The Linksys EA7300 router’s main advantage is it has a Linksys app and setting up the Linksys EA7300 router is essential to use the app.
It is a Dual-band Smart WiFi router with one USB 3.0 port. This router comes with three external non-detachable dipole antennas for enhanced network efficiency and dual-band communication.
The setup process of this router is very easy and can be done by Smart setup wizard or Linksys application. Here we will be discussing how to setup Linksys router EA7300 on your device.
Effective Ways to Setup Linksys EA7300 Router
Before starting the setup, ensure that the internet connection is active and strong. To check, connect the modem to the computer’s Ethernet port using an Ethernet cable.
There are two effective and useful ways Linksys ea7300 setup on your system.
Setting up the Linksys EA7300 Router Using the Smart Setup Wizard
Using the Smart setup wizard, you can easily do the Linksys EA7300 setup on the device.
This is implanted in the firmware and is available if the router is in its default settings or even if it does not have an internet connection. The following steps will help you:
If the router has external antennas, connect them to the router. After that, connect the router to the power source. If the router has a power switch, ensure that the power switch is set to the ON position. Wait for a few seconds until the power light is solid.
By using the Ethernet cable, connect the modem to the router’s Internet port. After that, connect the computer to the router.
Open the web browser and enter the “http://linksyssmartwifi.com” in the address bar and then press the Enter button. If you are unable to open the Smart Setup page, type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of the web browser and then hit the Enter key.
Mark on the box next to the ‘I have read and accepted the License Terms for using this software’ option and then click on the Next option.
When you are in the ‘Updates for your router’ window, mark on the Install future router updates automatically (recommended) option to allow automatic updates. After that, click on the Next option.
Type the WiFi name and WiFi Password in the correct fields and then click on the Next option. Connect to the new Wifi name that you have just added and then return to setup. After that, click on the Next option.
Now the ‘Create a router password’ window will appear on the screen. Type a router password in the ‘Create a router password’ and then click on the Next option. In the following window, you’ll see “Your router is set up!” message appearing on the screen. That means now, the Linksys router is successfully setup.
After that, click on the Next option to finish the whole setup. So, follow the onscreen steps until the ‘Create your Linksys Smart WiFi Account’ page appears. Then follow the directions to complete the process. Now, you have successfully set up the Linksys router.
Setting up the Linksys EA7300 Router using the Linksys App
The Linksys application helps you to manage and monitor the Linksys WiFi routers. With the help of the Linksys application, you can easily access your home network any time and from anywhere.
So, you can easily set up the Linksys EA7300 Router using the Linksys app from your mobile or tablet devices. Here’s how to do that:
Ensure that the internet is working properly. Then switch off the modem and connect the modem to the router’s internet port using an Ethernet cable.
Connect the power adapter of both the router and modem. Afterward, set the router’s antennas in an upright position. Next, connect the router’s Wifi to the tablet or smartphone device.
Once the device is connected to the Wifi, open the Linksys application. On the Linksys application, tap on the Launch setup option.
Once prompted to switch ON Bluetooth, tap on the “I would rather set up without Bluetooth” option instead. Now the Linksys application will look for the router.
In the next window, select the device that you want to set up. Tap on ‘All Other Routers.’
From the ‘Get ready for setup’ screen, tap on the Find My Router option.
Tap on the Continue option. Mark on the box next to “I have read and accepted the License Terms for using this software” and “I want to continue to future improvements by reporting router errors and diagnostics to Linksys”. After that, tap on the Next option.
Tap Next. In the following screen, enter the WiFi Name and WiFi Password and then tap on the Next option.
In the create a router password field, type the router password and create a password hint. After that, tap on the Next option. Once you see “Your router is set up!” message screen, tap Next.
In the following window, ‘Create an Account’ screen will appear. If you already have an account, tap on the ‘Login here’ option. If you do not have an account then enter your Email address and Password. After that, tap on Create Account option.
Once the new account is created, log into your account and then tap on the OK option. Now the Linksys router should be set up successfully.