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Are you having trouble getting your Linksys WRTN router to connect to the Notice that the configuration has two options: Manual or Wi-Fi Protected Setup. Default Password, Login and IP for your Linksys WRTN v3 router. User Manuals and How to Factory Reset your Linksys WRTN v3 router. Find the Linksys WRTN default password, default username, and default IP address here, plus more help with your Linksys router.

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Next is the Wide Channel. Can you tell us which parts were out of date so we can update them? To learn why this is the best choice for home networks, read our WEP vs. Picking a WiFi channel is not always a simple task. After making these changes to your router you will almost definitely have to reconnect any previously connected devices. If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider flashing an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE.

You may want to follow our guide called How To Reset your Router. This is the password you type into any wireless device you want to connect to your internet. WiFi, or simply wireless, allows you to connect various devices to your router, such as wireless printers, smart televisions, and WiFi enabled smartphones. This process usually works for resetting any router to it’s factory setting. If this is your first time setting it up, you will be asked for your credentials. You can always try the manuals where most questions should be answered from the manufacturer.


You may also set the Time Zone for your area. We recommend choosing the most secure option of WPA2 Personal. The linksjs drop down list on this new page is titled Security Mode. Then press the Enter key on your keyboard. For the more advanced user, you may block specific applications such as Telnet and POP3 email. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our cookie policy.

Setup WiFi on the Linksys WRT160N

Use an ethernet cable, and plug your computer into the router. Learn more tips in our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

In this example we’ll use Internet Explorer. You don’t want to be wirelessly configuring the router.

Linksys WRT160N Login Instructions

Forgot Password to Linksys WRTN Router If your Internet Service Provider supplied you with your router then you might want to try giving them a call and see if they either know what your router’s username and password are, or maybe they can reset it for you.

Encryption You should almost definitely pick WPA2 for your cisdo encryption. So flashing OpenWrt onto it should be quite straigthforward. Tips You may have to reset your Router to factory settings by pushing a pin in the small hole in the back of the router while its powered up.

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

Setup WiFi on the Linksys WRTN

If your Internet Service Provider supplied you with your router then you might want to try giving them a call and see if they either know what your router’s username and password are, or maybe they can reset it for you.


Your wireless network needs to have a name to uniquely identify it from other wireless networks. Or you can use our free software called Router IP Address. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered.

First, use the Network Mode drop down list to pick Mixed. This is not information you should be sharing. Remember that this is not a good security measure because hackers can still find hidden networks.

Click the Save Settings button then click Wireless Security at the top of the page in blue. Cookies make wikiHow better. This is done by typing the IP address of the router. Linksys sets the default to http: Click the Wireless Security link. On this page, you will find many options which allow you manuql restrict access by day, hour and personal computer. Warnings Do not upgrade the firmware of the router unless you know what you are doing.

To get started with the flashing, head over to the OpenWrt instructions for WRTN v3 and they’ll take it from there. We recommend picking channel 6 here. Since the WRTN v3 has 4 MiB of flash memory, you should choose a stripped down version of dd-wrt that fits on the smaller flash. Select “Disable” for Remote Management as you don’t want to be configuring wrt160h router from public Internet.