AC1200 Plug-In Wi-Fi Range Extender Setup

Features of the Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender

Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender is a life-saving device which is used if you want to get rid of dead zones in your Wi-Fi network. If you are using your Wi-Fi router in a very crowded place or if you’re trying to access the network via a device that is located far from the access point, you will have to use a Wi-Fi range extender. The Amped Wireless AC1200 Wi-Fi range extender is a device by Amped Wireless which is the well-known manufacturer of networking equipment.

The Amped Wireless AC1200 Wi-Fi range extender costs less than $50 and can be used to extend a variety of Wi-Fi networks. The device has a long life and supports Wi-Fi 5.0 standard. In this article, we are going to explain the process of Amped Wireless Extender setup to you.

Process of setting up the Amped Wireless AC1200 Wi-Fi range extender

Here are the steps that are involved in setting up the Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender. We have divided the entire setup process into some smaller sections which can help a lot of people understand the process better. The process of setting up the Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender should not take over 30 mins even if you are doing it for the first time.

Find an optimal position for your Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender

The most important step in setting up any networking equipment is to pick the right position for it. Setting up a device at an optimal position ensures that you get the maximum performance. To find the most optimal position for placing your Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender is between the Wi-Fi router and the place from where you are going to access the internet.

The zone in which you want to create the extended Wi-Fi network is called the dead zone. This is the zone where your Wi-Fi router’s signals don’t reach. While setting up Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender, our aim is to place it in such a place that it covers the entire zone with the extended Wi-Fi network. According to the official setup guide, the Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender should be placed in the region which has at least 70% signal strength.

You can find out the strength of the signal if you notice the LED present on the Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender. If the signal strength LED indicator is lit up in a solid green colour, then the signal strength is very good, and you can safely connect your Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender at that particular position.

Another very interesting feature of the Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender is that it can restrict the access of the Wi-Fi networks that it is extending. You can kick out the unwanted devices that have connected to your network.

Get your Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender ready

If you are going to set up Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender for the first time, you have to connect the antenna provided with the box to the device. Next up, you have to plug in an ethernet cable and make a connection between the device through which you are going to complete the setup process. This device is usually a PC or laptop. Once you have made these connections, you can plug in the Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender in the power outlet.

Software configuration of the Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender

Turn on all devices to start software setup of Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender. From your web browser, visit the Amped wireless networking equipment setup page. Here you can follow the setup wizard which will help you set up your Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender. You can access the setup page from https://setup.ampedwireless.com. To find more details, check out: How To Complete Amped Wireless Setup Through Setup.Ampedwireless.Com

Once you are inside the setup panel, you will be asked to search for compatible Wi-Fi networks. If you see more than one option available, pick the one that you want to extend. Enter the user ID and password of that network to attach Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender to it.

The Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender can extend networks on both 2.4 GHz band and the 5.0 GHz band. This means that it will create two networks with different names—one working at the 2.4 GHz band and the other one working at the 5.0 GHz band. You can pick the SSID and password for the bands separately and enable or disable them too.

This is all you have to do to extend your Wi-Fi network using the Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender. If you have completed the setup process of Amped Wireless AC1200 Plug-in Wi-Fi range extender successfully, you will now have additional Wi-Fi networks in the dead zones through which you can access the internet.