Linksys Router Login and Initial Setup - 2019

Posted by snorton920 on February 25th, 2019

Linksys are a very popular brand of router that includes everything from the most basic to the most advanced home and small business network routers. They work with both cable and DSL, making them a great option for securing your network and connecting devices. If you just bought one, this Linksys Router Loginand initial setup guide will have you up and running in less than ten minutes.

Linksys makes a variety of network devices globally and while they keep their configuration menus fairly similar, some regions will use different wording than you might see here. If yours differs, you may need to interpret these instructions a little to get them working.


Now we have a physical connection we have to perform some basic configuration to get everything working.

  1.         Open a web browser on the connected computer and navigate to If that doesn’t work, try
  2.         Log in using the default admin for username and password for password.
  3.         Select Sign In.

You should now see the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi interface. From here you can Setup Linksys Router.


Everyone knows the default admin and password combination to log into a router to we need to change it right away. You cannot generally change the username, which is dumb, but you can change the password.

  •          Select Connectivity from the left menu.
  •          In the Basic tab, select Edit next to Router Password.
  •          Type a secure password and add a hint if you like but don’t make it too obvious.
  •          Select Apply to set your new password.

You may be asked to log in again using the new password. Do that now so we can finish initial setup.

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