Older versions of Linksys Connect and the Network Magic add-on for Mac® computers have compatibility issues with the release of OS X® Lion 10.7 and OS X Mountain Lion 10.8. Only Linksys Connect versions 1.4.11222 and higher are compatible with the OS X Lion and OS X Mountain Lion operating systems.
NOTE: Currently, only the E900's, E1200's v2.2 and E2500 v3's Linksys Connect version 1.5.16287.0 is compatible with the OS X Mavericks 10.9, OS X Yosemite 10.10, OS X® El Capitan 10.11 and macOS™ Sierra 10.12. To verify if your product is compatible with the different Mac OS X versions, open the Release Notes from the Downloads file of your Linksys device. To view the list of Linksys devices' downloadable files, click here.
QUICK TIP: To learn how to check your computer’s OS version, click here.
To ensure that the Linksys Connect software can be installed on your Mac® computer, check the table below for devices that have this update.
|Device||Compatibility with OS X Lion||Compatibility with|
OS X Mountain Lion
|E1000||Not available||Not available|
|E2000||Not available||Not available|
|E2100L||Not available||Not available|
|E3000||Not available||Not available|
|E4200||Available in E4200 v1 only||Available in E4200 v2 only|
|EA4500||Available in EA4500 v1 only||Download|
|X1000||Not available||Not available|
For instructions on how to download the software update, click here.
If you are unable to complete the initial Linksys Connect setup for your Linksys Wi-Fi Router when using the Lion or Mountain Lion operating system, it is recommended to continue setting up the device manually using the web-based setup page. If your device doesn’t have the update yet, exit setup and follow the instructions in these links:
For instructions in setting up wireless security, you may refer to these links:
Manually setting up the wireless network of your Linksys router
How to configure the wireless security of your Linksys router with the Classic firmware
Guidelines in creating a wireless password or passphrase
Changing the router's wireless network name and password using Linksys Connect
NOTE: For more information, refer to your router's documentation.