How to set up BT WIFI Extender. Brilliant 3 step guide!

BT Wifi Extender Setup Using WPS Method
BT Wifi Extender Setup Using WPS Method
How to set up BT WIFI Extender is a brilliant 3 step guide. It will help you in setting up your BT wifi extender. You have to follow three simple steps to connect your wifi extender to your BT broadband router. The wifi extender setup guide explains the WPS method i.e. WiFi Protected Setup. The BT wifi extender setup guide applies to various BT wifi booster models.
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How to SET UP BT WIFI Extender.
Hola, welcome to our guide on “How to set up BT WiFi Extender“. In this guide, you will learn why you need a BT wifi Extender or BT wifi Booster and ways to set up BT wifi extender. This wifi extender setup guide is linked to a youtube video for better understanding. Let’s begin with today’s bt wifi extender setup guide.
 

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Introduction.

The Internet has become an essential need for everyone’s life. You cannot even stay without internet for more than a day. Believe me, we all have become addicted to the internet and various social media platform.
 
The number of internet users is growing exponentially. Every day almost 640,000 people join the internet and the internet has turned the entire world into a local community. The Internet has revolutionized the world. 

What is a WIFI Extender?

Imagine you’re playing the game on your mobile phone and your mother calls you for dinner. When you reach the dining room, your wifi signal lost, and you got disconnected due to weak wifi signals.
 
Almost everyone faces this challenge of a weak wifi signal or no wifi signal in certain areas of your home. The most affordable solution to end dead zone in your home is the use of WIFI Booster or WIFI Extender.
 
A wifi booster is an electronic device that boosts 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.
How to set up BT Wifi extender
How to set up BT Wifi extender

WIFI BOOSTER VS WIFI Extender?

The term wi-fi booster and wi-fi extender are the same. In fact, the term wifi booster is generally used for wifi extender and wifi repeater. Wifi booster is the device that boosts the wifi signals to the dead zone of your home. 
 
Wifi booster actually intercepts router signals, amplify and re-broadcast them to the dead zone. There is various BT wifi booster available in the market at a very attractive price. Couple of them is listed below: 
    • BT Wi-Fi Extender 1200 with 11ac 1200 Dual-Band Wi-Fi.
    • BT Essentials Wi-Fi Extender 300 with N300 Wi-Fi.
    • BT Broadband Extender Flex 600 Kit. 
    • BT Broadband Extender Flex 1000 Kit. 
    • BT Mini Wi-Fi Home Hotspot 600 Kit. 
    • BT Mini Wi-Fi Home Hotspot 600 Multi-Kit.

BT Dual Band WiFi Extender Setup - WPS method.

WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup.

The Wifi Booster/Wifi extender can be set up by using the WPS method. The WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup, this method is generally used for home networks.
 
The Wifi Booster/Wifi extender can be set up by using the WPS method. The WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup, this method is generally used for home networks.
 
You need to follow three simple steps to connect your BT Dual-band wifi extender. Before starting the process, follow below prerequisite steps: 
  1. Locate the WPS button on your BT wifi extender 1200 or BT wifi extender 600. 
  2. Locate the WPS button on your BT wifi Home Hub.
BT wifi Extender setup
BT wifi Extender setup
Before starting the BT wifi setup process, make sure your body is well insulated to avoid any electric shock.  You must wear proper shoes and insulated gloves. 
 

Note: If your wifi router does not have WPS button, then your broadband router does not support WPS method. Don’t worry, you can still connect your BT wifi booster by using manual method i.e. without WPS method. 

Set up BT wifi extender
Set up BT wifi extender

Step #1 Connect your wifi extender near your BT router.

The first step is to connect your wifi booster to the power supply and turn on the switch. It’s advice to connect your BT wifi booster near BT wireless router.
 
Wait for 10 – 20 seconds, let BT wifi booster boot up and the Power Light turns steady Green.
BT Wifi Booster
BT Wifi Booster

Step #2 Wireless connection to router

These days, almost all BT wireless router has a WPS button (Wireless Protective Setup button) and BT wifi booster can be connected without any hassle. You need to follow the below steps once you identify the WPS button and power on the BT wifi booster.
  1. Press the WPS button on BT broadband router for 1 second.
  2. Immediately within 2 minutes, you need to press the WPS button on the BT Wifi booster for 2 seconds. 
  3. Now, you need to wait for 40-50 seconds till WPS light stops flashing.
The BT WIFI booster is not configuring with your BT broadband router/BT Home Hub. 

Step #3 Move extender to optimum location

Finally, once the WPS light turns solid. You have to find the best distance between the router and the dead zone. You can find the best distance by checking the status of the lights on the BT wifi extender.
 
If BT wifi extender range light is green then it means, that your wifi extender is placed at the best location. Now, you can access the internet in the dead zone. 
BT wifi extender set up
How to Set up BT Wifi Extender 1200.
Light Status Description
Red BT wifi extender is either too close or too far from to BT broadband router / BT Home Hub
Orange BT wifi booster is a bit close to BT router/BT Home Hub. But BT wifi extender will work
Green BT wifi extender is at the best distance from the BT wifi router. The BT wifi extender should be at the optimum distance for the best performance.
BT Wifi Booster Light Status
BT WIFI Extender Setup Light Status

Topictrick: How to set up BT WIFI Extender - Using WPS Method.

BT WIFI Extender setup guide is linked to a topictrick youtube channel. It is recommended to go thought the video till the end for a better understanding of How to set up BT wifi extender using the WPS method.

Conclusion: BT Wifi Extender Setup.

That’s it! Now you can connect your device in the dead zone or no internet zone in your home. Finally, with the help of this guide, you can connect your BT wifi booster to the BT wifi router. If you like our “How to set up BT WiFi Extender”, then please subscribe to our channel.

Also, check out our “How to reset BT wifi extender” in order to reset BT wifi extender to default factory settings.   

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