Setting up Linksys wireless router

If you have multiple PCs and laptops in your home, you can connect all the devices to the same network by setting up Linksys wireless router.  Network computers have internet access and are able to share data like documents and pictures with one another. However, if you want to connect your devices to the Wi-Fi network you need to complete the setup process. In this post, we are going to share the simple step by step guidelines for setting up Linksys wireless router. So, read on and follow the simple steps to complete the task.

How To Setup Linksys Wireless Router?

With the help of the mentioned guidelines, you can easily configure Linksys router and connect devices wirelessly. So let’s proceed further and know the simple steps:

Setting up Linksys wireless router
  • Connect the ethernet cable to the ‘WAN’ or ‘Internet’ Port present on the backside of your Linksys router. Connect the other end to the Cable modem’s Ethernet port.

  • Now,  you need to connect your computer to the router’s port using the Ethernet cable. Later,  you can remove the cable after completing the setup for Wi-Fi connectivity.

  • After this,  you need to connect your router to the electric outlet using the power adaptor.  Once the router completes its initialization process, the LED light on it must turn to the ‘Solid’ green.

  • Open any web browser on your computer and in the URL box type, ‘192.168.1.1’ and hit the ‘Enter’ button.

  • After this, you need to type ‘admin’ in the provided password field. You do not need to type anything in the user name field.

  • Tap on the ‘Mac’ address on the ‘Setup’ tab.

  • Hit the ‘Enabled’ button and ‘Clone My PC Mac’. Click to save the settings.

  • Click on the ’Status’ tab to see the  IP address.  If you are able to see the address it means your router setup has been completed successfully. If you see ‘0.0.0.0’ then, you need to click on the ‘Review IP Address’ option.

  • Follow the on-screen guidelines to complete the task.

This is how you can complete the Linksys router setup for your device. Now, you need to connect to your network and for that, follow the guidelines below:

  • Turn on your router and make sure to place it at least 10 feet away from your computer.

  • Enable wireless mode on your system.

  • Click on the ‘Desktop’ from the Start screen and hit the ‘Wireless’ icon.

  • Tap on your Network name.   If you would like to connect automatically every time you turn on the computer, then check the box present next to the ‘Connect Automatically’ option.

  • Click on Connect and enter the new security password. Hit the Next button.  If you do not know the password then, sign in to the  Linksys configuration page.

  • Click on the wireless tab and tools ‘Wireless Security” option. Find the password in ‘passphrase’.

  • Tap on the Yes option and allow the devices to share the network.

So these are some simple steps that can help you with setting up Linksys wireless routers. All the provided instructions are easy to follow. But if you still have a doubt, or there is any other related query, contact the Linksys expert and get professional advice to figure out the most reliable solution to your problem.