Linksys Wrt610n Router Setup - Complete Guide

Linksys WRT610N is a dual-band wireless router that comes with Storage Link that allows you to add Gigabytes of storage space that can be accessed over your network using a USB hard drive. This router supports remote management. You can access the router’s web-based setup page using its IP address (192.168.1.1) and its default admin credentials. This article explains how to perform the Linksys WRT610N router setup for the first time. Initially, make sure that your computer satisfies the system requirements of the router. Then, connect your router to the computer and from your router’s web-based setup page, configure the wireless settings and other preferences to complete the setup.Now, let’s see the Linksys router setup in detail.

Step 1: Physical setup

 Linksys Wrt610n Router Setup

  • Get an Ethernet cable.
  • Place your Linksys router close to the computer.
  • Now, connect both devices using the Ethernet cable.
  • Turn on the router and continue with the next step to complete the setup.

Step 2: Configuring the router’s wireless settings

If you want to use your Linksys router as an access point, then you need to configure the wireless settings. To do so, follow the below instructions.

  • On your computer’s browser, type 192.168.1.1, which is the default IP address of your router.
  • Tap on the Enter button.
  • Now, in the Login dialog box, type “admin” in both the Username and Password fields.
  • Click on the OK button.
  • Now, on your router’s web-based setup page, click on the Wireless tab and choose the Manual option. 
  • Select the Mixed option from the Network Mode drop-down menu.
  • Type the desired SSID for your network in the Network Name (SSID) field.
  • Similarly, select the correct Channel Width and Channel type from the corresponding drop-down menus.
  • Make sure to select the Enabled option.
  • Click on the Save Settings button.

Step 3: Configuring the router as an access point

Carry out the following instructions to complete the Linksys WRT610N router setup.

  • On your router’s web-based setup page, click on the Administration tab.
  • Turn off the Upnp option by selecting the Disabled option provided beside it.
  • Click on the Save Settings button.
  • Now, go to the Setup tab followed by Internet Setup. Select the Automatic Configuration-DHCP option from the Internet Connection Type drop-down list.
  • In the IP Address field, enter a unique IP address for your router.
  • Turn off the DHCP Server Setting option.
  • Finally, click on the Save Settings button.

Congratulations! You have successfully performed the Linksys WRT610N router setup. To get remote assistance in performing the same, contact us by clicking on the Call button provided on this page.

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