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Overview of the Network Map Tool on your Linksys EA9200 and EA9500

The Network Map Tool is a feature that is also available on the latest Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers, EA9200 and EA9500.  This Tool allows you to see the devices that are connected to the router whether they are online or offline.  Also, you have the option to view devices either by Connection Type or Device Type.
 
QUICK TIP:  Online means the device is turned ON and is currently connected to the network.  Offline means the device is turned OFF and is not connected to the network.  Devices that were previously connected to the router would still be displayed in the Network Map even when they were powered OFF.  If you want to update the status of your devices, you will need to clear your browser history.


There are two (2) tabs in the Network Map section of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account:  My Network and Guest Network.
 
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By clicking on the Filter map drop-down menu, you can view the devices by group.  Listed below are the categories available.
 
Device Type categories:
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Connection Type categories:
  •  - Local Area Network
  •  - Wireless devices connected to the 2.4 GHz frequency
  •  -  Wireless devices connected to the 5 GHz1 frequency
  •  - Wireless devices connected to the 5 GHz2 frequency
  •  - Offline 
QUICK TIP:  The older Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers have Device List Tool instead of the Network Map Tool.  To learn more about this feature, click here.

Clicking on a device name displays details such as its name, manufacturer, model, OS, IP and MAC addresses.  To learn more about changing the name or icon for a device, click here.
 
NOTE:  Switches and other passive devices are not required to be detected in the Network Map page.
 
Adding more devices to your network
 
To connect more devices to your Linksys EA9200 or EA9500, click the  button and then select the type of device you want to add:
  •  – a computer or laptop you want to connect wirelessly.  To learn more of this procedure, click here
  •  – a device that uses Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) to connect wirelessly.  If your device has a WPS logo on it, it supports WPS connections.  If you want to use this feature, click here for instructions. 
  •  – a wireless device such as a camera, smartphone, gaming console, wireless printer, or any other device that can connect wirelessly to a router.  To start connecting wireless devices to your router, click here for step-by-step instructions. 
  •  – choose this option if you want to connect a standard USB printer to your network for your clients to share.  The printer must be connected to the USB port of the router via a USB cable.  Click here for instructions on how to connect a USB printer on Mac®, and click here for Windows computer. 
QUICK TIP:  You can also rename and delete devices that are connected to your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router with the Network Map Tool.  To know more about managing your devices with the Network Map Tool, click here.

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