How To Connect Linksys Router To Cable Modem

To know how to connect Linksys router to cable modem, refer to the simple guidelines given here:

Connect Linksys Router To Cable Modem

Components required

  • Ethernet cable
  • Power cord
  • Use an Ethernet cable to establish a connection between the rear port of the cable modem and the WAN or Internet port of the Linksys router.
  • Use another Ethernet cable to connect the LAN port of the Linksys router and the Ethernet port of your computer.
  • Turn on the computer and proceed with how to connect Linksys router to cable modem guidance.
  • Plug the cable modem’s power cord into an electrical outlet.
  • Also, connect the Linksys router’s power cord to the nearby electrical outlet.
  • Ensure that you have powered up both the Linksys router and the cable modem.
  • Once done with the hardware connection, check if all the LEDs in the front panel of the Linksys router are stays lit.
  • If you need to access the web-based setup page of the Linksys router, type ‘192.168.1.1’ without the single quotes in the address bar of the default web browser on the computer.
  • When the prompt dialog box opens, leave the User Name field to be empty and type admin in the Password field.
  • For most of the Linksys router models, the default password is admin.
  • Check once, before filling the User Name and Password fields of the Linksys router.
  • Once you click the OK option, the web-based setup page of the Linksys router will appear on the screen.
  • Click the Linksys router setup tab followed by the MAC Address Clone tab.
  • After you select the radio button next to the Enabling option, click the Save Settings button.
  • If you want to check the internet connection status of the Linksys router, navigate to the Setup tab and click the Status tab.
  • The fields that are listed below will be displayed on the screen while you proceed with how to connect Linksys router to cable modem guide.
how to connect linksys router to cable modem
  • Connection Type
  • Internet IP Address
  • Subnet Mask
  • Default Gateway
  • If the Internet IP Address field shows the 0.0.0.0 value, click the Release IP Address option followed by the Renew IP Address option.
  • If the model of the Linksys router is B or G-based, you have to click the DHCP Release option followed by the DHCP Renew button.
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