on its setup page and then connect it to the extender. Trust us! By suggesting this – we have received 100% of the positive responses.
Note: To get onto router setup page, use dlinkrouter local web address.
And, with this suggestion, our article on “can’t set up D Link WiFi extender” ends here. So, what helped you out in a successful configuration of the extender – Fixes or suggestion? Let us know via comments.