Repeater XR and XR PLUS – AIRGATEWAY Reset and Reload Instructions

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The following instructions describe how to reset and reload the configuration for your AIRGATEWAY indoor access point.  You should follow this procedure if you are having the following symptoms when using your JEFA Tech Repeater XR PLUS:

  • My repeater’s private WiFi network doesn’t show up anymore, but I do see a WiFi network called

This procedure must be performed with a computer (Windows or MAC).  It is not possible to do this procedure with a smartphone or tablet.

  1. Download and save the AIRGATEWAY configuration file – click this link to download
  2. Remove the wall mount bracket from the AirGateway
  3. While the unit is powered on, using a paper clip, press and hold the AirGateway reset button on the back of the POE Injector for 15 seconds and release
  4. Connect to the WiFi network named
  5. Set your WiFi Network Interface to a static IP address of – click here for more detailed information -> WINDOWS  MAC OS X
  6. Open your web browser and go to You may get a warning that the page is not secure. It is okay to proceed.  If you get “page cannot be displayed”, double check you have set your static address correctly in step 3.
  7. Enter username: ubnt password: ubnt  Select your country, check the box to agree to terms, and click “Login”
  8. You will see “Welcome to the airGateway setup Wizard”  Click “Cancel”
  9. Wait 30 seconds.  The airGateway is now rebooting
  10. Verify you are still connected to the WiFi network named  You may have been disconnected when the airGateway rebooted
  11. Click on the System Tab
  12. You will see an orange box stating that using a default Administrator password.  Click Dismiss
  13. Near the bottom right, look for “Upload Configuration”
  14. Click the “Choose File” button and select the “AIRGATEWAY.cfg” that you downloaded in step 1
  15. Click the “Upload” button
  16. At the top right, click “Apply”
  17. The update is now complete.  Close your web browser.
  18. Set your WiFi Network Interface back to a dynamic DHCP IP address – click here for more detailed information -> WINDOWS  MAC OS X
  19. You should now be able to use your Repeater XR as normal.  Try going to the configuration page at

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