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Your router is accessible from the Internet!

Configuration of your wireless router is accessible from the Internet, and can be hacked. Your personal data may be at risk.

To configure Linksys/Cisco wireless router:

  1. From the Wi-Fi Inspector results screen, select Go to your router settings to open the administration page of your Linksys/Cisco router.
  2. Enter your router username and password, or contact the party who provided the router (e.g., your ISP).
  3. Go to AdministrationManagementRemote Management Access.
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    Go to ConnectivityAdministrationRemote Access.
  4. For the Remote management option select Disabled.
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    Uncheck the Allow remote access to Cisco Connect Cloud option.
  5. Confirm your changes by selecting Save settings, or OK and reboot your router if necessary.


Due to the wide range of different router types by Linksys/Cisco, we can offer vendor-specific instructions for frequently used routers, or general instructions for all other routers. Please consult documentation for your router model for exact instructions, or contact Linksys for further assistance.

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