The Guest network can be set up for the guests or friends at your home network. You can set up the password for the guest Wi-Fi. Once they type the password for the guest Wi-Fi, they can get Internet access on their devices. For WRT1900ACS, login to your Linksys router using linksyssmartwifi.com. Use the following steps to configure the Guest Network.
Settings to configuring the Guest Access features through the Linksys app on your mobile device
The Guest Access feature inbuilt in your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Routers and Linksys Velop. It allows guests to use your network connection without granting access to your files and other devices connected to your main network. In other terms, your friends can get internet access but will not be able to access printers or any shared files in your home computers.
When you initially set up the Linksys router, a secure Guest Network is set up on the router. The following steps will guide you on how to set up the Guest Access feature using the Linksys app on your mobile device.
NOTE: We can take the example of an Android mobile device.
- Access your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi account using a mobile device.
- Click on the Menu icon across the top left side of the screen.
- Tap on the Guest Access.
- You can turn on the Guest Access by click on enable. This will allow guests in your home to get the internet using the Guest Network.
NOTE: If you want to disable the Guest Access. You can simply toggle the switch then OFF position.
You can enable the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz Guest Wi-Fi Network. Set up the Wi-Fi Name and Wi-Fi Password for your Guest Network. You can also disable/enable the 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz Guest Network by toggling the switch in your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Account.
To change the number of guests who can connect to your Guest Network, tap on Total Guests Allowed and select from the list.
NOTE: The number of guests allowed is set to 5 Guests by default, but you can set it up to a maximum of 50 guests.
Click on Save to apply the changes.
You can select the share icon to share your Guest Network settings.
Tap the Guest Network you want to share.
QUICK TIP: You can share your Guest Network settings via text message or email. You can also Copy the settings so you can share it manually through other channels. Enter linksyssmartwifi.com from your browser to check the status of Linksys settings.