How to Reset the Dlink AirPlus DI-624

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On this page we will explain how to reset the Dlink DI-624 router back to the original factory defaults. This is not the same thing as a reboot. When you reboot a router you cycle the power to the device. When you reset a router you erase all previously configured settings and return them to factory defaults.

Warning: Resetting this router can be problematic if you don't understand what settings are erased and what ones are not. We recommend making a list of all settings you have changed in the past. When doing this consider the following:

Other Dlink AirPlus DI-624 Guides

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink AirPlus DI-624.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Reset the Dlink AirPlus DI-624

The first step in this reset is to locate the reset button on the device. For the Dlink DI-624 model you can find the tiny recessed button on the back panel of the device.

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This is the reset page from your Dlink router.

Taking a small sharp object such as a unwound paperclip press and hold the reset button down for approximately 10 seconds. When you release the reset button the reset process begins which takes a few minutes to complete.

Warning: If you don't hold the reset button down for long enough you end up simply rebooting the router instead of resetting it like you wanted.

Don't forget that this reset erases every single setting you have ever changed on this device. If you want to try and avoid this information loss you should try other methods of fixing the problem you are having with your router.

Login to the Dlink AirPlus DI-624

Following that you'll need to log into the Dlink DI-624 router. This is done by using the default username and password provided to you in our Login Guide.

Tip: Defaults not working for you? It could be because the reset button wasn't held down for long enough.

Change Your Password

After you've logged in we suggest setting a new password. This can be whatever you like, however keep in mind that a strong password is 14-20 characters in length and avoids the use of any personal information. For more helpful hints be sure to visit our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Tip: Afraid of losing your new password? Try writing it on a note and taping it to the bottom of your router.

Setup WiFi on the Dlink DI-624

The next thing we recommend you do is check on the wireless settings. The SSID, Internet password, and encryption method all need to checked. Our recommendation for the encryption is WPA2 with a strong password. For more on this topic check out our guide titled How to Setup WiFi on the Dlink DI-624.

Dlink AirPlus DI-624 Help

Be sure to check out our other Dlink AirPlus DI-624 info that you might be interested in.

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink AirPlus DI-624.We also have the following guides for the same router: