This app is the command center for your Velop system and Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers. Use the Linksys app anywhere you have an internet connection to check connected devices, set up guest access, or keep your kids off the internet when they should be doing homework. The updated app now covers Velop, whole home mesh WiFi that provides seamless, full-strength WiFi for the whole family.

• Remote Access – All you need is an internet connection.
• Dashboard – Your WiFi’s vital stats on one page.
• Guest Access – Give friends internet access while keeping personal data secure.
• Device Prioritization – Improve streaming and online gaming by assigning WiFi priority to favored devices.
• Parental Controls – Encourage kids’ healthy internet behavior by pausing internet access or blocking specific sites.

Linksys Shield is a premium subscription for Velop tri-band users. Shield makes sure kids get content that's right for their age. Fully customizable presets give you complete control over the content your kids see. Linksys Shield can be used on up to 14 devices connected to your Velop tri-band system.

Linksys Shield offers two auto-renewing subscription options:
• $4.99 per month
• $49.99 per year
Prices are in US dollars. Your price may be converted to your local currency.

Your 30-day trial converts to a paid subscription unless you turn off auto-renew. Trial runs 30 consecutive days even if canceled before it expires.
Subscriptions automatically renew at the end of each term and you will be charged through your iTunes Account. You may turn off subscription auto-renewal at any time through your iTunes Account Settings. We cannot offer a refund for unsubscribing early.
After 30 days, iTunes will process auto-renewal payments in the 24 hours before expiration. To avoid auto-renewal, turn it off at least 24 hours before expiration. Manage subscriptions, including auto-renewal, through the iTunes store.
Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.
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Terms of Use:

• Velop systems and Linksys Smart Wi-Fi routers. Full list of supported routers:
• User account (created in the app or at connected to your Linksys product.
• iOS 9.1.0 and greater
* Linksys Shield subscription service requires a tri-band Velop system
For additional help, visit our support site at

What’s New

Version 2.9.0

For this release, we added IPv6 pass-through as an internet connection type for Velop and mesh-enabled routers. We've also thrown in a handful of improvements to the Velop setup process.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings



Very practical and nicely designed

s195862 ,

WiFi in large house

Hi All,

I have been struggling for years with WiFi in my house. Repeaters and retro fitted cat5 where I could. It worked but it was a pain in the neck to maintain and my kids (or young adults now) kept complaining saying that it does not work in their room etc etc.

So, I finally decided to bit the bullet and buy a Velop mesh based system. I was concerned that the signal may not go through the walls as we live in an earthquake zone in Europe and there is reinforced concrete everywhere. I installed the in my living room linking all the units and then started to place them at strategic points around the house. So, I have one unit in the living room, one in the master bedroom and one in the garage which are all on different levels of the house. I never had WiFi in the garage before and decided to move my office from the bedroom to the garage much to my wife’s delight.

The installation is a great success - we have 100mb/sec synchronous broadband and it is available all over the house.

Also, moved my previous WiFi network to the guess network so visitors don’t have access to the Sonos system as there was great competition for its control !

Happy campers here.

Paul T Galway ,

Great product

Have to say delighted so far! Would love to see more stats, thanks like node performance etc. But all in all, very pleased


86.8 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, Arabic, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese

Age Rating
Rated 4+
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In-App Purchases
  1. Linksys Shield €51.99
  2. Linksys Shield €4.99


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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