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Managing devices in the network using the Network Map Tool of the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi

This article will give you instructions on how to change a connected device's name and icon, and remove devices connected to your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router using the Network Map Tool.  

NOTE:  The Network Map Tool in some Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers is labelled the Device List Tool instead.  For instructions on how to manage devices using this Tool, click here.
 
Changing the icon of the device
Changing the name of the device
Viewing connected devices

 
Changing the icon of the device
 
Step 1:
Access your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account.  To know how, click
here.
 
Step 2:
Click Network Map on the Smart Wi-Fi Tools navigation menu.
 
 
Step 3:
Click the connection type icon beside your chosen device then select Device Info to display details such as Name, Manufacturer, Model, OS, IP Address, and MAC Address.
 

NOTE:  You can also click on the device icon to display the details instead.
 
Step 4:
Click the Change link to change the icon displayed for this device.
 
 
Step 5:
Select an icon from the available icons that you want to use for your device.
 
 
Step 6:
Click  to change to the selected icon.
 
Changing the name of the device
 
Step 1:
Click the My Network tab.
 
 
Step 2:
Click the connection type icon beside your chosen device then select Device Info.
 
 
Step 3:
Click Edit then enter the new name for the device.
 
 
IMPORTANT:  If you change the name of the router, the new name will also be displayed automatically on the Network's drop-down list on the top of the Home page.
 
Step 4:
Click  to change to the new name.
 
Viewing connected devices
 
Wired and wireless devices that are currently connected to your network can be viewed on the Network Map page of the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account.  

 
User-added image
 

By clicking on the Filter map drop-down menu, you can view the devices by group.  Listed below are the categories available.
 
DEVICE TYPE:
  •  
CONNECTION TYPE:
  •  - Local Area Network
  •  - Wireless devices connected to the 2.4 GHz frequency
  •  - Wireless devices connected to the 5 GHz frequency
  • User-added image - Offline devices 

QUICK TIP:  The device’s status should be Offline before you can remove it from your network.  To remove a device, select the offline device and click Delete Device.
 
 
In case you encounter issues while using your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account, you can try any of the steps below:
  • Close the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account then re-open it.
  • Temporarily disable any security on your computer such as your anti-virus or Windows® firewall then re-enable them after using the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account.
  • Use another computer that is also connected to your network.
 
Related Article:


How to reserve a DHCP address for a client on the Network Map Tool of Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account

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