- Access the Linkem modem management panel
- Change the Linkem modem settings
- In case of problems
Access the Linkem modem management panel
Enter the Linkem modem it is a simple procedure that takes a few seconds of time. All you need to access the device management panel is any Web browser, the IP address of the modem and the access data that are usually reported in the device manual provided by Linkem.
First, make sure that the modem is turned on and working, then check that your computer is connected to the Linkem network via Ethernet cable or wirelessly. Then start the browser you usually use to surf the Internet, type the address 192.168.1.1 in the address bar and presses the button Submit on your computer keyboard.
In the new page opened, enter the modem access credentials: if it is your first access or if you have not changed the standard credentials, enter guest in the field Username, type in the access key linkem123 in the field Password e pulsing sul pulsating Login to enter the modem.
If, on the other hand, by typing the IP address in the address bar of the browser you are unable to connect to the Linkem modem access page, check that you have entered the address correctly and, if it is correct, check that on the back of the modem or in the manual supplied with the device, an IP address other than the one indicated above is not indicated. If not, all you have to do is find the correct address to access the modem by acting on your computer's network settings.
If you have one PC Windows, right click on the icon network (the white monitor and the Wi-Fi notches) present at the bottom right next to the clock and select the item Open Network Connection Center from the menu that appears, then click on connection in use and presses the button Details: You can see the IP address of the modem next to the entry IPv4 default gateway.
Alternatively, press the keys Win + R to call up the panel Run, type the command cmd and presses the button Submit on your computer keyboard to open the Command Prompt. In the new open window, type the command ipconfig and then press the Enter key on the computer keyboard to get a list of addresses related to your connection, including the IP address of the modem visible next to the item Default gateway.
I invented a Mac, agreed System preference pigging sull'icona della rotella d'ingranaggio present in the dock bar, then click on the item Network and select your connection visible in the left sidebar. Press the button Advanced, select the voice TCP / IP and note the IP address visible next to the option Router. To learn more, you can read my guide on how to find router IP address.
After retrieving the IP address of the modem, start the browser and type it in the address bar at the top to access the access panel of the device, then enter the credentials guest e linkem123 In fields Username e Password e pulsing sul pulsating Login to access the modem.
Change the Linkem modem settings
After logging into the Linkem modem, you can change the settings of the device by acting on the options of your interest, by accessing one of the sections available on the main screen of the panel.
- Wi-Fi: to manage all the settings relating to the wireless network, such as changing the password and network name, to set up Wi-Fi channels and manage connectivity standards.
- Management: for device management. In this section it is possible to change the access data to the modem, set the language and perform a reset to restore it to the factory status.
- Network: to view the network status, retrieve information such as the IP address of the network, manage the LAN network settings and, above all, to open ports for programs such as eMule, uTorrent, etc. and facilitate data traffic.
- Firewall: to enable or disable the firewall of the device and manage functions such as the DMZ IP address that allows you to enable a segment of the network to and from which traffic is allowed on all ports, without any restrictions.
- Monitoring: to view a series of data in real time, such as the transmission band in reception and transmission (downlink and uplink). In addition, you can initiate a modem diagnosis to check the connection speed and any network problems.
At the first access to the modem, I recommend that you change the password (and possibly the name) of the Wi-Fi network with one that is easier to memorize. Then click on the item Wi-Fi and, on the newly opened page, select the option Settings, then locate the field Key Pass Phrase, delete the content and insert the new one Password.
If you want to change the name of the Wi-Fi network as well, find the section Wireless settings, delete the content in the field Network Name (SSID) and enter the new name to be assigned to your wireless network, then press the button Apply to save the changes. To learn more, I leave you to my guide on how to change Linkem Wi-Fi password.
Another operation that I advise you to do is to change the access credentials to the modem to protect your network from possible changes by malicious people. In fact, you should know that anyone connected to your wireless network could easily access the modem management panel since, as I indicated earlier, all Linkem modems are supplied with the same login credentials and accessible via the 192.168.1.1 address. .XNUMX.
In the main screen of the Linkem modem management panel, click on the box Management and, in section Account, delete guest present in the field Username. Then type the new username you will use to access the modem, enter the password linkem123 in the field Current password and enter the new access key in the fields Password e Confirm passwordDopodiché by clicking on the button Apply to save the changes and that's it.
In case of problems
If after changing some modem settings you are experiencing malfunctions, first of all I suggest you access the section Monitoring present in the main screen of the modem management panel and to carry out a diagnostic using the function Diagnostic utility to check the network and device status.
If the problems persist, you can try to restart the modem by disconnecting the power plug and reconnecting it after about 15 seconds, as indicated in the modem manuals provided by Linkem. Alternatively, you can connect to the telephone company's official website and click on the item Support to access the Linkem online assistance section.
Nella nuova page aperta, pigia sul pulsating Log in related to the section Technical Support and select one of the options from I do not work internet with internal modem e I do not work internet with external modem, present in the box Technical assistance guide, then read the instructions provided and try to put them into practice. If you need the support of a Linkem operator, you can click on the item Chat with us present at the bottom left and describe the problem in the field Enter your text here, then press the button Submit to send the message and wait for a reply from an employee.
If, on the other hand, you prefer to speak by phone with a Linkem operator, you can contact customer support by calling the toll-free number +800 546 536 XNUMX from landline or number 0694444 from the mobile network, making sure you have your customer number at hand. After the welcome message, press the button 1 to indicate that you are already a Linkem customer, follow the instructions provided by the voice guide and press the combination of keys suggested to speak with a real operator to whom you can explain your problem.
In most cases, you need to know that Linkem can remotely resolve any faults and malfunctions on the device. In the event of irreparable damage, the company will replace the internal modem free of charge, while for problems and faults relating to the external modem, the intervention of a specialized technician at your home may be required at a cost of 48 euros.How to enter Linkem modem