To get access to Linksys EA8500 router, you need the login IP address of your router, the username, and password.
You can find these data in Linksys EA8500 router manual. But if you lost it, then you can use the quick guide below.
Login to the Linksys EA8500 Router
The Linksys EA8500 has a web interface for configuration. You can use any web browser to log in to the Linksys EA8500 router.
Put the IP Address(without “http://” or “https://”) of your Linksys EA8500 in the Address Bar of your web browser. Then press the Enter key on your keyboard. You should see a dialog box pop up asking you for your Linksys EA8500 login data.
Default login data for Linksys EA8500
You need to know the username and password to log in to your Linksys EA8500 router. We listed below.
|Model||Ip||Username & Password|
|Linksys EA8500||192.168.1.1||Username:created in initial setup/ Password:created in initial setup|
Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unauthorized access to your network.
Other Linksys EA8500 Login Problems
If you can’t get a login to your router, here are some possible solutions you can try.
The Password of Linksys EA8500 Doesn’t Work
It would help if you tried the other same brands’ passwords.
Perhaps your router’s default password is different than what we have listed here.
Some Brands will set a different Complex password that is difficult to remember, and then printed on the back of the router.
What if forgot password to Linksys EA8500 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 login information are, or maybe they can reset it for you.
How to Reset the Linksys EA8500 Router To Default Settings?
If you can’t access the router’s setup page, then you have to reset your router to its default settings.
To do this, press and hold the Reset button for 10 seconds. It may be an aperture or a button and will be clearly marked.
Change Linksys EA8500 Default Wifi Name (SSID)
By default, some Linksys EA8500 routers have network names (with the manufacturer name). We recommend using a different name because a default name unnecessarily identifies your router’s brand, which makes it easier for hackers.
Configure Wireless MAC address filter for Linksys EA8500
MAC filtering allows you to restrict access to your Linksys EA8500 router. To enable this feature, enter the 12 digit MAC ID of each computer connected to your network into your Linksys EA8500 router. Be sure to update this information when adding devices.
How to configure:
- Open the web browser and type the 192.168.1.1 on the address.
- Enter the username and password for Linksys EA8500 router.
- Go to the MAC List page, you can find the MAC address of all the devices which are connected to the router.
- Go to Wireless->Wireless MAC Filtering page, click the Add New button.
- Type in the MAC address you want to allow or deny to access the router, and give a description for this item.
- The status should be Enabled and at last, click the Save button.