COMPLETE LINKSYS ROUTER SETUP GUIDE
For Linksys router setup, first, you need to check and make sure that your network connection is active. If the network is active and stable, then connect your modem and the computer or other connecting devices to this network. After that, check the router’s LEDs and start configuring the Linksys router for Cable Internet Connection. To know detailed steps for how to setup Linksys Router, follow the instructions given below.
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HOW TO SETUP LINKSYS ROUTER
The step-by-step procedures to set up your Linksys router is given below.
The first step is to connect your router to your computer. For that, follow the instructions given below.
Get an Ethernet cable to connect the router to the modem.
Connect the router to the computer.
Plug your router to the power source using the power cable.
Now, check if the lights on the router panel are blinking. If so, then the Linksys router setup connection process is done successfully.
Now, start configuring the Linksys router for the Cable Internet Connection setup process.
Go to the official page of the Linksys router from your web browser.
Enter the credential information in the given field and click the Login button.
Click the Setup tab, and select the MAC Address Clone option followed by Enabled.
After that, click the Clone My PC’s MAC button at the bottom of the MAC Address Clone screen.
Click the Save Settings button.
The next step is to check the Internet connection status. For that, click the Status tab.
Now the Internet Connection screen displays. Check the Internet IP Address row.
If the value in the Internet IP Address section is 0.0.0.0, then click the Release IP Address button followed by Renew IP Address.
Now, your Linksys router is ready for accessing the internet connection.
If you not able access the internet, then power cycle your Linksys router, modem, and the computer.
To power cycle, the Linksys router, modem, and the computer follow the instructions given below.
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First, switch off your modem while proceeding
Remove the power cable from the router while the modem and the computer turned off.
After a while, turn your modem on.
Once the lights in the modem become stable, switch on your router & the computer.
Now, check if the internet connection process is active to complete Linksys router setup.
LINKSYS ROUTER LOGIN
To log into the Linksys Routers account, follow the instructions given below.
Switch on your computer. Check and make sure that your computer is connected to a stable internet connection.
Unlock a web browser like Google Chrome or Safari on your computer.
Type the 192168.1.1 IP Address in the search field and tap the Enter button on the system keyboard.
Now the official login page of the Linksys router will open.
Enter your Linksys router username and password in the given field.
Click the Login button. Now, you have successfully logged in to your Linksys router account.
LINKSYS ROUTER DEFAULT PASSWORD
The default password of the Linksys router setup is Admin. This can be found using two methods.
One of the methods is to examine the white label stuck at the back of the router.
The default username and password of the router will be printed on it.
You can make use of it to log into the web utility page of the Linksys router.
Next method is to search the password in the documentation that came along with the router during purchase.
The default password will be available in it. Make a note of it and log into the web management page.
HOW TO RESET LINKSYS ROUTER
- how to reset linksys router.
Using the Reset button, unplug the Linksys router from the power supply and follow
Wait for a few seconds and attach it the power outlet using a power cord.
Look at the rear side of the router and find the Reset button.
Search for a paper clip. Straighten the paper clip. You will make use of it to press the Reset button.
Insert the pointed end of the paperclip into the Reset slot and press the Reset button for at least 30 seconds.
Using the Web Interface:
After using how to reset linksys router steps, The reset process will now begin. The end of the reset procedure is indicated by a solid Power light.
Turn on your system and open your default browser. Enter the IP Address of the Linksys router in the search bar.
Press Enter and you will be directed to the Log In window. Key in the correct Usrername and Password of the Linksys router. Tap the Login button.
Navigate to the Administration tab and select the Factory & Default option using how to reset linksys router steps.
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Click the Restore Factory Default button to initiate the reset process on Linksys
Once the Power lamp stops flashing, you can be sure that the process is over.
Set up your Linksys router and start using it.
LINKSYS ROUTER PASSWORD CHANGE
The below-mentioned steps will help you modify the password of your Linksys router.
Launch a frequently used web browser and key in 192.168.1.1 (IP address) in the address bar and press Enter for Linksys router password change.
Make sure you are aware of the correct login credentials. Enter it in the textbox provided.
Once you enter the web interface, select the Wireless menu for Linksys router password change.
Under that, choose the Wireless Security option. Go to the Passphrase field and delete the old password. Key in the new password in the required textbox.
Click the Save Settings button to save the new password.
HOW TO SET PASSWORD ON LINKSYS ROUTER
Proceed with the steps for how to set password on Linksys router setup.
Open the default browser extension like Firefox.
Setup your router using how to setup Linksys Router guide. Enter the default IP address in the address bar.
Enter the default username and password when the authentication window appears on the screen.
Click the OK option to confirm the authentication credentials. The default username and password is admin.
Go to the Wireless section and choose the Network Mode as Mixed.
You can name your Network name (SSID) as per your wish.
Click the Wireless Security tab and choose the security mode as WPA Personal.
Type any phrase in the passphrase field.
Press the Save Settings option at the bottom of the wizard to save the changes.
Press the Continue button when the Settings are Successful screen opens.
Click the Done icon at the left bottom corner of the screen.
Select the Administration tab and change the router password as per your wish. You can change the router password any time.
HOW TO CHANGE LINKSYS ROUTER PASSWORD
Follow the instructions to know how to change Linksys router password.
Open any browser extension like Firefox, enter the default IP address in the address bar, and click the Enter button and proceed with how to change Linksys router password guide.
Enter the login credentials in the given field. Leave the username space empty and enter the default password as admin.
- how to change Linksys router password.
If the entered password is incorrect, reset the Linksys router and then proceed with
Open the Wireless tab and select the Wireless Security option.
Enter the new Wi-Fi password in the Passphrase field.
Once you enter the new password, click the Save Settings option to save the settings.
Disconnect the network connection of Linksys router setup and reconnect the device using the new password.
HOW TO LOG INTO LINKSYS ROUTER
Proceed with the following instructions to log into the Linksys router.
Shut down your computer.
Unplug the power cord from your Linksys router and also remove the cable connected to the computer.
Use the first Ethernet cable to connect your computer to the yellow port 1 of the Linksys router.
Use the second Ethernet cable to connect your modem to the blue port of the Linksys router.
Turn on your Linksys router setup and modem.
Turn on your computer. Open any browser extension like Firefox and select the Enter or Return option.
The Linksys router’s built-in web page will appear on the screen.
You can leave the username blank, or you can enter admin as the default username. Enter the default device password as admin.
If you have any issues while logging into the router, contact our technical experts for further assistance.
HOW TO ACCESS LINKSYS ROUTER
Follow these guidelines for how to access Linksys router.
Check your Linksys router for its IP address. It is usually mentioned on the label.
If the label has been torn, you can view the device's user manual to obtain the IP address. In most cases, the default Linksys router IP address is '192.168.1.1'. Enter this in your web browser's address bar and click Enter and use how to access Linksys router steps.
Key in the network password in the password field of the prompt that appears on the screen. If you haven't changed it already, admin is the Linksys router's default password while you had done setup using how to setup Linksys Router guide.
Click OK. Enter the OpenDNS addresses in the Static DNS 1 and Static DNS 2 fields.
The generic Open DNS addresses are 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52. You can type 184.108.40.206 and 220.127.116.11 if you need to enter third and fourth entries. Make sure the Enable radio button is selected. Click Save Settings by following how to access Linksys router guide.
LINKSYS ROUTER FIRMWARE UPDATE
These are the guidelines to update Linksys router firmware from the computer.
Setup your router using how to setup Linksys Router guide. Power on your Windows computer and open the web browser.
Enter the Linksys router's IP address in the web browser's address bar for Linksys Router Firmware Update. It is '192.168.1.1' if it hasn't been changed.
Press Enter and then enter the login credentials on the next screen. Enter admin as the password if you haven't changed the default password.
Click on the Administration option and then select the Firmware Upgrade option. Click the 'Browse' button and go to the path where you have placed the updated router firmware. Click Open.
- Linksys router firmware update has been done. After the firmware has been updated, click Continue.
Click the Start Upgrade option and wait until the
Power off the Linksys router setup and then turn it on.
HOW TO SETUP LINKSYS ROUTER WITHOUT CD
If you do not have a Linksys router setup CD, you can follow the guidelines of how to setup linksys router.
Navigate to the Linksys router official site and go to the Support section.
Select the Downloads/Firmware option and then select the device hardware version.
Find the appropriate software for the Linksys router and then click Download.
The Belkin end user license agreement appears on the screen. Click Agree.
Choose a location to where you want to save the router setup file. Double-click the setup file after it has been downloaded.
Click the checkbox beside the agreement clause on the left and then click Next .
Connect the Linksys router as shown on the screen and click next. The Linksys router is now configured. A router name is generated on the next screen. Enter a new Wi-Fi password and change the Wi-Fi name if required. Click Next.
The software detects the internet connection type and displays the appropriate screen. Key in the DSL details and then click Next.
When you see the internet connection confirmation screen, click OK.
Set the required preferences on the next screen and then click Close for Linksys router.
CANNOT ACCESS LINKSYS ROUTER SETUP
Follow these guidelines to solve canonot access the Linksys router setup if the generic method doesn't work.
Remove the Ethernet cable from the computer and then go to the command prompt.
- ' without quotes. Doing this clears bad router data from the computer.
Enter the words'/run ipconfig /flushdns
While the power to the Linksys router is still on, touch the Reset button and keep holding it for 30 seconds.
While the Reset button is pressed, power off the device. Now, hold the Reset button for about 30 seconds. Power on the Linksys router and then touch the Reset button. Keep holding the 'Reset' button for 30 seconds and then let go of it.
Doing this procedure forces a reset of the Linksys router setup's vram and restores it to factory defaults.