Configure Linkys Velops as wired access points in bridged mode

Configure Linkys Velops as wired access points in bridged mode

  • Connect the first access point direct to your computer network cable
  • Login to 192.168.1.1 through your browser
  • Click the hyperlink Continue to Linksys Smart Wi-Fi
  • Access Velop password: admin and Login
  • On the very bottom right of the footer click on CA
  • Connectivity menu
  • Expand Details. Check for updates. If there are any available go ahead and install the update then wait for it to install and reboot
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  • Connect the other Velop routers to power within a couple of metres of the primary node. Wait for the lights to go solid red/blue
  • Go to the local network tab. Set the SSID and password.
  • Press Add wireless child nodes on the linksys console. The other nodes should begin flashing.
  • Once they finish being configured they will go solid green or blue
  • Go back to firmware update. Check for updates and install updates to update the other nodes. This will take several minutes
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Under Internet settings, Set Connection Type to Bridged and save the settings. Wait several minutes for the routers to update the settings

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  • Now connect the main node to your switch/wall point.
  • Turn off the power switch on the bottom to the other nodes.
  • Move them to their final locations and connect the ethernet cable then power them on.
  • You can install the linksys app on your mobile device. Connect to the wifi network and follow the prompts to configure the routers in your app.