Airport Extreme in Bridge Mode?  What did I want?

I'm AT & T Uverse with Gigapower.  Until today I had 2 networks in my home, the AT & T router then the one I created on my Apple Airport Extreme.

The tech told me that I can implement the airport just mirror or fill the AT & T network.  In this way all devices in the House are on the same network.  In the past, there are times where someone has been connected on the AT & T network, but wanted to print to the printer WiFi, which stood on the Airport network.  We must also be on the Airport network in order to access the iTunes account via the Remote App.  Only, it would be easier if everything was on the same network, and we did not have to worry about switching.

I want to use Airport Extreme to give us better coverage downstairs in the House.  The AT & T router is in a closet on the floor.  The signal is not large in some rooms on the ground floor.

How to make the Airport Bill as a Repeater for the AT & T network?  What is this called bypass surgery?

Thanks in advance for your help and your big brain.


Yes. Plug your Airport Extreme in a spare Ethernet port on the router AT & T. open Airport utility, click on the Airport Extreme, select Edit, select network and the router Mode value: Off (Bridge Mode) and update. Your Airport Extreme is now part of the AT & T network.

p.s. You need to connect a cable Cat 5 or Cat 6 Ethernet of the AT & T to the Airport Extreme router since they are in different places in the House.

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