How to Reset the Alcatel-Lucent G-240W-B

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In this guide I will show you how to reset the Alcatel-Lucent G-240W-B router. This is not a reboot where you are simply cycling the power to the unit by unplugging it and plugging it back in. A reset erases all personalized settings and returns them to factory defaults.

Warning: Resetting a router is a big step. You need to fully reconfigure the device afterwards. Some of the settings that need to be changed after a reset are:

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Reset the Alcatel-Lucent G-240W-B

Turn the Alcatel-Lucent G-240W-B upside down so you are looking at the bottom of it. The reset button is a very small recessed button to avoid accidental resets.

router reset factory settings
This is the reset page from your Alcatel-Lucent router.

While the router is on, take a straightened paperclip and press down on the reset button for about 5 seconds to begin the reset process which can sometimes take up to several minutes to complete.

Warning: Do not unplug or turn off the router during the reset process. Doing so can cause permanent damage to the device.

Login to the Alcatel-Lucent G-240W-B

After the reset is completed you need to login to the router using the default values. If you are unsure of what these are, follow our Alcatel-Lucent G-240W-B Login Guide.

Change Your Password

It is a good idea to change the router's username and password after logging in for the first time. Most default usernames and passwords are very easy to guess.

To help you create a good password follow the directions on our Choosing a Strong Password page.

TIP: Avoid losing this password by writing it down and sticking it to the router for next time.

Setup WiFi on the Alcatel-Lucent G-240W-B

Don't forget to make sure the wireless security is still as good as possible. Follow our tips on our How to Setup WiFi on the Alcatel-Lucent G-240W-B page.

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This is the reset router guide for the Alcatel-Lucent G-240W-B 3FE56773AFEB84.We also have the following guides for the same router: