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Overview of the Devices menu on the Linksys app for Linksys Mesh Routers

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The Devices menu allows you to manage and monitor the devices (wired and wireless) connected to the network of your Linksys Mesh router.

 

Directions

Accessing the Devices tool
Understanding the icons
Changing a device’s settings

Accessing the Devices tool

Step 1:
Log in to the Linksys Mesh router dashboard.  For instructions, click 
here.

Step 2:
Tap the Menu icon at the upper-left corner of the screen.
 
Step 3:
Tap Devices.  You will be taken to the Devices section.

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Understanding the icons

Each client will have an icon that shows how it is connected to the network.  The devices will also display the Wi-Fi name the device is connected to.

User-added image - The device is connected to the network wirelessly.
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User-added image - Devices with a lock icon are configured with Parental Controls.
User-added image - Devices with up and down arrows are configured with Device Prioritization.

NOTE:  Guest clients appear under the Connected Guest Devices section.


Changing a device’s settings

Tap a client to view or change the following information.
 
Settings
Description
Change a device icon
Tap on the client icon to select a new icon.

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Change a device name
Tap the name of the device to change the device name.

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Wi-Fi name
This displays the Wi-Fi name the device is connected to, along with the 2.4 GHz or
5 GHz band it is connected to.

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Router or Node name
This displays the name of the Mesh router or node the device is connected to.

NOTE:  To change the name of your Mesh router or node, go to Network Administration.

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Device Prioritization
This displays if Device Prioritization is OFF or ON for the selected device.  Tap to make changes.

Tapping this section will route you to the Device Prioritization section to make changes.  To learn more, click
here.


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Parental Controls
This displays if Parental Controls is OFF or ON for the selected device.  Tap to make changes.

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IP Address
This displays the IP address of the client.  You can click on Reserve DHCP to reserve an IP address for the device.  This is useful for Port Forwarding.  After an IP address has been selected, you can click Reserved IP and change the IP address if needed.

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MAC address
This displays the MAC address of the client.
Device Details
This displays additional information about the client such as manufacturer, model, and operating system.

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