• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Flawed Product, with MANY users experiencing problems

    This is a fantastic, handy product when it works. Trouble is... it often doesn't. Everything will be humming along fine and suddenly the unit will experience connectivity issues. It starts with the music "skipping" while the unit struggles to maintain a connection, then it drops out altogether and the flashing amber light returns while it resets.

    This issue is reporting by thousands of users in forums all over the web.

    Save your money. Don't buy this.

    Upsetting that Apple hasn't acknowledged the issue or offered a solution.

    26 of 33 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Lasted 14 months

    I bought this September 9, 2014. It gave up December 2015. It shows strong wifi signal but does not connect. I tried connecting an ethernet cable to it but failed also. Now, I surf the net connected by ethernet cable direct to the modem.

    13 of 17 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    hate this product

    Airport utility doesn't detect anything. The bridge mode gives me the same amount of signal without bridge mode.

    9 of 23 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Useless piece of junk

    Do not buy one of these. The old model was fine, the new one is a completely useless piece of junk. It won't connect to a network, you cannot reset it, it's impossible to configure, and randomly decides what behaviour it might choose to adopt on a given day. As an example, it randomly chooses to connect to and extend my neighbours wifi, even though I have done a 'factory reset' (which achieves nothing) many times. It will not however, connect to my network, extend it, or create a network of its own. Airport utility as a way of configuring it is also completely broken, with a crazy UX design that is just impossible to navigate.

    If you want a worthless white brick with no wireless connectivity, buy Lego. It is cheaper and more fun.

    9 of 36 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Same old wifi problem

    I am starting to loose my patients with apple hardware and the constant dropping out from my wifi network. In the house we have an imac running off mountain lion, 3 iPhones, 2 iPads, 2 apple TVs (1x2nd gen 1x3rd gen) and I recently purchased an airport express. I have always had issues with my iMac dropping off the network which as you can imagine creates a problem with ATV and airplayit and servetome running on iPhones and iPads. Actually the iPhones and iPads seem to be the only devices that stay connected to the network. I have spent hours reading on forums about how to resolve the issue and have now become quite knowledged on router setting ip addresses,static ip addresses, ports etc, I am now in a situation where I have accepted that my iMac will not stay connected to the network through wifi and have fed a cable through the house to plug iMac straight into router however that doesn't doesn't stop airport express dropping off network. I have tried different routers with different settings and different networking options after hours of researching online. Apple products clearly have wifi issues that apple needed to sort out but they don't seem to care. Before you purchase ATV or AIrport express or if you are going to purchase an iMac that is going to need to use wifi, enter ' wifi problems with apple' into a search engine and just see the thousands of people with similar problems to myself. Sort it out Apple. Your hardware and software is great just sort the wifi issues out so everything just works without needing a degree in wifi networking. By the way as you can probably tell I decided to write this review after just realising my airport express had dropped off network again.

    4 of 7 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Very Bad

    Says it can connect with 50 devices without slowing down. My family barely has 10 connected to it and the connections are terrible and speeds are 10x slower than my previous router.

    31 of 60 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Airport Express is not reliable

    I would not recommend to buy this AirPort Express Base Station!! This is a second that I've purchased two months ego and I hoped it would work since the previous model worked only for 4 month. But, no it didn't. It starts loosing connection at first and then after several 'reset' it won't connect at all. Don't waste money.

    33 of 82 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Does not work with ALL ISPs

    Thought I'd be smart and replace my trusty Linksys with an Apple product as almost all my computer stuff is Apple. Was I disappointed. The setup was this was frustrating. I thought it was the cable outlet. So the cable guy came and told me that the only was to this that and the other - all way above my skill level. But he couldnt do it for me as it was not his company policy to do this that or the other.
    So back to the store this goes.

    29 of 117 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    dont buy an airport express if you have an iphone or ipad OS6

    i"ve had two brand new airport expresses in the past three months and they do not work with any apple devices that have OS6 (iphones and ipads). The airport express worked with my iphone before I upgraded to OS6.
    Apple Care - i've been through five technicians over the last three months and many hours of troubleshooting - have not been able to resolve the issue which they say is related to OS 6. They also say I am not the only customer who has this issue. They cant say when or how it will be fixed.

    2 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't Bother

    Useless piece of rubbish.

    The first one I got didn't work. Got a replacement and it was worse. Sent the third one back and got a refund. It worked for about 3 days... and then nothing.

    I expected more from Apple. Only gave it one star because I couldn't give it zero.

    30 of 78 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Does not work

    I have tried installing 2 of these in the last few days. Both times it will not extend the network connection. I get an error stating "An unexpected error has occurred, please try again". Afterwards the router does not show in the Airport utility window. It only returns after I reset the router by pushing the button.

    I suspected the salesman knew there was a problem for the device. He assumed I wanted to return for a refund, not exchange. My desire to try a second airport seem to caught him off guard. Maybe should have taken his hint and just asked for a refund. I am trying it now and will likely return it in the morning.

    Now, how do I get my older version back from my cousin??

    26 of 71 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Returned the first day

    I bough this hoping to extend my Wi-Fi, but sadly it failed. It never connected to my router in the first place, I rested it and restored it to factory default 3 times. I tried a lot of times and it never connected. Very disappointing with this product. I looked at the booklet in side and look at my router. The router was perfectly capable but every time my iPhone said "An unexpected error has accored, please try again"

    27 of 61 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Dont buy

    This is the worst apple product I have ever bought. I had netgear wifi before which worked fine but my daughter needed wifi, so I gave her my netgear and thought I would upgrade to this.
    Ipad and {phone all find wifi but can not connect.

    Looking to but the netgear wifi which is easy to use and much cheeper

    94 of 198 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not too sure...

    I purchased this solely to extend my wireless range, and it seems like my signal is worse than it was before. My range has been extended by at most a foot, and now my signal drops in and out. Pretty huge waste of money, but to be fair it might just be that I'm an idiot. As I type my wireless has dropped out twice...

    2 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    No Gigabit Ethernet = Fail

    How can any device with an Ethernet port in these days not be gigabit... Apple, please see the light, you are selling a device capable of 802,11n (300mbps) and then bottleneck the most reliable source to give it that capability. Sure, gigabit is overkill, but it's what is required to give it full 802.11n capability when using as an access point. Why Apple?! Why?!

    5 of 7 people found this useful