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by Splodge2019
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Connecting a WiFi extender bg socket to router

Hi. I've a bright box 2 ee router,2 days ago I had electrician install a British general wifi extender power socket as the signal is weak upstairs, I can't get it to connect to my network at all. Tried the web browser way, qr code way. Any help would be great...before I go out & buy a plug in extender for the extender!! Ty

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by Grand Master
Grand Master
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Re: Connecting a WiFi extender bg socket to router

Did you follow The BG easy installation manual ? We can't tell you any more than the manufacturer does.

 

You did connect it to the BB2's 2.4 GHz SSID? This extender is only single band.

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To phone EE: The local rate landline number +44 207 362 0200 or Freephone +44 800 079 8586 - Option 1 for Mobiles; Option 2 for 4G WiFi; Option 3 for Home Broadband & EE TV.

ISPs: 1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 20 Meg WBC => 2014: EE 20 Meg WBC
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by Grand Master
Grand Master
Solution

Re: Connecting a WiFi extender bg socket to router

Did you follow The BG easy installation manual ? We can't tell you any more than the manufacturer does.

 

You did connect it to the BB2's 2.4 GHz SSID? This extender is only single band.

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If you think I helped please feel free to hit the "Star" button below.

To phone EE: The local rate landline number +44 207 362 0200 or Freephone +44 800 079 8586 - Option 1 for Mobiles; Option 2 for 4G WiFi; Option 3 for Home Broadband & EE TV.

ISPs: 1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 20 Meg WBC => 2014: EE 20 Meg WBC
by Splodge2019
Explorer

Re: Connecting a WiFi extender bg socket to router

I did follow allll the instructions..you just saved me from buying an extender extender!😊 Thank you I am now connected up. You are a the 2.4thingy sorted it. 

by Grand Master
Grand Master

Re: Connecting a WiFi extender bg socket to router

Thanks! You're welcome 🙂 ! Glad I could be of assistance & it is now sorted.

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If you think I helped please feel free to hit the "Star" button below.

To phone EE: The local rate landline number +44 207 362 0200 or Freephone +44 800 079 8586 - Option 1 for Mobiles; Option 2 for 4G WiFi; Option 3 for Home Broadband & EE TV.

ISPs: 1999: Freeserve 48K Dial-Up => 2005: Wanadoo 1 Meg BB => 2007: Orange 2 Meg BB => 2008: Orange 8 Meg LLU => 2010: Orange 16 Meg LLU => 2011: Orange 20 Meg WBC => 2014: EE 20 Meg WBC
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