Turn D-Link wifi router into a wifi range extender mode using simple steps. follow D-Link DIR-600M WiFI Router Repeater Mode configuration with non-D-Link AP.
D-Link DIR600M WiFI Router Repeater Mode Configuration
D-Link DIR600M on of the popular home wifi router model. It is SOHO wifi router with 150Mbps and 300Mbps wifi speed. Dir600M Wi-Fi router having 1 WAN and 4 LAN port for a wired connection as well. It supports Access point and range extender mode for use router as per requirements. You can use the D-Link router as a range extender to increase low wifi signal up to 100% in dark spot area. Setup D-Link Dir600m wifi router repeater mode bit simple and easy methods. To configure dir600 m wifi router as repeater mode need a physical connection for configurations.
Range Extender mode can be used to turn your DVR with an internet connection without laying physical cable from main wifi router. If you have Desktop Pc in another room where no internet cable available you can connect wired from repeater LAN port to desktop LAN to connect internet. You can increase 4G router wifi signal to cover full house using repeater mode in D-Link DIR600M wifi router.
DLink DIr600M Repeater Setup connection
Connect Router to Power adapter comes with the device. Use cat6 cable to connect from Laptop LAN.
Laptop/Desktop LAN IP Settings
Go to Laptop/PC lan settings and use 192.168.0.10 IP to make accessible D-Link WiFI router.
D-Link Default IP: 192.168.0.1
Password- Blank (NA)
Login D-Link DIR600M WiFi Router
Now login router to turn into range extender mode.
Open Web browser and open 192.168.0.1 and hit enter.
Click Login Button to enter in settings.
Go to Wireless – Wireless Repeater
Repeater Enabled: Check the box to enable repeater mode in D-Link dir600m.
Click the Site Survey button to scan the Host Access Point name.
Make sure you have WiFi password of Main wifi router you want to connect from D-Link Repeater device.
Select the Main WiFi name from the list.
Select the wifi name and click the Next button to further steps.
Security Option (WPA-PSK): type your main wifi name password in Pre-Shared key.
Click the Next button.
Change the IP Address to the Same series of your host IP Address. You can check-in mobile or PC DHCP for IP Address series used in host wifi router.
IP Address: 192.168.1.253 (my host router ip is- 192.168.1.1)
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
Click the Finish button to save and reboot the router.
Click OK button to confirm settings change.
After reboot access router with new IP Address changed.
Once Dir600M router reboot after settings are done now see the mobile or Laptop wifi signal will increase.
Placement of D-Link DIR600M Repeater Mode
Repeater device placement depends on the performance and signal range of repeater signals. Place repeater router in center place from main wifi router can get at least 50% signal to repeater device.
Do not cover and place under a cupboard or under the table of repeater device which makes an obstacle between host AP and repeater device.
Hope D-Link DIR-600M WiFI Router Repeater Mode will help you to improve wifi signal strength in your home and office without buying a range extender device.