How to Reset the AirRouter AirOS

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In this guide we will go over how to reset the AirRouter AirOS router to factory defaults. This is not the same thing as rebooting the router. Rebooting is simply cycling the power by turning it off and back on again. Resetting the router restores the factory settings.

Warning: A reset will erase all of your configurations you have made to your router. Take into consideration the following list.

Other AirRouter AirOS Guides

This is the reset router guide for the AirRouter AirOS.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Reset the AirRouter AirOS

With the router turned on flip it over so you are looking at the back panel. It should look like the picture you see below.

router reset factory settings
This is the reset page from your AirRouter router.

Now take an unfolded paperclip or pin and press the reset button for 10 seconds. This erases everything you have done to your router. Make sure you have tried other troubleshooting options before continuing.

Warning: Don't unplug or turn off the router during the reset process as this could cause permanent damage to the AirRouter AirOS router.

Login to the AirRouter AirOS

The next step after resetting is to login to your router using the original factory username and password. We have these included in our AirRouter AirOS Login Guide.

Change Your Password

After logging in successfully you need to change that router password. This can be anything you like. If you have trouble coming up with strong passwords check out our Choosing a Strong Password guide.

Setup WiFi on the AirRouter AirOS

The last setting you really need to change is the WiFi security. Some router companies like to leave the security open or disabled as the default. Change your WiFi security to WPA2-PSK. If you need help with this check out our How to Setup WiFi on the AirRouter AirOS guide.

AirRouter AirOS Help

Be sure to check out our other AirRouter AirOS info that you might be interested in.

This is the reset router guide for the AirRouter AirOS.We also have the following guides for the same router: