Overview of the Linksys app dashboard with Linksys Shield

Linksys Shield is being discontinued. Current  subscribers can continue to use the service until July 31st 2024. New subscriptions or renewals will no longer be available.

The Linksys app dashboard has a new section promoting Linksys Shield.  

iOS device



Android™ device
  • Linksys Shield banner – promotes the Linksys Shield feature. This will only appear if your parent node supports Linksys Shield. If you tap on this banner, you will be taken to the page to begin your subscription or you can just leave it and continue using the free basic Parental Controls feature.
iOS device
Android device
  • Parental Controls icon
In iOS, when Parental Controls is configured, you will see the total number of clients. Tap on this section to go to the Parental Controls settings and view client details.
In Android devices, when Parental Controls is configured, you will see which clients have parental controls configured. Tap on a client to configure its settings and redirect you to the Parental Controls settings.
If your main router/node is a non-Linksys Shield supported product, you will not see the Linksys Shield banner and the standard Parental Controls icon will apply.

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