How to add an access point in a Network through the Linksys Cloud Manager

The Linksys Business Cloud Access Points provide a secure, high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity, and advanced security and management features so employees can bring their own devices to work, and can stay connected across the workplace. 
With the new Linksys Cloud Manager, you can conveniently check and manage your Linksys Business Cloud Access Points’ networks anytime and anywhere.  Follow the steps below to learn how to add an access point in a network through the Linksys Cloud Manager.
Before you begin:
  • This article is only for access points being managed by (Cloud Manager 1.0)  Visit the online documentation to learn more about the Linksys Cloud Manager 2.0.
  • Write down your access point’s MAC Address and Serial Number.  These can be found on your access point’s backplate or on the box it came in.
  • Make sure your access point is online by checking the LAN settings.
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Step 1:
Use an ethernet cable to connect the additional access point to your network, then power it ON.
Step 2:
Launch a browser, go to and log in.
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Step 3:
Click on a network from the list.
Alternatively, you can click on the User-added image ellipsis icon of a network and directly select the Access Points option from the drop-down menu (then proceed to Step 5). 
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Step 4:
Select the Access Points tab.
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Step 5:
Click on the User-added image button.
QUICK TIP:  If an access point has been added prior to this step, you will see an User-added image button instead.
Step 6:
Enter the Access Point MAC Address and Serial Number of the access point you want to add then click Save.
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Step 7:
Automatically, the default name the access point will be assigned to is its MAC Address.  If you want to change the name, simply enter a custom name in the Access Point Name field then click Save once done.
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NOTE:  If your access point is not detected, connect to its network, log in through the local interface, then check the LAN settings.  If you’re still having problems adding the access point,  please reach out to Linksys SMB Tech Support.

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