How do I enable parental controls?

To enable parental controls on your home network, please follow these steps:

Step 1: On a mobile device connected to your existing network, tap the Linksys app wifi icon icon.

Step 2: You will be prompted to provide your Linksys cloud account. Enter the necessary credentials and tap Log in. Or, for local access, you can tap the Log in with Router Password link instead.

Step 3: Tap the Menu icon on the Dashboard.


Step 4: Tap Advanced Settings.

Advanced Settings

Step 5: Tap Local Network Settings.

Local Network Settings

Step 6: Scroll down through the menu options.

menu options

Step 7: Tap the > symbol next to DNS settings.

DNS settings

Step 8: Select Manual settings:

Manual settings

Step 9: Repeat Step 6, and scroll down back through the menu options as per the below

Repeat Step

Step 10: Prepare to type in the DNS sections 1 and 2, as below:

DNS sections 1 and 2

Step 11: Enter the following credentials:

DNS 1 -

DNS 2 -

DNS 1 and DNS 2

Step 12: Save changes.

dns credentials

Step 13: All done! You have successfully configured Parental Controls.

settings successfully saves

More information about the Linksys Velop WiFi system can be found here. Have more questions? Submit a request