What is Linksys CG7500?
Linksys CG is a modem router having modem and router in a single device. So, cost of purchasing a modem separately has been eliminated by this device and space too. A single device is now enough to provide you internet. This provides you enough speed to stream 4K videos and other heavy data stuff.
What are the features of CG7500?
- DOCSIS 3.0 speed
- Wireless security
- USB 2.0 port for sharing data
- A speed of up to 1.9 Gbps
- Six Omni directional antennas
- A dual-band modem router (modem + router)
How do I setup Linksys CG7500 modem router?
The default IP address 192.168.1.1 is used to open the setup wizard of this modem router.
Connect a coaxial cable to the modem router and wall jack. Connect the power adaptor to the modem router and electrical outlet. Turn the router on and connect a computer to the router’s network either using an Ethernet cable or connect to the WiFi network of your router. Open an internet browser and type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar or you can use linksyssmartwifi.com instead of this IP address. Quick start setup wizard opens, click on let’s begin button. Accept the license terms and conditions by enabling the checkbox. Activate the modem router via your ISP (Internet Service Provider). The setup is complete here. But you can change the WiFi name and password if you continue. Change the password and continue. Check all the details shown on the screen and finish the setup process.
A login screen opens up. If you want to do additional or more configurations then login to the web interface of your modem router.
Is Guest network supported by this modem router?
The guest network is supported by this modem router. It gets activated itself when setup of the router completes. The default password for the guest network is be my guest.
How to configure guest access feature of this modem router?
The guest network automatically gets enabled when you set up your Linksys CG7500. You can configure it later on by accessing the web interface of the modem router. Connect a computer to the router’s network. Open a browser from the same and type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar. Press enter, a login screen displays. Enter the password and click on login button. Go to configurations and go to WiFi then click on guest access. Change the guest access password and also select maximum guests allowed. You can select up to 10 guests. Click on save button and your change will be saved. You can now allow your guests to access guest network and also tell them the wireless credentials.
Are parental controls supported by this Linksys CG7500 modem router?
Yes, parental controls feature is supported by this browser. This feature allows you to block certain websites on specific computers or other wireless devices.
What is single port forwarding and how to enable it on Linksys CG7500?
If a user wants all the traffic to a single port on his router then this is possible using single port forwarding. To configure the same on Linksys cg7500, follow the steps given below.
- Open the web console of this modem router using IP address 192.168.1.1. Enter this in the address bar of a connected computer and then enter the password to log into the web interface.
- After an opening of a basic home page, open security under configurations.
- Click on single port forwarding and then click on add new device to single port forwarding.
- Enter the details such as external port, internal port, IP address of the device and application name.
- Click on the apply button to save the changes you have just made.
How to backup Linksys CG7500 router’s settings?
To back up the settings, open the web console first and then go to administration option. Select backup option. Take the backup first by storing the file on your computer and then click on restore button to store these changes again. For more information, call our experts.
How to reset Linksys CG7500 modem router to factory default settings?
To reset this modem router, locate the reset button on the modem router and press it for some seconds and then release. Wait till the LED light gives you an indication of reset. This method is also applicable when you forgot the admin password to open the web console of the router.
Soft reset method is also there where you have to open the web console and then click on reset button under administration to get the factory default settings.
Follow either of them and reset your modem router.
What is linksyssmartwifi.com?
Linksyssmartwifi.com is default web address that redirects a user to default IP address of the Linksys router. This helps in accessing the login page to access the web interface of the router. After the opening of the web interface, a user can configure the router.
For more information on Linksys CG7500 or issues related to this modem router, get in touch with us.