Setup WiFi on the Linksys EA6350

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The Linksys EA6350 router is considered a wireless router because it offers WiFi connectivity. WiFi, or simply wireless, allows you to connect various devices to your router, such as wireless printers, smart televisions, and WiFi enabled smartphones.

Other Linksys EA6350 Guides

This is the wifi guide for the Linksys EA6350.We also have the following guides for the same router:

WiFi Terms

Before we get started there is a little bit of background info that you should be familiar with.

Wireless Name

Your wireless network needs to have a name to uniquely identify it from other wireless networks. If you are not sure what this means we have a guide explaining what a wireless name is that you can read for more information.

Wireless Password

An important part of securing your wireless network is choosing a strong password.

Wireless Channel

Picking a WiFi channel is not always a simple task. Be sure to read about WiFi channels before making the choice.

Encryption

You should almost definitely pick WPA2 for your networks encryption. If you are unsure, be sure to read our WEP vs WPA guide first.

Login To The Linksys EA6350

To get started configuring the Linksys EA6350 WiFi settings you need to login to your router. If you are already logged in you can skip this step.

To login to the Linksys EA6350, follow our Linksys EA6350 Login Guide.

Find the WiFi Settings on the Linksys EA6350

If you followed our login guide above then you should see this screen.

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This is the status page from your Linksys router.

The wireless setup guide for the Linksys EA6350 router starts on the Home page. Begin by clicking Wireless on the left hand side of the page.

Change the WiFi Settings on the Linksys EA6350

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This is the wifi setup page from your Linksys router.

You should now be on a new page.

This page is divided into two sections. We will be focusing only in the 2.4 GHz section of the page.

Start by deciding on a Network name. This can be whatever you like, however we highly recommend avoiding any personal information. To learn more, be sure to check out our guide.

Now you'll need to set a Password. A strong password can be difficult to come up with on your own, so we've created a Choosing a Strong Password Guide to help you out.

Next, open the drop down menu marked Security mode and set it to WPA2 Personal. This will provide you with the best security. Why? Read our WEP vs. WPA Guide to find out.

Lastly, don't forget the Channel. This should be set to either 1, 6, or 11. To learn why these are the best options, take a look at our WiFi Channels Guide.

That's all there is to it. Just be sure to click Ok and then Apply before closing the page.

Possible Problems when Changing your WiFi Settings

After making these changes to your router you will almost definitely have to reconnect any previously connected devices. This is usually done at the device itself and not at your computer.

Other Linksys EA6350 Info

Don't forget about our other Linksys EA6350 info that you might be interested in.

This is the wifi guide for the Linksys EA6350.We also have the following guides for the same router: