Installing the Linksys app on your Android™ device via the Google Play™ Store and Google Play Website

The Linksys app is a free mobile application that allows you to securely access your home network, router features, settings and configuration from a mobile device connected to your Linksys Smart WiFi Router.  This article will guide you on how to properly install the app via Google Play™ Store and Google Play website.

To learn how to download and install Linksys app for your Apple® devices, click
here

Basic requirements for installation:

 

•    Active internet connection
•    Android™ 4.0.3 and later 
•    Active Gmail™ or Google Play Store account

 

Google Play Store
Google Play website

NOTE:  This app only works with Linksys Mesh and Smart WiFi Routers.

Google Play Store

Step 1:
Tap the sf203465_001_en_v4.png icon on your device’s navigation menu. 

Step 2:
Sign in using your active Gmail or Google Play Store account and follow the on-screen instructions. 

Step 3:
Tap the search bar, enter “Linksys app” and then tap the search icon.
 

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Step 4:
Select the Linksys app installer.

 

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Step 5:
Tap Install and wait for the app to download completely.
 

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Once finished, tap sf203465_005_en_v4.png or look for the Linksys app icon on your device’s navigation menu to utilize it.


Google Play website


Step 1:
On your computer's web browser, access the Google Play website or enter “https://play.google.com/store”  in the Address bar.

Step 2:
Click the sf203465_005_en_v4.PNG button located at the upper-right corner of the website.

Step 3:
Enter the Email Address that you have associated with your Android device then click Next.

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NOTE:  To use this feature, you must create and associate your Email Address to your device.  You can refer to your device’s user manual for information about how this process works.

Step 4:
Enter your password then click Next

 

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Step 5:
Search for “Linksys app” in the Google Play website. 


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Step 6:
Select the Linksys app installer.

 

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Step 7:
Click Install.

 

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Step 8:
Choose the Android device you want to install the Linksys app and click INSTALL.

IMPORTANT:  Make sure that your Android device is connected to the internet before proceeding with the installation.

 

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Step 9:
Enter your password again for authentication and click Next.

 

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Step 10:
Once successful, select a setting and click Save.

 

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NOTE:  This will initiate the installation of Linksys app on your device.

Step 11:
Click OK.

 

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Step 12:
Check your mobile device.  The installation is complete when you receive the Successfully installed notification on your mobile device.

 

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To confirm if the installation is successful, the Linksys app icon should appear in your device’s navigation menu.

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