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How to identify my child nodes in my Linksys Velop system using the Linksys app

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The Linksys Velop Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System sends flawless, full-strength Wi-Fi across your entire home.  Each node increases the Wi-Fi range by 2,000 sq. ft. and you can continue to add more nodes to grow your Velop network.  This article will guide you on how to identify your child nodes, check its details, and identify which node your child node is connected to.


Step 1:
Log in to the Linksys app and access your Velop dashboard.  For instructions when using an iOS device, click hereIf you're using an Android™ device, click here.

Step 2:
Tap the Menu User-added image icon on the upper-left portion of the screen.

Step 3:

Tap Network Administration.

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Step 4:
Tap on a child node (e.g., Master Bedroom).

  • Nodes appear by the location name you selected during setup. 
  • The parent node is the main node connected to your existing network or router.  The parent node is the first node on the list of nodes and all others are considered child nodes.
  • If your other nodes are not showing up in the Network Administration screen, you may need to add them to your Velop network.  Click here for instructions.
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You will be taken to the node's page and you will see the details below.  

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  • Location Name  - If you need to change the current name of your node, tap on it.
  • Serial Number - Displays the unique serial number of your node.
  • Model Number Displays the model number of your node.
  • Firmware Version - Displays the firmware version of your node.
  • IP Address - Displays the current IP address of your node.
NOTE:  The node setup as a router will display a LAN and a WAN IP Address, while the other nodes only display a LAN IP Address. 
  • Connected to xxx where xxx is the name of the node which your child node is connected to.  In the example above, the Master Bedroom node is shown as connected to the Living Room node.

Related Video:

How to log in to the Linksys Velop's web interface (VIDEO)

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