Manual configuration of a Linksys router to connect A, B, G and N wireless devices

To configure the wireless settings of any Linksys wireless router, you need to configure these settings:

  • Wireless Network Name (SSID)
  • SSID Broadcast
  • Wireless Security 
Follow the steps below to manually configure your Linksys wireless router’s settings:
Step 1:
Access the router’s web-based setup page.  For instructions, click here.
NOTE:  If you are accessing the web-based setup page through the Advanced Settings of your Linksys Connect software, click here for instructions.
Step 2:
On the router’s web-based setup page, click Wireless.
Step 3:
Look for Network Mode and select Mixed from the drop-down menu.  Once done, click Save Settings.
Step 4:
Click Wireless Security and take note of the current Security Mode.
• If Security Mode is set to WPA:
NOTE:  By default, Linksys Connect automatically enables WPA/WPA2 Mixed Mode security for best wireless-N performance.

• If Security Mode is set to WEP:
NOTE:  When using WEP, the wireless-N capability of your E-Series or EA-Series router is disabled.  It will operate in wireless-G standard data rate.
In this example, WEP 64-bit is used. To know more about setting up wireless security, click here.
Step 5:
Click the  button.
NOTE:  If you want to connect wireless computers to your Linksys wireless-N routers, click here for instructions.


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