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tp-link WiFi Range Extender TL-WA855RE Manual


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Configure

Set up your extender via one of the methods.

Method 1: Via TP-Link Tether App

Get the up-to-date Tether app, and follow the app instructions to complete the setup.



Method 2: Via a Web Browser

  1. Plug the extender into an electrical outlet near your router and press the power button if it has one.
  2. Connect your computer to the extender.
    Via Wireless
    Disconnect your Ethernet connection from your computer and connect to the extender’s network (e.g. TP-Link_Extender or TP-Link_Extender_XXXX).
    Via Ethernet Cable (If the extender has an Ethernet port)
    Disable the Wi-Fi on your computer. Connect your computer to the extender via an Ethernet cable.
  3. Launch a web browser and enter http://tplinkrepeater.net or http://192.168.0.254 in the address bar. Create a password to log in.
  4. Follow the instructions on the web page to complete the initial configuration.

Relocate

To achieve better signal quality, plug in the extender halfway between your router and the Wi-Fi dead zone.

Enjoy!

Connect your device to the extender using the extended SSID and Wi-Fi password that you’ve set during the configuration. The default Wi-Fi password is the same as your host network.

Entertainment Adapter

If your extender has an Ethernet port, it can be used as a wireless adapter to connect any Ethernet-only device such as a Blu-ray player, game console, DVR, or smart TV to your Wi-Fi network.

First, connect the extender to your router, then connect your Ethernet-only device to the extender via an Ethernet cable.

Ethernet Connection

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1 Why can’t I see the login page after entering http://tplinkrepeater.net in the browser?

  • A1: Make sure your computer is connected to the extender either via the extended SSID or via an Ethernet cable (if the extender has an Ethernet port).
  • A2: Make sure your computer is set to obtain an IP address automatically.
  • A3:Use the IP address to access the extender. The default IP is 192.168.0.254. If the extender is connected to the router, you should go to your router’s DHCP client list to obtain the extender’s current IP address.
  • A4: Reset the extender and connect to its wireless network, enter http://tplinkrepeater.net or http://192.168.0.254 in a web browser and press Enter.

Q2 How do I reset the extender?

  • A: With the extender powered on, press the RESET button until the LEDs turn on momentarily, then release the button.

Safety Information

  • Keep the device away from water, fire, humidity or hot environments.
  • Do not attempt to disassemble, repair, or modify the device.
  • Do not use the device where wireless devices are not allowed.
  • The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible.
  • For passthrough devices, plug the power strips into the integrated electrical sockets of the devices, but devices of the same or another type not be stacked in normal use.

Please read and follow the above safety information when operating the
device. We cannot guarantee that no accidents or damage will occur due to improper use of the device. Please use this product with care and operate at your own risk

For TP-Link Branded Products Only.

THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY HAVE OTHER RIGHTS THAT VARY FROM STATE TO STATE (OR BY COUNTRY OR PROVINCE). TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LOCAL LAW, THIS WARRANTY AND THE REMEDIES SET FORTH ARE EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, REMEDIES AND CONDITIONS.

TP-Link warrants the TP-Link branded hardware product contained in the
original packaging against defects in materials and workmanship when used
normally in according with TP-Link’s guidelines for a period of THREE YEARS

form the date of original retail purchase by the end-user purchaser.

TP-Link hereby declares that the device is in compliance with the essential
requirements and other relevant provisions of directives (EU)2015/863,
2014/53/EU, 2009/125/EC and 2011/65/EU.
The original EU declaration of conformity may be found at
https://www.tp-link.com/en/ce


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