Changing the Wireless Channel on a Linksys Router

A lot of wireless products in the US are shipped with a default channel of 6 like the Linksys router. If you’re encountering interference from other devices, try changing channels to get around these interferences. To change the channel your wireless network is using, you have to go to the router’s web-based setup page to accomplish this. 

Changing the Router’s Channel

Step 1:
Access the router’s web-based setup page. For instructions, click here.

Step 2:
When the router’s web-based setup page appears, click Wireless.

Step 3:
Look for Wireless Channel and change it to your desired channel. The recommended channels are 1, 6, and 11 since they are considered non-overlapping channels.

NOTE: The image may vary depending on the model and version number of your Linksys router.

Step 4:

Click .


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