How to Fix D-link Wi-Fi Extender DAP -1650 Problem?

Nowadays, COVID is on High peak and every one prefers work online. As children they are doing online classes and as employees they are doing work from home. There is nothing worse than your Wi-Fi connection dropping in-between your classes and in-between sessions with your boss.

If you have an issue with your D-Link Wi-Fi Extender DAP -1650, don’t get frustrated we are here for you.

Opt this Simple and easy solution of your problem without any doubt, Go-ahead and apply these steps and get back your Wi-Fi connection.

Why D-link Wi-Fi Extender DAP-1650 Not Working?

Here we will explain few causes for a dropped Wi-Fi connection-

  • Your Router is Overheated by heavy network use
  • Your Wi-Fi signal is too weak
  • Wi-Fi doesn’t extended far enough
  • Got several wireless interference
  • Your Firmware need update
  • Your drivers need update

First you have to focus on the above causes and behalf of above reasons try to connect again your D-Link Wi-Fi Extender.

In case, you are unable to find your D-link Wi-Fi DAP-1650 connection. Move Further to Troubleshoot D-Link Wi-fi Extender DAP-1650

Troubleshoot D-link Wi-Fi Extender DAP-1650 Problem

When you are confused what to do further after knowing all causes of the D-Link Wi-Fi Connection Problem. Reset your D-Link DAP-1650 and try to resolve your issue in one step.

Factory Reset a D-Link DAP-1650 Wi-Fi Repeater

Try these below steps carefully and reset your D-link DAP-1650 Wi-Fi repeater:

  1.  Hopefully your range extender is powered on.
  2. Then, turn your range extender and find out the RESET button on the bottom.
  3. Use the paper clip or similar object, press and hold down the RESET button for at least 10 seconds.
  4. By following above steps, your range extender will begin to reboot and will perform a full factory reset.

Once the power light stops blinking, the unit has been fully reset and you are able to use it. After resetting the router setting, it does not reset the firmware to an earlier version, but it will automatically change all settings back to factory defaults.

Move further with below steps and change your router default setting:

  • First and foremost change the  D-Link DAP-1650 Default Wi-Fi Name (SSID)
  • Second, change D-Link DAP-1650 Default Password
  • Last, Disable the Broadcast SSID for D-Link DAP-1650 router

By Doing the above steps, you are unable to get your Wi-Fi connection then, set up and install DAP 1650 again this is the more convenient thing to get your connection again.

In case you are facing a D-Link Working problem, click on the link to “My Dlink Extender Is Not Working – What I Do?

How to Set up and install DAP- 1650?

First you need to select the mode to configure DAP 1650.

For the Setup D-link Extender DAP-1650 Wi-Fi Repeater Total we have three modes to set up D-Link DAP-1650 Wi-Fi Repeater.

  • First is Extender Mode
  • Second is Access Point Mode
  • Third is Media Bridge Mode

IF you want to configure DAP-1650 with Extender Mode then follow the below steps:

  • Power on your Dap- 1650
  • Connect  your Desktop/ laptop to any port on the back of the DAP-1650
  • Next, open the web browser and enter the IP address of the DAP-1650 into the address bar. ( if you don’t know IP address then enter this Ip address- default IP is http://192.168.0.50 or http://dlinkapnet.net)
  • You have to choose the DAP-1650 setup wizard webpage and click on next to start the process.
  • Go to Wireless Mode select Extender and click to next button.
  • After doing chosen extender create a new wireless network and password for your New Extended network.
  • Dap- 1650 scan your area for wireless signals. (Select your wireless signal which you want to extend and click on Connect
  • If the wireless signal which you want to extend is Security enabled, enter its wireless security password and click on the Next button.
  • Now, enter a new administrator password for the DAP-1650.  (default password is <blank>)
  • Review further your all setting and click on Finish button to finish the process

Dap-1650 Will saves and reboot, applying your new settings. Setup is complete with Extender Mode.

Important- Make sure you are placing your Dap-1650 in an area that has a good signal to your Existing Wireless signal/router. Because DAP needs a good signal from your surviving router in order to correctly extend your signal.

Access Point Mode 

Before moving to the Access Point mode, first read the important note.

Note- When you are trying to configure DAP-1650 in Access Point mode, you have to disable or turn off the wireless function on the router to prevent interference or confusion when connecting to your upgraded wireless signal.

Come to the Points: 

  • Power on your Dap- 1650
  • Connect  your Desktop/ laptop to any port on the back of the DAP-1650
  • Next, open the web browser and enter the IP address of the DAP-1650 into the address bar. ( if you don’t know IP address then enter this Ip address- default IP is http://192.168.0.50 or http://dlinkap)
  • You have to choose the DAP-1650 setup wizard webpage and click on next to start the process.
  • Go to the Wireless mode->access Mode->Next.
  • Click on the Next to start the setup wizard process
  • Create new wireless Network Username and password  for your device
  • Enter an administrator password that you are created for the DAP-1650.  ( Default Dap-1650 password is <blank>)
  • Select the time Zone and click on Next button
  • Lookout setting again, confirm it and click on the finish button.

Dap-1650 Will saves and reboot, applying your new settings. Setup is complete With Access Point Mode.

After Completion the Whole process tries to connect again your DAP-1650 into your router or existing network.

Media Bridge Mode 

For The media bridge Mode, follow the below steps carefully:

  • Power on your Dap- 1650
  • Connect  your Desktop/ laptop to any port on the back of the DAP-1650
  • Next, open the web browser and enter the IP address of the DAP-1650 into the address bar. ( if you don’t know IP address then enter this Ip address- default IP is http://192.168.0.50 or http://dlinkap)
  • You have to choose the DAP-1650 setup wizard webpage and click on next to start the process.
  • Go to the Wireless mode->Media Bridge->Next.
  • Dap-1650 automatically scan the available network
  • After scanning, choose the Wireless network you want to bridge and click Connect
  • In case, the wireless network you intend to bridge is security enabled, then enter its wireless password and click on the next button.
  • Enter an administrator password that you are created for the DAP-1650.  ( Default Dap-1650 password is <blank>)
  • Confirm your all setting once and click on Finish button

Dap-1650 Will saves and reboot, applying your new settings. Setup is complete With Media Bridge Mode.

Setup is Complete and get your connection again.

For more D-Link Troubleshooting problems go ahead our guides..!!!

 

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