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Resolving login problems with your Linksys router

This article will guide you on how to resolve login issues on your router's web-based setup page.

NOTE:  The default password of your Linksys router is admin.  If the log-in window doesn’t accept your password, you have to reset it to factory defaults.  Resetting the router will erase its current settings.

Step 1:
Press and hold the reset button of your router for 30 seconds.

NOTE:  Make sure the Power LED is lit and blinks while resetting the router.

NOTE:  The image may vary depending on the model number of the Linksys product.

Step 2:
Observe the router's Power LED while pressing the button.  It should blink or flash - an indication that the router is resetting properly. 

NOTE:  The LED Behavior may vary depending on the type of router you have.  For more information, click

Step 3:
Unplug the power cable from the router for 30 seconds then plug it back in.

Once the router is reset properly, the password should be set back to its default admin.

Related Articles:

Backup and Restore Configuration Feature in Linksys Routers
Checking the Linksys Wi-Fi Router's name and Password
Changing the Linksys router's administrator password

How to retrieve your Linksys router’s admin password

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