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Linksys Cloud Manager 2.0 - Adding an access point to a network

The Linksys Business Cloud Access Points provide secure, high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity, and advanced security and management features that allow you to remotely manage organizations, access points, and networks anytime and anywhere.
 
With the Linksys Cloud Manager 2.0, you can conveniently check and manage your Linksys Business Cloud Access Points’ networks anytime and anywhere.  Follow the steps below to learn how to add and set up an access point in a network.
 
Before you begin:
 
  • Write down your access point’s MAC address and serial number.  These can be found on the bottom of your access point or on the box it came in.
  • Make sure your access point is online by checking the LAN settings.
 
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Step 1:
Use an ethernet cable to connect the additional access point to your network, then power it ON by either with a power adapter or a PoE switch.
 
Step 2:
Access the Linksys Cloud Manager 2.0.  For instructions, click here.

NOTE:  If you have not yet created an account, click
here to learn how.
 
Step 3:
Select your preferred Organization.  However, you will automatically go to the Networks page if you only have one Organization.

 
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Step 4:
Click on a network.

NOTE:  If you have not yet created a network, click New Network then click
here for further instructions.
 
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QUICK TIP:  You can also click on the ellipsis menu of a network and click on Devices to go directly to the Devices page.
 
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Step 5:
Go to the Devices tab then click on Add a New Device.
 
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QUICK TIP:  If an access point has been added prior to this step, click on the Add Access Point button instead at the upper right side of the screen.
 
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Step 6:
Enter the Serial Number and MAC Address of the access point you want to add then click User-added image.
 
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Step 7:
The default name of the access point is its MAC address.  If you want to change the name, simply enter a custom name in the Access Point Name field.
 
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Step 8:
Click User-added image once you're done. 

You should now have successfully added an access point to a network.

NOTE:  If your access point is not detected, connect to its network, log in through the local interface, then check the LAN settings.  If you’re still having problems adding the access point,  please reach out to Linksys SMB Tech Support.


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Linksys Cloud Manager 2.0 - Networks page

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