Xbox Live Linksys Router Settings

To configure the Xbox Live gaming console for a wireless network using the Linksys router, carry out the easy steps mentioned below to configure Xbox Live Linksys Router Settings.

Xbox Live Linksys Router Settings

  • Use an Ethernet cable to establish a connection between the Ethernet port of the Linksys router and the rear port of the Xbox Live gaming console.
  • Now, turn on the Xbox Live gaming console, select Settings -> System -> Network Settings, and select the name of the wireless network.
  • Select the Configure Network option and choose the section that contains IP Settings, IP Addresses, Subnet Mask, and Gateway fields.
  • This will open the Edit IP Settings screen.
  • Select the Manual option followed by the IP Address option.
  • Type your static IP address in the Enter an IP address field and select the Done option. Make sure the IP address is within the subnet of your Linksys router.
  • Now, the Edit IP Settings screen will appear again.
  • Select the Subnet Mask option, type your subnet mask in the Enter a subnet mask field, and select the Done option.
  • Select the Gateway option on the Edit IP Settings screen.
  • After providing your gateway in the Enter a gateway address field, select Done.
  • Select the Done option in the Edit IP Settings screen.
  • Go back to the Network Settings screen and select the Test Xbox Live option.
  • Once the test is over, you will see the connection status of Network, Internet, and Xbox Live.
  • Follow these steps we can proceed to configure Xbox Live Linksys Router Settings.
  • After setting up the Xbox Live device with the static IP address, configure an open NAT connection on the Linksys router web page as per the simple steps given here.
  • Use the username, password, and IP address of the Linksys router to access its web-based setup page.
  • By default, the local IP address of the Linksys router is 192.168.1.1.
  • Click the Status tab and then note down the private and public IP addresses.
  • Click the Basic tab followed by the Internet Setup tab.
  • Choose the Manual option from the MTU drop-down menu and then type 1365 in the Size field.
  • Go to the Applications & Gaming tab and click the Port Range Forwarding tab.
  • Type Xbox in the Application Name field.
  • Make sure to fill both the Start Port and End Port fields.
  • Both these options have to be selected from the Protocol drop-down list.
  • Select the Enabled checkbox and fill the To IP Address field.
  • Click the Save Settings option at the lower-right end of the screen.
  • This will update the settings.
  • If not, update the Linksys router’s firmware to the newest version.
  • By using these steps we can proceed to configure Xbox Live Linksys Router Settings.

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