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Backing Up and Restoring the Linksys ADSL Gateway's Settings

You can perform Backup and Restore of the Gateway's settings using a configuration file.  Follow the guide below to use the Backup and Restore feature of an ADSL Gateway.

Accessing the Web-Based Utility of the Gateway

Step 1:
Launch the web browser on your computer and enter the Gateway's IP Address in the Address field.  Then, press Enter.

NOTE:  The default IP Address for Gateway is 192.168.1.1.

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Step 2:
A login screen appears. Enter the default User name and Password of the device.  The default user name and password for the Gateway is "admin".

XP

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Step 3:
Click OK to continue.  The Basic Setup screen of the Gateway will appear.

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Windows Vista/Windows 7

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Backing Up the Gateway's Settings

Step 1:
Click on the Administration tab.   Next, click on Backup & Restore.

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Step 2:
Click on the Back Up button and follow the on-screen instructions.  The Gateway's settings will be saved in a configuration file.

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Restoring the Gateway's Settings

NOTE:  Before using this option, you must have previously backed up the Gateway's configuration settings.

Step 1:
Click on Browse to select the Gateway's configuration file.

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Step 2:
Click on Restore and follow the on-screen instructions.

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