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Linksys AC750 Wi-Fi VDSL Modem Router, X6200 Frequently Asked Questions

TABLE OF CONTENTS

HARDWARE INFORMATION
 
  1. What is the Linksys AC750 Wi-Fi VDSL Modem Router, X6200?
  2. What are the default IP address, user name and password used to login to the Linksys X6200 web-based setup page?
  3. How do I reset the Linksys X6200 to its default settings?
  4. How do I reboot the Linksys X6200?
  5. Does the Linksys X6200 have the Parental Control feature?
  6. Does the Linksys X6200 have a Guest Access feature?
  7. Does the Linksys X6200 support remote management?
  8. Does the Linksys X6200 support Linksys Smart Wi-Fi?
  9. Does the Linksys X6200 support IPv6?

SETUP & INSTALLATION
 

FIRMWARE UPGRADE
 

WIRELESS CONNECTION & SECURITY
 

ADVANCED CONFIGURATION
 
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HARDWARE INFORMATION
 

1. What is the Linksys AC750 Wi-Fi VDSL Modem Router, X6200?

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Linksys AC750 Wi-Fi VDSL Modem Router, X6200 is a high-speed ADSL/VDSL gateway that can be set up for both DSL and Cable connection.  It supports 300 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band and up to 433 Mbps on the 5 GHz band.  To know more about the Linksys X6200, click here.

2. What are the default IP address, user name and password used to login to the Linksys X6200 web-based setup page?

The Linksys X6200’s default IP address is 192.168.1.1 and both the default username and password are admin.

3. How do I reset the Linksys X6200 to its default settings?

Press and hold the Reset button at the back panel of the Linksys X6200 for approximately 10 seconds then release.  You can also restore the gateway to its default settings by clicking the Restore Factory Defaults button from the Administration > Factory Defaults page on the modem-router's web-based setup page.

4. How do I reboot the Linksys X6200?

You can power OFF the device then power it ON again, or click the Reboot button in X6200's web-based setup page under Setup > Basic Setup tab.

5. Does the Linksys X6200 have the Parental Control feature?

Yes, the Parental Control feature can be found under Access Policy on the modem-router's web-based setup page.  If you would like to learn more about setting up the Parental Control feature on your modem-router, click here.

6. Does the Linksys X6200 have a Guest Access feature?

Yes, the Linksys X6200 does have a Guest Access feature that allows up to 10 Guests to access your Internet.

7. Does the Linksys X6200 support remote management?

Yes, the Linksys X6200 supports remote management.

8. Does the Linksys X6200 support Linksys Smart Wi-Fi?

No, the Linksys X6200 does not support Linksys Smart Wi-Fi.  It uses the classic web-based setup interface.

9. Does the Linksys X6200 support IPv6?

Yes, the Linksys X6200 supports both IPv4 and IPv6.



SETUP & INSTALLATION

1. How do I setup the Linksys X6200?

The Linksys X6200 can be setup through the Setup Wizard.  To learn more about setting up your Linksys X6200, click here.

NOTE:  The Setup Wizard is only compatible with DSL Internet service.  If you have Cable type Internet connection, click here.


FIRMWARE UPGRADE

1. How do I upgrade the firmware of the Linksys X6200?

NOTE:  Before upgrading, ensure to download the firmware from the Linksys Home Support site.

To upgrade the Linksys X6200 firmware, follow the steps below:

Step 1:
Connect your gateway to the computer using an Ethernet cable.
 
Step 2:
Launch a browser and enter "192.168.1.1" in the Address bar to access the ADSL gateway’s web-based setup page.  For instructions, click here.
 
Step 3:
Click the Administration > Firmware Upgrade, then click Browse.
 
Step 4:
Select the Firmware Upgrade file, then click the Choose File button.
 
Step 5:
Click Start Upgrade.

NOTE:  Do NOT power OFF or reset the gateway while the upgrade process is still in progress. 


WIRELESS CONNECTION & SECURITY

1. How do I change the wireless settings of the Linksys X6200?

To change the wireless settings of the Linksys X6200, go to Wireless > Basic Wireless Settings > select Manual.  Then enter the desired wireless settings for the X6200.  If you would like to know more about configuring the Wireless Security settings of the Linksys X6200, click here.

2. How do I configure the Guest Access feature of the Linksys X6200?

Open the web-based setup page of the Linksys X6200 and go to Wireless > Guest Access.  Then enter in the Guest Network Name for both 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz bands.  Click Change to update the Guest Password of the Linksys X6200.

3. What is wireless MAC Filter and what is it for?

The wireless MAC Filter feature allows you to filter your network’s wireless access using the MAC Addresses of the wireless devices transmitting within your network’s radius.  It is one of the security options you can use to protect your network.
 
NOTE:  You can add up to 32 MAC Addresses that you want to allow or deny access to your network.  If you would like to learn more about setting up wireless MAC Filtering to prevent users from connecting to the wireless network, click here.  For information about setting up wireless MAC Filtering to permit users to connect to the wireless network, click here.

4. What should I do if my computer can’t connect wirelessly to my network?

Make sure the Wireless Network Name (SSID) is the same on both the computer and the Linksys X-series Gateway.  If you have enabled wireless security for your network, make sure that the same security mode and key are used by both the computer and the gateway.

For instructions on how to check the wireless settings, click here.

5. What wireless bands does the Linksys X6200 support?

The gateway supports both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks.  To determine the difference between 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz bands, click here.


ADVANCED CONFIGURATION

1. How do I change the Linksys X6200 administrator password?

To change the administrator password, go to the web-based setup page of the Linksys X6200 and click Administration > Management.  Then enter and confirm the new password in the Router Password field and click Save Settings.  To know more about changing the administrator password of the Linksys X6200, click here.

2. Does the Linksys X6200 support Port Forwarding?

Yes, the Linksys X6200 supports Port Forwarding.  If you would like to know more about setting up Port Forwarding on the X6200, click here.

3. Does the Linksys X6200 allow you to create an FTP server?

Yes, the Linksys X6200 allows you to create an FTP server that can be accessed from the Internet or your local network. 
 
To create an FTP server for your Linksys X6200, follow the steps below:

Step 1:
Connect your gateway to a computer using an Ethernet cable.
 
Step 2:
Access the gateway’s web-based setup page. 
 
Step 3:
Click the Storage tab, then click the FTP Server sub-tab.
 
Step 4:
Enter your preferred name on the FTP Server Name field.
 
Step 5:
Select Enabled to use the gateway as an FTP Server.
 
Step 6:
Enter the port number to use in the FTP Port field. 
 
NOTE:  The default port number is 21.
 
Step 7:
Click Specify Folder to create an FTP folder.  The FTP Folder screen will then appear. 
 
Step 8:
Enter a name for the FTP folder in the Display Name field.
 
Step 9:
Click Select to specify a folder for FTP client access.  Then click the Enter into Folder to display the sub-folders.
 
NOTE:  To create a new folder, enter your preferred name in the New Folder field then click Create.
 
Step 10:
Set a group or user access by selecting from the Available Groups columns, then clicking the transfer >> button.
 
Step 11:
Click the Save Settings button to change the settings.   


4. Does the Linksys X6200 have a built-in media server?

Yes, the Linksys X6200 has a built-in media server which allows you to stream music, pictures, or videos from the USB drive to a UPnP-compatible media adapter.  If you would like to learn more about adding a media folder on the Linksys X6200, click here.

5. How do I disable Anonymous Disk Access?

To disable the Anonymous Disk Access feature on the Linksys X6200 go to Storage > Disk.  Then select Disabled for Anonymous Disk Access.

6. Does the X6200 support wireless QoS and Internet Access Priority QoS?

Yes, it supports QoS and Internet Access Priority QoS.

7. What should I do if I’m using a static IP address on my computer and it can’t connect to the Internet?

Set your computer to obtain an IP address automatically.  For instructions on how to do this, click here.

8. What should I do if my password used to access the gateway’s web-based setup page does not work?

The administrator password is different from the wireless network password.  If you have lost or forgotten your password for the modem router you may need to reset and change this.  For more information on resetting and changing the admin password, click here.

9. What should I do when I encounter difficulties accessing the Linksys X-series Gateway’s web-based setup page?

You may encounter this issue because the computer is getting an incorrect IP address and that the connection to the gateway is not properly established.  To learn more on how to resolve this issue, click here.

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