How to Enter the Wireless Adapter Pin Number on My Router for Linksys

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How to Enter the Wireless Adapter Pin Number on My Router for Linksys
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Many models of wireless USB adaptors manufactured by Linksys can be granted access to a wireless network by entering a PIN into the router's set-up menu. Using this method provides not only the convenience of permanently connecting an adaptor to the router, but also security, as you do not need to disclose the password to your network. With just a few clicks, you can enter the PIN and the user can be connected to your network.

Skill level:


  1. 1

    Open the web browser of a computer already connected to the network.

  2. 2

    Enter the router's IP address into the address bar and press "Enter." By default, the IP address of all Linksys routers is ""

  3. 3

    Enter your username and password, then click "OK" to log into the router. By default, the username should be left blank, and the password is "admin." If you have changed the username and password, enter your new username and password.

  4. 4

    Click the tab labelled "Wireless," then select "Wi-Fi Protected Setup" from the Configuration View section.

  5. 5

    Enter the PIN into the text box, then click "Register" to validate the wireless network adaptor.

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