How do I change the security settings on my Linksys wireless router?

On the setup page, click Wireless and select Wireless Security. Step 3: Select WPA Personal under the Security Mode drop-down menu. NOTE: If you are using a Wireless- G router, fill in the required fields on the 2.4 GHz Wireless Security.

What security mode should I use?

WPA2-PSK (AES): This is the most secure option. It uses WPA2, the latest Wi-Fi encryption standard, and the latest AES encryption protocol. You should be using this option. On some devices, you’ll just see the option “WPA2” or “WPA2-PSK.” If you do, it will probably just use AES, as that’s a common-sense choice.

Why is my router saying not secure?

A connection that is not secure means just that — anyone within range can connect to it without a password. You might see this type of WiFi network in public spaces, like coffee shops or libraries. Despite built-in security features, many people leave the default settings in place on their router/modem and network.

Can’t find my network security key?

A network security key is often labeled on the exterior of a router. You should look for a small sticker at the back or the bottom of the device. If it’s not available there, check its packaging box or the manual that came with it from the manufacturer.

What is the default Wi-Fi password for Linksys?

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.

How do I know if my home Wi-Fi is secure?

The Wifi Settings opens. Click Manage known networks. Click the current wifi network your are connected to, and click Properties. Next to Security type, if it says something such as WEP or WPA2, your network is protected.

How do I fix my WiFi security?

Make sure your devices have the latest software updates. Log into your router by typing your router’s IP address into your browser’s URL/Search bar. Some router manufacturers (such a TP-Link) may allow you to log in to your router through an app or dedicated website. Install the latest firmware updates for your router.

How do I configure my router to WPA2 or WPA3?

Follow the steps to level up the security mode:

  1. Go to the “Advanced” tab.
  2. Open the “Wireless” section.
  3. Select “Wireless Settings”.
  4. Here select WPA2/WPA3 Personal as your security.
  5. Select the WPA3-SAE option in the “Version” setting.
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