Setting up your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router using an iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®

Setting up the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router is made fast and easy with its no-CD setup.  Now you can wirelessly configure the router using an iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®.
IMPORTANT:  The steps provided are only applicable if your router has the latest firmware version.  For instructions on how to upgrade the firmware of your router, click
NOTE:  The Linksys EA9500 and an iPad are used here for illustration.

Step 1:
Connect the modem to your router via the Internet port.
Step 2:
On your device, tap .
Step 3:
Tap Wi-Fi.
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Step 4:
Connect your device to the default wireless network name (SSID) of your router.
QUICK TIP:  You can check the default SSID and password on the Quick Start Guide or at the bottom of your router's hardware. 

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Step 5:
Enter the wireless password then tap the Join button.
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Step 6:
Install the Linksys app via the Apple App Store® or iTunes®.  For instructions, click here

Step 7:
After installing, open the Linksys app.
Step 8:
When the login page appears, tap the Log in with Router Password link.
QUICK TIP:  If you already have a Linksys cloud account, enter your Username and Password then tap Enter.

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Step 9:
Enter the router admin password in the field provided then tap Enter.

Step 10:
Follow the instructions given and tap Continue.

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Step 11:
Tick the I have read and accepted the Licence Terms for using this software checkbox and tap Next.
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Step 12:
It is recommended that you tick the Install future updates automatically checkbox.  Tap Next.
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Step 13:
Give your router a network name (SSID) and password for both frequencies.  Once finished, tap Next.
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Step 14:
Follow the instructions given.
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Step 15:
Press the Home button on your device and go to Settings.  Find your new network name from the list and reconnect.
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Step 16:
Go back the Linksys app and tap Next.

Step 17:
Create your password for the Linksys app to access your router's settings and tap Next.

Step 18:
Finalize your settings and tap Add to Account.

You have now successfully set up the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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