Replacing your old router with a mesh WiFi system

If you are setting up your mesh WiFi system to replace your router, follow the steps below.

Before you begin:


  • Make sure to have an existing Linksys cloud account. 
  • Make sure that the latest Linksys app is downloaded on your mobile device.


NOTE:  Steps and images may vary depending on the operating system of your mobile device.  In most of the examples below, an Android™ device is used.

Step 1:
Log in to the dashboard of the Linksys app.  For instructions, click

Step 2:
Tap on the menu
 icon and select Set up a New Product.


Step 3:
Select Create Another Network.  


Step 4:
Tap on I'm just replacing a node in my network


Step 5:
Tapon Got It.  



You can now begin setting up the router by following the on-screen instructions on the Linksys app until the setup is completed.

For more information in setting up your mesh WiFi system, click on the links below. 


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