My Laptop not connecting to Linksys Router. Help!

Laptop not connecting

“I want to log in to my Linksys router using linksyssmartwifi.com but couldn’t. The reason is, my Laptop not connecting to Linksys router. I did everything to make the laptop and Linksys router connected – but every time I failed. What do I suppose to do now? How can I connect my devices so that I can execute the login process shortly? Please help!” – A Linksys router user!

Same as one of our valuable Linksys router user – are you also having trouble connecting your laptop to the Linksys device? If yes, then his post can prove helpful. Over here, you will find the topmost fixes following which you can connect your devices in a snap. Let’s start over!

Linksys Router and Laptop Not Connecting [Fixed]

Apply the fixes outlined below and make your laptop and Linksys router connected in no time.

Power on Your Devices

First things first, you need to ensure that your Linksys router and laptop is power on. Remember that – to connect your laptop to the router smoothly – we suggest you keep the battery of your laptop charged. Moreover, your laptop must be power on or placed within range of your Linksys device.

Take an Ethernet Cable for Connecting

After powering on your Linksys router and laptop, the next step that you have to do is to take an Ethernet cable and use it for connecting them. What you have to do for connecting them – take its one end and insert it in the Ethernet port of your Linksys device and other end of the cable in one of the working ports of your laptop.

On the off chance, you don’t have the Ethernet cable or don’t want to connect the router and the Linksys device using the cable, then feel free to connect them wirelessly. What you have to do – go to the WiFi settings of your laptop. Over there – you can find the default SSID of your Linksys router. Click connect – enter the WiFi password – and your router will be connected to your Linksys device wirelessly.

In the event – you are unable to see the default SSID of your Linksys router on the list of networks – kindly refresh the network list and ensure that your laptop is within range of your Linksys device.

Relocate Your Devices if Laptop not connecting

If you are still having issues connecting your router and laptop, then chances are the WiFi signals of your Linksys device are getting interrupted. So, we suggest you change the location of the router and try connecting your laptop to it again.

Restart Linksys Router and Laptop

If none of the hacks bring you luck – then technical glitches could be the reason preventing your devices from connecting to each other. Don’t worry! We are still at your back. What you have to do in order to get rid of technical glitches is to restart your Linksys device and laptop.

The instructions that will help you restart your devices are outlined underneath:

  • Disconnect the Ethernet cable connecting your laptop and the Linksys device. And, if you have connected them wirelessly, they will get disconnected from each other automatically.
  • After disconnecting the devices, turn them off and wait for 4-5 minutes.
  • Turn your devices back on and try connecting your Linksys router and laptop in a proper manner.

The Last Words

Our troubleshooting article on my laptop not connecting to Linksys router ends here. Anticipating that – after implementing the hacks listed above – you are able to make a proper connection between your Linksys router and laptop. If your devices are successfully connected – then with the hope of helping you, we are concluding our piece of writing. You can get the details about ERR_CONNECTION_RESET Error.