Need help?

Chat with a Tech Pro about services & pricing.

Special Offer: All students, parents, & educators get 50% off tech support for the entire school year. Select the Support - Annual plan and enter code “EdTech50” during checkout.

How to Check Connection Linksys RE6350 WiFi Repeater

Authored by:
Support.com Tech Pro Team
This Guided Path® was written and reviewed by Support.com’s Tech Pro team. With decades of experience, our Tech Pros are passionate about making technology work for you. We love feedback! Let us know what you think about this Guided Path® by rating it at the end.

Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to check the network status of your Linksys Range Extender.
You'll Need:
  • To be by your range extender or have a computer on hand.

1 Check Status

You can check the status of your Linksys RE6350 Range Extender in two ways:

  • On the device itself
  • On a computer or mobile device using a web browser

The type and amount of network related information that you get depends on which method you use.

On Your Range Extender

  1. Check the indicator light on the front of the range extender:
    Linksys RE6350 extender with indicator light highlighted
    Off
    OffRange Extender isn't getting power, or is turned off.
    Solid Green
    GreenTurned on, with good signal strength.
    Blinking Green
    Blinking GreenBooting up or updating firmware.
    Blinking Orange
    Blinking OrangeReady for setup or not connected.
    Solid Orange
    OrangeSignal is weak from your router to the Range Extender. Move the Range Extender closer to the router.

On Your Computer

  1. Launch the web browser that you use to surf the web.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. Navigate to one of the following addresses:
    • extender.linksys.com
      Address bar with http://extender.linksys.com entered
    • If you know the IP address assigned to your range extender you can enter that instead.
      Address bar with example ip address of extender entered

      This is an example IP address and will likely not match the one your range extender has.

  3. Enter the password when requested.

    The default password is "admin".

    Range Extender login page
  4. Under Wireless, click on Basic Settings.
    Basic settings highlighted
  5. Your network status will be displayed here.
    Network Status
  6. The status will show the range extender's connection to the router.

We're here to help!

chat
Connect to a Tech Pro

Call or chat with a Tech Pro 24/7.

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to check the network status of your Linksys Range Extender.
You'll Need:
  • To be by your range extender or have a computer on hand.

You can check the status of your Linksys RE6350 Range Extender in two ways:

  • On the device itself
  • On a computer or mobile device using a web browser

The type and amount of network related information that you get depends on which method you use.

On Your Range Extender

  1. Check the indicator light on the front of the range extender:
    Linksys RE6350 extender with indicator light highlighted
    Off
    OffRange Extender isn't getting power, or is turned off.
    Solid Green
    GreenTurned on, with good signal strength.
    Blinking Green
    Blinking GreenBooting up or updating firmware.
    Blinking Orange
    Blinking OrangeReady for setup or not connected.
    Solid Orange
    OrangeSignal is weak from your router to the Range Extender. Move the Range Extender closer to the router.

On Your Computer

  1. Launch the web browser that you use to surf the web.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. Navigate to one of the following addresses:
    • extender.linksys.com
      Address bar with http://extender.linksys.com entered
    • If you know the IP address assigned to your range extender you can enter that instead.
      Address bar with example ip address of extender entered

      This is an example IP address and will likely not match the one your range extender has.

  3. Enter the password when requested.

    The default password is "admin".

    Range Extender login page
  4. Under Wireless, click on Basic Settings.
    Basic settings highlighted
  5. Your network status will be displayed here.
    Network Status
  6. The status will show the range extender's connection to the router.