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Bypassing the Smart Setup Wizard after performing a reset on the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router

Scenario:
 
I did a reset on my Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router and now I want to reconfigure it manually through bypassing the Smart Setup Wizard.     
 
Solution:
 
To bypass the Smart Setup Wizard of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router after the reset, follow the steps below:
 
NOTE:  The Linksys EA9300 is used as an example.
 
Step 1:
Make sure that the internet port of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router is connected to the modem using an ethernet cable.

Step 2:
Connect your computer to the router using another ethernet cable.
 
Step 3:
Power ON the router and wait for the lights to be solid.
 
Step 4:
Open a web browser and type “http://192.168.1.1” or “http://myrouter.local” in the Address bar to see the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Setup page. 
 
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Step 5:
Check the I have read and accepted the License Terms for using this software box then click the Manual configuration link.
 
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Wait for a few seconds.
 
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Step 6:
You will now see the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Sign In screen.  Click the local access link.
 
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Step 7:
Enter “admin” in the Router Password field then click the Sign In button.
 
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Once inside the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi page, you can now manually configure the different settings of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router. 
 
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Related Articles:
 
Checking or changing the basic wireless settings of the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router using the local access interface
How to check and update the Router Password using your Linksys cloud account
Setting up the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router using the Smart Setup Wizard

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