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Linksys EA7430 Frequently Asked Questions

TABLE OF CONTENTS

HARDWARE INFORMATION 
 
1.  What is the Linksys EA7430 MAX-STREAM® Dual-Band WiFi 5 Router?
2.  What are the parts of the Linksys EA7430?
3.  What are the product features of the Linksys EA7430?
4.  What is the warranty of the Linksys EA7430?
5.  Where is the reset button of the Linksys EA7430 located?

SETUP AND INSTALLATION 
 
1.  
What are the requirements in setting up the Linksys EA7430?
2.  How do I set up the Linksys EA7430?

FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS
 
1.  
How do I access the Linksys EA7430 web interface?
2.  Is the Linksys EA7430 supported by the Linksys app?
3.  What is the data rate of the Linksys EA7430?
4.  What is Beamforming Technology?
5.  How do I configure USB Storage settings on the Linksys EA7430?

TROUBLESHOOTING 
 
1.  
How can I reset the Linksys EA7430 to factory defaults? 

FIRMWARE UPGRADE
 
1.  
How do I upgrade the firmware of my Linksys EA7430?
2.  Does the Linksys EA7430 have an auto firmware update feature?
 

HARDWARE INFORMATION 
 
1.  What is the Linksys EA7430 MAX-STREAM® Dual-Band WiFi 5 Router?

The Linksys EA7430 MAX-STREAM® Dual-Band WIFI 5 Router is a dual-band router that lets you enjoy high-speed Wi-Fi.  With AC1900 speeds, you'll be able to swiftly stream HD videos, surf, email, play games online and chat.  For additional information, click here.

2.  What are the parts of the Linksys EA7430?

The parts of the Linksys EA7430 include the following:

 
  • Ports/buttons/switch:
    • Four gigabit ehernet ports
    • One USB 3.0 port (located on the front)
    • Supports external USB hard drives
    • Supported file format FAT, FAT32, NTFS and HFS+ journaled and non-journaled
    • Up to 1100 mA current draw
    • One gigabit internet port
    • Power port
    • Rocker style power switch
    • Reset button
    • WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup™) button
  • Antennas:
    • Three external, adjustable, dipole, non-detachable antennas
  • Indicator lights:
    • For complete information, click here.

3.  What are the product features of the Linksys EA7430?

The features of the Linksys EA7430 include:
 
  • Dual-band AC1900 up to 1.9 Gbps
  • 802.11ac Wireless Technology
  • Dual-core processor 
  • 3x3 spatial streams
  • MU-MIMO technology
  • Beamforming technology
  • Seamless roaming
  • Coverage up to 1,600 sq. ft.
  • One USB 3.0 port (for external USB storage drives)

4.  What is the warranty of the Linksys EA7430?

The warranty period is dependent on the country of purchase.  For more information on your device’s warranty, click here.

5.  Where is the reset button of the Linksys EA7430 located? 

The reset button of the Linksys EA7430 is located at the back.

SETUP AND INSTALLATION 

 
1.  What are the requirements in setting up the Linksys EA7430?

Below are the requirements for setting up the Linksys EA7430:

 
  • Internet connection
  • Browser Requirements:
    • Latest version of Internet Explorer®, Google Chrome™, Firefox®, Safari® (for Mac® or iPad®), Microsoft Edge®
    • Latest Flash® Player
  • Mobile device for setup:
    • iOS 9.0 and later
    • Android™ 4.1 and later
  • Latest version of the Linksys app

2.  How do I set up the Linksys EA7430?

For complete setup instructions, click here.

FEATURES AND FUNCTIONS
 
1.  How do I access the Linksys EA7430 web interface?

To learn how to access the web interface of the Linksys EA7430, click here.

2.  Is the Linksys EA7430 supported by the Linksys app?

Yes.

3.  What is the data rate of the Linksys EA7430?

The PHY data rate is up to 300 Mbps for the 2.4 GHz and up to 1600 Mbps for 5 GHz band.

4.  What is Beamforming Technology?

Beamforming technology is a radio wave technology that allows a router to transmit radio signal in the direction of the connected devices, thus creating a stronger, faster and more reliable wireless communication.

5.  How do I configure USB Storage settings on the Linksys EA7430?

For complete instructions on USB Storage configuration, click here.

TROUBLESHOOTING 

 
1.  How can I reset the Linksys EA7430 to factory defaults? 

You can reset the Linksys EA7430 to factory defaults through the router’s web interface or the reset button.  To know how, click here.

FIRMWARE UPGRADE

 
1.  How do I upgrade the firmware of my Linksys EA7430?

For firmware upgrade instructions, click here.

2.  Does the Linksys EA7430 have an auto firmware update feature?

Yes.  Click here for instructions.

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