Router resetting is reverting back the settings of a router to its default settings. It is possible that you forget the password which you set for your router or you may have bought a second hand router whose password you forgot to get from its previous owner. You need to reset the router in situations like these and use the default password of the device.
What things you have to change during the resetting of the browser
Router resetting requires you to change the router username and password, Wi-Fi username and password as well as ISP username and password. You may also need to change the forward ports and firewall configurations, too, if these configurations were made. All previous configuration changes on the router should be worked on, either.
Most importantly, you should give this task the care it requires.
What should I know about the resetting of the browser
First, you must find the very small reset button located at the backside of the router and press it for up to ten seconds. You can make use of a pin or a paper clip for this purpose. Lights changes will show that the router has been reset. Some devices go from solid to blinking state whereas some others may follow the reverse path. The device will be reset to its defaults once you stop pressing the reset button.
What should I do if I don’t know the router’s internal IP address
You may make use of a Router Detector, in this case, in order to locate the router on the network. Write the router’s internal IP address into the browser’s address bar and press ‘Enter’. Now, you’ll see the router’s interface. Log in typing the default username/password. If you don’t know what these are, browse the search engines for this info for your device model.
What should I do to reset a wireless router
Same process… Find the reset button on the device, and press it for about ten seconds using a small, thin thing such as a pin. Once the lights change, you may release.
What should I do to reset a DSL router
You should ask for the WAN password from your ISP if you are going to reset your DSL router. Router’s type can be found on the back part of the router. Its user manual consists of the required info on resetting of the device. Whenever you have a problem, you can get help from it.