To connect several computers in your office or home the wireless router is the best option and to be precise Setup Linksys wireless router, and you are set to go.
Now the prime concern is, ” How you Setup Linksys Wireless Router?”, this post will provide you a comfortable and step by step instructions to setup Linksys wireless router professionally and in almost no time.
It is quite evident that just plugging in won’t make your wireless routers to work. You need to set up and configure the router as per your network. A little technical knowledge will be helping hand (if you have) when taking up these types of jobs.
Let’s check in details what you need to do:
1) Connect Router and Modem
Use an Ethernet cable to connect the duo, insert one end in the USB port at the back of the wireless router “Internet” or “WAN” and another end in the USB port of your cable modem.
2) Connect computer & router
Use another Ethernet cable to make a connection between your computer and your router by using any port among port 1, 2, 3 or 4 on your router. To sustain working on a wireless connection, you are open to remove the Ethernet cable once you’ve completed the Linksys wireless router setup.
3) Connect to your Wi-Fi network
Considering you know your Wi-Fi login credentials, the next step is to connect to your secured Wi-Fi network. By scanning & selecting your network name and then adding your login credentials to get connected to the Wi-Fi network.
To learn more about how to connect to your Wi-Fi network, Linksys Router. Make sure you shouldn’t keep your system far away from your router, to receive good signal strength try to be close rot your wireless router.
4) Launch Smart Setup
Now when you are connected to the internet, its time to reach the smart setup wizard to Setup Linksys Wireless Router. Open your browser and try any of the following address in the address bar to open the smart setup wizard:
An official Linksys smart Wi-Fi page will appear on your screen. Give your consent to terms and conditions and click ‘Next” button to proceed further.
Didn’t see Linksys smart Wi-Fi page while doing Linksys Wireless Router?
5) Name Your Wi-Fi
Once connected to smart wizard your router will automatically check and download any router updates available (if any). Next, you have to set up new Wi-Fi name that you will be using later on whenever you wish to connect to your Wi-Fi.
Type in the Wi-Fi name and its password that you want to save for your future use. You can either choose to give a separate name to 2.4 GHz and the 5 GHz Wi-Fi or can choose to stay with a single name for both network bands; for that choose the ‘Give all my Wi-Fi bands the same name.’ option in the current (‘Name Your Wi-Fi’)window.
6) Connect to new Wi-Fi
Now move to your device wireless manager to get connected to your new Wi-Fi by selecting it from the available networks list. Once selected, go back to the Linksys wireless router setup.
7) Create Router Password
Create a new password for your Wi-Fi and add some easy to remember hint for a password that will work as a trigger for you to recall password; in case you forget it. Click on the ‘Next’ button.
If next window appears with a prominent message “Your router is Setup” that means you have done the job successfully and completed your Linksys wireless router setup.
This window will display all vital information for your new Wi-Fi networks such as your 2.4 GHz and the 5 GHz Wi-Fi names and passwords along with your router password. Click on the ‘Next’ button to exit the setup wizard.