Nowadays, wireless connections have become important in home network as it ensures connecting devices without any hassle of using cables. Wireless devices that connect to your router use the internet connection of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router.
Here, we are providing you the detailed process of connecting your wireless device to your home network using your Linksys cloud account:
Access your Linksys cloud account
. Launch a web browser from your computer.
. Type www.linksyssmartwifi.com in the address bar of your web browser and press Enter.
. A Linksys login screen appears
. Enter the username and password of your router in the provided fields and click on log in.
. Click on the Add a Device tab.
. Then a Select the type of device to add to your network page will appear, select other from the given options.
. Add a wireless device page will appear which displays the Network Name (SSID), Password, and Security Type. Note down all the required information.
. Enter the required Password and the Security Type when asked.
. When your device has connected successfully, click on OK in the Add a wireless device page.
Your device will have got connected to the Linksys cloud account and it will be able to access the Internet of your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router.
The connected will now be displayed on the Device List or the Network Map. You can change the name and icon of this particular device as you wish in the Device List or Network Map of the Linksys cloud account. You can even maximize your wireless connection by changing the wireless settings of your Linksys router with your Linksys cloud account.
NOTE: in case you are facing issues while adding a device to your network through your Linksys cloud account, you must make sure first that you are connected to the correct Network name (SSID). Also, if your device is successfully connected to the correct network but you still face the connectivity issues, you need to check if your Linksys router’s firmware is updated with the latest version.
Few Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers might only support Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2), which is much secure, as Security Type for your wireless network. In case you face trouble connecting a device or any gaming system, it is possible that it may be using an older security method called Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP).