- How to use old router as a repeater.
- How to extend wifi range with old (second) router.
- How to connect two router in one home network.
- How to convert tp link router to repeater.
The same method, you can apply to any other wifi router.
All steps are in OLD router. You just have to connect old router to new with cable, and old router to PC with cable.
At first, you may have to reset the router to its default state, if required.
- Plug in the router
- Take a pin
- Put the pin in the tiny hole behind the router
- Press and hold for 10 seconds (all signal light will be on at a time)
1. Login to your router using default username and password.
By default TP-Link user and password is “admin”
2. Go to Wireless > Wireless Settings and name your Wireless Network.
- Enable WDS Bridging
- Servey for your primary device
- A new window will be opened and you can find your primary device.
- Connect it.
- It will fill up some fields automatically.
- Now seclect Key type:
- Enter your password of primary device.
3. Then go to Wireless > Wireless Security
- Check this option and enter password for new extender.
WPA/WPA2 – Personal(Recommended)
4. Now go to DHCP > DHCP Settings and
- Disable DHCP Server.
5. Now click on Network > LAN and change the IP Address to your choice.
- For example: 192.168.0.9
- Modification of IP address or Subnet Mask will result in the rebooting of the Device, OK?
- It will reboot your device