How to Use Site Survey After Linksys Extender Setup RE6700

Linksys RE6700 AC1200 amplify dual-band WiFi range extender is a great device which comes with 802.11ac technology as well as a plug-in format factor. It also has a built-in power outlet that enables your extender to plug into an electrical socket while offering an additional outlet for other electronics. Once you are done with Linksys Extender Setup RE6700, you will get a coverage area of around 10,000 square feet.
After the setup, you can use the Site Survey feature to know all the wireless networks within the range of your Linksys extender. Not only on RE6700 but the Site Survey function is present in the Linksys RE6400, RE6500, RE6300, RE4100W and RE3000W v2 extenders. However, the steps will remain the same for all such models of Linksys WiFi range extenders.
Without further ado, let's learn how to use Site Survey after Linksys RE6700 extender setup. Let's dig a little deeper.
Step-by-Step Guide for Using Site Survey on Linksys RE6700 Extender
Step 1:
Open an internet browser to sign in to the online setup page of your Linksys WiFi range extender. There are three ways to sign in:
  • Type in the URL bar at the top-left side of the browser window.
  • Enter the Linksys extender's default IP address. Most of the Linksys extenders use as the default IP. In case your extender has already configured, you will have to search the IP address in the DHCP table of your router.
  • You can also directly enter the MAC address of your extender in the URL bar.

Step 2:
Head over to the Wireless section and then click on the Site Survey option. Now, you will be on the Site Survey page. Here, you will get the following options:
  • Select - tapping the radio button adjacent to the WiFi network name (SSID) chooses the SSID.
  • SSID - shows the name of accessible WiFi networks.
  • GHz - demonstrates the radio band of accessible wireless networks.
  • Signal Strength - shows the overall position of the accessible networks within range by demonstrating the power of the received WiFi signal.
Note: If no bar is shown, the extender is located excessively far away from the router. For hassle-free Linksys extender setup, place your extender close to the router to keep the signal quality between 60% and 100%.
  • Security - shows the security type utilized by available networks. In the event that a system supports WiFi Protected Setup (WPS), the WPS symbol is also shown.
Connecting the Range Extender With a Router or an Access Point
Step 1:
Under the Site Survey section, Click on the radio button that relates to your WiFi network name (SSID) and afterward, click Connect.
Step 2:
Type the password of your WiFi network and then click on the Connect button.
Note: The sort of security data required in this screen should be similar to your access point or router's WiFi security settings.
Now, wait for some time until the process has completed. Your Linksys extender should now be successfully configured with your WiFi network. You can continue with connecting WiFi PCs and gadgets to get internet access after Linksys extender setup RE6700.
Quick Tip: To know whether your range extender is connected with the network, go to the Status > WLAN Statistics section.
Step 3:
The Network Name (SSID) should show the WiFi network name of your router.
If you experience any issues, the reset process can help you out. If you don't know how to resetLinksys extender press the reset button on your extender and let its LED blink properly.
That's how you can use the Site Survey after Linksys extender setup RE6700. If you have any queries, get in touch with us via the comments below.