Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Setup

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Setup

The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi is basically a complement service which accompanies the Linksys wireless Routers. It provides you a convenient access to your network from your cell phone or PC. You can quickly take advantage of your home system to verify the main connection and status of your gadgets, offer you a visitor access to the Internet services, or protect your Kid’s PC from getting access from destructive sites. In order to do Linksys Smart Wi-Fi setup you have to get to the switch’s setup page is vital particularly on the off chance that you need to design propelled settings. Some basic Linksys Smart Wi-Fi setup that should be possible on the page is to set up a remote security for your system, forward ports for your amusement reassure and set up your Linksys switch physically.

Use a solid password to shield your Linksys remote system from unapproved get to. To secret key ensure the Wi-Fi system, utilize your switch’s Linksys Web interface, which ought to likewise have an exceedingly secure password to keep others from getting to it and changing its security settings.

For some other Linksys Smart Wi-Fi setup related questions and issues, talk to our support team for Linksys and let our specialists settle the issue for you. We bargain in giving complete switch arrangements and also tried and viable investigating systems. You can likewise utilize our Linksys Live talk choice

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  • My Linksys Wi-Fi is not working on my laptop. Router or laptop – where is the problem?


If Wi-Fi does not turn on the laptop – the problem may be related to the router, or the receiving device in the notebook itself. What to do? To check the router,

it’s enough to try to connect with it an extraneous gadget – a tablet, a Smartphone, a phone, another laptop, etc. If the connection is established, then most likely, the Wi-Fi adapter in the notebook itself is faulty. In this situation, the user of the PC needs to find out the cause of the malfunction.

  • What will happen once we enable the adapter in hardware mode?
  • If you stop working Wi-Fi, you can conduct hardware diagnostics, which will identify the cause of the failure of the adapter. There are several ways to check if the device works.
  • The easiest way is to check the light bulb on the laptop, which notifies you of the operation of the device. The Wi-Fi module can be turned on by pressing a combination of keys that are set by the manufacturer.
  • The laptop does not see Wi-Fi. Please solve the problem.

There are situations when the laptop does not see the home network and there are no connections available. This is due to a number of problems not related to each other.

Check the work of the router: What if the laptop does not see Wi-Fi? Before starting troubleshooting the device, we will check the home network for operation. This is necessary to understand the cause of the malfunction.

Checking the performance of the laptop: If the check of the router did not show any malfunctions, then the laptop itself should be checked. First of all, we study the operation of network equipment.

  • The bulb of my router blinks in non-standard mode. How to solve this issue?

Sometimes problems in the network arise because of the hang of this equipment. If you see that the bulbs on it blink in non-standard mode, then you need to fix it. To do this, disconnect the router from the outlet, wait a few minutes and restart. If there were no serious problems or breakdowns, then this will solve the problem. After that, the laptop will be able to connect to the network.

  • My Wi-Fi network most frequently gets affected by the unstable mains voltage due to which it stops distributing Wi-Fi. Please help!
  • If you live in an area with unstable mains voltage, this can also affect the router. Its settings due to a constant voltage change can be reset, and it will stop distributing Wi-Fi. In such cases, you need to go to the web interface of the device. To do this, start the browser and enter the IP, which is on the back of the router, in the address bar. The password and login are listed there.
  • Next, configure the SSID and the key to the network wi-fi in its own discretion. Again, if you can connect after this, then there are no serious problems with the router.
  • I am not able to take benefit of my Linksys Wi-Fi Router due to wrong password entered by me. How to fix it?
  • The problem of a wireless network adapter or access point often arises when users accidentally enter the wrong key when connecting, which causes the network to be stored in the settings and gives the impression that it works. In fact, the equipment constantly repeats attempts to connect to the network, and without taking the signal as a result.
  • To fix this, reconnect with the network, enter the correct password. If the device skips this step, then remove the connection from the list and add it again so that you are prompted for a password.
  • What shall I do in a situation where all the passwords are entered correctly, the connection is established, but the speed is lower than necessary or the signal is constantly interrupted?
  • It is worth considering whether there is interference for the normal operation of the router. It can interfere with walls, objects that reflect the signal or other networks. In the first two options, you need to install the router so that it can create the largest possible coverage area or move closer to it.
  • If several similar devices are installed parallel to your apartment or house, they all interfere with each other because of the communication channel used . This means that all equipment uses the same channel, which as a result is overloaded, and the only way to fix the situation is to change it.

You can do it like this:

  • Go to the settings of the router through the IP address in the browser, find the Internet connection menu (in most cases this is the Wireless section).
  • In the Chanel line, change the channel to 5.6 or 11, so that there is a maximum distance between the operating modes used on other devices.
  • What is the difference between a Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router and a Linksys Connect programming?

The Linksys Connect programming is introduced on a PC that is associated with your home system and all your home system settings can be gotten to just while utilizing that PC. The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi, then again, keeps running on the web and you can get to it from anyplace, utilizing a safe login account. So you can be on your home PC, your cell phone in a hurry, or even on your PC at work, and still approach your home switch settings and system movement utilizing Linksys cloud account.

  • What are the mobile devices supported by the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi?

IOS, Android and iPad are the devices supported by the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi.

  • How would I get to an alternate router?
  • Utilizing your Linksys Wi-Fi, you can get to the system settings for various switches (systems). For instance, in the event that you introduced a switch in your home and another switch in your folks’ home, at that point you made a cloud account for your Linksys wireless router that is related to the two switches, you can get to their settings as long as they are on the web.
  • You can open your cloud account and access your folks’ switch and roll out improvements whenever, from anyplace. The name of the switch presently being gotten to is appeared at the highest point of a Linksys Wi-Fi page. In the event that you need to choose an alternate switch, tap the drop-down menu by the chose switch name. The settings for that particular system will then be shown.
  • How would I deal with my children’s Internet get to via Linksys smart Wi-Fi?

Linksys allow you to access a free Parental Controls that will enable you to restrain access to the Internet and particular sites for singular gadgets. For instance, you can set Internet confinements on gadgets utilized by your kids and not influence Internet access on the gadgets utilized by the grown-ups in your home. To take in more about Parental Controls, click on a mentioned link.

  • What would I be able to do on the off chance that I experience issues while utilizing a portion of some Tools for Linksys Wi-Fi?

One can follow any steps beneath to determine issues utilizing the Linksys Wi-Fi:

  • First close the Wi-Fi and then again open it.
  • Disable any security feature on your PC for short time, for example, Windows firewall or anti-virus. Now, you can re-start them after utilizing Linksys Wi-Fi.
  • Utilize another PC that is likewise associated with your system and keep utilizing the Linksys Wi-Fi.

What is Linksys Smart Wi-Fi?

The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi is a free service that comes with the new Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers.  With this service, you can access your router, configure your router, and you can also check your home network instantly from wherever you are.  We will provide you with an overview of your Linksys cloud account.

Configure your wireless settings for remote access via Linksys Smart Wi-Fi application.

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi applicationWith Linksys Smart Wi-Fi you can create safe and secure networks for your home and office while you are away from your router.  To enable this, all you have to do is to create an account with Linksys Smart Wi-Fi and link your router so that you are able to configure your network settings remotely.

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi helps you to view and connect devices to your network

You can use your Linksys cloud account to check your network using the Device List Tool.

QUICK TIP:  Device List is displayed as Network Map Tool for Linksys models like: EA7300, EA7400, EA7500, EA8500, EA9200, EA9500, WRT1200AC, WRT1900AC, WRT1900AC v2 and WRT3200ACM.

What else you can do with your Device List Tool?

With the Device List Tool, you can do the following:

  1. Personalize the name of your device and its icons
  2. Connect your wireless devices to your network
  3. Connect your USB printer to your network

If you have more than 1 or 2 Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers in your home and you wish to link them all to your existing Linksys cloud account, you can simply use the existing email address that you entered to set up your main Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router and other routers.  However, if the other routers are already set up, restore it to factory defaults and perform the setup again.  Now use the email address that is already associated with your Linksys cloud account.

How do I access my Linksys Smart Wi-Fi through the web browser?

The users can easily access their Linksys smart wifi router admin page through also


To avoid any problems while you access the router using your Linksys cloud account, please confirm that your router has an updated version of firmware.

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi can be accessed through Internet Browsers in Windows, Mac, and iPad via its custom web address and the local IP.

You can also access your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi via your smartphone device with the Linksys app.

To access your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi you can use anyone out of the two methods mentioned below:

Local Access

Remote Access

Local Access
Local Accessfirstly let us guide you how to access your router locally through the following steps:

  1. Open any Web Browser from your computer or laptop.
  2. Type the default IP address of your router: “” or you can simply type “com” in the address bar. Press Enter.
  3. Enter your default Router Password: adminthen click Log in. If you have changed this password then enter the new one instead.
  4. An alternate method is you can simply login by using your Linksys cloud account by clicking on the link given at the bottom.
  5. When the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Sign In prompts, type in your Email Address and Password and click Log in.

QUICK TIP: In case you fail the login attempts multiple times you might face this issue that your account becomes temporarily suspended.  This happens if you forget your password, so you might have to reset your password now.

As the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi home page appears, you can now access and configure everything under the Smart Wi-Fi Tools and Router Settings.

NOTE:  To find your devices, you have to look for the Device List displayed as the Network Map Tool for some of the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers.  Your External Storage is displayed as USB Storage for Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers having older firmware version.

What shall I do if the IP address is not working? How can I check my Linksys router’s IP address?

Linksys router's IP address
Your Linksys router’s default local IP address or in other words the Default Gateway is If this IP address is not working, you can get to the web setup page of the router via the web domain There are a few things you need to check before you begin with the actual process.

  • You have to use a computer with which your router is connected either with an Ethernet cable or through WiFi. For a wired computer, check the connection of the Ethernet cable.
  • For this check the light indicators of your Linksys router. You must know your computer’s Operating System (OS) and its version because this helps you to navigate and select the instructions to be followed below:

CAUTION: The naming convention or steps given below might differ depending on your OS version.

  1. Go to your Taskbar, tap or click the search icon and type “cmd”. Click Enter.
  2. Click Command Prompt to open the Command Prompt window. Here type in “ipconfig/all” and then press Enter key.
  3. Search for the Default Gateway section.

QUICK TIP: For computers that are connected through Wi-Fi, the Default Gateway can be identified under the Wireless LAN adapter by selecting the Wireless Network Connection section.


CAUTION: The naming convention or steps given below might differ depending on your OS version.

  1. Hit the Windows key on your keyboard and type “cmd”. Now press Enter.
  2. Type “ipconfig/all” in the Command Prompt window followed by pressing the Enter key.
  3. Look for theDefault Gateway.

QUICK TIP: For computers that are connected through Wi-Fi, the Default Gateway can be identified under the Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection section.


CAUTION: The naming convention or steps given below might differ depending on your OS version.

  1. Click the Pearl Type “cmd” in the search field and press Enter.
  2. Click the cmdicon
  3. A Command Prompt window will appear. Type “ipconfig/all” and then press Enter.
  4. Look for the Default Gateway.

QUICK TIP: For computers that are connected through Wi-Fi, the Default Gateway can be identified under the Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection section


CAUTION: The naming convention or steps given below might differ depending on your OS version.

  1. Click on Start > click Run…
  2. Type “cmd” and then click OK.
  3. The Command Prompt window will appear in which you have to type “ipconfig/all” and press Enter on your keyboard
  4. Look for the Default Gateway.

QUICK TIP: For computers that are connected through Wi-Fi, the Default Gateway can be identified under the Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection section.


CAUTION: The naming convention or steps given below might differ depending on your OS version.

  1. Click on the Apple icon to open the dropdown menu. From here click System Preferences… option.
  2. Look for Network and click on it.
  3. Click Wi-Fi> .. button.
  4. SelectTCP/IP. When you do this you will see your router’s local IP address in the Router

QUICK TIP: in case your computer is already connected via an ethernet cable to the router then you have to click Ethernet. Now you can see the local IP address of your router next to the Router field.
If your computer is connected, click Ethernet instead.  You should be able to see your router’s IP address next to the Router.

NOTE:  The following Mac devices have Ethernet ports that you can use to establish a hardwired connection with the router:
Mac desktop
MacBook Pro

I am encountering a bad gateway error while I try to access my router. What shall I do?

You can encounter Bad Gateway Error while accessing Linksys Smart WiFi Routers (EA Series):

EA2700, EA3500, EA4500, EA6100, EA6200, EA6300, EA6350, EA6400, EA6500, EA6700, EA6900, or EA9200.

The only solution to the above problem is to perform a manual firmware upgrade by bypassing Smart Setup.

  1. The first and the foremost thing to do is to download the latest firmware. You have to access the internet to do so and if you are unable to do so then connect your computer directly to the modem.
  2. Perform a router reset.
  3. To bypass the Smart Setup make sure to check both boxes on your initial Setup screen.
  4. Web based setup page will appear. Enter the default password: admin to login to the setup page for a manual firmware upgrade.
  5. Reset your router and run Smart Setup.

If you have any of these Linksys router models: EA2700, EA3500, EA4500, E4200v2, EA6500v1, then:
Either you will run the Setup CD or you have to download latest Setup software from the web.

I have not created an account yet and neither associated my account with the router. What shall I do?

To create a Linksys cloud account you have to cross check a few of the following things:
When you create a Linksys cloud account for the first time, it is recommended that you must be connected to your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router for associating to your new account.

Step 1:
Launch an Internet browser and type “” in the Address bar. Press Enter on your keyboard and you will see a login page.

Step 2:
You will see a Click here link. Click on it.

Step 3:
Create an account.  For this enter all the required information in the fields provided.  Read and accept the End User License Agreement, Terms of Service, and Privacy Statement then clicks Create My Account. An email will be sent to you asking you to activate your account.


It is optional for you to tick the box saying  Send me information about Linksys products, services, and special offers

If the page does not load properly try to refresh the page or you can use some other web browser because your plugins or add-ons may be out of date.

Step 4:
Sign in to your email. Open the message from Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Mailer.

Step 5:
Once you open your email click the link you received to activate the Linksys cloud account created by you. A window will open and you will be navigated to the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi page.
Step 6:
The account is now validated message will appear, and after your account gets validated click on the here link to log in.

You can directly tap the button at the top corner of the window.
Step 7:

Enter the Linksys cloud account details that is your Email Address and Password and then click Sign In. This is how you login to the cloud account.

Step 8:
For associating your router to your account enter the router’s administrative password in the space provided and click Ok.


The Default Router Password is “admin”. If you change this setting then please enter the new password instead.

You can access the web setup page of the router via and through the default IP

You can only associate your Router if you are currently connected to your home network.  You will not be able to associate your router remotely.

For several failed attempts while trying to log in, you might experience a temporary suspension of your account. It is always a better option to try to recover your forgotten password.

By now you have successfully created your Linksys cloud account and associated it with your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router.

Remote Access (Via Linksys cloud account)

Remote AccessRemote access means that you allow Linksys Smart Wi-Fi to manage your Wi-Fi to specify or modify your router settings. The steps mentioned below will guide you to do so. All you have to ensure that you are connected to the Wi-Fi before you start.

  1. Open any web browser from your computer and type in the address bar: “com”. Now press Enter.
  2. Type in your Email Address and Password in the fields provided and then click Log in.

QUICK TIP: In case you fail the login attempts multiple times you might face this issue that your account becomes temporarily suspended.  This happens if you forget your password, so you might have to reset your password now.

As the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi home page appears, you can now access and configure your router.

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