How To Do Linksys EA6350 VPN Setup?

Linksys EA6350 is a Dual-Band Wi-Fi router with advanced features to provide seamless wireless connectivity. You can connect your router to Linksys Smart Wi-Fi and configure the required settings. For detailed instructions on how to perform Linksys EA6350 VPN setup, go through the steps given below.

Before Starting

 Linksys EA6350 VPN Setup

  • Turn on your router and check if the connection between your modem and router is stable.
  • Connect your Windows computer and router via an Ethernet cable or over Wi-Fi.
  • If you have connected the devices via an Ethernet cable, set your network connection to obtain the IP address automatically. For that, open the Control Panel on your Windows computer.
  • Click on Network and Internet –> Network and Sharing Center.
  • Navigate to the left-side panel and click on Change adapter settings.
  • Right-click the Local Area Connection icon and select Properties.
  • In the Local Area Connection Properties window, go to the Network tab and select Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4).
  • Click on Properties and go to the General tab.
  • Select the Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server address automatically options.
  • Close the window and exit Control Panel.

Logging Into Linksys Smart Wi-Fi

  • Open the default browser and go to the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi sign-in page.
  • Enter your email address and password in the required fields and click the Sign In button.
  • Once you have successfully logged in to your Linksys Wi-Fi Smart account, proceed to set up a VPN on your Linksys EA6350 router.

VPN Setup

  • On the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi page, navigate to the left-side panel.
  • Click the Connectivity tab below Router Settings.
  • Select Internet Settings and click Edit next to Type of Internet Connection setting.
  • Choose either PPTP or L2TP from the Connection Type drop-down menu.
  • Select the Obtain an IPv4 address automatically (DHCP) option and
  • In the Server IPv4 address field, enter the IP address of the VPN server you wish to connect.
  • Next, input your VPN username and password in the required fields.
  • Make sure to click Apply to save the settings.
  • Go to the Local Network tab and enter the Public Google DNS address Static DNS 1 and Static DNS 2 fields.
  • Once you have completed these settings, restart your router.

You have now seen the Linksys EA6350 VPN setup.

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