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  • First connect the Internet cable and then plugin your Linksys EA 8300 router to the wall power socket.

    Now connect an Ethernet cable between the laptop and Linksys EA 8300 router, Or simply choose the Linksys(or similar) name just appears in your device’s Available Wi-Fi network.
    Now the device is connected with Router so start the setup by following simple steps.
    Step 1:
    Access the router’s web-based setup page. Open any web browser and enter in the address bar then press [Enter].
    Step 2:
    You will be asked for your login details. Leave the User name field blank and enter “admin” in the Password field then click OK.

    now you are on router homepage.

    keep note of your passwords and follow the instruction to finish setup.

    Now close your web browser and confirm from other device that router is connected.

    If Still Unable to Setup, Please call Toll Free 1800 180 8012.


  • Setting up the Linksys EA8300 Max-Stream AC2200 MU-MIMO Tri-Band Router is made easy using the Smart Setup wizard which is embedded in the router’s firmware.

    Before you begin:
    Make sure you have a working internet connection from your Internet Service Provider (ISP).
    If you are replacing your existing router, make sure to disconnect it and move it out of the way.
    Power OFF your modem and connect the ethernet cable from the modem to the internet port of the router. Then, power ON the modem.
    Connect the power adapter to the router and turn it ON.
    Wait until the Linksys logo light is solid. To know more about the Linksys EA8300 indicator lights’ behavior, click here.
    Step 1:
    Connect a wireless computer, tablet or smartphone to the default Wi-Fi of your router. The Wi-Fi credentials are located on a label at the bottom of the device.

    NOTE: If you need to set up the router using a hardwired computer, connect your computer to one of the numbered ethernet ports at the back of the router.

    Step 2:
    Open a web browser and enter “linksyssmartwifi.com” in the Address bar then press [Enter].

    NOTE: You can also use “myrouter.local” or “” (the default IP address of the router).

    Step 3:
    Check the box beside I have read and accepted the License Terms for using this software. Click Next.

    Step 4:
    The setup wizard will start to check your router and internet connection.

    Step 5:
    Updates for your router is enabled by default to allow automatic updates in the future. You can disable or enable this option later in the Connectivity Tool of the router’s web-based setup page. Click Next.
    Step 6:
    Enter your Wi-Fi Name and Wi-Fi Password. These will apply across all three bands. Click Next.
    Step 7:
    Connect to your Wi-Fi. Now that your router has a new Wi-Fi name and password, you will need to connect your wireless device to your new Wi-Fi to continue with setup. Click Next.

    NOTE: If you are using a wired computer, the setup wizard will proceed to the next step.

    Step 8:
    Create a router password and an optional password hint and then click Next.
    Step 9:
    Your router is set up! On this screen, you will see all your current router settings. Write them down or print out this page for future use. Click Next.
    Step 10:
    Create your Linksys cloud account or click Sign In if you already have an account or click No thanks to skip this step.


  • In order to setup a linksys Ea8300, Please follow the instructions Below:
    > Connect a cable from your modem’s LAN port to the internet port of the router
    > Connect your computer wireless to the routers default SSID or via Ethernet cable
    > Pull up a browser and at the top on the address bar type in or https://www.linksyssmartwifi.com and hit enter
    > you will come through your router login screen default username : admin and Password : admin
    > setup page will come up , Follow the instruction to complete the setup


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