For users who want to reset (or configure) their ASUS router, here is the full and comprehensive step by step guide. An ASUS wireless router is used to access the internet through smartphones. Before you can use it, you need to make some necessary changes in it which include entering an SSID, a strong password, username, etc. Once all of these changes apply, you can access the internet using your PC or your smartphone. But what if something went wrong with your ASUS router? Suddenly, you can’t access the Wi-Fi. Here’s how you should reset ASUS router.

A router is an electronic device might face some issues over a period of time. This might include partially forgetting the changes which you had made in it initially. In such situations, unable to know the lost data, you need to completely erase off all the changes which you have made. And enter it as a new set of information. This process is known as ‘Reset‘ and a default option on any router.

Methods to Reset Asus Router


Method 1: Press the ‘Reset’ button

Almost every ASUS router comes with a Reset button which is located at the back of the router. It is a small push-type button, generally black in color. You may follow the steps listed below.

  1. Turn-on your ASUS Router and wait till all the required lights are on.
  2. Now, look for the Reset button at the back of the router.
  3. Once found, press and hold this button for 30 seconds till the power light of the router begins to flash.
  4. Release it once done.
  5. When it fully boots up again, it will reset to factory settings. So every changes you made from password to SSID are now gone. You may use the default information placed on the sticker at the back of the router.
  6. Using those log in information, you may change the SSID and Wi-Fi password again or retain the factory settings. It’s all up to you.Reset-asus-router

Method 2: Use Setup Page

In the Setup Page of the router, you will find an option which allows you to reset ASUS router. All you need to do is search for this option and click on it. You may follow the steps listed below.

  1. Completely turn on your ASUS router and wait till it is ready to use.
  2. Now, connect your device to your router and open a web browser on your device.
  3. Type IP address or using your web-browser address bar.
  4. You will have to enter the username and password to access the setup page. It is both ‘admin‘ by default.
  5. Once you log in, a list of options will appear at the left corner of the page. Here, search and click on ‘Administration‘ option.
  6. A new page will open on your device, where you will find Restore/Save/Upload Setting tab located at the top of this page. Click on it.
  7. Now, you will find a ‘Factory Default‘ option. Click on ‘Restore‘ to reset your ASUS Router.
  8. A dialog box will appear on your screen which will ask for your confirmation to reset your ASUS router, click on ‘OK’ to continue the process.
  9. Your ASUS Router will reset and will return to all of its default settings. Naturally, if you are connected to the router wirelessly, you will lose access to the internet. That means you will have to re-enter the new SSID and password to get access again.

ASUS router web GUI

ASUS router web GUI


These are some of the methods which you can use to reset your ASUS Router quickly. If you come across any issues while executing these methods, then please let us know about it in the comment section below. Also, do let us know if you know of any other method to Reset an Asus Router.

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