How To Fix Linksys Factory Reset Not Working?

 Linksys Factory Reset Not Working

Most of the router problems can be fixed by resetting the router to factory defaults. If you cannot reset your Linksys factory reset not working using the usual method, then try out the steps given below to check whether the router can be reset.

  • With the Linksys router turned on, hold the Reset button for 30 seconds.
  • Hold the Reset button for 30 seconds and at the same time, remove the power cord from the router and the power source.
  • Connect the router’s power cord to the power source.
  • Power up the router.
  • Now, hold the Reset button for 30 seconds and again, wait for thirty seconds.
  • Unplug the power cord, leave the router for thirty seconds, and connect the power cord back to the router.

Following the above steps should have reset your Linksys factory reset not working to factory defaults.

However, if the method didn’t work as expected, then you can proceed to the next set of steps given below.

  • Remove the Ethernet cable that has been connected between your modem and the router.
  • Make sure you have connected the router to your computer.
  • Open the Control Panel on the computer.
  • Select Network and Internet -> Network and Sharing Center -> Change adapter settings.
  • Right-click your network connection and click Properties.
  • Select ‘Internet Protocol Version 4’ and click the Properties button.
  • Select the ‘Use the following IP address’ option and set 192.168.1.1 as a static IP.
  • Save the settings.
  • On the Linksys factory reset not working, hold the Reset button until the Ethernet LED turns off.
  • Disconnect the router and connect it again.
  • After turning on the router, press the Reset button and hold it until the Power LED stops blinking.
  • All the router settings will be reverted to factory defaults.
  • Establish the connection between the modem and the router.
  • Note: Once you have reset the router to factory defaults successfully, reconfigure the settings correctly.

Related Articles

Top