How do I connect my BG Wi-Fi extender?

How do I connect my BG Wi-Fi extender?

Connect to a new Wi-Fi network called “BG”. (no password is required) *Note: if the BG network is not showing, please reset the Wi-Fi socket. Enter http://bg.repeater.net into your browser search bar. Select the Wi-Fi network to be extended.

Are socket Wi-Fi extenders any good?

In conclusion, if you or your customers have a room or space that suffers from poor Wi-Fi I’d definitely recommend getting a couple of these sockets fitted. They’re also a great ‘up-seller’ for those occasions where you’re doing domestic work and spot the need for a customer.

How does a Wi-Fi socket range extender work?

Wi-Fi extenders work by rebroadcasting the internet signal, which increases its range throughout your home. For the best results, install the Wi-Fi extender between your router and any dead zones. Wi-Fi extenders are inexpensive and easy to set up, but not always the best solution to fix your Wi-Fi.

Can you turn off a WiFi extender?

It is completely up to your decision will you leave your Wi-Fi range extender turned on, or switch it off when it is not in use. Regarding power consumption it is very small, almost negligible, e.g. my TP-Link TL-WA850RE power consumption is 3 W (504 Wh weekly, or 26,28 kWh yearly).

How many WiFi extenders can you have?

You can use two extenders. However, it could lead to unsatisfactory performance for the second one. You can also daisy chain more WiFi extenders but it may reduce the throughput of your device. So, you may want to consider connecting each extender to the main router.

Why is my Wi-Fi socket flashing blue?

Ensure that your Wi-Fi socket is connected to the power supply as per ‘Wiring instructions’ (see reverse). After the initial power up the LED indicator will illuminate with a solid blue light. After a short period of time the indicator will then start to blink and the product will then be ready for set-up.

Can you use more than one WiFi extender socket?

You can use multiple Wi-Fi extenders, but there are a few caveats and pitfalls to consider. While connecting two or more Wi-Fi extenders to a single router is fine, you shouldn’t connect one extender to another wirelessly.

Do WiFi extenders work on different ring mains?

If the two ring mains go through the same consumer unit (fuse box) the extenders should work. If the ring mains go through different consumer units they won’t work because the signal can not cross from one ring to the other.

Should I leave my WiFi extender on all the time?