My RangeXTD Extender is Not Getting Internet. What to Do?

No situation can be more frustrating than your RangeXTD WiFi extender isn’t getting internet. If not addressed timely, it can ban you from accessing the RangeXTD login page. A lot of reasons can cause this issue, ranging from configuration errors to physical obstructions. The information given in this write-up will help you have an eye on all the causing factors and fix the issue prominently.

Troubleshooting: RangeXTD Extender Not Getting Internet

Verify the Physical Connections

Initiate the troubleshooting process by examining the power socket into which you have plugged your RangeXTD extender. And yes, the placement of your extender is crucial. You need to be very sure about the thing that your WiFi extending device lays within the range of the main router. The ideal position of your WiFi range extender is in the middle of the router and an internet dead zone in your house.

Quick Tip: If your RangeXTD is connected to the router through a LAN cable, you need to be certain that the cable is securely inserted into the ports of both devices. Test the Ethernet cable with another device to eliminate the possibility of any physical damage.

Check the Network Settings

You are now recommended to log in to your RangeXTD extender by accessing the IP address. Once done, you should check that the extender is connected to the correct WiFi network and that it has been assigned an IP address.

Also, ensure that the security settings (WPA, WPA2) on the extender match those of the router.

Remove the Potential WiFi Interference

You should now look for sources causing the signal interference. This is because WiFi interruptions are one of the major reasons due to which the RangeXTD extender fails to get the internet connection. Use a WiFi analyzer tool to see the channels used by nearby networks and switch your network to a less congested channel.

We also recommend you consider walls, floors, and electronic devices as they can obstruct the WiFi signal. You can experiment with the location of the extender to reduce the WiFi signal interference possibility.

Factory Reset the Extender

If you are still unable to fix the issue with respect to your RangeXTD extender, you should perform its factory default reset which will give you another opportunity to complete the RangeXTD WiFi booster setup.

Resetting does not require much effort. Just push the Reset button of the extender with the help of a needle or a similar object and you will be done.

Other Troubleshooting Methods to Fix Internet Issues

  1. Check for IP Address Conflicts: Log into your router’s admin interface and check the DHCP settings to ensure there are enough IP addresses available for all connected devices. You are suggested to assign a static IP address to the extender to avoid conflicts.
  • Disable Network Isolation: Some routers have a setting that isolates network traffic, which can prevent devices from communicating with each other. Therefore, log into the router’s admin interface. Look for settings related to AP isolation or client isolation and ensure they are disabled.

How to Avoid No Internet Connection Issue with RangeXTD Extender?

  1. Update the Extender Regularly: Regularly update your router and extender firmware. Keeping your devices updated ensures they have the latest features and security patches.
  • Reboot Once in a While: Set up scheduled reboots for your router and extender. Regular reboots can clear temporary issues and improve overall performance.

In Conclusion

By systematically troubleshooting from physical connections and settings to advanced configurations, you can identify and resolve the reasons why your WiFi extender is not getting internet.