The range of a wireless router is not able to cover large homes and offices. WiFi dead zones are created in these homes and offices, due to which the user cannot do streaming, gaming, web surfing, downloading. If you wish to enhance the network range of your existing router or access point device then you should install a powerful network device. To enhance the network range of your standard router or access point device then you can install a fritz mesh repeater device. Because this device is completely designed to extend the network range of your traditional; device. With this device, you can easily extend the wireless network range. By using the network range of your repeater device, you are able to cover all rooms of your home.
Moreover, the fritz wireless range repeater device easily connects any router, cable modem, & access point without using the network cable. If you wish to amplify the wireless range of your repeater, then you can use 192.168 178.2 and configure all the settings. This is the default ip of this repeater device. By using this ip you can simply configure all the wireless settings in a quick way.
Various malfunction about the Fritz Mesh Repeater
The mesh wireless repeater absolutely repeats the router & other devices wireless range. With this range, you can seamlessly enjoy downloading, video conferences, online shopping, gaming consoles, and others without seeing buffering network signals. But sometimes, many malfunctions come due to network signals being slow or poor. These malfunctions are as presented below:
- Standard router & access point not connecting
- Smart LEDs light indicate orange
- Not configuration
- Network range poor
- No internet
Troubleshooting steps about Various Malfunction Of Fritz Mesh Repeater
If you are using a Fritz repeater device and facing many issues then you should try to solve these issues manually. Because some issues are very common, which you can also solve manually. If you have to solve the issue manually, then for this you follow some steps below.
Applying wired connection instead of WPS button connection
If your wireless router and access point device is not connecting to the repeater device, then you need to verify the connection. Because many times the router is not able to connect to the repeater even due to the connection. If you have connected your router to repeater by using the WPS button and disconnecting issue is coming. To solve this issue manually you have to remove this connection and instead you have to use a wired connection. Because wired connection in comparison to wireless connection is more stable & correct. With a wired connection, your router will be easily connected and the range of your router device will increase by 3 times. For this connection, you will need an ethernet cable. This cable usually comes with your repeater device in the packaging box. While using this cable, you can simply make the connection.
Configure wireless setting with default IP
Occasionally the wireless network signals are slow then you should verify the wireless setting. Because the wireless setting completely amplifies the network range. If you cannot configure this setting then the network range is not amplified. To resolve the poor or weak network connectivity, you should configure the wireless setting. You can use the default ip of this repeater device and properly log in to the account. After that, go to the setting and choose a wireless setting in the following setting. In the wireless setting, you should configure the wireless network, security, channel, internet connection, and more. After that, you can click the save option and entirely save this setting.
Verify the firmware version to resolve the orange LEDs issue
Sometimes the LEDs light of the repeater device is orange and wireless network signals slow. If the LEDs light is orange that means a new firmware version is available. The firmware version you are using is out of date. To resolve the issue in a quick manner, you should upgrade the firmware version quickly. You can easily & quickly upgrade the version by using the default ip of this device. You can visit the setting of the repeater device and choose the advanced setting. Under the advanced setting, you will find the firmware upgrade option. In the option, just upload the new & latest firmware file. By using this file, you absolutely upgrade the new firmware version.
Check the repeater & standard router position
Many times there is no internal issue in the repeater device, due to which the user is not able to do his essential work. If there is no internet in the repeater device then you should verify the router & repeater device position. If the router is too far away from the range extended device then no internet access in the repeater device. To manually fix the issue, you completely verify the position. If the position is too far then you should modify the position. You should also install your standard router in the same room in your house where the repeater device is installed.
Power cycle the Fritz Mesh Repeater
To resolve the malfunction of the repeater device, you can power cycle the mesh repeater. This is the easiest & simple way to fix the issue. You can easily power cycle this device. To power cycle, the device just unplug from the power supply. Then, verify the power button. You can hold this button for a few seconds. After that, leave this button, and the LED’s light status is off. After some minutes, you can plug the repeater into the power supply and hold the power button. Now, this device works well and you access high-speed network connectivity.