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What do Lights Mean on ASUS RP-AC55 WiFi Repeater

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • What the lights on your Asus RP-AC55 Range Extender mean.
Before We Begin:
  • Be near your Range Extender.
Asus

1 Indicator Lights

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.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • What the lights on your Asus RP-AC55 Range Extender mean.
Before We Begin:
  • Be near your Range Extender.
Asus

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.