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WiFi Extender Setup - Smart Home

Step-by-step instructions to setup your Smart Home WiFi System

 

App Store (iPhone) Download here

Google Play (Android) Download here

 

Step 1 

Ensure your broadband router is powered on

Step 2

Connect the ethernet cable to any of the three nodes, the WAN/LAN port.

Connect the other end of the cable to your router. This will be your primary node.

Step 3

The LED light on the node will become green indicating that the node is connected

Step 4

Connect to the Nova WiFi  Network on your device

The network ID and password can be found on the primary node to your router.

Step 5

Download the Tenda App from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store on youre phone or tablet. 

Step 6

When the set up process starts on the App select Dynamic IP fro the connection type.

Continue to set up your new network name (eg. Home WiFi) and password. It will take a few seconds for your new network to finalise on the Tenda App.

Step 7

Now you will have o reconnect to your new network and open the Tenda App.

Step 8

Now plug in the remaining nodes throughout your home. 

They will appear on your home screen of the Tenda App and automatically mesh to your new network broadcasting from the base node at your router.

Step 9

Once you are all set up you can monitor your Smart Home WiFi System by the colour of the LED on each node, which indicates the strength of the connection. 

Blue/Green = excellent

Yellow = fair

Magenta = poor

Red = disconnected

They will appear on the home screen of the Tenda App and automatically mesh to your new network broadcasting from the base node at your router, creating a seamless connection throughout your home.

 They will appear on the home screen of the Tenda App and automatically mesh to your new network broadcasting from the base node at your router, creating a seamless connection throughout your home.