Linksys WiFi routers are one of the best networking routers out there. In addition, it provides users with a gamut of useful features like high security, uninterrupted media connectivity, WPS, gaming and a lot more. Talking about its performance, it works in every environment flawlessly. As soon as you set up your Linksys router using Linksys.com, you can access the internet securely all over the house without any issue.
Despite the fact, Linksys router is an electronic gadget and every electronic device has a disadvantage of ‘not working’ properly.
Therefore, as an electronic device, a Linksys smart WiFi router may put you into various annoying and disappointing issues like setup and installation problems or stopped working suddenly. Conversely, some users come across password and its security issues as well. Here, in this post, we are going to discuss all the brain-teaser issues linked with Linksys WiFi router along with a definite solution.
Problems Related to Cable Connection
Today, many users don’t know how to connect to a Linksys WiFi router. Due to this, they connect the Ethernet cables wrongly. Well, an incorrect cable connection can result in lots of issues and even cause damage to the hardware too. So we advise you to consult the router’s documentation given with the device prior to establishing a secure connection.
To resolve this issue, check the internet on your main modem first. You can do so easily by making sure that there is a solid green DSL (Digital subscriber line) light on your modem. Also, you can connect the modem directly to the PC or laptop to check the status of your internet connection. Once done, try accessing Linksys extender router login web page. For this, you have to keep your Linksys router closer to the existing modem and after that, connect your router to PC or laptop with the help of an Ethernet cable.
If the above-mentioned page doesn’t open, then we request you to call us immediately on our toll-free number 1-844-726-2726.
The Router Failed to Identify the Device
The easiest solution to this problem is power cycling of your Linksys device. It often happens that your Linksys router has stopped working suddenly because of power outage. As soon as the power restores successfully, all the devices (wired and wireless) wake up at a time and cause internet connection issues.
In this scenario, power cycling your modem, Linksys router, as well as computer one by one, can resolve many issues. Those users who don’t know what a power cycling is, it is the process of turning off all the wired and wireless devices and then turning them on again one by one.
After turning on your Linksys router and the modem, you have to wait for a couple of minutes and check whether the issue is fixed or not.
Fail to Update Linksys Router Firmware
So, are you unable to complete the update process on your Linksys smart wireless router? Worry not! We have a definite solution to your query.
Firstly, go to the router panel by entering Linksys extender.linksys.com in the address bar field of an internet browser. After that, input the username and password (default) to access the login page of your device. It will redirect you to the settings panel automatically.
Once done, click on the admin tab and go to firmware upgrade. Check the firmware version and ensure that your router is running the latest and updated version of technology.
IP Conflicts Problem
Most of the users in today’s scenario report that their Linksys smart WiFi router is not working properly because of the IP conflict issue. It is possible and true that IP confliction results in major problems linked with the router.
Each router comes with a C class IP address by default. So, if you are planning to set up Linksys WiFi router in the network where the IP address of your existing modem belongs to the same class IP of Linksys router, then it can be a big reason that your Linksys device has stopped working suddenly.
To resolve this issue, you are supposed to change the Linksys router’s IP address as modem IP address cannot be changed. Once the IP address of your device has been changed, don’t forget to reboot your Linksys device.
As soon as your device is rebooted successfully to can easily access extender.linksys.
Choose a Perfect Spot to Place your Device
One of the main reasons for slow and sluggish internet connection is the placement of your device. To fix problems related to internet, place your Linksys router away from obstructions that carry the same frequency and create loads of interference.
Such devices are cordless phones, Bluetooth speakers, microwave, treadmill, refrigerator, baby monitors, automatic garage opener, metal appliances, concrete walls, electronic gadget, fish tank, dishwasher, toys that run on batteries, doors, windows, etc.
So now you can identify the reason for Linksys WiFi router issues and to fix them easily by yourself. If you have any queries, feel free to reach us any time.