Linksys smart WiFi routers are the best way to connect to the internet. With these smart wireless routers, you can connect multiple devices such as smartphones, tablets, computers or laptops to WiFi at the same time. Moreover, a Linksys router can easily be connected using either a wired or wireless connection based upon your usage. So, if you wanna connect your device wirelessly, then make use of the network cards that are installed on computers and laptops. Conversely, you can also connect your Linksys device using its WPS (WiFi-Protected Setup) button. The Linksys router WPS button is located at the back or bottom panel of your device (router).
In this tutorial, we will make you aware of every nook and cranny of WPS button situated on your Linksys wireless Router. If you please, we would insist, allow us to explain you in detail.
What is Linksys Router WPS (WiFi-Protected Setup) Button?
WPS is a security standard for home networking system (wireless) that helps in making easy, fast and furious connections between WiFi-enabled devices and Linksys router. Also, remember that this method is only compatible with those networks which use a safe and secure (encrypted) password.
While setting, configuring, and installing up a Linksys WiFi extender, you need to connect it to your existing router physically and properly. For this, you would acquire default login credentials (username and password) to access Linksys extender login page.
Let’s presume that you wanna connect your smart WiFi devices to the available network. To do so, you are supposed to select the network first and then type its security passphrase (password). Note it down dear users that you cannot connect to the available WiFi network without performing the aforementioned steps.
WPS makes the connection between devices a simpler and easier task as 123. Let’s tell you how.
Where to Locate the Linksys Router WPS Button?
Linksys smart routers are very well known in today’s modern world of technology for providing support for WPS security standard as they are used to handle wireless connections safely and securely. Today, every model of Linksys WiFi router comes with a WiFi-Protected Setup (WPS) button.
Most of the routers contain WPS button on the bottom side while others give it a place at the back side.
How to Connect Devices via WPS
There are two (2) main methods to connect a smart device like tablet, smartphone, computer or laptop using WPS. Either by logging in to extender.linksys.com or physically pressing and holding the button for about a few seconds.
Another Advantage of WiFi-Protected Setup Button
As we mentioned already, WPS button can be found on the back or bottom panel of your Linksys device. Simply press this button gently and connect the extender and router with one another. Range extenders are also called wireless repeater, range expander, signal or WiFi boosters. These are used to spread the internet range to each and every corners of the house to cover poor connectivity areas like dead zones and blind spots. But you have to make sure that both the devices are running a latest and updated firmware of technology.
Web-Based WPS Button
This method can be completed in three (3) rose petal ways:
WiFi Protected Setup button
Using the WPS PIN
Using the router’s PIN
You are free to go with any one of the three (3) methods explained below:
WiFi Protected Setup Button
Web-based WPS button can easily be accessed via Linksys range extender login page. For this, you have to turn on a computer or a laptop and connect it to a reliable, secure, available, and active internet connection. Launch a load-free, up-to-date, and relevant internet browser (any) and go to http://extender.linksys.com. Once the login page opens, click on WPS section.
Using the WPS PIN
If your device consists of a WPS PIN, then you are supposed to enter that number on extender.linksys page and hit the button given on the displayed screen of the website.
Using the Router’s PIN
If there is a PIN given on the Linksys WiFi router, note it down immediately. Once done, open a web browser of your choice and navigate to extender Linksys login page. Enter the PIN (Postal Index Number) in given field and that’s it. Your networking/ WiFi devices are now connected to the Linksys wireless router successfully. If the WPS light shows the green color that means that the whole process is successfully completed. If not, then you can take help from our certified and highly-qualified technicians at 1–844–726–2255. We are the solution provider of Linksys that will guide you step by step and make the router setup using WPS complete within a matter of minutes.