How to log in to the Linksys Dual-Band WiFi Router's web interface

Follow the steps below to log in to the Linksys Dual-Band WiFi Router's web interface.

Before you begin, take note of the following:
  • The device that you will use to access the web interface should be connected to the router’s network.
NOTE:  The default Wi-Fi name for the Linksys Dual-Band routers is Linksysxxxxx (where xxxxx represent the last five digits of the device's serial number).  If the Wi-Fi name has been changed, use that instead.
  • If you need to connect to the router using a hardwired computer, connect your computer to one of the ethernet ports of the router.
  • Browser requirements:
  • Latest version of Internet Explorer®, Google Chrome™, Firefox®, Safari® (for Mac® or iPad®), Microsoft Edge®
Step 1:
Open a browser and type in "http://myrouter.local" or "" in the Address bar then press [Enter].

NOTE:  If you changed the IP address of the router, use that instead.  To learn how to check the IP address of your router, click

Step 2:
Enter your router’s password, then click LOGIN.

NOTE:  The Linksys E5600 is used in the example below.
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NOTE:  The router’s default password is admin.  If you forgot your router’s password, you may manually reset your router to default settings.  To learn how, click here.

Once you have accessed the web interface, you will be prompted to set up your router if you haven't set it up yet.  For instructions, click here.
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