How to Reset the A-Link RoadRunner-84AP

This guide shows you step-by-step how to reset your router to factory defaults. This is different than rebooting which consists of turning your router off and then back on again.

Warning: Resetting your router can cause unexpected problems. Take the following into consideration before you continue:

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Reset the A-Link RoadRunner-84AP

While the router is turned on look at the left side of the router. There should be a small button labeled Reset.

Using the end of a paperclip or pencil press and hold the Reset button for about 10 seconds.

Remember this erases all the changes you have made to your A-Link RoadRunner-84AP. Reset your router only after you have tried other troubleshooting options.

Login to the A-Link RoadRunner-84AP

After resetting the A-Link RoadRunner-84AP you will need to login using the default username and password. This A-Link RoadRunner-84AP Login Guide contains step-by-step instructions for you.

Change Your Password

Once you have finished logging into the A-Link RoadRunner-84AP router it's a good idea to change your router's password as soon as possible. If you need help creating a strong and memorable password maybe this Password Guide can help.

Tip: Write this new password down on a sticky-note and attach it to the bottom of your router so you don't lose it.

Setup WiFi on the A-Link RoadRunner-84AP

You also need to setup the wireless section of your router to avoid risk of someone using your Internet without permission. To create a strong security system for your network follow this How to Setup WiFi on the A-Link RoadRunner-84AP.

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