How to reset LinkSys Router password

When setting up a home network router, you will be prompted to log into the router as the administrator. The default administrator login information (user name and password) is set on the router at the factory. Although you can change these settings after first sign on, it is not required.

There are several things you can do to recover and manage your LinkSys router passwords. Even if you think you have the password in hand, it pays to know the following information.

Method 1 : Reset the System

If you have forgotten LinkSys  router password, the easiest thing to do is to reset your router to the factory default settings.

Hold the reset button on the unit for 30 seconds to restore the router configuration to factory defaults. This should allow you to reconfigure the system. If the system does not reset, press the button again.

Once the router is hard reset, you will need to login admin control panel to configure it again.

To reconfigure your LinkSys, connect a PC to one of it’s Ethernet ports, load a  web browser, and go to the URL http://192.168.1.1/. This will take you to a  popup box which asks you to enter a username and password to login to your router.

Method 2 : LinkSys Default Password

Linksys is one of the most used brand for broadband routers the world over. They manufacture a huge series of broadband routers, suiting the needs of every customer.

Here is a list of their some of the most common broadband router models and their default passwords. You can try to use them, in case you forgot them.

Vendor Model Protocol Username Password
LINKSYS WAP11 MULTI n/a (none)
LINKSYS DSL TELNET n/a admin
LINKSYS ETHERFAST CABLE/DSL ROUTER MULTI Administrator admin
LINKSYS LINKSYS ROUTER DSL/CABLE HTTP (none) admin
LINKSYS BEFW11S4 Rev. 1 HTTP admin (none)
LINKSYS BEFSR41 Rev. 2 HTTP (none) admin
LINKSYS WRT54G HTTP admin admin
LINKSYS WAG54G HTTP admin admin
LINKSYS LINKSYS DSL n/a admin
LINKSYS WAP54G Rev. 2.0 HTTP (none) admin
LINKSYS WRT54G Rev. ALL REVISIONS HTTP (none) admin
LINKSYS MODEL WRT54GC COMPACT WIRELESS-G BROADBAND ROUTER MULTI (none) admin
LINKSYS AG 241 – ADSL2 GATEWAY WITH 4-PORT SWITCH MULTI admin admin
LINKSYS COMCAST Rev. COMCAST-SUPPLIED HTTP comcast 1234
LINKSYS WAG54GS MULTI admin admin
LINKSYS AP 1120 MULTI n/a (none)
LINKSYS PAP2 / PAP2V2 (VONAGE) HTTP admin admin
LINKSYS RT31P2 (VONAGE) HTTP admin admin
LINKSYS RTP300 (VONAGE) HTTP admin admin
LINKSYS WRT54GP2 (VONAGE) HTTP admin admin
LINKSYS WRTP54G (VONAGE) HTTP admin admin

Once you go past the login screen, you should be able to reconfigure the LinkSys router.

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