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How to check the Mac computer’s connection to the Linksys router?

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One of the many ways to make sure your Mac computer’s proper connection to the Linksys router is check how it is physically connected. A user can also check the network activity between the router and their computer/PC.

In order to check the Mac computer’s connection to the router, Linksys router support recommend following the below four steps.

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  • Check the physical connection to the router
  • Check the router’s LEDs
  • Check the IP address of the Mac computer
  • Ping the router

The above pointers are explained in detail below by Linksys router support experts. Read it carefully.


  1.     Check the physical connection to the router

*Note: Before starting this process, ensure that the Ethernet cable you are using is not damaged.

Check if your Mac PC is connected to one of the four Ethernet ports of the router using an Ethernet cable. The ideal thing is your modem should be connected to the Internet port of your Linksys router.

  1.     Check the router’s LEDs

The Linksys router’s LEDs indicate the status of the router’s connection.  After connecting the broadband modem and the computer to the router, make sure that the Ethernet, Internet, and Power LEDs on your router are lit.

  1.     Check the IP address of the Mac computer

The IP address of the computer is another indication that the computer is properly connected to the router.  

  1.     Ping the router

A Ping test helps to trace the communication between the computer and the router. When you do this, your computer will send packets to the router and in return, the router replies to validate the connection.

In case of any query, contact Linksys router support professionals on toll free number at 1-888-479-2017.

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