Amped wireless range extender setup

First of all, you would like to seek out an appropriate location which should be about halfway between your Wi-Fi router and therefore the Wi-Fi dead zone. Note: confirm that wherever you’re placing the range extender, it’s receiving the robust signal strength from your Wi-Fi router.

  1. Attach the antennas on the back of the range extender.
  2. Make secure connections between your computer and the range extender.
  3. Open any specific web browser and visit www.setup.ampedwireless.com to access the web menu.
  4. As well as you can use a default login IP 192.168.1.240 alternatively to access the web menu of the amped wireless extender.
  5. Web menu dashboard screen appears which displays the current status of the range extender, following which are, you will have to click on Scan to find any available networks to extend.
  6. Select the wireless networks which you want to repeat or extend. Click on Next to move further.
  1. You will be prompted to enter a password for your Wireless network. Click Next to proceed
  2. You will be asked to configure the settings for your extended network by entering new SSID and passphrase. As well click on Next which lets the settings to be saved.
  3. The amped wireless range extender will then reboot and you will have to connect your computing device to the new network again.
  4. Click OK and finally, your Range extender has been set up successfully.

How to connect wirelessly Amped wireless range extender

Hence it is possible through Wi-Fi Protected Setup or WPS One-Touch Setup if your wireless adapter has a WPS one-touch setup.

  1. Locate the WPS button which is on the back panel of your Amped wireless range extender and press and hold it for about 3 seconds.
  2. You will see that the power LED on amped wireless router will begin to blink.
  3. At the same time, Push the WPS button located on your wireless adapter or enable WPS using the software that is provided for your wireless adapter.
  4. Thereafter, WPS will automatically configure and establish the connection settings for your wireless adapter to connect to your Amped wireless range extender.
How to connect wirelessly Amped wireless range extender

How can you reset your Amped wireless range extender

The Amped wireless Extender are often reset to its factory default settings using the subsequent methods:

  1. a) Using the Reset button
  2. b) Using the web interface

Hence resetting via physically accessing the reset button is quite easy and quick method following the steps below:-

  1. Locate the reset button on the back panel of the amped wireless range extender.
  2. With the help of a straightened paper clip or a pin, press and keep holding the reset button for about five to ten seconds and then release the reset button.
  1. Wait for few minutes till the LED light starts to flash which gives an indication that your Amped wireless range extender has been restored back to its factory default settings.

Hence For resetting the amped wireless range extender via web interface requires you to login to the web-based interface of amped wireless router

  1. Go to www.setup.ampedwireless.com through a web browser.
  1. Enter your default login credentials to access the admin page of the amped wireless.
  2. Go to More settings and select Management.
  3. Select save/ reload settings under Management and click on the Reset Settings to Default tab which will restore the amped wireless range extender to factory settings.

 

What if you're unable to open the online menu of the amped wireless range extender after you enter the www.setup.ampedwireless.com

  1. Ensure that your computer is connected to the WIFI network of your range extender
  2. Make sure you are using a latest and a compatible browser. In case you’re still facing issues, try fixing employing a different browser (recommended: Google Chrome) or attempt to close and reopen an equivalent browser.
  3. Try using the default IP address 192.168.1.240 to access login page instead of web address setup.ampedwireless.com.
  4. Try to power cycle the Amped wireless range extender.
  5. Try to reset the range extender at last as the rest changes your settings to factory default settings. As well resetting the amped wireless range extender is done by pressing and holding the reset button for few seconds and then releasing it.
  6. If none of the above steps work, try to disconnect your computer from all the connected Wi-Fi networks and attach your computer with range extender using an Ethernet cable. As well as they try to access the web menu of the amped wireless range extender through www.setup.ampedwireless.com.
What if the web connection isn't accessed through the Amped wireless range extender
  1. The internet connection to your Home Network might have got dropped or the router settings may have got changed somehow due to a power snap etc. Therefore, you will need to connect to the Range Extender and access the web interface using the web address http://setup.ampedwireless.com. Run the smart setup Wizard to reconnect the Amped Range Extender to your wireless network.
  2. As well as access the setup web menu through setup.ampedwireless.com to check that the signal strength between the Range Extender and your Home Network is above 70%. As the problem is when the Range Extender is placed too far away from your router and it’s not maintaining assign strength of above 70%. Then you can check the signal strength between the router and the Range Extender by going to the left side of the web menu and clicking on More Settings > Management > Device Status. The Signal Strength readout are going to be displayed under the house Wireless Network Settings section which must be above 70%. If the signal strength is below than 70%, you will have to move the amped wireless Range Extender closer to your router, or reposition your amped wireless Range Extender.
How to find an Optimal Placement Location for your amped wireless range extender
How to find an Optimal Placement Location for your amped wireless range extender

As well as you can find an optimum or perfect using a Signal Strength LED that is located on the front of the amped wireless range extender

  1. Green LED: Excellent Signal above 70%
  2. Yellow LED: Moderate Signal strength between 60-69%
  3. Red LED: Poor Signal strength below 59%
  4. It takes about 1-3 minutes for the signal LED to register after turning on the amped wireless Extender. After the Amped extender setup, the LED can be used to guide you for positioning the Extender to a better location. It is recommended that signal strength should be at least 70%, i.e. LED is green.

Note: The signal strength LED will not turn on unless the Amped range Extender setup has not been completed first.

How to update the Amped wireless range extender device firmware

As well as the firmware controls the device working, therefore, it becomes mandatory to update the Amped wireless devices firmware for superior working, Wi-Fi stable connectivity and performance. As well as it possible to update the amped wireless router or Amped wireless extender’s firmware either manually or automatically using setup.ampedwireless.com login to the amped wireless dashboard.

For Manual Update of the Amped wireless range extender firmware, you require to downloading the firmware version file for your device which is recently released by visiting the amped wireless official site in the support section. As well as you must save the downloaded file as a zip file safely on your computer and follow the steps here:

  1. Ensure Connection of the computer to your Amped wireless router through a recommended wired Ethernet cable connection at one of the four LAN ports of the router.
  2. Launch a web browser for accessing the amped wireless dashboard.
  3. Enter setup.ampedwireless.com for amped wireless login in the browser.
  1. Enter the amped wireless default login details, as Admin in the username and password fields when prompted on the login page.
  2. On amped wireless admin page, go to Amped wireless settings and then select Management option.
  3. Then, click on the upgrade firmware option to upload the previously downloaded unzipped firmware file.

For Automatic Amped wireless range Extender Firmware Update of the Amped wireless firmware, again follow the login process to enter dashboard for firmware update following the steps here:-

  1. Launch a web browser for accessing the amped wireless dashboard.
  2. Enter setup.ampedwireless.com for amped wireless login in the browser.
  3. Enter the amped wireless default login details, as Admin in the username and password fields when prompted on the login page.
  4. You will be able to access the admin page of the amped wireless device.
  5. Click on the Administration option and then click on the Amped router firmware.
  6. Click on the Check button to allow automatic wireless configuration of the available firmware version file.

Note: As well as they clicking on the check button via setup.ampedwireless.com login lets the amped wireless users to know when their device requires firmware update and checks for the availability of latest Amped Extender firmware versions to be downloaded automatically.

  1. The amped wireless device will then automatically search for the firmware file and upload it with whole process taking about 3-5 minutes to complete the firmware update.
  2. On completion of the Amped wireless automatic firmware update, the router will reboot on its own.

Note:– As well as ensure that the power cycling of the amped wireless device happens without any disturbance or interference to avoid any serious damage to the device or corruption of the firmware.