In general, some Wi-Fi routers can be configured without modem, and most of the Wi-Fi routers come with an inbuilt modem. If you wish to do Linksys router setup without modem, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Connect your Linksys router to an electrical outlet using the power adapter or power cord.
  • Press thePower button on the Linksys router and wait until it becomes ready for the connection.
  • Connect the Linksys router to your PC using a standard Ethernet
  • You can also connect the computer over the wireless network using the network credentials.
  • The network credentials are available on the label attached to the backside of the Linksys router.
  • You can note down the Wireless network’s SSID, Network Key, and IP address if necessary.
  • Alternatively, you can identify the IP address of the Linksys router setup from the connected computer.
  • If you are using aWindows desktop, click the Start menu available at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Type “cmd” in the search panel and press the Enter
  • From the search result, give a right-click on the Command Prompttab and select the Run as administrator 
  • In the Command Prompt window, type the “ipconfig” command and press the Enter for Linksys router setup without modem.
  • Scroll down the window to the Default Gateway field and note down the IP address.
  • If you are using a Maccomputer, click the Apple menu available at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Select the System Preferences option from the drop-down menu.
  • Click the Network icon and select the Advanced button at the bottom-right corner of the Network
  • Identify the IP address of the Linksys router near the wireless network name.
How To Setup Linksys Router Without Modem

  • After identifying the IP address, open the default browser on your computer.
  • Type the IP address of the Linksys router in the URLfield and press the Enter
  • On the Linksys router’s login portal, enter “admin” in the Usernameand the Password
  • Otherwise, leave the Usernamefield blank or empty.
  • Click the Loginbutton to access the Linksys router’s administrative interface.
  • Next, click the Setuptab and follow the rest of the on-screen prompts to complete the Linksys router setup.
  • If prompted, update the firmware for the Linksys router.
  • After configuring the necessary settings, click the Applybutton to save the applied settings.
  • Now, remove the Ethernet cable connecting the router and the computer to finish Linksys router setup without modem. You can connect the computer wirelessly to the network as per the configurations done.

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