Disabling the Guest network of your Linksys wireless-N router

Guest access is a feature of Linksys wireless-N routers that creates a separate wireless network from your local network.  Your guests will not be able to access your network or personal data.  To learn more about the Guest network, click here.

QUICK TIP:  Guest access can be updated and changed through the web-based setup page.  This is available in the newer versions of E-series routers and all EA-series routers.  To know how to set up Guest access using the web-based setup page, click here.   However, it is still recommended to use Linksys Connect as the Primary Configuration Method for this feature.

NOTE:  Linksys Connect is also known as Cisco Connect.

If you want to disable the Guest access account of your Linksys wireless-N router, follow the steps below:

Step 1:
Launch Linksys Connect on your computer.

NOTE:  To launch Linksys Connect on a Windows computer, go to Start > All Programs > Linksys Connect.  To launch Linksys Connect on a Mac computer, navigate to the Applications folder in Go, and then start Linksys Connect.  If you need more help,  click here.

Step 2:
Click on Guest access in the Linksys Connect window.


Step 3:
In the Allow Guest access section, select no to disable the Guest network.

Step 4:
Click Finish.

Your Guest access network should now be disabled.

Related Articles:

Setting up Guest Access on the web-based setup page of Linksys wireless router or gateway
Disabling the Guest access feature using the web-based setup page of a Linksys wireless router or gateway
Disabling SSID broadcast on a Linksys router

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