How will you reset the default username and password for D-Link router?
D-Link is one of the leading brands in home as well as office networking. D-Link routers can be used for any type of wireless network connections. The network connection possessed by D-Link has better security features that the computers connected in its network are fully protected. D-Link router is easy to install and set-up. Securing a wireless Internet connection helps to protect the data and computers connected to the network. To secure a wireless connection you can use an encryption code. This encryption code can be used by all the computers and adapters connected in the network. The simplest way to secure a wireless network connection is to change and assign a new password other than using the default password. Most of the routers have similar or same password which reduces security. So, it is better to have a user defined password.
Following are some tips to reset the default username and password for D-Link router:
- Reset back to factory settings
- Finding username and password
- Resetting the password
Reset back to factory settings
The fastest way to change the default password or to enter a new password for a D-Link router is to rest the router back to factory settings. To reset, you need to press and hold the rest button provided in the back panel of the router. After that type in the following IP “192.168.0.1” on the address bar of a web browser in a computer connected to this network. A web page will load with a pop up to enter username and password. Type ‘admin’ as the username and leave the password space as blank. In the admin operation console, you can choose the ‘Tools’ where you have the option to reset the admin password. Enter this password in the administrator settings and confirm it. Now the password has changed to a user defined one.
Finding username and password
To find the username and password, first enter the following web address “http://192.168.1.1″. Enter the default username and password in the space provided in the pop up message. If the login is not successful, reset the router by pressing and holding the reset button. Shut down the computer in which the route is connected. The reset button should be pressed until the router is separated from the power plug. Restart the computer and then connect the power to the router. After that open the admin console and enter the default username and password.
Resetting the password
For resetting the password, type in the router’s IP address in the address bar of the web browser you are using. Select tools tab in the administrator configuration window. Select the Admin tab on the left side of the console. You can select the account in which the password has to be reset or changed. You can see an option for resetting both the admin password as well as user password. Enter the new password and click on apply. Your wireless network using D-Link router is now secured.
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