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ASUS A
Step 1
Preparation
Step 2
Firmware
upgrade
M
I
ESH
Before you start to setup ASUS AiMesh, you have to prepare:
Two (2) ASUS routers (models supporting AiMesh
https://www.asus.com/AiMesh/).
Assign one router as the AiMesh router, and another router as
AiMesh node. Router with the highest specifications should be
used as the AiMesh router.
Locate AiMesh router and node within 1-3 meters when setup
process.
Modem
Upgrade all routers with AiMesh-supported firmware
1.
Plug in the power adapter and press the power button at the
back of your router.
2.
Check the WAN and 2. 4GHz / 5GHz LED lights to ensure the
hardware connection is ready.
3.
Connect your PC to the router via a network cable.
S
ETUP
AiMesh router
G
UIDE
AiMesh node

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  • Page 1 ASUS A ETUP UIDE Before you start to setup ASUS AiMesh, you have to prepare: Step 1 Preparation Two (2) ASUS routers (models supporting AiMesh  https://www.asus.com/AiMesh/). Assign one router as the AiMesh router, and another router as  AiMesh node. Router with the highest specifications should be used as the AiMesh router.
  • Page 2 Launch a web browser. You will be redirected to the ASUS Setup Wizard. If not, navigate to http://router.asus.com. Go to Administration  Firmware Upgrade. Click on Check, and it will upgrade firmware automatically. After firmware update completed, please go to Network Map...
  • Page 3 Reset AiMesh node to factory default Step 3 Restore AiMesh Press the reset button of AiMesh node at least 5 seconds, and node release the reset button until the power LED is flashing slowly. When reset process completed, remove network cable, let AiMesh node keep power on and standby for AiMesh system setting.
  • Page 4 Unplug your cable/DSL modem. If it has a battery backup, remove the battery. Connect your modem to the WAN port of AiMesh router with network cable. And then power on your modem. Check your modem LED lights to ensure the connection is active.
  • Page 5 AiMesh router node **If you want to use Wi-Fi to connect your PC and AiMesh router instead of network cable, on your PC, search the network name (SSID) of your AiMesh router and connect it. You can find the default network name (SSID) at the back label of your AiMesh router.
  • Page 6 After click Search, it will search AiMesh node automatically. When AiMesh node shows on this page, click it to add it into AiMesh system. It is best to place all routers in close proximity when synchronizing for the first time in case of interference.
  • Page 7 After login, go to More  AiMesh, and get started. After click Get Started, it will search AiMesh node automatically. When AiMesh node shows on this page, click it to add it into AiMesh system. It is best to place all routers in close proximity when...
  • Page 8 If it cannot find any AiMesh node nearby or synchronization fails, please check followings and try again. a). Move your AiMesh node closed to AiMesh router within 1-3 meters. b). Your AiMesh node is powered on. c). Your AiMesh node is upgraded to AiMesh-supported firmware.
  • Page 9 After click, it will search AiMesh node automatically. When AiMesh node shows on this page, click it to add it into AiMesh system. It is best to place all routers in close proximity when synchronizing for the first time in case of interference.
  • Page 10 Put AiMesh router and node aim high and in open space. Step 5 Placement Now it’s time to move your AiMesh node to a preferable location. You can monitor how many devices are connected to the AiMesh node, and how good the reception is from the AiMesh router.
  • Page 11 AiMesh router and your existing dead zone. Before Router Modem Dead zone After AiMesh AiMesh Modem No dead router node zone Put AiMesh router in the center of the house. We recommend various location placement examples. AiMesh node AiMesh router AiMesh node...
  • Page 12 AiMesh node AiMesh node AiMesh router AiMesh node AiMesh node AiMesh router...
  • Page 13 Place the node in the ideal locations for best coverage. Run Ethernet cables from the LAN port of the AiMesh router to the WAN port of AiMesh node. AiMesh system will auto-select the best path for data transmission, whether wired or wireless.
  • Page 14 Feedback If you have encountered any problem or issue when set up or use ASUS AiMesh, please go to web GUI (http://router.asus.com), and go to page Administration  Feedback. Fulfill the feedback form. Enable system diagnostic and check all capturing logs.