OpenWrt(LUCI) Repeater (Client+AP) Configuration

OpenWrt Repeater Mode Configuration !

First Question is why OpenWrt Repeater Mode Configuration required and why use repeater mode ? simple answer is repeat Your existing WiFi signal to dark area to get strong signal in every corner.There is Many way to configure OpenWrt Powered device in Repeater mode . Other word its  call Client+AP mode, means it will work client and AP mode in same time client will receive data from AP and AP mode will broadcast wifi signal to boost signal strength on dark area.

Default Ip- Address is 192.168.1.1
Put Same Series IP-Address in PC/Laptop (Ex :192.168.1.x)
Open Internet Browser and type 192.168.1.1 in address Bar .
Default Username : root
Password : blank(no password)

Openwrt Repeater mode

Click Login


Repeater Mode (Client+AP) Configuration


  • Go to Network –> WiFi
  • Click Scan Button

 

Scan fo Repeater AP

Find Your Network Name (SSID) and Click Join Network

Scan Result in openwrt

  • Enter Your Wireless Key (WPA-PSK)
  • Use Any Name For New Network Name (Ex: in picture I am using wwan) and Click Submit

OpenWrt Chaos Calmer Client Router Mode

Select Repeater Settings in openwrt

Click Save & Apply For Settings Changes .

OpenWrt Save Option

Add OpenWrt Repeater Network Now

Go to Network –> WiFi
Click Add

Add New interface for Repeater

Repeater SSID and mode settings

 

Essid – Type Repeater Ssid whatever you want to
Mode: Repeater Mode will be Access Point
Check LAN and Wwan (Whatever you create new networks name) for bridging

Repeater interface configuration in openWrt

After Made all Setting click Save & Apply button

OpenWrt Save Option

Check Your Laptop/Mobile Wi-Fi signal for Repeater Status.

Connect Repeater Device in LAptop

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