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    How to Configure Repeater Mode on TL-WR700N
    TP-LINK’s TL-WPA4220 300Mbps AV500 WiFi Powerline Extender gained HWM’s Gold award with an overall performance of 9.0 points out of 10 from HWM Malaysia, a leading authority on consumer technology products and the most influential tech magazine in Southeast Asia. HWM commonly features stories on emerging technology trends and the latest gadgets and is also a trusted source for consumer technology reviews with rigorous testing and reliable expert reviews.

    Definition:The TL-WR700N copies and reinforces the existing wireless signal to extend the coverage of the signal. So the network name(SSID) and password don't change. This mode is especially useful for a large space to eliminate signal-blind corners.

    Application: Large house,office,warehouse or other spaces where the existing signal is weak.
     
    Physical Connection
     
    Step 1:
    Connect the WR700N directly to your computer’s Ethernet port by an Ethernet cable;
     
    Step 2:
    Power on the WR700N
     
    Initial Computer Setup– For Windows 7, Vista & XP (For Mac OS X, please go to page3)
     
    Step 1:
    Windows 7&Windows Vista: Go to Start->Control Panel ->Network and Sharing Center
    Windows XP: Go to Start->Control Panel->Network Connections
     
    Step 2:
    Windows 7: Go to Network andSharing Center>Change Adapter settings
    Windows Vista: Go to Network andSharing Center>Manage Network Connections
    Windows XP: (Go to Next Step)

     
    Step 3:
    Windows 7, Vista and XP: Right Click Local Area Connection >Select Properties > Double Click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) or Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) forWindows XP.
     
    Step 4:
    Windows 7, Vista and XP: Select “Use the Following IP address:
    Type the following information:
    1.     IP address: 192.168.0.10
    2.     Subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
    Click OK to exit
    Click OK again to apply the settings.
     
    Initial Computer Setup– For Mac OS X
    Go to the Apple->System Preferences->Network-> Highlight Ethernet ->Configure IPv4: Using DHCP with manual address
    Input the IPv4 Address: 192.168.0.10
    Click Apply

     
    Access the Management Page
     
    Open a Web Browser -> Type 192.168.0.254 in the address bar -> Press Enter
     
    Enter the default User Name: admin
    Enter the default Password: admin
    Click OK
     
    Run Quick Setup
     
    Go to Quick Setup-> Click Next
     
    Select Repeater-> Click Next
     
    Click Survey
     
    Locate your router network name under the SSID column -> Click Connect
     
    Security Options: (Please match Security Options with your existing router)
    Please refer to Original Equipment Manufacturer for details
    Password:  (Please match Security Password with your existing router)
    Click: Next
     
    Click: Reboot, and wait until it goes to 100% percent
     
    Relocate the WR700N
     
    You may now relocate the WR700N to a centralized location in order to make the most of Repeater Mode.
    Congratulations! Your wireless signal has been enhanced. All your wireless devices have a more stable connection.
     
    Final Computer Reversion– For Windows 7, Vista & XP (For Mac OS X, please go to page 9)
     
    Step 1:
    Windows 7&Windows Vista: Go to Start->Control Panel ->Network and Sharing Center
    Windows XP: Go to Start->Control Panel->Network Connections
     
    Step 2:
    Windows 7: Go to Network and Sharing Center->Change Adapter settings
    Windows Vista: Go to Network and Sharing Center->Manage Network Connections
    Windows XP: (Go to Next Step)
     
    Step 3:
    Windows 7, Vista and XP: Right Click Local Area Connection ->Select Properties -> Double Click Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) or Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) for Windows XP.
     
    Step 4:
    Windows 7, Vista and XP: Select “Obtainan IP address automatically” and “Obtain DNS server address automatically
    Click OK to exit
    Click OK again to apply the settings.
     
     
    Final Computer Reversion – For Mac OS X
     
    Go to the Apple->System Preferences->Network-> Highlight Ethernet ->Configure IPv4: Using DHCP
    Click Apply