This article will teach you how to set up Linksys EA series routers using an iOS mobile device. Make sure to have installed the latest version of the Linksys app on your device.
If you're using an Android™ device, click here for instructions. For instructions in setting up your router using the Smart Setup Wizard, click here.
NOTE: Router images may vary depending on the model of your router.
Connect your mobile device to your router's WiFi.
NOTE: The default WiFi settings are located on the bottom of the router.
Launch the Linksys app and select Set up a New Wi-Fi Network.
Check the boxes if you have read and accepted the License Terms and to report router errors to Linksys. Tap Next.
Check the box to install future router updates automatically. Tap Next.
Customize your WiFi name and create a password. Tap Next.
NOTE: If you want to use the same name for both radio bands, tap on Give all my Wi-Fi bands the same name.
Once the WiFi settings are applied, connect your mobile device to the new WiFi name in order to continue. Once you're connected to the WiFi, go back to the app and tap on Next.
Create a new router password and hint then tap Next.
Your router is now set up. Tap Next.
Associate your Linksys cloud account to access your router from anywhere. If you already have an account, tap on Sign in. If you want to create an account, tap Next.
Enter your Linksys cloud account credentials then tap Log in. If you don’t have an existing account, tap on Create an account.
After logging in or creating an account, tap on Add to Account to link your router to your Linksys cloud account.
Enter the router password you created for the router. Tap on Add to Account. You can now have secure access for your router from anywhere.