How to Reset the Dlink AirPlus DI-624

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On this page I explain how to reset the Dlink DI-624v5 router back to it's original factory defaults. It's important that you realize this is not the same thing as a reboot. In this guide when I refer to a reboot I am talking about a physical shutdown of power to the unit in order to fully cycle the power to the device. This is done to solve minor problems such as an error. When I use the word reset I am referring to a complete factory restore. This means every single setting you have ever changed since owning this device is erased and put back to how it was out of the factory.

Warning: Resetting this router can cause even more problems for you if you are unaware of exactly what settings change and what ones do not. We suggest making a list of the settings you have changed. Consider the following:

Other Dlink AirPlus DI-624 Guides

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink AirPlus DI-624 v5.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. Take a look at the back panel of this unit. I have circled the reset button in red.

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

Using a sharp object such as an unfolded paperclip or pin press and hold the reset button for approximately 10 seconds. This begins the reset process. If you don't hold this button down for the entire amount of time you end up only rebooting the router instead of resetting it like you wanted.

Please remember this reset erases every setting you have ever changed on this device. To avoid this you need to try other ways of fixing the problem you're having.

Login to the Dlink AirPlus DI-624

Once you've reset the Dlink DI-624v5 router you'll need to log into it. Do this by using the default username and password. Not sure where to find these? We have them waiting for you in our Login Guide.

Tip: If the defaults aren't working for you it may be because the reset button wasn't held for long enough.

Change Your Password

Now that you've logged into your router you should set a new password for it. Keep in mind that this password will only protect your router settings, not your wireless network. All the same, it's always a good idea to set a strong password. For help in doing that be sure to visit our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Tip: Afraid you'll lose new password? Try writing it on a sticky note and attaching it to the bottom of your router.

Setup WiFi on the Dlink DI-624v5

Now is a great time to check on the WiFi settings. The network name, Internet password, and security method are all needing your attention. When re-configuring these settings we recommend using WPA2 as your security type. To learn more check out our guide titled How to Setup WiFi on the Dlink DI-624v5.

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 v5.We also have the following guides for the same router: