How to Reset the Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode

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On this page we show you how to reset the Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode router back to its original factory default settings. This is not the same thing as a reboot. A reboot takes all the settings and returns them to factory defaults. A reboot cycles the power to the device. A reset takes all the settings and returns them all to factory defaults.

Warning: Resetting this router is a big step in solving the problem you are having with your device. It is helpful if you make a list of the settings that are changed during the reset. We have started that list for you.

  • The router's main username and password are reverted to factory defaults.
  • The Internet name and password are also erased and put back to factory defaults.
  • If this is a DSL router you need to re-enter the ISP username and password. Your Internet Service Provider can give you more details.
  • If you have ever made any other changes to your router you need to write these down so you can reconfigure them after the reset is complete.

Other Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode Guides

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode. We also have the following guides for the same router:

Reset the Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode

The first step in this reset is know where the reset button is located. Take a look at the back panel. There should be a very small hole marked reset. See the image below for more information.

router reset factory settings
This is the reset page from your Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode router.

Now take the end of a paperclip or pin and press down on the reset button for about 10 seconds. If you don't hold this down for the entire amount of time it may only reboot the router instead of resetting it like you wanted.

Remember this erases every single setting you have ever changed on your device. To avoid that you should exhaust your other troubleshooting methods first.

Login to the Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode

After resetting the Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode router you'll need to log into it. This is accomplished by using the default username and password. We have these listed for you in our Login Guide.

Tip: Defaults not logging you in? It could be because you didn't hold the reset button down for long enough.

Change Your Password

Following that we suggest setting a new password. A strong password can be difficult to come up with, so check out our Choosing a Strong Password Guide if you'd like some help.

Tip: Avoid losing your password by writing it down on a note and attaching it to the bottom of your router.

Setup WiFi on the Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode

Now you can check your wireless settings. These include the Internet password, the network name, and the security type. We recommend using WPA2 as your security type with a strong password. More information can be gathered by reading this How to Setup WiFi on the Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode page.

Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode Help

Be sure to check out our other Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode info that you might be interested in.

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DAP-1522-Bridge-Mode. We also have the following guides for the same router: