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Resetting the Linksys MR8300 to factory default settings

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The Linksys MR8300 Mesh WiFi Router, AC2200, MU-MIMO is the first Intelligent Mesh compatible router.  By adding additional Velop nodes, you can expand your network.  This article will show you how to reset your Linksys MR8300 to factory default settings.
 
All the settings that you have customized such as the Wi-Fi name, passwords, and security type will be erased.  Follow the instructions below to reset your router.
 
There are two ways to reset your router.  Select from the options below to know how:
 
Manual Reset
Software Reset

Manual Reset
 
Step 1:
Make sure that your Linksys MR8300 is connected to a power source and turned ON.
 
Step 2:
Press and hold the Reset Button at the back of the device.  Do not release the button until the light goes out and then turns bright red.

 
Software Reset
 
Step 1:

Log in to the Linksys MR8300’s web interface.  To know how, click here.
 
Step 2:
When the router’s dashboard appears, click the Troubleshooting tab.
 
Step 3:
Under Troubleshooting, click the Diagnostics tab.
 
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Step 4:
Click the Reset link under Factory reset.  This will reset your router to factory default settings.
 
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