you may get assistance! Have you any clue why this issue occurs? If not, read this blog, which will provide you with a step-by-step If you can’t access the Linksys router’s web-based setup page or if you forget the Linksys router’s password, you can reset it to factory defaults. To do so, press and hold the Reset button for 10 seconds.
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NOTE: Resetting the factory default settings on your router also resets the password. The router’s default password is “admin,” and the username should be kept empty.
IMPORTANT: Make sure the router’s Power LED is blinking before hitting the Reset button. This indicates that the Linksys router has been reset appropriately.
Depending on the model, the Reset button is situated in a different location.. On older Linksys equipment, press and hold the Reset button for 30 seconds to complete the reset process.
After clicking the Reset button, unplug and re-plug the router’s power adapter.
NOTE: After rebooting, the router’s Power LED will continue to glow for a few seconds as it tries to stabilize. If the Power light is still not steady after a minute, power cycle the router.
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Resetting the router via the web-based setup page
Step 1: Be on the router’s web-based setup page.
Step 2: Select the Administration tab, then select the Factory Defaults sub-tab.
Step 3: In the Factory Defaults section, choose Restore Factory Defaults.
After resetting the router to its default settings, configure it according to your Internet service. Click here to learn how to set up a Linksys router for cable Internet. If you have a DSL connection, you can use it.
NOTE: After rebooting, the router’s Power LED will continue to glow for a few seconds as it tries to stabilize. After a minute, power cycle the router if the Power light is still not solid.
Changing the router’s password
The default password for the router is “admin,” and the User name box can be left blank. For security concerns, it is recommended that the default password be changed.
THE DAY’S HINT: If you change the Linksys router’s password using the web-based setup page, you may be unable to use the Linksys Connect program. If you have the most recent version of the software installed, you will be prompted to enter the new password you created on the web-based setup page.
Step 1: Go to the web-based configuration page for the router.
Step 2: Select the Administration option from the drop-down menu.
NOTE: The graphic may differ depending on the Linksys router model number.
Step 3: In the Management section, in the Router Password and Re-Enter to Confirm areas, type the new password.
NOTE: Your router password might be a combination of letters and numbers. Make a mental note of your router password as a backup in case you forget it.
Step 4: Select Save Settings from the drop-down menu.