Tips to reset default password of TP-LINK® router
What are the ways to restore and reset the default password of TP-LINK router?
TP-LINK routers are high performance networking devices that are used to redirect or reroute a network connection to the systems desired by the users. The routers are gaining popularity these days and most users are using more than one computer system and are switching to wireless networks. The TP-LINK router is having a number of highly advanced router models that support both wired and wireless networking. TP-LINK routers are having a web based interactive graphical interface which can be used by the users to configure the working settings of the device. This configuration page of the program can be accessed using a browser program in the system and is having a very simple to use options that can be understood by all levels of users. In some cases TP-LINK routers might malfunction or freeze causing inconveniences to the users. These issues might be due to minor errors within the device and can be fully cleared by using the reset options. The users can reset the TP-LINK router by pressing and holding the rest button at the back of the device using a pin or other thin sharp object. The users should hold down the reset button for at least 6 to 10sec while the device is working. This will make the device to reboot and once the router reboots all the users configured settings will be cleared and all will be set to their default values.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users to fix common issues with TP-LINK router:
- Reboot router
- Update firmware
- Reset router & reinstall driver
In most cases the issues and errors with the TP-LINK router will be due to temporary errors or glitches and can be easily fixed by rebooting the router. The users who are having minor issues with the router are advised to fist disconnect the device from the system and then reboot it before reconnecting. Rebooting and reconnecting the TP-LINK router will help solve common errors or issues.
The router as a system peripheral device will be having a preinstalled software called firmware which provides with the graphical interface that the user needs to configure its working settings. The users who are having issues with the router are advised to update its firmware to the latest version using standard options. Doing so and rebooting the device will help reduce errors and will enhance functionality.
Improperly configuring the user accessible settings of the TP-LINK router can also cause issues with its working and degrade the overall functionality of the device. The users in these cases are advised to restore its default settings by either using the options in the web interface or by using the reset button on the device. Doing so will help fix related issues. Reinstalling the driver in the system will also help issues related with device driver corruptions.
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