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

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.


Step 4:
Select the Linksys app installer.



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



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 “”  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.


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



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


Step 6:
Select the Linksys app installer.



Step 7:
Click Install.



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.



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



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



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

Step 11:
Click OK.



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



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

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