Having Problems Connecting to a Rockspace Extender [Fixed]
Are you having problems connecting to a Rockspace extender? If you nod in yes, then this blog post will be of great help to you. Here, you will get a couple of reason causing the issue along with relevant fixes to troubleshoot with the problem you are having. Hence, without delay, let’s get started!
Having Problems Connecting to a Rockspace Extender [Why]
You might be having problems while connecting to the Rockspace WiFi extender because of following reasons:
- Technical glitches
- You are not in range of your extender’s WiFi
- The placement of your range extender is not correct
- Heavy traffic on your Rockspace device
- Not done Rockspace WiFi extender setup in a proper way
These were the reasons causing the issue in discussion. Now, have a quick nudge at the next section and get the fixes to overcome with the issue in a flash.
Having Problems Connecting to a Rockspace Extender [Resolved]
Some of the best fixes to troubleshoot with the issue are outlined below. Go through them and apply them calmly to get the issue fixed handy:
Restart Your Rockspace WiFi Extender
Technical glitches are the most common reasons that can prevent you from connecting to your Rockspace extender. On the off chance, you want to keep to the glitches at bay, you must restart the extender.
The instructions to restart the Rockspace device are highlighted below:
- Right of the bat, unplug your range extender and turn it off.
- Wait for 2-3 minutes.
- Plug the extender back in and turn it on.
Upon plugging in the extender, its power LED will start blinking. As soon as it become stable, try connecting your PC to it.
How to Connect desktop or Laptop to Rockspace?
Through 2 ways by which you can connect your desktop or laptop to Rockspace:
Using an Ethernet Source
In the Ethernet source method, you have to get an Ethernet cable and insert its one end into your PC and other end into your Rockspace device.
Make sure that the Ethernet cable is working and inserted firmly into the Ethernet/ internet port of your range extender and the client device i.e. PC/ laptop.
Using a Wireless Source
While connecting your extender and router using a wireless source, you must ensure keeping them in reach of each other. Are you done keeping them closer? Yes? Ok! Now, press the WPS button on your Rockspace device and within a minutes, press the WPS button on your router.
We hope that this proves helpful? Anticipating that you are not Having Problems connecting to a Rockspace extender after applying the second fix.
Get Closer to Rockspace Extender
On the off chance, you are still having troubles while connecting to the Rockspace extender, then try getting a bit closer to your extender to see if it works. For instance, if you want your client device to get connected to your Rockspace device, you must be in its range. Like, if your extender is installed in your drawing room and you are connecting to its SSID from your bedroom, then go in the same room where your extender is placed.
What happened? You are in the same room as of your extender but still having problems while connecting to the Rockspace extender? Need not to worry! Try switching the source you have used. Means, if you have connected the your extender and router wirelessly, try connecting them using wired source.
Change the Rockspace Extender Placement
Even after changing the connection source, you are still having problems connecting to a Rockspace extender? If yes, then change the extender’s present location. We really hope that shifting the device from one place to another will help you connecting with it.
Reset Rockspace WiFi Extender
If none of the fixes helped you out, then reset your Rockspace extender.
How to reset Rockspace extender?
To reset the extender, you need to press and hold the reset hole present on it wth the help of paper clip, hold it for 8-10 seconds, and release it. Wait for the extenderto boot up properly.
Now, perform Rockspace WiFi extender setup process from scratch. You can click on the highlighted term to get complete instructions to set up the device with ease.
Once your range extender is installed, you will get an extended SSIS, Rockspace_EXT (default). Connect with it and start using the internet even from dead zones of your house.
In The End
That’s all! We are now going to conclude our blog! Anticipating that after applying the fixes over here, you are not having problems connecting to a Rockspace extender anymore?