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How to check and update the  Netgear Router Password using your Linksys cloud account

What is the Router Password for?

The Router Password is an administrator password used when accessing the router’s web-based setup page.  The default Router Password for all Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers is admin.  While, it is recommended that you change the default password to a new and personalized one to ensure that the router is safe from unauthorized access.


NOTE:  The Router Password is NOT the wireless network's password.  For instructions on how to change the basic wireless settings of your wireless network, click here for Netgear tech support
  If you forgot your Router Password, you can perform a hardware reset to restore your router to factory default settings.  While, this also means that your router will need to go through the reconfiguration process.  For instructions on how to reset your router, click 
here for Netgear tech support.  For instructions on how to set up your router, click here for Netgear tech support .
Step 1:
Access your Linksys cloud account.  For instructions, click here for Netgear tech support .

Step 2:
          Click Connectivity.

 Step 3:
           Click Edit beside Router Password.

Step 4:
Enter your router’s Current password.  Then, enter the New password you want for your router and re-enter it in the Confirm new password field.

On some Netgear Smart Wi-Fi Routers, you only need to enter the New password.    You can also enter an optional Router password hint.  

QUICK TIP:  You can use character combinations (including special characters) in creating your router password.

Step 5:       
Click the  button.
          Step 6:
          On the pop-up box, click Yes.  Then click Ok.

Use your new password to access your router's settings and Tools such as the Guest Access and Parental Controls.  To know more about the different features of the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi, click 
here for netgear tech support.

Adding more devices to your network

The Linksys cloud account’s main objective is to provide you the best experience when using your home network.  Connecting wireless devices such as smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, cameras and wireless printers to the Internet has been made a lot easier.  Click on the link below to learn how to connect your devices to your home network:



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