Setup Linksys Smart Wi-fi N600 Router

Linksys EA2700 Smart Wi-fi N600 Router Setup

The Linksys EA2700 Smart Wi-Fi N600 Router Setup comes with a dual-band setup. Along with the router is the Cisco Cloud that will let you have easy access to your home network from a mobile or a browser. You can keep a check on the broadband status and the devices, allow guest access, and also make use of the parental control app. You can even have preferences for devices that you wish to stay connected to the network and devices that need more bandwidth to eliminate network delay and buffering. The router offers smart speed to gaming consoles and other devices at an amazing transfer rate of up to 300 + 300 Mbps. The optimized antennas support the MIMO feature to provide more coverage so that you can enjoy seamless wireless connectivity. The Linksys router is designed to support dual-band to avoid unnecessary interference and maximize signal strength. It is most suitable for HD video streaming and wireless gaming.

Requirements for the router setup:

For the Linksys EA2700 Smart Wi-Fi N600 router setup, you will need to meet the following requirements.

  • An updated Internet browser, preferably Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox/Safari. Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers do not support Internet Explorer, so it is advised to move to one of the above-mentioned browsers.
  • The Linksys EA2700 Smart Wi-Fi N600 Router Setup is compatible with Windows and Mac Operating Systems.

Now, let’s see how to perform the Linksys EA2700 Smart Wi-fi N600 Router Setup over a wired and wireless connection.

Contents in the Box:

Along with the Linksys EA2700 Smart Wi-Fi router, you will find the following accessories.

  • Quick Start Guide
  • Linksys installation CD
  • Software manual
  • Power cord
  • Ethernet cable

A computer with Internet connection is necessary for the setup. So, connect the computer to a modem to see if the Internet connection is stable.

Steps for Linksys EA2700 Smart Wi-Fi N600 router setup:

  • Connect the Ethernet cable to the computer and the other end of the cable to the modem (this is just to see if you have an active Internet connection).
  • Connect the antennas to the router.
  • Remove the power cord from the packaging. Connect the plug to the power source and the pin to the back of the router.
  • Connect the provided Ethernet cable from the modem to the router.
  • Connect another Ethernet cable to the computer and to the router.
  • Open a browser on your computer.
  • Open the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Setup page.
  • Select the checkbox for the terms and conditions and click Next.
  • The updates for your router page will open; click the checkbox for the option Install future router updates automatically (recommended).
  • Click the Next button.
  • In the window to name your Wi-Fi, you can enter the same name for both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks and the Wi-Fi passwords in the respective fields.
  • Click the Next button.
  • Enter a new router password in the provided field.
  • Re-enter the same password for verification.
  • Click the Next button.
  • Once the Linksys EA2700 Smart Wi-Fi N600 router setup is complete, you will see the Your router is set up! message.
  • You will now see the wireless information for both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.

Follow the steps to complete the Linksys EA2700 Smart Wi-Fi N600 Router Setup, and you can have a seamless browsing experience.