TP-Link WA855RE - Quick Install Guide



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TP Link TL-WA855RE
300 Mbps WIFI Range Extender
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Plug the extender into a power outlet
next to
your router. Wait
until its Power LED turns solid on.
Power On
1
Relocate
3
Set Up
1.
Plug in the extender about
halfway
between your router and the Wi-Fi dead
zone. The location you choose must be
within the range of your router
.
2.
Wait for about 2 minutes until the Signal LED turns
solid blue
. If it doesn't,
relocate the extender closer to the router
to achieve better signal quality.
Quick Installation Guide
Range Extender
Router
Devices
Halfway
Enjoy!
Connect your devices to the extender wirelessly or via an Ethernet cable,
then enjoy the internet. The password of your extended network is the
same as your host router.
Tip:
For more intuitive location assistance, access extender settings

via the Tether app and go to
Tools
>
Location Assistant
.
Tip:
You can also set up the extender in Access Point mode to transform your existing wired network to
a wireless one. For details, refer to the user guide at
https://www.tp-link.com/support/download/
.
Solid On
Next to
Laptop
Smartphone
Tablet
Smart TV
Game Console
Desktop
Blue: Suitable location
Red: Too far from router
Setup with videos
Scan the QR code, or visit
https://www.tp-link.com/support/setup-video/#range-extenders
and search for the setup video of your model.
Via the Tether App
For more details, please refer to the user guide at
https://www.tp-link.com/support/download/
.
More Setup Methods
Via a Web Browser
1
. Connect your computer or smartphone to
the extender’s network
TP-Link_Extender
.
2.
Visit
http://tplinkrepeater.net
or
http://192.168.0.254
in a web browser.
Create a password to log in.
3.
Follow web instructions to complete the setup.
2.
Within 2 minutes, press the WPS button on the
extender for 1 second. The Signal LED should
change from blinking to solid on, indicating
successful connection.
1.
Press the WPS button on your router.
Extended Network Name:
Router’s network name with
_EXT
at the end
Password:
Same as your router
Via the WPS Button
1.

Get the up-to-date Tether app from the
Apple App Store or Google Play, or simply
scan the QR code.
Via the Tether App
4.
Follow app instructions to complete the setup.
The Signal LED should turn solid on, indicating
successful connection to your router.
Note:
If the LED does not turn solid on, please
refer to
FAQ
>
Q2
.
2.
Launch the Tether app and log in with your
TP-Link ID. If you don’t have an account,
create one first.
Welcome to Tether
Log In
TP-Link ID (Email)
Sign Up
Forgot Password?
Password
3.
Tap the button and select
Range Extender
.
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vic
es
No de
vic
es f
ound.
Choose your device type
Archer AX11000
Archer C5400X
Range Extender
Router
Solid On
Tether
Scan for Tether
or
Note:
If you cannot find your device, please refer to
FAQ
>
Q1
.
2 Q1. What should I do if the Tether app cannot find my device during
setup?
Try another method by following the steps below:
1. Connect your smartphone to the extender’s network
TP-Link_Extender
.
2. Launch the Tether app, and select your extender.
3. Follow app instructions to complete the setup.
If you are still having problems, contact our technical support.
Q2. What should I do if the Signal LED doesn’t turn solid on after
completing setup via the Tether app or web browser?
You may have entered incorrect Wi-Fi password for your host router during the
configuration. Check the password and try again.
Make sure the extender is close to your router, preferably within 16 feet, and away
from large electrical appliances.
If you have enabled wireless MAC filtering, wireless access control, or access
control list (ACL) on your router, disable them first, then follow any method on the
front page to complete the configuration.
Try setting it up via the WPS button.
Reset the extender and go through the configuration again.
If you are still having problems, contact our technical support.
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
TP-Link_Extender
CHOOSE A NETWORK...
Other...
< Settings
My Devices
Local Device
REXXX
X X-X X-X X-X X-X X-X X
Q3. How do I reset the extender?
With the extender powered on, use a pin to press the
RESET
button for 1
second. The extender will reboot.
LED Explanation
Method 2: Via a Web Browser
Method 1: Via the Tether App
1.
Connect your computer or smartphone to the extender’s network
.
If
you are using a computer, unplug the Ethernet cable if any.
2.
Launch a web browser, enter
http://tplinkrepeater.net
in the address
bar, and log in.
3.
View or change extender settings as needed.
1.
Connect your smartphone to the extender‘s or router’s network.
2.
Launch the Tether app, select your extender, and log in.
3.
View or change extender settings as needed.
Access Extender Settings
After setup, you can access extender settings via any of the methods
below. You can reselect host network, change extended network
settings and more.
http://tplinkrepeater.net
http://tplinkrepeater.net
Note:
If your extender and router use the same network name,
Method 1
is recommended.
TP-Link hereby declares that the device is in compliance with the essential requirements
and other relevant provisions of directives 2014/53/EU, 2009/125/EC, 2011/65/EU and
(EU)2015/863.
The original EU declaration of conformity may be found at https://www.tp-link.com/en/ce.
Safety Information
Keep the device away from water, fire, humidity or hot environments.
Do not attempt to disassemble, repair, or modify the device.
Do not use the device where wireless devices are not allowed.
The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible.
Please read and follow the above safety information when operating the device. We cannot
guarantee that no accidents or damage will occur due to improper use of the device.
Please use this product with care and operate at your own risk.
RESET
LED
Status
Indication (For Range Extender Mode)
The extender is on or off.
The system is starting up or firmware upgrade
is in progress.
Power
On/Off
Blinking
The extender is connected to your router’s
wireless network and is in a suitable location.
The extender is receiving a weak signal. Try
relocating it closer to your router.
WPS connection is in progress.
No wireless connection is established.
Signal
Solid blue
Solid red
Blinking
Off

Tether
For technical support, the user guide and other information, please
visit https://www.tp-link.com/support/
, or simply scan the QR code.
If you have any suggestions or needs for our product guides, you
are welcome to email techwriter@tp-link.com.cn.
To communicate with TP-Link users or engineers, please join the
TP-Link Community at https://community.tp-link.com.
Tip:
If you have connected to the extender’s Wi-Fi but still cannot find your device, try turning off
your cellular data.


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