How to setup BT wifi extender 1200 using WPS method.

BT WIFI Extender 1200 Setup. Brilliant 5 steps guide.

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BT Wifi Extender 1200 setup guide illustrates the methods used to set up the "11ac Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 1200" extender. BT 11ac dual band wifi extender 1200 can be set up by using either the WPS method or without the WPS method. BT is one of the largest telecom company in UK the and has a strong presence around the world. BT provide different product and services in approximately 180 countries.

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Welcome back to today’s BT Wifi Extender Setup” guide. The center of the BT wifi setup guide is “11ac Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 1200”. In this session, you’ll learn the basics of the BT WIFI extender, BT wifi extender 1200 setup, and how to setup bt wifi extender 1200. Let’s get started with an introduction.

Introduction TO BT.

British Multinational Telecommunications.

The Internet has become the need of life and internet customer is rising exponentially. In order, to access the internet you simply need an internet subscription and wifi router. In the UK, BT is a leading internet service provider. It offers versatile broadband plans, superior service and unbreakable home wifi with Hybrid connect. BT’s internet plan is loaded with tons of free offers such as Internet security, a free router, and unlimited online storage.

What is BT WIFI Extender.

11ac Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 1200

Lets you’re playing the game on your mobile phone and your mother calls you for lunch. When you reach the dining area, your wifi signal is lost, and you got disconnected. Every home has such dead spots or no internet zones. The most affordable solution to end the dead zone in your home is the use of a WIFI Booster or WIFI Extender.

A wireless booster is an electronic gadget that increases the wifi signal in a dead zone or no internet zone in your home. These devices are affordable and simple to set up. These devices are plug-and-play devices and can be set up easily.

The Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 1200 is an excellent wifi booster. It can undoubtedly extend your wireless broadband where your WLAN router can’t reach.

11ac Dual Band Wi-Fi Extender 1200.

11ac Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 1200

BT WIFI Extender 11ac Dual Band Wi Fi Extender 1200
BT WIFI Extender 1200

11ac Dual Band Wi-Fi Extender 1200.

The 11ac Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 1200 extends the wifi single range and provides greater coverage, improves connectivity, and helps eliminate Wi-Fi black spots. 

11ac dual-band Wi-Fi is perfect for downloading music, streaming HD video content, or for playing online games.

Key Features.

How it works.

The 11ac Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 1200 is simple to set up and works seamlessly with BT Broadband. Simply plug into your wall socket, connect with your wifi router and you’re able to enjoy an extended wireless experience. You can even pick the best Wi-Fi band to suit your devices.

The 11ac Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 1200 extends the wifi single range and provides greater coverage, improves connectivity, and helps eliminate Wi-Fi black spots. 11ac dual-band Wi-Fi is perfect for downloading music, streaming HD video content, or for playing online games.

How to Setup BT WIFI Extender 1200.

Method 1 - Using WPS button

The following are two ways to connect your BT wifi extender with a router/ BT home hub.

  1. WPS method.
  2. Without the WPS method (i.e. Manually).

The Connection to your wifi router is pretty straightforward if it supports WPS. However, modern routers do (e.g. BT Home Hub 3 and later, or any other wifi router that has a WPS button). If your router doesn’t support the WPS method, then you can connect your wifi extender using manual steps (i.e. Without the WPS method). Let’s discuss each wifi setup method in detail.

BT wifi extender 1200 setup using WPS Method.

We’re now going to use your WPS button WPS. The term WPS stands for Wi-Fi protected setup. It’s a fast and secure way for the devices to recognize each other and connect using Wifi.

Plugin
Plug in BT WiFi Extender.

Plug the BT dual band wifi extender 1200 into a power socket. The power socket must be near to your broadband wireless router (e.g. In the same room). 

11ac Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender 1200
Plug in BT WiFi Extender.

Switch on the Wi-Fi extender by pressing the On/Off button on the top and wait for 20 seconds. Let the dual-band Wi-Fi extender boot up properly.

The BT Wi-Fi extender power light should be steady blue and the Too close and Too far-red lights should be flashing together.

BT extender 1200
Press WPS button.

Press the WPS button on your BT WiFi router or any other Wifi router. BT Dual-band Wi-Fi extender 1200 is compatible with all service providers.

Now, press the WPS button on the BT dual band wifi extender (i.e. Approximately for 1 second) within 2 minutes.

Wait till the wifi extender WPS light stops flashing and the range lights turn solid.

The BT Wi-Fi extender/Wi-Fi booster is now configured with your BT hub/ WiFi router, and you’re ready to find its optimum location to place your wifi extender. Refer to the following diagram. 

BT WIFI Extender connect devices
Connect Wi-Fi extender to optimum location.

Now, plug in the DualBand WiFi Extender 1200 halfway between your BT Home hub/router and the area you wish to extend your wi-fi signal to. Wait for 20 seconds, let the extender boot up, then the extender range lights will scroll back and forth while it examines and connects to your router.

After approximately 30 seconds, the flashing will stop and the signal strength will be displayed. Ideally, the good range light will eventually become solid blue.

Light status.

BT Dual Band Wi Fi Extender 1200 light status.
BT WiFi Extender Lights Status.

Recommendation.

Connect your devices.

BT DualBand WiFi Extender 1200 offers two new wireless networks, (i.e. 2.4GHz and 5GHz band). When close to the extender, the 5GHz band (EXT5) provides the performance, while the 2.4GHz band (EXT2) provides the best range.

BT DualBand WiFi Extender 1200 offers two new wireless networks, (i.e. 2.4GHz and 5GHz band). When close to the extender, the 5GHz band (EXT5) provides the performance, while the 2.4GHz band (EXT2) provides the best range.

The extender’s wifi network name is same as your BT hub/router with the addition of EXT2- (2.4GHz band) and EXT5- (5GHz band) to the front.

Note: The wireless key is the same as the one on your hub/router.

Conclusion.

Finally, this marks an end to today’s BT WIFI Extender 1200 setup. In this session, you learn how to setup bt wifi extender 1200 using WPS method. Also, learn about DualBand WiFi Extender 1200 product features and how you can eliminate dead spots from your home.