To secure your home wi-fi connection from any unwanted access, and any fraud, you have to change your wi-fi password. In case you doubt that your linksyssmartwifi.com login has been compromised, you can do one of two things – Either change the login details of the router or reset your router. In this article, you will learn about how to change the wi-fi password.
Step to change the Linksys smart wi-fi password
- Head to the computer device and open any browser.
- Type 192.168.1.1 or linksyssmartwifi.com in the URL bar and then hit the Enter button.
- Provide your login credentials in the required fields.
- The username box is left empty by default, and the password box is admin.
- Now, hit the Ok
- Move to the Wireless tab, then tap on the Wireless Security sub-tab.
Note: In older models, the wireless security settings are under the manual option.
- In the password field, set your preferred wi-fi password.
- Finally, click the Save option to save the change settings.
Once your wi-fi password is changed, and all the currently connected devices will be disconnected from your network. You have to reconnect all the devices by using your new wi-fi password.
Steps to change the Linksys smart wi-fi password using Linksys cloud account
Linksys users can also change the wi-fi password by using the Linksys cloud account.
- First, you have to log in to your Linksys cloud account.
- Then, on the left corner of your device screen, select Wi-Fi settings under the Router settings.
- Select the Basic tab, and then Wi-Fi settings.
- Tap on the Edit.
- On your device screen, you can enter your preferred username and password for your wi-fi network.
- Click the Apply and then OK button to save the changes.
Reset your Linksys smart wi-fi router
Go with the mentioned given steps to reset your Linksys smart wi-fi router.
- Make sure your router is ON.
- Take a paper clip or other sharp object to reset your router.
- Press and hold the reset button through the paper clip.
- Release the reset button for 10-12 seconds.
- After that, turn OFF/ON the router’s power adapter.
- At last, leave the router until it fully reboots, and then use the default credentials to connect the device.