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Available Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Tools when accessing the router locally, remotely or if it is offline

Your Linksys cloud account allows you to access and manage your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router locally or remotely.  You can also access the router if it is offline, however some Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Tools may not be available.  This article will discuss what tools are available if you are accessing your router locally, remotely or if it is offline. 
 
Router StateOnlineOfflineRemote
Login credentials to use                                                                  

Linksys cloud account email address and password or the router administration password

Router administration password                                         Linksys cloud account email address and password         
ToolTools available based on the router's state

Device List/Network Map

YesYesYes
Guest AccessYesYesYes
Parental ControlsYesYesYes
Media Prioritization/Device PrioritizationYesYesYes
Speed Test/Speed CheckYesYesNo
USB/External StorageYesYesYes
ConnectivityYesYes
Yes, except for the following settings:
  • Manual firmware upgrade option under the Connectivity> Basic tab
  • Access via wireless option under the Connectivity> Administration tab 
TroubleshootingYesYes
Yes, except for the following settings:
  • Backup and Restore options under the Troubleshooting> Diagnostics tab 
  • Internet Address information under the Troubleshooting> Diagnostics tab (but you can view the IP address in Troubleshooting> Status> Report )
  • Factory reset option in Troubleshooting> Diagnostics
  • Release and Renew options for the internet IP address under the Troubleshooting> Diagnostics tab
NOTE:  Some options may vary depending on your router.
Wireless/Wi-Fi SettingsYesYesYes
SecurityYesYesYes


QUICK TIP:  For older Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers (EA4500, EA3500, EA2700, and E4200 v2), you have the option to roll back the router's firmware to the classic web-based setup page.  However, you will not be able to take full advantage of the features of the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router.  To learn how, click here.  
 
Available features of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers

The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers provide a new way to experience your connected home and a growing ecosystem of existing apps.  To know more about the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Tools, click on the links below:

 

Overview of the Parental Controls Tool in Linksys Smart Wi-Fi
Overview of the Device List Tool in Linksys Smart Wi-Fi
Overview of the Network Map Tool on your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router

How to use the Media Prioritization Tool of the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router
Accessing your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi through a web browser

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