How to setup Linksys Smart Wifi App?

Everybody needs assistance when you take home a new Linksys Smart Wifi to replace the old one. In this article, we will tell you how you can do Linksys router setup and resolve most of the common problems that may occur. You just need to follow a few simple steps to resolve them at home. One way or another, the Linksys Smart WiFi App is the monitor key to manage your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers. You need to download it and keep it in your phone as long as Linksys Smart Wifi is at your home. With the Linksys smart wifi app, you will be able to access your home network anywhere, anytime.

Ensure a few things before we begin:

1. You must know your Linksys default Wi-Fi username and password. These credentials of a router are available on a label pasted at the bottom of the router or in the manual received with the router.
2. Ensure your Internet connection is active.
3. In case of replacing an existing router, make sure to disconnect it/ power OFF and keep it aside. Once done, take an ethernet cable to connect your modem to the internet port of your new router. Then turn ON the power adapter of both your modem and your new router.

Follow below steps for Linksys Smart WiFi app for Android & Windows:
NOTE: Scroll down for Linksys smart WiFi app for IOS.

1. Firstly, you need to connect your smartphone to your router’s Wi-Fi. Use the default credentials to join the network.
2.Time to launch the Linksys app. Open it and select the Launch Setup.
This app will ask you to turn ON Bluetooth®, but you need to select “I would rather set up without Bluetooth”.
3.The Terms and Conditions will pop up, tap Agree.
Coming further, select Standard Wi-Fi Router.
4.If you have followed all the above steps, you will have to search your router now. Tap Find My Router before you begin.
5.Tap Continue to move forward.

NOTE: In case you’d wish to configure your Linksys router manually, you need to click the Manual configuration link available at the bottom instead.

Linksys Smart WiFi App setup

6.Here you have to decide whether you’d like to keep the Automatic Updates ON or OFF. You can change these settings later from your browser as well. Tap 7.Next to move forward.
Here it will ask you to personalize your Wi-Fi settings. Once done, tap Next.

Tips!
You can select Give all my Wi-Fi bands the same name if you don’t give different names to 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. With this option, you can select the same name for both of them.

8.It’s time to give your new Wi-Fi a name when prompted. The Linksys router setup will start once it is connected to your new Wi-Fi name. Tap Next.
Create a new password for the router’s admin field and also keep a password hint. Scroll down then tap Next.
9.It is recommended to note these router settings and tap Next by scrolling down.
10.You also need to create an account on the Linksys server. To do so Tap Next, and If you already have an account, tap Sign In instead.
11.You need to enter your Email Address and Password to Log in.
12.Tap OK.

There you are! Having successfully set up your Linksys Router.

 

Linksys Smart WiFi App IOS

Ensure a few things before we begin:

1.The latest version of the Linksys app

2.iOS 11.4 or late

1. Firstly, you need to connect your smartphone to your router’s Wi-Fi. Use the default credentials to join the network.

2.Now launch the Linksys app and Tap on Set up a New Wi-Fi Network.Tap Continue.

3.Read and accept the License Terms and to report router errors to Linksys. Tap Next.

4.Here you have to decide whether you’d like to keep the automatic updates ON or OFF. You can change these settings later from your browser as well. Tap Next to move forward.

6.Personalize your Wi-Fi name and create a password.  Tap Next.

NOTE:  Tap on Giving all my Wi-Fi bands the same name if you want to use the same name for both  2.4GHz and 5GHz bands.

7.In order to continue, join your smartphone to the new Wi-Fi name in settings.  Once it is connected to the Wi-Fi, switch to the Linksys app, and tap on Next.You need to create a new router password and a hint also. (Note down these details for your future reference) Tap Next.

8.There you are! Linksys Smart WiFi router is now set up. Tap Next.The next important step is to Associate your Linksys server account to access your router from anywhere. Sign in if you already have an account. If not, tap Next to create a new account.

10.Once you’re logged in, Tap on Add to Account to link your Linksys server account to your router.

Now you can securely access your router from anywhere, anytime.

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