Linksys smart WiFi routers provide you a full access to your home or office network from a browser or mobile. You can provide a guest access to your network, check the connection status or safeguard your kids from accessing unsafe websites while browsing the web.
Bandwidth limitation makes sure time-lag or buffering in your particular device’s network. Due to this, an error message displays saying smart WiFi setup not working. Most users complain about this issue. If you are also seeing the same error message, you are at the right post. In this troubleshooting article, we will provide you the ultimate solution to this issue helping you out. Let’s take the plunge.
Fix: Smart WiFi setup is not working
First of all, you should know about the culprit of this issue. The problem happens because the internet connectivity may slow down due to over usage of data, your internet services are having trouble with ISP or your internet data has expired. That’s why you need to contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) and delete the temporary files from your device which is connected to router. Also, the problem while accessing http://extender.linksys.com is due to internet issues.
Coming to the web browser you are using, it is suggested to clear the browser cache and cookies which create problem. In case the issue still exists, use another browser like Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, etc. Using a specific internet browser is not mandatory, you can use any browser installed on your computer or laptop.
Set up a Linksys router with great care by following each and every step correctly. If the smart wireless setup is not working, you can go with manual steps. Launch a web browser window and access Linksys smart WiFi router login page using the default IP address. As soon as you reach to the login page, confirm the correct password you have set up. If it is not working for you or displaying retry error, it’s recommended not to click on retry option as it may suspend your account for a particular time period.
Follow the steps below to fix the issues with smart WiFi setup:
- Configure your smart WiFi router with a local web address
- Launch the setup page.
- Write the router’s IP address into the address bar.
- Change the settings as per your needs.
- Make sure that you enter the correct Linksys smart WiFi router password.
- If you have changed the IP address manually, find out the current IP address using the command prompt in Windows.
Set up Linksys Smart WiFi
Click on the web browser icon and type in the default IP address. Wait for a couple of seconds and let Linksys smart WiFi login page load properly. Change the password to something else but do not keep your name, nickname, spouse’s name and birthday, your birth date and other personal data.
After the WiFi setup has been done, unplug the router from power socket and from the DSL modem or cable. Next, plug the modem back in to an electrical outlet and let it completely boot. Now, it should contain an IP address from your ISP.
If this doesn’t fix the issue, reset the router to default factory settings. Just long press the reset button and restart your router. Still facing the same issue? Don’t panic. Simply get in touch with our expert technicians at toll-free 1-844-726-2255. They will resolve your issue within minimal time frame.