Jul
02

How to Connect Two Linksys Wireless Routers for Internet Use

The article explains the methods users use to connect two Linksys wireless routers to get internet connectivity. The techniques described are simple and secure. However, it is highly recommended to adhere to the directions with care. This can save the users from having problems or calling Linksys router support to get help Wireless site survey.

Are you having trouble connecting two Linksys wireless devices to access the internet? If so, then this article is perfect for you. It is possible to expand the reach that your connection wireless and get internet connectivity throughout your home or in the space that you reside within. This guide will guide you through the task you want to do by yourself and without the assistance of Linksys technical assistance.

Instructions:

Connect your router (the one you wish to use as your primary server router) to your computer with the Ethernet cable. Install the router in the correct way by using the appropriate cables. You now need to set up the router. To do that you need to open your web browser and enter ‘192.168.2.1’ (without quotes and in the same way as) into the address field. Click the Enter key on the keyboard.

If the login screen for your router appears, enter the admin username and password, and then click”Login” or Submit button as you see there, to continue. The router’s interface will you will see the Wireless tab, and then select the Basic Wireless Settings sub tab. Write down your Wireless Network Mode (mixed, or b, or g or whatever you see), Wireless Network Name (SSID) as well as other details on the paper and be sure to keep it in a safe place as it will be needed in the future steps.

Go to the Wireless Security sub tab and then choose Security Mode viz. WEP, WPA or WPA2. Select a pre-shared password and enter the password of your choice in the appropriate field. Keep all the details on the paper and put it away to be used later. Select”Save Settings”, and close the Setup interface of your router.

Connect another router (the one that must be bridged to servers router) to the second computer via the Ethernet cable. Connect the power cable to the power outlet and then boot the devices. Once the devices have booted connect into the router’s interface following the same procedure as previously mentioned (check the first step and the second for additional details).

Once you’re logged in to the Linksys Setup utility, click on the Setup tab, and then select the Basic Setup sub tab. Under Network Setup, next to Network Address Server Settings (DHCP) Select the Disable button to switch off the DHCP feature of this router. Because the router (main) router will use this feature, it’s not necessary to have it activated on the bridge device.

Click on the Wireless tab and then select to open the Basic Wireless Settings sub tab. Click on the drop-down menu next to Wireless Network Mode and select Client Bridge. The settings in this tab with the settings on the router of the server. Click to open the Wireless Security tab and ensure that all settings match to the settings on the device used by server.

The Status tab is highlighted and then choose Wireless (sub tab). Click the Site survey button to open the Site Survey dialog box. It will show a list of wireless networks it can find within the region. Find your network, and then select Join. Open your browser and verify that you are able to connect to Internet or not. If not, examine and compare your settings exactly to the ones that are mentioned in this article.