Linksys Velop Extender

How Can I Set Up Linksys Velop Extender?

Looking to set up Linksys Velop extender? Don't know the process of making your Linksys Velop up and running? If your answer to any of these questions is in YES, worry not! This piece of blog is designed to help you perform Linksys Velop extender setup without any hassle. So, without any more delay, let's make you familiar with the overall process.

Prerequisites For Linksys Velop Extender Setup

Before you give the process of Linksys extender setup a run, make sure you have access to the following things:

  • High-speed internet connection
  • Existing Linksys Velop network with a parent node
  • A virus-free smart device

As soon as you have all the things handy, you can start with the process of Linksys Velop extender setup. Here's how:

Steps to Set Up Linksys Velop Extender using App

In this guide, we'll explain steps that will help you set up your Linksys Velop mesh WiFi extender using Linksys App. FYI, Linksys app is supported by both Android and iOS operating systems. So, no matter whether you own an Android or iOS, you can get success with the configuration of your Linksys Velop extender without any hassle. Let's start now!

  • Download the Linksys App on your smartphone from the App Store that is compatible with your device.
  • Once done, launch the app and try reaching the Dashboard.
  • Note that you can log in to your device using the same credentials that have been used by you to login to Linksys router or Linksys server account.
  • As soon as you find yourself on the dashboard of your device, locate the Menu icon and tap it.
  • A list of options will reveal. From that, select Set Up a New Product option.
  • Proceed further by tapping on the Add Another Node to Home option.

Note: In the 'Add Another Node to Home' option, the 'Home' word is the name given to your existing WiFi. So, don't get confused if you see any other word instead of home.

  • Done with selecting the option as per the name of your existing WiFi? Great! Now, tap on the option saying 'To extend my WiFi with a new child node'.
  • For enabling the option, you will be asked to Turn on Bluetooth. So, do the same.
  • Tap Next after reading the instructions regarding how to place the node.
  • Now is the time to power up your Linksys Velop extender. Therefore, plug the device into a working power socket and turn it on.
  • The time you see the light on your extender turns solid purple, tap Next.
  • Let the Linksys app run the new node. The process may take a few minutes. So, be patient.
  • Tap Yes when you find the light of the new node has started blinking purple.
  • Completing the step, the app will add the node to your Linksys Velop extender.
  • You will then be notified whether the location selected for the node is good or not.
  • If it is good, proceed further by tapping Next.

Note: Just in case you are being notified that the location selected by you for your device is not apt, consider changing the location of the Linksys Velop Extender. Well, the spot-finder feature can also help you select the right location for the node.

  • Now, you can name your node from the list of options given or as per your own preference.
  • Once done with naming your device, tap Next.
  • Your Linksys Velop Extender is almost ready to work.
  • Again navigate to the Dashboard of your device and select the Network Administration under Menu options.

Congratulations! You're all done with the process of Linksys Velop extender setup.

Wrapping Up

Our guide on how to set up a Linksys Velop extender ends here. It is expected that the steps given in the post will help you make your Linksys operational in a jiffy. Just in case you find yourself stuck at any step, feel free to contact our technical experts for quick help.

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