Linksys Velop is one of the best WiFi range extenders that help its users to amplify their existing internet coverage. But, to enjoy the Velop’s internet coverage after Linksys extender setup in every nook and cranny of your house, it is important to place it (Linksys Velop) at its ideal location.
Bear in mind – if the location of your Linksys Velop extender is not optimal, you will experience slow or intermittent WiFi connection issues for sure, even if you are on an upgraded internet plan.
So, you might be wondering, where to place your Linksys Velop extender, aren’t you? Well, wonder no more! In this write-up, you will get to know the best Linksys Velop extender placement. Continue reading!
Best Location for Your Linksys Velop Extender
To get uninterrupted internet access even in blind zones of your house, keep the following points into consideration for best extender placement.
The Central Location
The Linksys Velop WiFi range extender broadcast the WiFi signals in every direction of your house. Therefore, while placing your Linksys device, ensure to place it away from corners. The reason being, placing the device in a corner or near to corners, will not give you the whole-home WiFi coverage.
So, in accordance to this, place your Linksys Velop extender at the center-most area in your home, and that to within range of your existing router.
Secondly, while placing your Linksys Velop extender near to your router, it is also advised that you place it (router) openly. If you have placed your existing router inside a cabinet or beneath a table, then also you will not be able to get the most out of your Velop’s WiFi signals. Why? Because the Velop doubles the internet speed of the WiFi range coming out of your main router. If your router is hidden, then how will it provide the WiFi signals to your extender? And, if your extender is not receiving router’s WiFi signals, then how will it (Velop) provide you extended range of the internet.
So, to make the most out of your Linksys Velop and your existing router WiFi signals, place them both:
- At center-most area in your home
- In reach of each other
- On a higher, clean, and non-congested surface
Once you are done with placing your WiFi range extender and the center-most area in your home and near to your router, you are free to check the extended WiFi range by accessing Linksys Velop login page. Here’s to hope that, you access the login page of your Linksys Velop device in blink of an eye and without any hassle.
Keep WiFi Interference at Bay
Also, to make the most out of your Linksys Velop WiFi signals, it is suggested to place it away from the reach of your neighboring SSIDs. The best way to get rid of WiFi signals interferences is to disconnect/ forget all the unknown SSIDs that are active within range of your Velop’s WiFi.
In a Nutshell
By following the two valuable tips listed above, you will surely able to make the most out of your Linksys Velop WiFi signals. There are a couple of things more that we would like to share with you prior to ending this write-up.
- Keep updating the firmware of your Linksys Velop regularly (whenever available).
- Give your Linksys Velop a fresh start by power cycling it every week. But, prior to applying this, keep this in mind that power cycling and Velop Linksys extender reset are two different processes.
Linksys extender reset will take your Velop to factory default values, whereas power cycling or restarting the device (Velop) will cool it down and give it a fresh start.
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