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The range extender device is an excellent solution to improve the network connectivity of the existing devices. If you are using a wireless router in your home but its connectivity is not able to cover the whole house with ease. Then, you can easily use the range extender device with your existing router. Additionally, the range extender device is uniquely produced to extend the network connectivity of your current device. If you install the Tplink WiFi extender device in your home along with your traditional router then you will get a big advantage because it completely works with all types of networks. This extender is universally compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n networks. The wireless network signals are faster & speedy than the traditional router.
The top panel of the range extender device has two external antennas that accurately extend the network range. You can easily take network signals of this networking device in the long-range area. However, the network connectivity is more stable in the long range. If you wish to install the range extender device with the existing device that the network connectivity is slow then you can easily install it through the WPS button. The WPS button surely provides the facility to install the extender device in an easy manner.
The Tplink wireless range extender device comes along with a dual network. In the dual network, the 5GHz & 2.4 GHz are there. If you wish to stream the HD videos then you can enable the 5GHz network and easily enjoy the buffer-free streaming videos. But sometimes if the 5GHz network is not operating then the user cannot stream the 4K videos. There can be many cases due to which the 5GHz network will not be operating.
- Existing router is far away from the extender
- Extender is not connected to the internet
- Network device not turning ON
- LEDs light flashing orange
- Configure wrong setting
- Firmware version outdated
If the Tplink WiFi Extender 5GHz network is not operating then you cannot stream the videos, not play gaming consoles, & not enjoy web surfing. But you can fix this issue manually. There are incredible ways to fix the 5GHz network of this range extender device.
The network band of the Tplink wireless range extender device is most important. With this band, you can get high-speed network connectivity. If the 5GHz network is not operating then this is the big issue. You want stable network speed then you should keep in mind that your wireless should be on point. If your extender’s 5G network is not working properly, then the best solution for this is you can change the wireless channel or router to band 1. In this band, there are many channels included such as 36, 40, 44, & 48. To accurately solve the problems you can also disable the DFA function of your wireless router. You can simply visit the router’s setting and select the DFA function and accurately disable this function in a hassle-free manner.
The network password is necessary for the range extender device. If the 5GHz network is not working on this range extender device then you need to verify the network password. If you use an incorrect password then the 5GHz network is not operating. Because only by using the network, you can log in to the account and access the settings of the extender. Although, with the default IP address, you can easily access the tplink login page. Additionally, if the admin password is common then you can change this password. After that, the 5GHz network is probably operating.
If the network connectivity is interrupted or weak then the 5GHz network is not operating. If you have opened the web page of the range extender device on your computer by using the IP address. And from this web page, you are going to enable a 5Ghz network but it is not getting enabled then I can be an issue with it we can get a weak signal network. To fix the 5GHz not operating then you need to connect your computer device to the stable & reliable WiFi network connectivity.
If you are using the Tplink range extender device then you need to know about the driver of this device. Because the driver accurately enhances the network signals & range. For instance, if you are using the power adapter, but this power adapter outdated then it will impact the performance of the range extender connection. To accurately fix this issue, you need to verify the driver, if it outdated then you instantly update it.
If the 5GHz is not operating after updating the driver of the Tplink extender then you can reboot the extender device. Before rebooting the extender you can unplug all the wired from the range extender device. After that, you can reboot the extender by using the power button. Now the 5GHz network issue will solved.