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How to Check Connection TP-Link RE580D WiFi Repeater

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to check the network status of your TP-Link range extender.
You'll Need:
  • To be by your range extender or have a computer or mobile device on hand.

1 Check Status

You can check the status of your TP-Link RE580D AC1900 Range Extender in three ways:

  • On the device itself,
  • On a mobile device.
  • On a computer.

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

On Your Range Extender

  1. Check the network indicator lights on the front of the range extender:
    Indicator lights highlighted on TP-Link range extender.

    Wi-Fi Status

    Solid Blue
    Solid blue status light.Connected to wireless router with excellent signal.
    Solid Orange
    Solid orange status light.Connected to wireless router with weak signal.
    Blinking Blue
    Blinking blue status light.WPS connection is being established.
    Off
    Off status light.Not connected to wireless router.

    2.4GHz Band

    Solid Blue
    Solid blue 2.4GHz light.Connected to 2.4GHz wireless network.
    Off
    Off 2.4GHz light.Not connected to 2.4GHz wireless network.

    5GHz Band

    Solid Blue
    Solid blue 5GHz light.Connected to 5GHz wireless network.
    Off
    Off 5GHz light.Not connected to 5GHz wireless network.

    Ethernet

    Solid Blue
    Solid blue Ethernet light.Device connected to Ethernet port.
    Off
    Off Ethernet light.No device connected to Ethernet port.

On Your Mobile Device

  1. Launch the TP-Link Tether app.
    TP-Link Tether.
  2. Select your range extender then login with the admin credentials set on it.
  3. You will be taken to the Status page.
    Status page in TP-Link Tether app.
  4. The status page will show the range extender's connection to the router and to your devices. Click each item to show more details about it.

On Your Computer

  1. Launch the browser that you use to go online.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. Navigate to tplinkrepeater.net and login with the admin credentials set on your range extender.
    Address bar highlighted in internet browser.
  3. You will be taken to the Status page.
    Status page in web interface of TP-Link range extender.
  4. The status page will show the router's connection to the internet, the range extender's connection to the router, and connection to your devices. Click each item to show more details about it.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to check the network status of your TP-Link range extender.
You'll Need:
  • To be by your range extender or have a computer or mobile device on hand.

You can check the status of your TP-Link RE580D AC1900 Range Extender in three ways:

  • On the device itself,
  • On a mobile device.
  • On a computer.

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

On Your Range Extender

  1. Check the network indicator lights on the front of the range extender:
    Indicator lights highlighted on TP-Link range extender.

    Wi-Fi Status

    Solid Blue
    Solid blue status light.Connected to wireless router with excellent signal.
    Solid Orange
    Solid orange status light.Connected to wireless router with weak signal.
    Blinking Blue
    Blinking blue status light.WPS connection is being established.
    Off
    Off status light.Not connected to wireless router.

    2.4GHz Band

    Solid Blue
    Solid blue 2.4GHz light.Connected to 2.4GHz wireless network.
    Off
    Off 2.4GHz light.Not connected to 2.4GHz wireless network.

    5GHz Band

    Solid Blue
    Solid blue 5GHz light.Connected to 5GHz wireless network.
    Off
    Off 5GHz light.Not connected to 5GHz wireless network.

    Ethernet

    Solid Blue
    Solid blue Ethernet light.Device connected to Ethernet port.
    Off
    Off Ethernet light.No device connected to Ethernet port.

On Your Mobile Device

  1. Launch the TP-Link Tether app.
    TP-Link Tether.
  2. Select your range extender then login with the admin credentials set on it.
  3. You will be taken to the Status page.
    Status page in TP-Link Tether app.
  4. The status page will show the range extender's connection to the router and to your devices. Click each item to show more details about it.

On Your Computer

  1. Launch the browser that you use to go online.
    Main Desktop Browsers.
  2. Navigate to tplinkrepeater.net and login with the admin credentials set on your range extender.
    Address bar highlighted in internet browser.
  3. You will be taken to the Status page.
    Status page in web interface of TP-Link range extender.
  4. The status page will show the router's connection to the internet, the range extender's connection to the router, and connection to your devices. Click each item to show more details about it.