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Resolving the “Your router was not successfully setup” error message during the initial installation of a Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router

If you encounter a Your router was not successfully setup error message during the initial installation of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router with a cable modem, follow the steps below to resolve the issue.
 
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Step 1:
Disconnect your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router from the cable modem.
 
Step 2:
Press the User-added image button at the back of the router with a pin or a paperclip for 30 seconds.
 
Step 3:
Reconnect the computer to the router wired or wirelessly.
 
Step 4:
Access the Smart Setup Wizard by opening a web browser and typing “http://192.168.1.1” or “http://myrouter.local”.
 
Step 5:
Start running the router's Smart Setup Wizard while disconnected from the modem until it displays the Your Internet cable is not connected correctly window.

 
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Step 6:
Using an ethernet cable, connect the modem to the yellow internet port of the router and click the User-added image button.
 
Step 7:
Finish running the Smart Setup Wizard until you can access the router's Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Tools page.
 
You should now have successfully resolved this error message.
 
 
Bypassing the Smart Setup Wizard after performing a reset on the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router

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