Connecting an NFC-compatible Android™ smartphone to the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router using the SimpleTap™ card
One of the new features on your Linksys cloud account that is bundled with Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router (EA6300, EA6400, EA6500 or EA6700) is SimpleTap™. This connection feature provides an easier way to connect your Near Field Communication (NFC) compatible smartphone. Use the SimpleTap™ card to connect your smartphone to the wireless network instead of remembering complicated wireless passwords and security keys.
NOTE: To verify if your Android™ smartphones are NFC compatible, visit this link: http://www.nfcworld.com/nfc-phones-list
The following are instructions on how to connect your smartphone using SimpleTap™.
Enable the Wi-Fi feature on your smartphone.
Download and install the Linksys app to your NFC-compatible Android™ smartphone. You can do this in two (2) ways:
- Download using the QR code
- Click the links for instructions on how download from Google Play™, or from the App store® for Apple® devices
Enable the SimpleTap™ connection feature on your Linksys cloud account. For instructions on how to do this, click here.
Tap the SimpleTap™ card to your phone.
The Linksys app will then automatically launch and notify you that the mobile device is connected to the router's 2.4 GHz wireless network.