How to disable restricted Internet access on specific devices using your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account

The Parental Controls Tool in the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi allows you to restrict Internet access for users within your network.  For an overview of this feature, click here.

Enabling this helps you to control the time and day when Internet access is available for specific users, and it also has the function to block websites or URL.  For instructions on how to restrict the Internet access on specific devices, click here.  Disabling restriction for a specific device would allow a certain user who is connected to your main network unrestricted access at all times.

Why do you need it?

You can disable the Parental Controls on a specific device especially when someone else is already using it.  This article will show you how to disable the restrictions on a specific device set by the Parental Controls Tool.  To learn how, follow the steps below:

Step 1:
Access your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account.  For instructions, click here.

Step 2:
Click on Parental Controls in the left panel. 


Step 3:
Select a device from the Restrict Internet access on list.



NOTE:  Make sure that the Parental Controls Tool is enabled.

Step 4:
Select Never in the Block Internet access box.


Step 5:
Click the Ok button at the bottom of the window.


You should now have successfully disabled the Internet access restriction on specific devices using the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account.

Securing your network

Apart from enabling the Parental Controls Tool of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers, you can also control who connects to your network.  To learn more about this, check the link below:

How to manage the Guest Access Feature using the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account

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