Are you not happy with the WiFi signals that you are getting from your Rockspace WiFi range extender? Let us tell you this is a common problem that many Rockspace extender users complain about. The whole purpose of setting up a wireless extender at home is to extend the existing signal range and eliminate WiFi dead zones. But there is no point if the resultant WiFi that you get is not as expected. In this article, we will help you to know about a few points that if followed, you can boost the existing extender WiFi signals. Some of these points may need you to access the re.rockspace.local login page. So keep handy the admin login details of the Rockspace extender.
Tips to Improve Rockspace Extender WiFi
- Reboot it Often
You must reboot your extender often. This will help in two ways. One, your device will have some rest and then it works fine. Second rebooting helps to fix minor temporary glitches. Here is how to perform the simple reboot process:
- Go near your Rockspace extender.
- Turn it off.
- Disconnect it from the wall socket.
- Remove all other cables connected to it.
- Wait for some time.
- Connect the cables the way they were connected earlier.
- Plug the power adapter.
- Turn on the power button on the extender.
This is how you can reboot your device and improve its performance.
- Connect Devices Properly
The next tip that you can follow is to connect the Rockspace extender to the host router in a proper manner. You can use an Ethernet cable to make a wired connection between the devices. A wired connection is always more reliable than a wireless one. So we are suggesting you to put to use a cable. But the cable that you are putting to use should be in good condition and not broken or damaged. Make a firm connection between the deivces and see the difference on your own.
- Update the Firmware
Keep in mind that the Rockspace extender should always be running on the latest version of the firmware. If you haven’t updated your extender for a long time then consider doing it right now. To update the firmware on your extender, access the admin dashboard via http //re.rockspace.local. After that, install the latest firmware on it. By updating the firmware, you can not only improve the performance but also add new features, enhance security, and also fix bugs.
- Ditch WiFi Interference
Another thing that you need to follow to have better WiFi is to keep your extender away from other networking devices and home appliances in the house. These devices or appliances have the ability to interfere with the WiFi signals which degrades the WiFi quality. So keeping the extender far from such objects will be helpful.
- Disconnect Extra Devices
Bear in mind that if you connect more devices to the Rockspace extender’s WiFi then also you will get a poor network from it. We thus suggest you disconnect some extra devices and have better signals from it.
- Maintain Line of Sight
It is a known fact that a clear line of sight from the Rockspace extender and the accessing device is useful if you want to get better signals. With minimum obstruction, you can improve the WiFi quality. So try to access the Rockspace extender WiFi from a place that is in its line of sight.
Wrapping Things Up
We are very hopeful that by using the tips and tricks highlighted in this article, you will be able to enhance the WiFi signals from your Rockspace wireless range extender. Another thing that we want to add to this is that it is essential that you place the extender at an open and higher location in the home to get better signals.