TP-Link AC1750 Range Extender Mode setup in 2.4GHz and boost signal range using 5Ghz.
TP-Link AC1750 Range Extender Mode Setup [Archer C8]
TP-Link AC1750 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router Archer c8 for home and office internet. It is high-end wifi router with gigabit port and 1750 Mbps wifi speed which makes live streaming smooth and seamless networks. The router having 1USB port for local storage sharing and printer sharing purpose. In this post, you will get the easy guide to setup TP-Link AC1750 Dual Band wifi router as repeater mode and extend wifi network with 5Ghz band.
The C8 router having dual-band so can use both bands for repeater connection depend on main host wifi router supports. TP-Link Archer C8 and TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit both are similar so you can follow this user guide for both wifi router range extender setup. TP link router ac1750 comes with three external Omni antenna which provides the best signal coverage for the large and medium-size house.
tp-link ac1750 smart wifi router best for game lover and streaming HD as well as UHD video quality without buffering. Ac1750 TP Link Dual band router on of the best router for internet speed 100Mbps and more.
TP-Link AC1750 Connection Diagram
Setup TP-Link archer C8 as repeater mode required a wired connection to access the web interface.
TP-Link C8 router having 4 LAN port for wired connection. Connect Laptop/Desktop Lan port from any Lan port (yellow) and power on the device with the adapter comes with the device.
TP-Link Archer C8 Default Settings
TP-Link C8 Ac1750 Default IP Address- 192.168.0.1
Default Username- admin
Default Password: admin
PC/Laptop LAN IP configuration: Go to Network and sharing center- Change adapter settings.
Use 192.168.0.10 in Ethernet TCP/IP4 Static IP Address.
TP-Link AC1750 Dual Band WiFi Router Login First time
Open a Web browser and type 192.168.0.1 IP Address.
Use ac1750 default username and password for the first-time login.
As the most of the default IP Address are 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1. While configuring the router in repeater mode first change the default IP Address.
If you are using main host wifi router also TP-Link than change repeater device IP address before the setup in range extender mode.
Archer C8 LAN IP Address Change
Go to Advanced- Network – LAN
IP Address: 192.168.0.1 change this IP address to 192.168.0.100 or any other and re-login device with new ip address.
TP-Link AC1750 Repeater Mode setup in 2.4Ghz
Archer c8 is a dual-band wifi router so use 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz to configure as a range extender. To set up repeater mode in 5Ghz need your host WiFi router must be the dual band. If your main internet wifi router support only 2.4GHz than use 2.4G as a repeater in AC1750.
Go to Advanced- Wireless 2.4GHz – Wireless Settings
Enable WDS bridging
Connect Host Wifi Router from Repeater Device
Click Survey button scan main wifi router.
After scanning you will get all running near your place. Just find your main wifi name and click connect button to join from the repeater.
SSID and Mac address will be auto fil after press connect button.
Password: type your main wifi password to allow wireless connection from archer c8 device.
Click the Save button to apply settings.
The router will reboot and after few minute repeater will be connected to the main wifi router.
Setup 5GHz WiFi name and Password for Extend WiFi Range
Now configure 5GHz wifi name to extend network via repeater connection.
You can use 2.4GHz and 5GHz both band to extend the network.
Advance- Wireless 5GHz- Wireless Settings
Wireless Network Name: type WIFI name for 5GHz
Region: select your country.
Mode: use 11/a/n/ac to get high speed in wifi connectivity.
Click the Save button to apply settings
AC1750 5GHz Wireless Security Settings
After SSID setup do not forget to change the default wifi password to prevent unauthorized access of wifi networks.
Advanced- Wireless 5GHz
Wireless Security: WPA/WPA2-Personal
Wireless Password: type password for repeater SSID in 2.4Ghz band.
Click the Save button to apply and enjoy increase wifi range in every place with high-speed connectivity.
Follow same steps to change Wireless 2.4GHz WIFi name and password to use both bands to extend wifi signal range.
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