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HOW TO CONVERTS LINKSYS ROUTER INTO A SWITCH


INTRODUCTION LINKSYS IS AN AMERICAN COMPANY THAT PROVIDES BOTH BUSINESS AND HOME OWNERS WITH HIGHQUALITY NETWORKING PRODUCTS. THE PLETHORA OF PRODUCTS MANUFACTURED BY LINKSYS INCLUDE WIRED AND WIRELESS ROUTERS, AUDIO-VISUAL PRODUCTS, VOIP EQUIPMENT, NETWORK STORAGE DEVICES AND OTHERS. EACH PRODUCT MANUFACTURED BY THE COMPANY PASSES STRINGENT QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE TESTING BEFORE BEING OFFERED TO THE CUSTOMER.


HOW CAN I CHANGE MY LINKSYS ROUTER FROM A ROUTER TO A SWITCH


GUIDELINES FOR CHANGING LINKSYS ROUTER TO SWITCH


1. Firstly, Tether the Linksys router to a PC with the Cat5 Ethernet cord. This can be done by plugging one end of the cord into the LAN port of the router and the other onto the Ethernet port of your PC.


2. NEXT, YOU CAN ACCESS THE GUI (GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE), WHICH IS THE ROUTER SETTINGS PAGE BY TYPING 192.168.1.1 INTO A WEB BROWSER. ENTER ADMIN INSIDE THE USER NAME AND PASSWORD FIELD. PLEASE REMEMBER THAT ON SOME LINKSYS ROUTERS, THE PASSWORD FIELD HAS TO BE LEFT BLANK.


3. NOW, DISABLE THE DHCP SERVER LOCATED ON THE BASIC SETUP PAGE OF THE GUI. CHANGE THE LOCAL IP ADDRESS TO 192.168.1.2. NEXT, SELECT SAVE SETTINGS.


4. You can also change the SSID on the Wireless section of the GUI to match the main router on the network. The (KEYWORD) specialists suggest that you use a different name for the SSID of your choice. Also, if you use another name then create a network connection on your PC for both routers to connect without any interruption.


5. Next, Change the password in the Wireless Security tab to match the main router’s password. You can also use a different password but create a network connection for both the routers and Now, select Update Settings to save the router changes.


6. Lastly, Disconnect the cord between the router and your PC. Plug one end of the cord onto the LAN jack of the router. Then, plug the other end of the cord into the WAN port at the back of the Linksys router.


If you face any issue while trying to convert the Linksys router to a switch, connect with the Linksys Technical Support specialists. Simply, pick the phone and connect with our specialists via toll-free number 1-888-479-2017.

Website: www.routersupportcanada.com/linksys-technical-support.html

How to convert a Linksys Router to a switch  

A number of users these days want to know how to change their Linksys from being a router to a switch. Our Linksys Technical Support experts...

How to convert a Linksys Router to a switch  

A number of users these days want to know how to change their Linksys from being a router to a switch. Our Linksys Technical Support experts...

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