linksys ea5800 ac1000 dual band wifi router setup
linksys ea5800 ac1000 dual band wifi router setup
Linksys EA5800 AC1000 Dual-Band Smart Wi-Fi Router is one of the finest routers produced by Linksys. In this article we will discuss various steps associated with its setup process and steps involved in changing its configuration

Linksys ea5800 ac1000 dual-band Wi-Fi router setup

How to setup Linksys EA5800 AC1000 dual-band Wi-Fi router in the existing network?

Linksys EA5800 AC1000 dual-band Wi-Fi router can be set up using the installation CD. If due to any reason you do not have an installation CD with you, then you can download the same from Linksys’s website i.e.,

Now comes the question of how to proceed with the setup process???

We will answer this question in this very article, but firstly let’s have an outlook of Linksys EA5800 router.

The outlook of Linksys EA5800 router

  1. Dual-band operability. Capable of performing in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.
  2. Have two adjustable antennas.
  3. Have four Ethernet ports
  4. One internet port
  5. One USB port
  6. Wi-Fi Protected Setup(WPS) button

After having a brief outlook of the router, let’s move toward installation steps.

Linksys EA5800 Router setup

Step 1:- First step will be powering on the router. Ensure that antennas of the router is positioned in the way as shown in figure


 Linksys EA5800 AC1000 dual-band Wi-Fi router

Step 2:- Connect Linksys EA5800 with Modem router using Ethernet cable.


 Linksys EA5800 AC1000 dual-band Wi-Fi router setup


 Linksys EA5800 Wi-Fi router setup

Step 3:- You will notice that the Logo of Linksys will start blinking. Please wait until it become stabilized.

Step 4:- Now take any computer and on it opens up the web browser. In the address bar of browser type Now onward, follow on-screen instructions, and your Linksys router will be setup.
Now comes about personalizing various configurations of the router. You can do so with the help of Linksys Smart Wi-Fi.
How all this work and what are various steps involved in all this is discussed below.

Configuring Linksys EA5800 router

As already stated, you will require Linksys Smart Wi-Fi for configuring your Linksys router. So before discussing configuration steps, first, let’s have a look at steps involved in connecting with Linksys Smart Wi-Fi.

Connecting with Linksys Smart Wi-Fi

  1. Firstly open up the web browser on the computer.
  2. Then enter It will ask you to enter credentials to log into the account that you had created while installing the router.
  3. Enter the same credentials, and you will be logged in to Linksys Smart Wi-Fi account.

Changing username and password

  1. Log into Linksys Smart Wi-Fi account
  2. Then as we are changing the settings of the router so you will be required to go to Router Settings.
  3. Here go to the Wireless tab.
  4. Then click on Edit.
  5. Then you will be provided with the option to enter the new username and password for your Linksys router.
  6. After entering the new username and password, click on OK.
  7. By this, the changes that you had made will get applied.

Configuring Parental Control

Parental control sometimes become inevitable, especially in the case where you want to restrict your user’s behavior.

By this, you can easily block some websites to be opened up in your network.

Steps involved in configuring parental control includes:

  1. Log into Linksys Smart Wi-Fi account
  2. Then go to Parental control
  3. Then click on the button below, Enable Parental Controls. By this, it will turn to on
  4. Then choose the device on which you want to enable parental control, among the devices shown under Restrict Internet access on the list.
  5. Then enter the website’s URL under Block Specific site.
  6. By this, you have successfully enable parental control.
 Linksys EA5800 setup

Enabling Guest Access

Guest access is enabled in the scenario where you want to allow your users to access any network without accessing all of your network resources.

  1. Log into Linksys Smart Wi-Fi
  2. Go to Guest Access
  3. Here make necessary changes, and you will be able to enable guest access.
 Linksys router setup ea5800

By this, we wrap up our discussion. We hope all the information provided in this article will serve it’s purpose to you, and you will be able to set up your Linksys EA5800 router without any hassle.

But if in case any issue persists, then you are requested to visit Linksys’s official website to get technical support kindly.

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