Linksys Ea6400 Smart Wi-Fi Ac1600 Router Setup - Complete Guide

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:

 Linksys Ea6400 Smart Wi-Fi Ac1600 Router Setup

  • 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 (
  • 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.

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