can the Airport express be used to extend an already existing Airport Extreme wireless network?

I would like to be able to wirelessly expand the range of an Airport Extreme router, but without having to spend $79 more than the Airport express.

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2 Answers from the Community

  • Best Answer:

    Yes. Using Airport Utility you can set the Airport Express to Extend an existing wireless network from the "wireless" tab and entering the network name, security type and password.

  • Yes, that is one of its main features.