Mercusys MW325R 300Mbps Wireless Router Repeater Mode configuration
Mercusys MW 325R is 300Mbps wireless indoor router with 4 number 5dBi Omni direction antenna. Router specially designs for home Wi-Fi use to increase Wi-Fi range and speed connectivity. MW325R router is a SOHO product so can be used for office and home botIt’sIts having 4LAN and 1 WAN port for configuring in router mode with support PPPoE, Dynamic and Static IP configuration for Internet service provider. Mercusys MW325R Repeater mode can be configured with any brand wireless access point without any trouble.
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Mercusys MW325R router can be used for access point as well as repeater mode to extend signal strength the on the dark area. In repeater, mode router connected the to the main router wirelessly and boost signal with 100% coverage where main router signal not reached.
Mercusys MW325R Default Setting
To configuration of any router you must know the default settings of the router. If you are using new mercusys router than you can find default setting in back side sticker of router .well you can also find default settings for mercusys MW325R , MW305R, MW155R, AC12.
Mercucsys MW325 Default IP – 192.168.1.1
Default username – NA
Default password- Not set
After getting default setting you can proceed to login router.
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Mercusys MW325R Router Connection Diagram for Repeater Configuration
Connect router LAN port to Laptop/PC LAN port and power on the router with the include box 5V-0.6A power adapter. See image below to connect correct wired connection of Mw325R router.
After Physical connection of router configure PC/Laptop LAN ip address to router default IP series. You can use 192.168.1.10 (192.168.1.2 to 254) and any other IP for laptop or PC.
Mercusys MW325R Router Login First time.
Open the web browser and type default IP Address in the URL bar and hit enter. First time there is no password set in Mercusys MW325 router in factory mode. The first login window will ask to create the login password to enter router setting interface.
Create the new password and confirm the new password.
This password will use to login router next time.
In next window, you will wizard option to the configuration for WAN interface.
Click the Skip button in right side corner to enter in router settings.
The router will open in the Status page but we are going to configure Mercusys MW325R in repeater mode so click in Advanced tab from top to enter settings.
To repeater, mode configuration has to enable router bridging mode. See the steps to enable mercusys mw325r repeater mode in WDS Bridging.
1: Go to Wireless Tab
2: Select WDS Bridging to repeater mode configuration.
3: Click Next button to start scanning for main Access Point signal to join Mercusys MW325R repeater mode connection.
The router will take 5-10 second to get information all AP running on air. You will get the list of all AP broadcasting in the area so choose your main AP name to join for repeater mode.
You will all AP SSID choose your ap name from the select option in last with ball selection icon.
Select your main WiFi type password for connecting main WiFi.
Type your Main W-Fi password to connect Mercusys MW325R repeater mode to boost signal strength.
Click Next button
The router will take 20-30 second to connect in repeater mode with any brand wireless access point to increase your signal strength everywhere.
Mercusys MW325R Repeater Configuration
In this steps, you have to set Wi-Fi name and WiFi password for Repeater SSID. Means this SSID will be used for connecting to repeater device from mobile and Laptop.
You can use Different name and password for repeater Wi-Fi name from the main Wi-Fi name.
Click Next Button to proceed.
This is Step will ask for LAN IP configuration and its Important steps.
Please make sure if your main WiFi IP 192.168.1.1 then change mercusys MW325 repeater device IP to any otherIPp. You can use 192.168.1.2 to 254 any free IP Address.
Click Next button after.
Wait router will take 30-40 second to save changes and your Mercusys MW325R repeater will be connected.
Mercusys MW325R Repeater Status Check.
After configuration see the status of mercusys router its connected or not with your main WiFi router.
Go to Wireless-> WDS bridging
See the repeater status connected withthe Green check mark.
Mercusys MW325R Repeater mode connection from Mobile.
One your repeater mode configuration successfully done now go to mobile or Laptop
Please after rebooting wait for 30 second to connect mobile or laptop to connect to repeater device.
Enjoy the 100% signal strength and internet speed each and every corner of your home and office.
Mercusys MW325 Repeater Connected Client Status.
You can see your mobile and laptop Wi-Fi user connection in status page.
Go to basic to see status of connected devices with download upload speed.
1: Upstream : this option will show upload speed of connected user
2: Downstream: this option will show download speed of connected Wi-Fi user.
3: Block: if you think anyone connected unknown user than this option will block that user. Click block to any user you want to disconnect from your Mercusys MW325R repeater device.
Mercusys MW325R Login Password Change.
Although Mercusys MW325R router doesn’t have any default password for login.There is a simple steps to change Mercusys MW325R wireless router login password change
1: Go to Advance
2: System Tools
3: click on Change Login Password
Old password : type here your old login password
New password: type here new password you want to set for login
Confirm New password: type new password again to confirm.
Click Save button to apply setting and login with new password now.
Mercusys MW325R router can be use in repeater mode with any brand device so its not necessary to main AP should be same mercusys brand.
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