How to hard reset my ASUS router?

Step 1:  Press and hold the Reset button while the router is still powered on

  • Use a pin or sharp-pointed pen to press and hold on the reset button for about 10-15 seconds
  • The power indicator should start to flash upon successful reset
  • During the hard reset, the only power light will be on and after 1-2mins the other lights will be back on. Ideally, there should be at least 4 lights must be on: Power, Internet (Globe icon), 2.4GHz and 5GHz.

Example: 

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Step 2: Connect your device to the wireless name "ASUS" & set up the network 

  • Once connected, you will be directed to router setup page
    • If you do not see the page, you can manually go to http://192.168.1.1 using your PC internet browser.
  • The default username is "admin" and the default password is "admin" if prompted to login
  • Click "Go" button at the bottom of the page to begin the setup

Step 3: New Password

  • You will be asked to set a new router administrator password. It is advisable to key in the default password - "admin"
    • If you wish to set own router password, please be reminded that if you forget the new password set - the only way to access router admin page again is to do a hard reset of router again.
  • Click on “Next” button to continue to set up

Step 4: New Wireless Setting

  • Go to “Wireless Setting” page, key in the network name (SSID) and network key (password) that you want for both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz. E.g. MyWireless_5G, MyWireless
    • Note: Please do not to set the exact same network name(SSID) for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz. However, network key can be the same for both
  • Once you are set - a message will appear “You have changed SSID or security setting. Thus it will result in wireless clients disconnect. Please adjust the client's setting for connecting again”.

Step 5: Try connecting your device to the new network settings

  • Click on the wireless icon on your device to connect to new wireless name (SSID) and key in the network key (password) set earlier
  • Once successfully connected to the new wireless name, you should be able to access the internet!

If you have any trouble resetting your device, you can contact our customer support.

 

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