How to Check Connection ASUS RP-AC55 WiFi Repeater

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Check the status of the ASUS RP-AC55 Wi-Fi Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Be near your range extender.
  • Have your smartphone or tablet nearby.
  • Have the Asus Extender app installed.
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In This Guide
You'll Learn How To:
  • Check the status of the ASUS RP-AC55 Wi-Fi Range Extender.
Before We Begin:
  • Be near your range extender.
  • Have your smartphone or tablet nearby.
  • Have the Asus Extender app installed.
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Along the bottom of the ASUS RP-AC55 are a series of status lights to indicate what the unit is doing and the status.

RP-AC55 diagram with indicator lights highlighted

Power
PowerIndicates the power is on or off.
Existing Network
NetworkIndicates if the extender is connected to your router.
Move Closer
Move extender closer to routerIndicates you need to move the range extender closer to your router, so it gets a better signal.
Move Away
Move extender away from router.Indicates that you need to move the range extender farther away from your router, to avoid an overlap of signal that could cause problems.
Both Distance Lights Off
Both lights off for distance indicatorWhen both distance lights are out, your Range Extender is a proper distance away from your router. The Range Extender can hear your router fine, and it's transmitting properly.

The Asus Extender app can provide status of your Asus RP-AC55 directly on the first screen, once you open it.
Asus Extender

Network Map
Asus Extender - Network Map section

Internet Status
Internet StatusInternet status will show if your router is Connected or Disconnected from the Internet.
Router
Router statusRouter will show if your router is responding, and if it supports the feature, the model of your router.
Extenders
ExtendersExtenders shows how many extenders were found on your home network, so you can easily tell if one is offline, if you use multiple extenders.

Extender Information
Extender Information

Extender Model and IP
Extender name and IPThe first line shows model of your extender, as well as the internal IP address it's using on your home network.
SSID
Shows the Network Name your extender is broadcasting that Wi-Fi devices will use to connect.
Sign in to device
Allows you to re-setup or change the setup the extender.
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