Linksys Extender Setup

Linksys Site Survey Feature : Everything you should know

No wonder the Linksys Extender Setup process is the most common to implement for expanding your Wi-Fi bandwidth or ranges. But the most important thing that makes it specific is its features that you can use after Linksys Extender Setup. Moreover, one of the exceptional features you will find is its “Linksys Site Survey” feature. Besides, the Linksys Site Survey has the ability to make its users acquainted with the nearby wireless networks. Undoubtedly, you must want to know more after this above introductory information regarding the Linksys Site Survey. And to make it possible you can follow the downward information regarding the same.

Linksys Site Survey Feature

Features of the Linksys Site Survey

As previously discussed, the Linksys Site Survey feature helps provide snapshots of the wireless network present nearby or within the approximate range of your Linksys Extender Setup. Moreover, the information does not exist till finding the access point. Still, it also provides a few details regarding those access points. Now, to know about the wireless network information, which will display on the Linksys Site Survey page are, given below: 

GHz- Basically, the GHz shows the frequency band on your display. Also, the GHz operates the neighboring wireless network or access point. 

SSID- People can take SSID as the network identifier or the name of a wireless network. 

Security- It allows you to view the security status of the nearby wireless network on the Linksys Site Survey page. Also, it will let you know whether the network supports the WPS setup or not.

Signal Strength- With the help of this feature, you can make an idea of the relative position of wireless networks by indicating their wireless signals received by your Linksys Extender Setup in the form of bars. Besides, seeing no bars indicates that your Linksys range extender setup is placed far away from the upstream access point. Furthermore, it is advised to keep the signal strength between 60% and 40% to get the best result for your extender.

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Benefits of Linksys Site Survey Features

Here, you have a few valuable features that give you clarity regarding the benefits of Linksys Site Survey:  

  • First, it will allow you to assign a unique and different SSID to your Linksys Extender Setup once you become aware of the SSIDs of your neighboring devices. Plus, even becoming aware of the signal strength makes it easy for you to determine the compatibility of signals of your Linksys extender with the upstream access point. On the other hand, if you find them compatible, then you can increase the distance between the Wi-Fi devices. 
  • Once you know the GHz strength of the access point, then it will let you identify the ability of your extender. In other words, GHz informs you whether your Linksys extender should operate on the 2.4GHz or 5GHz frequency band or not.

Device Supporting Linksys Site Survey

Before you start, it is essential to know that a few of Linksys Extender models possess the ability to support the Link Site Survey feature:

  • The first one is the Linksys RE6400 range extender.
  • The next one you can choose is the Linksys RE6300 range extender.
  • Now, another one is Linksys RE4100W range extender. 
  • Also, using the Linksys RE6700 range extender can work best for you. 
  • Last, you have the Linksys RE3000W v2 range extender.

How to Access Linksys Site Survey Page?

Follow the downward steps to know how you can access the Linksys Site Survey page for your Linksys Extender Setup:

  • Start by plugging your Linksys range extender into a wall outlet. And then, you can turn it “On” and wait until the power light on your extender turns green. 
  • Now, connect your Linksys Extender to the router via an ethernet cable or a wireless network. Ensure to use a new wireless network except for the used one.
  • Next, power “On” your system and open a secure and updated web browser on it. And these are Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera mini, etc. Further, type Extender.Linksys.com into the address and press the “Enter” key.
  • Doing this will redirect you to the admin page of the Linksys range extender. After that, it will prompt you to enter your Linksys device’s default username and password. 
  • Afterward, click on “Login” once you enter the default admin details. In doing so, open the dashboard of your Linksys wireless extender device. 
  • Further, select the “Wireless tab” to view the list of a few options. Right after that, click the Site Survey option. After that, it will display the Linksys Site Survey page on your system. 
  • Finally, the Linksys Site Survey page will show you a table showing SSID, Signal Strength, GHz, and security status of nearby access points.

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