- Changing your Linksys WAP300N’s LAN IP Address
The default network configuration type of the Linksys WAP300N is set to Automatic Configuration - DHCP. If you want to change this setting and set up a specific IP address for your access point, follow the steps below:
Access the Linksys WAP300N’s web-based setup page. To do this, launch a web browser, enter the IP address of the WAP300N on the Address bar and press Enter.
NOTE: If you are using a Mac® computer, to access the web-based setup page, click here.
Select Static IP from the Device IP dropdown menu.
Enter the necessary information in the following fields:
NOTE: When changing the network settings of the Linksys WAP300N, make sure they are in the same segment as your network.
• IP Address — Enter a unique IP address “192.168.1.x” where x is any number from 2 to 253
• Subnet Mask — Enter the subnet mask of your network
• Default Gateway — Enter the IP address of the default gateway for your network
NOTE: The Linksys WAP300N will reboot after applying these settings. Make sure to use the IP address you set for the access point when accessing its web-based setup page the next time.
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