The article intends to describe the procedure of resetting a Belkin Router to factory default settings. The method described here is simple and correct to the date.
Failure or success of the method entirely depends on how correctly you follow and implement the instructions. Do you want to reset your Belkin router to factory settings but don’t know how? If yes, then the article is dedicated to you. You may want to reset your router due to several reasons you are not able to access router web interface. Router is not performing as per your expectations. You want to modify or remove all previous configurations among other things. Reasons are multiple but the solution is one. The below mentioned guide will help you reset your Belkin router to factory defaults on your own. This essentially means that you won’t run into common Belkin router problems while doing.
Instructions to use:
Disconnect all the LAN cables connected to the router. Leave the router powered on. Now take a thin pin or similar object and insert it into the Reset button hole (located at the back of router). Press the Reset button, hold it for 7-10 seconds, and then release. Lights on the router will flicker once, thus restoring it to factory settings. Now that your router has been restored to the factory settings, you would need to access the router’s configuration page. Connect an Ethernet cable from computer to the router. This will open up the router’s login page. Enter your default username and password that came with the router docs. The username is admin and the password is blank. Leave the password field blank as the default password is always blank in Belkin routers. However, it is still strongly recommended that you check you check router docs for the information.
What you need to do?
Once you have entered the information, click on the Login button or hit Enter on the keyboard. This will open up the router configuration setting page. You can begin to make changes to your username and password, configure wireless connection settings, or setup an access point among other things. When done, exit the router configuration page. One of the excellent wireless devices, Belkin router has given users the freedom of connecting wirelessly to the internet from and across their home. Though the Belkin router setup is the easiest task to perform, you should consider certain things before you begin so as to save yourself time and from frustration. Below are the instructions that will help you access the Belkin router setup page so that you configure the settings for wireless connection and gaming console among other things. Belkin routers are ship without default admin password.
If you want configure your wireless settings, then click to choose ‘Wireless Internet Connection’ in place of ‘Local Area Connection.’ Ensure that you have password protected your wireless connection. An unprotect wireless connection can easily be take advantage of. You can setup your connection and enjoy your internet wirelessly all time.