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Network – Configure Linksys E1200’s QoS Settings | AT&T Office@Hand
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Configuring QoS on the Linksys E1200 to Prioritize VoIP Traffic

Network – Configure Linksys E1200’s QoS Settings

  1. Log in to the router web-based setup page. The default IP address is The default username is “admin” and the default password is “admin”.
  2. Click on Applications & Gaming tab, then click on the QoS sub-tab.
  3. Select the Enabled button beside Internet Access Priority.
  4. In the field labeled Upstream Bandwidth, select Manual from the drop-down menu and enter your current upload speed. If unsure of your current upload speed, please run a speed test at

You may proceed to configure via:

  • MAC method
  • Port method

MAC Method

  1. Select MAC Address from the drop-down menu labeled Category.
  2. You will need the MAC address for each IP device to continue. In the field labeled Enter a Name, enter a unique name for the device for which you will prioritize traffic.
  3. In the field labeled MAC Address, enter the device’s MAC Address.
  4. In the field labeled Priority, select High from the drop-down menu.
  5. Click Apply to save changes.
    Note: Repeat steps 1-5 until you have entered the MAC Address of all IP phones.
  6. When all have been entered and you see them in the Summary section, click on Save Settings.
  7. Power cycle/reboot the router.

Port method

  1. In the Category section, select Applications from the drop-down menu.
  2. In the field labeled Applications, select Add a New Application from the drop-down menu.
  3. Enter a unique name in the Enter a Name field. Enter the following port ranges and select UDP from the drop-down menu to the right of each port range field: 5060-5090, 8000-8200, 16384-16482.
  4. Set the Priority to High on the drop-down menu:
  5. Click Apply. You will see your changes in the Summary section.
  6. Click Save Settings.
  7. Power cycle/reboot the router.

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