Linksys WiFi Router: Setup, Login and Firmware

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Linksys is the most searched router device brand on the internet, because it provides fast internet service in comparison to other routers.

Here you will get to know about how to setup the Linksys router with the help of your computer as well as phone. This setup process will include the physical linking between the router and modem and Linksys router login interface process to configure it.

We will also add a section about how to update your Linksys WiFi router firmware.

Linksys WiFi Setup (Computer)

If you have Linksys router, which you want to add with the modem, then you can do it with the help of your computer.

Physical Linking

  • You must start with connecting the router to the modem by using Ethernet cable.
  • Insert the cable to the WAN port of the router and LAN port of the modem.
  • You have to the turn on the router by connecting the power cable to the router.

It is time to configure the router settings and networks by accessing the interface via through your computer.

Manage Settings Using Computer

To configure the router, connect the computer or laptop to the router through LAN cable and turn it on. Then, apply some steps given below.

  • Go to the web browser, which should be updated, just search the Login URL or IP address
  • The browser will take you to the router interface login page, where you have to enter the username and password.
  • You will find the login credentials on the user manual or on the label of the Linksys WiFi router.
  • Enter the credentials and reach to the WiFi router interface, where you can easily set its settings and networks.

You can do the same procedure using your mobile phone with the help of Linksys app. Let’s see how to complete the Linksys router setup with phone.

Linksys Router Setup (Mobile)

To start the setup process, you have to connect the phone to the router by using the SSID credentials like username and password.

Download App

  • By connecting the router, you have to download Linksys app in your phone.
  • To download, go to the Play Store app in your phone and search for Linksys app.
  • You will reach to the app download page where you can see its latest version of features and bug fixes.
  • Here, you will also find Download button that you have to tap install the Linksys app.

Adjust Settings

  • After installing the app in your phone, you have to open the app and reach to the login page.
  • Here, you have to type admin username and password which you will find in the user manual.
  • By entering the credentials and clicking on Log In button, you will reach to the interface page.
  • Here, just manage the router settings, networks and features, but do not update the router through the app.

Now, have a look how to update your router firmware with the help of your computer through the linksyssmartwifi interface.

Update Firmware of Router

To update the router device, you have to access the router interface through your computer (don’t use your phone to update the router).

  • After accessing the interface, go to the Advanced Settings.
  • Then, click on the Firmware tab which you will find at the end of the menu.
  • Now, you have to choose newest version of the firmware and download it.
  • To install it, you have to move the downloaded file to the Firmware tab and click on the Install button.

End Section

Here, you have seen and learned how to setup your Linksys router with the help of your computer and phone. We have also added firmware update process with the help of some of the steps.

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