Getting to know the Linksys EA6350 AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Wi-Fi Wireless Router

The Linksys EA6350 AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Wi-Fi Wireless Router brings the next-generation wireless speed to all your devices.  Featuring USB 3.0 and four (4) Gigabit ports along with the latest Wireless-AC technology, the AC1200+ is optimized to support all wired and Wi-Fi® devices.  Leveraging dual-bands with up to N300 Mbps + AC867 Mbps, data traffic can flow quickly and with minimal buffering—meaning gaming, media streaming and general Internet activities can occur simultaneously with no interruptions.  The router includes the following key features:

  • Up to 2.8 times faster than Wireless-N technology – Simultaneous dual-band up to N300 Mbps (2.4 GHz) + AC867 Mbps (5 GHz) for media-intense applications.
  • USB 3.0 port – USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet ports ensure ultimate media streaming and fast data transfer of photos, videos, data files or connecting devices across your network.  USB 3.0 is 10 times faster than USB 2.0. 
  • Linksys Smart Wi-Fi – Allows users to monitor and control a home network from anywhere and at any time.  It also allows users to prioritize devices or websites, gain Parental Controls over inappropriate content, monitor network activity, turn Wi-Fi access ON or OFF, and create select password-protected Guest networks.
  • Linksys app – Offers improved opportunity to control one’s home network. 
  • Two (2) spatial stream dual-band router
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n 
  • Draft 802.11ac 
  • Gigabit Internet and Ethernet ports
  • DLNA® v1.5-compliant 
  • IPv6 CPE-compliant 
  • Linksys VUSB support 
NOTE:  Visit the Linksys EA6350 Product Page to read more troubleshooting articles, downloadable user guides or firmware updates, and other support information related to this product.
Top Panel
Back Panel
LED Indicators
System Requirements

Top Panel

User-added image
Back Panel

User-added image
Antennas – Two (2) external non-detachable dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz dipole antennas.

User-added image USB port – Supports external hard disk or flash drive with up to an 1100 mA current draw.  With a USB storage device, you can easily share disk storage with other users in your network.  You can also connect a USB printer and share it across the local network.  To learn more about the USB feature of your router, click

User-added image Ethernet 1-4 (Green) – Connects the Linksys EA6350 to your computer/s through an Ethernet cable.

User-added image Internet (Green) – Connects the Linksys EA6350 to your modem through an Ethernet cable.

User-added image Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) – If you have client devices, such as wireless printers, that support Wi-Fi Protected Setup™, you can press the WPS button to automatically configure wireless security for your wireless network.  To learn how to connect devices using WPS through your Linksys cloud account, click

User-added image Power – The Power port connects to the included power adapter.  Supports 12 V/2 A DC power jack. 
NOTE:  The Power and WPS LED is the User-added image bar on top of the Linksys EA6350.

Reset button – This button is located at the bottom of the router.  This allows you to reset the router to its factory defaults.  Press and hold the Reset button for five (5) seconds.  You can also restore it to factory defaults from the Administration > Factory Defaults screen in the router’s web-based setup page. 

LED Indicators

 LED Color ActivityDescription
Power / WPSGreenOFFPower OFF
Flashing (0.7 Hz)Booting / System self-test / Firmware upgrade
Flashing (1 Hz)WPS in progress (up to 2  minutes)
Flashing (2 Hz)WPS error / WPS session overlap for 2 minutes, then back to solid green
EthernetGreenOFFNo physical link on LAN port
Green solidPhysical link is up on LAN port
Green flashingData is transmitting through LAN port
InternetGreenOFFNo physical link on Internet port
Green solidPhysical link is up on Internet port
Green flashingData is transmitting through Internet port
System Requirements

Browser Minimum Requirements
  • Internet Explorer® 8
  • Safari® 5 for Mac®
  • Firefox® 8
  • Google Chrome™ 
Operating System (for Virtual Printing only)   
  • Windows XP SP3
  • Windows Vista® SP1 or later
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Leopard 10.5.8 or later
  • Snow Leopard 10.6.1 or later
  • Lion 10.7 or later
  • Mountain Lion 10.8
  • Mavericks 10.9
  • Yosemite 10.10
  • Wi-Fi-enabled computer with CD or DVD drive
After getting to know the Linksys EA6350 and its features, you may now set up the router.  Click on the links below to learn how:
Setting up the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router using the Smart Setup Wizard
Setting up your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router to Bridge Mode using your Linksys cloud account
Setting up your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router using an iPhone® or iPod touch®

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Linksys EA6350 AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Wi-Fi Wireless Router Frequently Asked Questions
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