How to Hard Reset Your Router

Hard reset TP-LINK TL-MR3040

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Posted on July 25th, 2014


TP-LINK TL-MR3040
Factory reset (Hard reset) Power on your device. Locate the reset button - it is a hole labeled 'reset' next to the USB port of the device. Press in it with a pin or paperclip and hold for at least 10 seconds. Then release and wait a minute or two while the router goes back to its factory defaults.
Specifications
Manual
Firmware Link to support
Default username admin
Default password admin
Default IP address 192.168.0.1

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Hard reset TP-LINK TD-W8970

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Posted on July 25th, 2014


TP-LINK TD-W8970
Factory reset (Hard reset) Power ON the modem router. Find the reset button hole on the rear panel, press in it with a pin or paperclip and hold like that for 8 to 10 seconds before releasing. Wait a minute or two for the device to go back to its factory defaults.
Specifications
Manual
Firmware Link to support
Default username admin
Default password admin
Default IP address 192.168.1.1

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Hard reset TP-LINK TL-WPA4220

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Posted on July 25th, 2014


TP-LINK TL-WPA4220
Factory reset (Hard reset) The device should be turned ON. The reset button is the small hole on the bottom of the device /see the picture above/. Press in it with a paperclip or a pin and hold for a bit more than 5 full seconds then release. Wait until you see all the LEDs flashing - that means the default settings have been restored.
Specifications
Manual
Firmware Link to support
Default username admin
Default password admin
Default IP address 192.168.1.1

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Hard reset TP-LINK M5350

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Posted on July 25th, 2014


TP-LINK M5350
Factory reset (Hard reset) The reset button is hidden behind the back cover of this small device. Remove the cover and locate the reset button (hole) at the bottom - see the picture above. With the device powered on, use a pin (paperclip) to press and hold the RESET button (hole) for about 5 seconds - until you see that the OLED screen on the front comes off AND after that displays “TP-LINK”; only then release the button and wait a minute or two while device reboots and restores its factory default settings - password and IP adress.
Specifications
Manual
Firmware Link to support
Default username no username needed
Default password admin
Default IP address 192.168.0.1

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Hard reset Linksys EA6300

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Posted on January 18th, 2014


Linksys EA6300
Factory reset (Hard reset) The route should be connected to the power and turned ON. Locate the red reset button on the back panel of the device. Press it down and hold for about 10 seconds - the power light will flash. Release the button and wait for 30-60 seconds for the router to reboot to its default settings.
Manual
Firmware Link to support
Default username admin
Default password admin
Default IP address 192.168.1.1

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Hard reset TP-LINK TL-MR3420

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Posted on August 21st, 2013


TP-LINK TL-MR3420
Factory reset (Hard reset) Power ON the router. Locate the reset button (or hole) on the rear panel - it should be labeled WPS/RESET or just RESET. Press the button for about 5 seconds (but not for less than 5) - the SYS LED should start blinking faster. When this happens - release the button. Wait for the router to reboot



PS. For older versions of this model you might need a thin object to press into the button hole - try using a paperclip. The SYS LED is on the front panel and looks like a small gear icon.
Firmware Link to support
Default username admin
Default password admin
Default IP address 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1

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Hard reset TP-LINK TL-MR3220

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Posted on August 21st, 2013


TP-LINK TL-MR3220
Factory reset (Hard reset) Power ON the router. Locate the reset button (or hole) on the rear panel - it should be labeled WPS/RESET or just RESET. Press the button for about 5 seconds - the SYS LED should start blinking faster. When this happens - release the button. If 5 seconds are not enough - try holding the button down for 8 seconds.



PS. For older versions of this model you might need a thin object to press into the button hole - try using a paperclip.
Firmware Link to support
Default username admin
Default password admin
Default IP address 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1

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Hard reset TP-LINK TL-WA801ND

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Posted on August 21st, 2013


TP-LINK TL-WA801ND
Factory reset (Hard reset) Power on the access point. The reset button is on the rear panel and it is labeled either RESET. Press the button and hold for about 5 seconds or until the SYS LED starts flashing more quickly. Release and wait for approximately 30 seconds for the router to reboot. This method should work for the older version of this model as well.

The SYS LED is on the front panel - the one that looks like a small sun. You might need to use a thin object to press into the Reset hole - a paperclip is a safe option.
Firmware Link to support
Default username admin
Default password admin
Default IP address 192.168.0.254 or 192.168.1.254

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Hard reset TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND

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Posted on August 21st, 2013


TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND
Factory reset (Hard reset) The reset button (hole) is located on the back panel of the router. You will have to use a thin object (like a paperclip) to press into the hole and hold for about 5 seconds. Then wait for the rooter to reboot - approximately 30 seconds.
Specifications
Manual
Firmware Link to support
Default username admin
Default password admin
Default IP address 192.168.1.1

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Hard reset TP-LINK TL-WDR3600

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Posted on August 21st, 2013


TP-LINK TL-WDR3600
Factory reset (Hard reset) Power ON the router. Locate the WPS/Reset button on the right side of the rear panel. Press and hold the WPS/Reset button for approximately 8 seconds (make sure you hold it for more than 5 seconds). Release when the the SYS LED becomes quick-flash from slow-flash and wait while the router reboots to its factory default settings. 


PS. The SYS LED is the second led on the front panel - the one that looks like a small sun.
Specifications
Firmware Link to support
Default username admin
Default password admin
Default IP address 192.168.0.1

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