Changing the router administration password using the Linksys app

Modifying the router's administrative password is recommended to maintain your network's security and safeguard it against unauthorized entry. By utilizing the Linksys app, you can establish a personalized password for your router, ensuring that only you have administrative privileges over your network.


Before you begin, make sure your device has the most up-to-date version of the Linksys app installed.



1. Connect your mobile device to your router's WiFi then open the Linksys app.

2. For iOS, tap Manage Your Wi-Fi. For Android™, tap Log in.



3. You will receive a prompt to log in using your Linksys cloud account. Input the required credentials and tap on Log in.

Alternatively, you have the option to log in using your Router Password.



4. Tap the menu icon at the upper-left corner.


5. Tap Network Administration


6. Tap on Change Router Password and Hint.


7. Tap the field under Router Password to enter your new personalized password. You can also add a hint to help you remember your password.


8. Tap Save to apply changes.

Find out more:

Changing the Linksys cloud account password using the Linksys app
Changing the Wi-Fi Settings of your router using the Linksys app

Was this support article useful?

Additional Support Questions?
Search Again