Operational Modes on Linksys RE7000

Linksys is one of the leading brands in manufacturing the high-tech wireless range extendersLinksys wireless extenders enhance the existing wireless signal generated from the Linksys router. Linksys range extender helps to remove the dead zones or no signal zones at your home or workplaces.  These wireless extenders boost the existing Linksys routers to cover all the no signal or dead zones. They are designed to work as replicator or bridge which can replicate the weak wifi signal in boosted or amplified signal.  Some extenders are Linksys RE7000, Linksys RE6500, Linksys RE6400, and Linksys RE3000W N300.

The Linksys RE7000 is the latest extender from Linksys with 802-11 ac technology. It can easily extend your Wi-Fi to hard-to-reach places in your house so that you can get signal anywhere.  Linksys RE7000 has two operational modes, which are-

  1. as a Range Extender
  2. as an access point

Now, let us proceed to how to switch between the two operational modes.

How to switch from range extender to Access point mode?

To use Linksys range extender as an access point, you need to connect it to your router using an Ethernet cable and configure its settings.  Follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Firstly, connect to your range extender’s Wi-Fi and access http://extender.linksys.com on the web browser.

Step2:  Now, enter the admin password of your range extender and click Login.

Step 3: Go to the basic settings and click on the Operational mode, click Change.

Step 4: Connect your extender to your router by using an Ethernet cable.

Step 5: Select change operational mode and choose Access point under it and click the Change button.

Wait while your Linksys range extender reboots. By now you have successfully switched to Access point mode.

How to switch from Access point to range extender point?

The range extender mode allows your Linksys range extender to extend your wifi range without the use of any cable. Follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Connect to your extender’s wifi and access http://extender.linksys.com on the browser.

Step 2: Now, enter the admin password of your range extender and click on Login.

Step 3:  Go to the basic settings and click on the Operational mode, click Change.

Step 4: under the Change operational mode select wireless extender and click on the change button.

Step 5: Select your wifi from the list displayed and enter its password. Then, click ‘Next’ and save the changes.

Wait while your Linksys range extender reboots. By now you have successfully switched to Range extender mode.

These were the two operational modes on Linksys RE7000. You can switch to any mode by following the above- given steps. These steps are the same for every Linksys range extender. At any point, if you are stuck in the process then take the help of our professional team to resolve any issue related to Linksys range extender by calling them at the toll-free number _ or mail them at _.

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