Why Is My Linksys RE3000W Extender Not Working?

If you are facing issues with your Linksys RE3000W extender, then let us tell you that you are not only the one who is facing issue with it. 90 percent of the users are affected by Linksys RE3000W issues. Now, you have redirected to our post, you must consider yourself lucky. In this post, we will guide you with some tips and tricks to fix that issue which has become a pain in your head. Let’s start over!


Before getting started, please be calm and have a cup of tea of coffee first. You can also consider a chilled beer. Relax your senses and think machine can’t overpower you. Human created machines, not machines created humans. What you can do, machines cannot.


Without spending much time, let’s take the plunge to fix Linksys RE3000W extender not working issues.

Can’t Connect to the WiFi Network

If you are facing connectivity issues with your WiFi network, then chances are you have not plugged your Linksys WiFi range extender in a proper manner. Thus, to fix the issue, make sure that your RE3000W device is receiving a proper power supply. On the off chance that your Linksys extender is still not working, you can power cycle your Linksys device by turning it off and back on again. Once done, ensure that the power LED on your Linksys device is stable.

Slow Internet Connectivity

This might be another issue behind making Linksys users frustrated, especially when work from home is in process. To fix it, have a word with your ISP. Confirm that if everything is fine from his end or not. Also, ask him whether he is providing you the actual internet speed you are paying for. In the event that everything is fine you’re your ISP’s end then chances are using an overcrowded network. Well, an overcrowded network might your internet speed. To fix the slow internet issue, follow a few troubleshooting steps given below.

   1. Ask your ISP to upgrade your modem, router, or gateway.

   2. Switch to a different less-crowded channel.


To confirm whether the issue is fixed or not, access Linksys RE3000W setup page via extender.linksys.com. If the setup page loads up easily, then (fab!) the issue is successfully fixed. In case the RE3000W setup page is not loading or taking too long to respond, proceed towards the next troubleshooting step.

WiFi Dropping Issues

Linksys users can experience random WiFi connection drops issues. Well, this issue can annoy you if your RE3000W is not getting proper WiFi signals from your main router. To fix the issue, ensure that your Linksys extender is receiving proper WiFi signals from your main router. To fix the issue, make sure that your Linksys extender is placed in reach of your router. Apart from this, you can also ask your ISP your upgrade your internet plan.


Extender.linksys.com not Working Issues

Last but not the least, extender.linksys.com not working issue is one of the most common issues to see among Linksys device users. This issue persists due to various reasons. However the commonly seen problem behind the issue is the use of an outdated web browser, PC or laptop. The use of an outdated web browser can prevent you from accessing the Linksys extender login page. Besides, if your PC, laptop or mobile device firmware version is outdated, then also you can face login issues.

To fix this issue, it is suggested to update your web browser you are using. And also, don’t forget to update the firmware on your device (PC or laptop) you are using to access the setup page.


Also, you can switch to another web browser that is already up-to-date. Deleting cache and cookies along with browsing history from the internet browser can also help you fix the extender.linksys.com not working issue. You can also try using the RE3000W default IP address to access the Linksys extender setup page.


We hope that by making the use of the above-listed troubleshooting fixes, you are able to make your Linksys RE3000W extender up and running. On the off chance that you still can’t make the most out of your Linksys device, feel free to get in touch with our experts via comments.