Linksys N300 Setup

Did you recently buy a Linksys N300 wireless range extender but are not quite sure as to how it can be installed? You will find the breakdown of the setup process on this page. All you need to do is, walk carefully through the instructions given here to perform Linksys N300 setup. For your information, along with the steps to install the Linksys wireless device, we have shed light on the status of various LED lights and other related topics.

Linksys N300 WiFi Extender [Product Overview]


BLINKING GREEN The device is either booting up or upgrading firmware.
SOLID GREEN Your N300 extender is ready to be used.
SOLID AMBER The connection with the router is weak.
BLINKING AMBER The device is not connected to the router.


WPS BUTTON You can use the WPS button to setup your Linksys N300 extender and add compatible devices to the network.
RESET BUTTON Pressing and holding the RESET button for more than 10 seconds will restore the device to the default mode.


ETHERNET PORT You can connect wired devices to the network of your Linksys N300 range extender with the Ethernet cable.

How to Execute Linksys N300 Setup Process?

Given you have gained insight of the status of Linksys extender blinking lights and other related topics, now is the time to learn how the N300 extender can be set up.

Below, we have discussed about more than one method for the setup process. To be specific, the WPS and manual method are explained in detail.

Linksys N300 Extender Setup via WPS Method

Where to Place the Linksys N300 Extender?

After the setup process, when you relocate your networking device, it is recommended that you do not keep it near the following devices and appliances:

  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Microwave ovens
  • Treadmills
  • Televisions
  • Cordless phones
  • Washing machines

Setup Linksys N300 Extender via Manual Method

How to Connect to Linksys N300 Network?

Want to get a clear picture of how you can connect your laptop to the network of the Linksys extender? Read these instructions to do so:

  • Go to the WIFI UTILITY of your client device.
  • You will come across the names of available networks.
  • Locate the SSID of the Linksys N300 range extender and click it.
  • Once done, input the NETWORK KEY and let the CONNECT button appear.
  • Click it and allow your device to have internet access.

In this manner, you will be able to finish the Linksys N300 setup process using two methods. Now, you can have internet access on not one but all your devices.

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