The procedure given on this page will help you with the Linksys EA6400 Smart Wi-Fi AC1600 router setup.
Linksys routers can be configured easily using Linksys Smart Wi-Fi. It is available for your mobile device as well. Using your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi, you can:
Change your router's name and password
Set up guest access
Configure parental controls
Connect devices to your network
Test your Internet connection speed
The requirements to be met for the router setup are:
Compatible Operating System: Windows or Mac.
Compatible web browser: Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari.
A modem with active Internet connection.
Now, let’s see the steps to set up the Linksys EA6400 Smart Wi-Fi AC1600 router.
Step 1:Fix the antennas on the router and connect the router to the power supply.
Step 2:Wait until the router turns ON and the light flashes.
Step 3:Take an Ethernet cable. Plug one side of the cable into the modem and another side into the Internet port of the router.
Step 4:Connect your computer to the router’s Wi-Fi using the default SSID and password. If the computer doesn’t support Wi-Fi, then connect it to the router using another Ethernet cable.
Step 5:On the computer, launch the default browser and go to the Linksys router setup page (www.linksyssmartwifi.com).
Step 6:Select the I have read and accepted the License Terms for using this software checkbox and then click Next to proceed.
Step 7:The router will connect to the Internet and check for updates.
Step 8:Once the router update has been done, select or deselect the Install future router updates automatically check box and click Next.
Step 9:If you want to change your wireless settings, enter your desired wireless network name (SSID) and wireless network password, then click Next.
Step 10:Now, you will receive a message to reconnect to the new wireless SSID. If you have connected using Ethernet, just continue with the setup. For a wireless computer, the setup will continue after connecting to the new SSID.
Step 11:Enter a new password for the router administrator and click Next.
Step 12:Now you have completed the Linksys EA6400 Smart Wi-Fi AC1600 router setup.