Does your Netgear router crash? If it’s happening and due to this your Internet connection is dropping again and again, then reset is the only solution and you must be looking for the ways that how to reset Netgear router?
There are two ways to which you can reset your Netgear router. Either you can reset your router through-
- Restore Factory Settings
- By Web Interface
A complete reset of your Netgear router will restore your all the default settings and it will remove all the customizations. A new router comes up with the default settings when you buy it, so use your local web address to access your router interface. Also, change the default password to secure your router.
Through Web Browser
Type http://www.routerlogin.net or http://www.routerlogin.com on your web browser search bar and press enter. After it, you will reach to Netgear wireless router login page. If the login page is not opened by entering the above-given URLs, then enter 192.168.1.1 or 192.168.0.1 IP address into your web browser search bar. If the page is not still opening by applying both methods, then to find the correct IP address you can try the command prompt method.
- To show the power user menu and to open utility by choosing command prompt select Windows-X.
- Enter IP configuration into the command prompt and tap enter to gain complete info related to the network.
- To access the net interface, find the router’s IP address within the default gateway portion.
Now, write down username and password into the given space provided.
Default username: “admin”
Default Netgear router password: “password”
To reset the Netgear router, from the maintenance section choose the backup settings and after that press erase button to go back to “factory default settings”. Now, click OK to save the changes.
Reset Netgear Router by restoring Factory Settings
WNDR3300, WGT624, and WNR3500 these are some Netgear router models, and also there are various other Netgear router models that have factory reset button on their backside. To restore your router’s factory settings you need a pen or paperclip and through this, press the reset button present on the back side, for 5-10 seconds. Keep pressing the button until the power lights on your router start blinking. After this leave and the button and your device will restart automatically after the reset process is completed.
Nonetheless, if you get difficulty performing above-given methods to reset Netgear router; you are always welcome at Netgear help support center.