Linksys home network enables us to connect our different wireless devices with it and access the internet or share files within our network. For different devices we have different procedure to connect with home network. Linksys smart router login portal enables us to login to our router and access the router and network related settings and configurations, similarly we have such option for extenders as well.
To connect different devices with Linksys home network we have to go through different procedures. Here we will discuss the steps involved in connecting a blackberry device with Linksys home network.
Connecting BlackBerry device to your wireless network
Unlock your blackberry mobile device and navigate to ‘Manage Connections’. There you will see some setting options, among them click ‘Set Up Wi-Fi Network’.
NOTE: Make sure that WiFi On option is selected. This is required as you are going to connect your device via WiFi.
This will open a dialogue box with some information, click Next to proceed.
Now you will see some WiFi options, select ‘Scan for Networks’ to scan the available WiFi connections.
This will show you SSID names (network names) of available networks. Select the WiFi network of your home, i.e. your network with which you want to connect.
NOTE: If you router is enabled with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) option, then the BlackBerry phone generates a PIN and that you need to enter in the appropriate field in the WPS page of the router. You can skip this step by clicking cancel.
Select the security type and then press Connect to get connected with selected network. Enter your wireless network’s password or passphrase if it asks to do so.
NOTE: The WiFi Security screen can directly prompt you to enter the wireless network’s password or Pre-Shared Key. In that case, enter the network’s password and then click Connect.
Now it will prompt to save the WiFi network connection as a profile. By selecting Yes and entering a name in the Save this Wi-Fi Network as a Profile field you can add this WiFi network.
Now click Finish to complete the connection setup.