TP Link Troubleshooting

Are you facing issues with your TP-Link wireless extender? Well, you aren’t the only one. Many users come to us in search of solutions because they experience issues with their extenders. We’ve helped most of them, we’ll assist you too. Continue reading this post and learn how to troubleshoot various TP-Link extender-related issues.

TP Link Firmware Upgrade Failed?

If you want your TP-Link wireless extender to work properly, you need to ensure that its firmware is getting updated every now and then. However, if you haven’t been good at your job, it’s quite obvious why the firmware update process of device failed. But, worry not.
Take a glance at the TP Link troubleshooting tips mentioned below and get to know how to get rid of the TP Link firmware upgrade failure issue:

  • Make sure that TP-Link wireless extender has access to a seamless and lag-free internet connection.
  • If the connection between your extender and your home router is unstable, that can also cause the TP Link firmware upgrade failure issue. Thus, make sure that the connection between your wireless devices is stable. Apart from that, also ensure that the distance between your devices is not too much.
  • Chances are that you haven’t downloaded the correct firmware version for your device. Therefore, the next time you try to update your device, enter the correct model number before clicking the Download button.
  • WiFi Interference can also lead you to the TP Link firmware upgrade failure issue. To troubleshoot the issue, relocate your device. Ensure that it isn’t placed near cordless phones, washing machines, baby monitors, Bluetooth speakers, mirrors, fish tanks, treadmills, televisions, refrigerators, microwave ovens, aluminum studs, etc
  • Last, but not least, make sure that you are following the correct instructions to perform TP Link firmware upgrade. If you are not sure about how to perform TP Link firmware upgrade, we recommend you get in touch with our technical experts. They are always on their toes to assist you.

Hopefully, these troubleshooting hacks will help you resolve the TP Link firmware upgrade failure issue.

Can’t Access Quick Setup Wizard?

The most common issue that many users report about is their inability to access the Quick Setup wizard. If you are also stuck in the same mess, fret not! Simply take the help of the TP Link troubleshooting hacks given below and get the issue at hand resolved in a matter of minutes:

  • Maybe your internet connection is running at a snail’s pace due to which you are not able to access the Quick Setup wizard. And your internet connection might be slow because of your ISP. So, to get rid of the issue, get in touch with your Internet Service Provider. Does he agree that the issue is from his side? If yes, give him some time to get it fixed.
  • Are you using the correct web address to log into your TP-Link extender? Probably not. To rectify your mistake, make sure that you enter the correct web address in the address bar of your web browser. Ensure that there are no typing errors. Also, cross-check the web address before pressing the Enter key.

Note: Remember, the default web address of your TP-Link wireless extender is So, do not use anything else. Or else, you will also come across various other login issues.

  • Another common reason why you are unable to access the Quick Setup wizard is because you haven’t used the correct login credentials. Thus, write down the correct username and password on a piece of paper and copy the same when trying to log in to your device.
  • If you haven’t performed TP Link firmware update now, it is time that you do now. In order to update the firmware of your device, you need to access the web page and follow the on-screen prompts
  • Temporarily disable antivirus software and firewall on your WiFi-enabled device. Such software can also stop you from accessing the Quick Setup wizard.
  • The computer or laptop you are using to access the setup wizard should be free of viruses and malicious software.
  • Technical glitches can also be a contributing factor behind the issue you are currently experiencing. In order to get rid of these glitches, you need to reboot your TP-Link extender. Wondering how to do that? Well, simply unplug your repeater from the wall outlet, wait for some time, and then, plug your device back into its electrical socket.

Now, check whether you are able to access the setup wizard? If you are still out of luck, then you are left with no other option than to perform factory default reset.

If even after resetting your device you are not able to access the Quick Setup wizard, waste no more to reach out to our well-versed technicians. Not Working?

Whether you need to change the password of your TP-Link wireless extender, hide SSID, update firmware update, or tweak any other setting, accessing is quite important. However, if you are reading this guide right now, then it is quite obvious that you are not able to do any of these things because of the not working issue. But, hold on your horses because our technical experts can help you troubleshoot this issue. How? With the help of the below-mentioned TP Link troubleshooting tactics:

Use the Correct Web Address

If you have typed anything else except in the URL bar of your web browser, isn’t it clear why you are facing the not working issue? Thus, ensure that you are using the correct web address to access the login page.

Enter in the Address Bar

Many users end up entering the default web address in the search bar of the web browser. Are you making the same mistake? Well, it looks like it. To rectify your mistake, enter the web address in the address bar of your browser instead.

Update Your Web Browser

Perhaps the web browser you are using is running on an outdated version. So, update your web browser and also clear its cache, cookies, and browsing history. Once done, try to log in to your TP Link extender? Any luck?

Verify the Ethernet Connection

If the Ethernet cable connecting your TP-Link wireless extender and router is damaged from somewhere, that can also force you to face the not working issue. Thus, the Ethernet cable you’ve used to connect your devices should be free of damages. If you are unable to fix your current cable properly, it is recommended that you replace with a new one.

No WiFi Interference

In case you have placed your TP Link extender anywhere near cordless phones, washing machines, baby monitors, or any other electronic devices, you’ll continue to face the not working issue. So, without wasting any more time, change the location of your wireless device.

Disable VPN or Proxy

Enable VPN or proxy can also cause the not working issue. Therefore, temporarily disable every proxy on your WiFi-enabled device and then try to access the web page. Are you successfully able to?

Use the IP Address Instead

What happened? Did none of the aforementioned TP Link troubleshooting steps help you resolve the not working issue? If sadly yes, we recommend you use the default IP address to access the tplinkrepeater.login page.
Although the above outlined tips will surely help you fix the not working issue. On the off chance, they don’t, our experts are not that far to get in touch with. You can contact at any time you want via chat or email.

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