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Title: How to check and update the Router Password using the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account

Article ID: 25713


What is the Router Password?

The Router Password is an administrator password used when accessing the settings and configuration of your router.  You will be asked to enter the Router Password to access the router’s web-based setup page.  The default Router Password is admin.  However, it is recommended that you change the default password to a new and personalized one to ensure that the router is safe from unauthorized access.

NOTE:  The Router Password is not the wireless network password of your router.  For instructions on how to check your wireless network’s password, click here

NOTE:  After running the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi setup wizard, you will be prompted to update your Router and wireless password.

Updating the Router password through the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi

Step 1:
Access your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account by opening a web browser such as Internet Explorer or Safari®.  In the Address bar, enter “192.168.1.1” or "myrouter.local" then press [Enter].

Step 2:
Access the router by entering the Router Password then click Sign In.

Step 3:
Under Router Settings, click Connectivity.

Step 4:
Click Edit beside Router Password.

 

Step 5:
Enter you router’s Current password, the New password you want for your router.  Confirm it by re-entering it on the Confirm new password field.

QUICK TIP:  You can use any character combinations (including special characters) in creating your router password. 

 

Step 6:
Click thebutton located at the lower right corner of the page.

Step 7:
On the pop-up box, click Yes.

 

Use this to access your router settings and tools such as Guest Access and Parental Controls.  To know more about the different features that come with your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router, click here.

Adding more devices to your network

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account’s main objective is to provide the best experience for your home network.  Connecting of wireless devices such as smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, cameras, and wireless printers to the Internet has been made a lot easier.  Click on the link below to learn how to connect your devices to your home network.

Connecting wireless devices to your network using Linksys Smart Wi-Fi

 

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