How To Reset Asus Wireless Router?

Posted by Tejas Maheta | March 01, 2019 Comments: 0
If you are stuck in a situation where you don’t remember your password and you need to get it changed, then the best way to get out of this jam is to reset your wireless router. This process will just take a couple of minutes and then you are all set to make a new password. Every router has almost the same procedure for resetting a wireless router.

Many individuals are confused about the distinction between resetting a wireless device and rebooting it. Rebooting is the method of reusing the power by killing the gadget and back on again after a period. Resetting is deleting each arrangement and returning the whole switch to how it was from the manufacturing plant.


Here are the steps involved in the process of resetting a wireless router:

Stage 1:

  • Press and hold the reset button while the switch on.
  • Utilise a stick or sharp-directed pen towards the reset button and hold it for around 10-15 seconds.
  • The power pointer should begin to streak when reset is successful.
  • During the hard reset, the main power light will be on and after 1-2mins alternate lights will be back on. Ideally, there should be four lights on which are the ones for Power, Internet (Globe icon), 2.4GHz and 5GHz.
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Stage 2:

  • Connect your device to the remote name "ASUS" and set up the system.
  • When connected securely, you will be directed to switch setup page. If you don't see the page, you can physically go to http://192.168.1.1 by using your regular web browser.
  • The default username is "admin" and the default password is also "admin" whenever you try to log in.
  • Click "Go" at the base of the page to start the setup.

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Stage 3: New Password


  • You will be now redirected to set another password by entering admin as the secret key as the default password.
  • If you wish to set wish to set a password of your choice, you can go on and do that. If you in case forget the password, then you can go through the process of a hard reset of your Asus router again.
  • Snap on the "Next" catch to keep on setting up.
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Stage 4: New Wireless Setting



  • Go to "Wireless Setting" page, key in the system name (SSID) and network key (secret word) that you need for both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz. For example MyWireless_5G, MyWireless
  • Note: Please avoid setting exactly the same system name(SSID) for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz. In any case, arrange key can be the equivalent for both.
  • When you are set- a message will show up on the screen regarding the confirmation that you have changed the SSID.

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Stage 5: Connect to new system settings.

  • You need to click on the remote symbol on your gadget to interface with the new remote name (SSID) and key in the system key (password) which you set earlier.
  • Once connected with the new remote name, you should try opening a webpage so as to make sure that the connection is established.

If you experience any kind of difficulty resetting your gadget, kindly don't hesitate to contact the Customer Care Support. The whole purpose of customer care is to help people with their problems and they are open 24x7. If you don’t want to use this method, you can also check out the forums on the official website which can be of great help. You can also drop a mail to the Asus customer care service and they would surely get back to you. The last resort is to see various demonstrations shown in the videos that are available on the web.

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