Changing your Linksys Intelligent Mesh admin password

The default password of a Linksys Intelligent Mesh router that has an older firmware is admin
 
This article will help you create or change your router’s admin password through the Linksys app or LinksysSmartWiFi.com browser.  Click on the links below to learn more.

NOTE:  With the latest firmware, routers that support IMDA no longer use admin as the default password.


Linksys app
LinksysSmartWiFi.com page

 

 
Linksys app
 
Step 1:
Connect your mobile device to your WiFi then open the Linksys app.
 
Step 2:
For iOS, tap Manage Your Wi-Fi.  For Android™, tap Log in.
 
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Step 3:
You will be prompted to log in using your Linksys cloud account.  Enter the necessary credentials and tap Log in
 
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You can also choose to log in using Router Password on iOS or Use Router Password on Android.  

NOTE:  If you are unable to log in to the Linksys cloud or if it happens to be down, you will need to recover your admin password.  Click here for instructions on how to recover your admin password.
 
Step 4:           
On the dashboard, tap the menu icon on the upper-left corner.
 
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Step 5:                    
Tap Network Administration.
 
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NOTE:  Image may vary depending on your router and device. 
 
Step 6:                    
Tap Change Router Password and Hint.
 
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Step 7:                        
Enter your new password in the field.  You can also create an optional password hint.

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Step 8:                        
Tap Save.
 
You should now have changed your admin password. 
 
LinksysSmartWiFi.com page
 
Step 1: 
Open a web browser to access the LinksysSmartWiFi.com page.  For instructions, click 
here
 
Step 2: 
Click Connectivity under Router Settings.
 
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NOTE:  Image may vary depending on your router. 

Step 3: 
On the Basic tab, click Edit next to Admin Password and enter your preferred password.  You can also add an optional Password hint.
 
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Step 4: 
Click the 
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