on 17-08-2013 06:24 PM - last edited on 05-05-2014 03:42 PM by OCE_Karl
Sorry if this has been covered previously, if it has I can't find it.
I have the Huawei HG533 wireless router all connected up with my fibre broadband. However, due to its location (which I can't change), with several thick solid walls in my house, I have a couple of rooms where the WiFi signal just won't reach.
I've been using a basic plug-in wireless repeater, but this keeps 'hanging' with speed reducing to almost zero.
I do still have my 'old' Huawei HG523a router. What I want to do is set this up as a repeater/bridge. I just can't figure out how to do it & can't seem to find anything in relation to doing this.
Can it be done? And if so please, please give me step-by-step instructions.
Many thanks in eager anticipation....
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on 17-08-2013 06:52 PM
The following link is to an item courtesy of Fred Sheehan which should address your needs.
Fred is a moderator on this forum who has posted consistent high quality advice.
on 19-08-2013 01:57 PM
Thanks ever so much. The guide itself was simple... However, it was trial and error with the 523a as there are just so many settings on it. Think i've got there in the end using method 2.
on 21-08-2013 11:47 AM
Thanks for keeping us updated and let us know if you need any assistance