Are you facing an issue with your TP Link repeater as you aren’t able to blacklist or remove devices? If you are nodding your head in yes, then don’t fret. Here we have arrived with some TP Link troubleshooting tips through which you can easily resolve this issue. Just have a quick look at the below section.
Restart Your Repeater
In most cases, minor technical hiccups can be the reason behind the outcome of this particular issue. And it can simply resolve by rebooting your TP Link repeater. By rebooting your TP Link repeater, you are providing your device with a fresh start helping it to boost its performance and also preventing it from getting overheated. However, performing a reboot to your TP Link repeater is not rocket science, yet many users get stuck with an issue while doing so. Therefore, here we have listed simple steps to perform the reboot of your device.
- Remove all the devices accessing your TP Link repeater.
- Then, turn it off and remove it from the power source.
- Now, wait for some time before connecting your TP Link repeater to the wall outlet.
Now, see if the issue you were experiencing has been fixed. If not, then continue reading.
Verify your Ethernet Connection
You are required to check that the Ethernet cable you are using doesn’t have any sign of wear or tear. If that’s not the case and its old or worn out, then replace or swap your Ethernet cable with the new one. If you are still getting an issue after replacing your Ethernet cable, then consider a wireless connection. In that case, ensure that your TP Link repeater is getting solid and steady internet signals. If not, then try relocating your TP Link repeater close to your home router to avoid any connection loss issues.
Update TP Link Repeater Firmware
Confirm that the firmware version of the TP Link repeater you’re accessing is not outdated. If that’s not the case, then consider upgrading your TP Link repeater to the latest version by accessing tplinkrepeater.net page.
Avoid WiFi Interference
Interference in the WiFi signals can also be one of the major reasons why you can’t blacklist or remove devices with your TP Link repeater. So, you need to be very careful while placing your TP Link repeater as it needs to be placed away from the objects like refrigerators, microwaves, baby monitors, and other smart home appliances causing WiFi interference. As these kinds of objects use radio frequency for transmission that can disrupt the WiFi signals resulting in this specific issue.
Perform a Hard Reset
Improper or incorrect TP Link repeater setup can also cause you to face this specific type of issue. So, it’s recommended to perform the default factory settings of your TP Link repeater and then configure it again. However, it’s not a hard task, yet many users find it difficult to do. If you are also the one having a hard time resetting your extender, then we suggest you follow the below-mentioned steps to reset your TP Link repeater with ease.
- You are required to look for the Reset button on your TP Link repeater.
- Once you have successfully identified the Reset button, push it.
- Then, your repeater will reboot on its own and will be restored to the default factory settings.
Now, re-configure your TP Link repeater using the TP Link App or via GUI.
We hope after going through the above-mentioned troubleshooting hacks, you’ll be able to fix the issue you were experiencing currently.