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Linksys is one of the renowned brands in the Networking devices manufacturing industry. Linksys is an American company, and they usually produce products for home, use to small business users, they are not largely into working with high-end equipment and do quite well job for what they are good for. Now They Are Owned And operated by Belkin Inc.

Actually when we are having a large home, where it is difficult for a single router to spread its network, and in those situations, we get to see the use of Range Extenders.

Most of the extender, Linksys Also have Two main ways to Be Reset And Restore to the default factory settings.

Reset Linksys Range Extender –

Check out all these steps to fix and reset your Linksys range extender

Fix 1: Soft Reset : –

  • Switch your PC on.
  • Open up a web browser and access the web-based setup page of the Linksys Range Extender
  • To access the web-based setup page to reset the Linksys Range Extender, you will have to first connect the router to the PC via a cable connection.
  • Open up the default IP 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1
  • Enter Username as “admin” and Password field also as “admin” and log in.
  • Move to the Administration field to proceed to reset the Linksys Range Extender.
  • Click on Factory Default Reset button to reset the Linksys Range Extender

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Reset-Linksys-Range-Extender_1

Fix 2: Hard Reset : –

Step 1) Shut down the PC

Step 2) Disconnect all the connections from the Linksys Range Extender

Step 3) Now connect the power cable and let the Linksys Range Extender boot up.

Step 4) After the Linksys Range Extender boots up, just insert a paper clip in the Reset hole for around 20 seconds to 40 seconds.

Step 5) Once the Linksys Range Extender boots up after a restart you will have successfully reset Linksys Range Extender.

Hard reset Linksys Range Extender
Hard reset Linksys Range Extender

Congratulation

Try setting Up Linksys Range Extender.

Read More – How to install and Setup Linksys Range Extender

Fix 3: Reset the IP & Change the Password : –

Step 1) Now to reset the Linksys Range Extender without actually trying to reset the rest of the changes related to other settings then we can Reset just the IP and change the access password

Step 2) Switch on the PC

Step 3) Open a Web Browser and access the web-based setup page of the Linksys Range Extender.

Tips –
=> To access the web-based setup page to reset the Linksys Range Extender, you will have to first connect the router to the PC via a cable connection.
=> Open up the default IP 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1
=> Enter Username as “admin” and Password field also as “admin” and log in.
=> You Can Also Try Username = Admin And Password = Password

Step 4) Now from the Setup menu just reset the IPs and another password which you need to change and you have finally reset the main settings of the router.

These were 3 fixes on how you can reset the Linksys range extender. I hope these 3 fixes work for you and if they don’t then Please Comment Below and let us know if you have Any other Problem with your Linksys range extender.

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