**How to Factory Reset TP-Link WA850RE N300 Wifi Range Extender**

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In this article, we will guide you through the process of factory resetting your TP-Link WA850RE N300 WiFi Range Extender. If you’re experiencing issues with your extender and it’s not functioning properly, a factory reset can help resolve these problems. By following the steps outlined below, you’ll be able to reset your extender easily and get it back to working condition.

Step-by-Step Process:

  1. Locate the Factory Reset Button: Begin by finding the factory reset button on your TP-Link WA850RE N300 WiFi Range Extender. It is usually located at the back or bottom of the device.

  2. Plug in the Extender: Plug the extender into a power source and wait for it to power on. Allow it to stabilize for a few seconds.

  3. Perform the Factory Reset: Take a pin or a paperclip and press and hold the factory reset button on the extender for about five seconds. Release the button once all the lights on the extender light up.

  4. Check for Available Networks: After the reset, check for available networks on your device. The TP-Link SSID (network name) should appear. Look for the network named “tp-link extender.”

  5. Connect to the TP-Link Extender: Connect your device to the TP-Link extender by selecting the network name from the available networks list. Once connected, go to the browser and enter the IP address shown on the extender’s details page.

  6. Welcome to TP-Link Range Extender: On the website that opens, you will see a page titled “Welcome to TP-Link Range Extender.” It will prompt you to enter a password. You can choose any password you prefer. After entering the password, press “Start.” Remember, there is no need to save this password.

  7. Scanning for WiFi Routers: The extender will now scan the local network for available WiFi routers. It will display a list of routers in the area. Select your router from the list.

  8. Enter Router Password: Next, enter the password for your router and click on “Next.”

  9. Summary Page: A summary page will appear, showing the settings you have chosen. Simply press “Save.”

  10. Reboot the Extender: The TP-Link extender will now reboot to apply the new settings. You can check the progress on the webpage. It may take a few moments for the extender to reboot fully. Once the extender has rebooted, it will automatically connect to your home network.

  11. Congratulations: Congratulations! You have successfully factory reset and configured your TP-Link WA850RE N300 WiFi Range Extender. You can now enjoy a stable and extended internet connection.

  12. End of Application: Once the extender has connected to your home network, you can close the TP-Link application on your mobile phone. Refresh your WiFi settings, and you will see that the tp-link extender configuration is no longer available. You are now connected to your home network.


In conclusion, factory resetting the TP-Link WA850RE N300 WiFi Range Extender can help resolve any issues you may be experiencing. By following the step-by-step process outlined in this article, you can easily reset and configure your extender to ensure a stable and extended internet connection. Remember to always check for available networks, enter your router password correctly, and save the settings to complete the process successfully. Enjoy your newly extended network and the benefits of a stronger internet connection!

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