How to install D-Link Wireless Range Extenders (DAP-1620)

Wireless range extends can be used to extend your already existing wireless network. D-link range extenders are one of the best extenders out there for their ease of setup and reliability.

DAP-1620 screenshots for Advanced setup

There are 3 ways to setup

  1. By QRS mobile app
  2. By WPS setup
  3. Manual setup

 

  1. By QRS mobile app

D-Link has QRS mobile app, which can be used to set-up most routers and range extenders. The app can be downloaded from Apple appstore or Google playstore.

Step :1

Plugin your extender to a power outlet and wait until the LED on the extender turns flashing amber

Step:2

Download QRS mobile app from Apple Appstore or Google playstore.

Step: 3

Connect your mobile phone or tablet to your D-Link extender wifi network.  The default wifi name and password for the extender will be on the configuration card received with the extender or should be on the extender label.

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Step:4

Once your device is connected to the extender wifi network, open the QRS mobile app. Click on Start. Make sure you select right ‘operation mode’, here it is as extender/repeater and then click Next

 

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Step: 5

It will scan for all wireless networks available. Select your Wi-Fi (SSID)/home Wi-Fi name for which you wanted to extend the network.

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Step:6 

Type the password for your Wi-Fi network you are connecting to. Next step, it will ask you to change your extender wireless name and password for both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks and click Next.

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Step: 7

Create the admin password for the extender (you may need it in case if you want to change your extender Wi-Fi name and password later).

Click Next, check your final Wi-Fi names and password and click Save.

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Once finished, you should see ‘Congratulations’ screen, click on OK.

Then re-connect your devices to the extender Wi-Fi network and you are good to go.

The LED on the extenders will turn ‘Solid Green’ if everything goes smooth.

Note: Extenders may have difficulty connecting to Sagemcom & Pace modem/router’s.