After you receive a Linksys smart WiFi router, you have several options to set up a computer network. As a matter of fact, the documentation/ manual that comes along with your Linksys router recommends the ultimate way to use and to set up your home networking system.
Smart Linksys WiFi Service
Despite the fact, Linksys smart WiFi routers are ship with Linksys Smart WiFi free service. This service works through an internet browser in conjunction with a valid and free Linksys cloud account that gives users a huge number of features they can use for during or later extender Linksys and router setup.
Note: To avoid any trouble in accessing your Linksys WiFi router using the Linksys cloud account, ensure that firmware on your Linksys device is up-to-date.
Using any one of the following below-given options you can easily access the Linksys Smart WiFi
The Local Access
Follow the easy to execute steps below and learn the steps to access your Linksys router locally.
Pull up a web browser.
Type your Linksys router’s default IP address (192.168.1.1), not into the search bar but into its URL bar field and tick on Enter button on your computer or laptop keyboard.
Some Quick Tips:
If the IP address of your Linksys WiFi router has been changed or it does not work, then check your router’s documentation.
Place the router in reach of your existing modem.
Via an Ethernet cable, connect your computer or laptop with the Linksys router.
Place your Linksys device openly, not inside cabinet, neither back of anything or beneath table.
Enter your Linksys ‘Router Password’ under the ‘Access Router’ option and then click on Log in. The login details are set as default. If you have personalized it, then enter your new password instead.
In addition, you can also log in with your Linksys cloud account by just clicking on the ‘click here’ link (at the bottom part).
Enter your Email ID and Password on the Linksys smart WiFi Sign In page. Once done, click on Log in.
Linksys Smart WiFi home page will display. You can now configure and access everything under the ‘Router Settings’ and Smart WiFi Tools. In addition, you can also use the web address http://extender.linksys.com to install and setup your Linksys range extender.
For more information on how to setup a Linksys range extender dial a toll-free 1-844-726-2255 number and ask our tech support executives for Linksys extender support.
The Remote Access
Remotely accessing the Linksys smart WiFi allows you to manage your internet securely so that you can modify or specify your existing router settings at any time from anywhere.
Follow the steps given below in order to learn how:
Launch a web browser.
Type 192.168.1.1 (Linksys router’s default IP address) in the URL bar.
Note: Ensure that you are properly connected to the secure and active WiFi prior to doing this.
Into the fields provided fill your email address and password.
Click on Log in once done.
Note: In case you face several failed log in attempts, then this might lead to your account ‘temporarily suspended’. So, to fix this issue, you have to reset the entire settings again. And if this doesn’ work, then reboot your device using Linksys router WPS button.
The Linksys reset process will delete all the personalized or default settings made by you including the cloud account.
Once the process has been done successfully, you can access the cloud account easily with fresh login details and can also access and configure your Linksys router settings