How to Reset the Dlink DAP-1555

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With this page I will be showing you how to reset the Dlink DAP-1555 router back to the original factory defaults. It's important that you know this is not the same thing as a reboot. When you reboot a router you cycle the power to the device. If you want to do this manually you unplug the power source for about 30 seconds before plugging it back in. This does solve some minor problems you may be experiencing with your router. Sometimes you just need to reset a router however. This takes all the settings and erases them and reverts every one of them back to factory defaults.

Warning: This factory reset should not be taken lightly. A reset can cause problems if you are not completely aware of what settings are changed. Making a list of settings that you have changed in the past is extremely helpful. Consider the following:

Other Dlink DAP-1555 Guides

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DAP-1555.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Reset the Dlink DAP-1555

Before you begin a reset you should find the reset button. This tiny little button is recessed and usually found on the back panel. Take a look at the picture below. I have circled the reset location for you.

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This is the reset page from your Dlink router.

Now take the tip of an unfolded paperclip or pin and press down on the reset button for about 10 seconds. This initiates the reset process which can take upwards of a minute. If you don't hold this button down for long enough you end up only rebooting the router instead of resetting it like you wanted.

Remember this reset is going to erase every single setting you have ever changed on your device. To avoid that you really should try other troubleshooting methods first.

Login to the Dlink DAP-1555

Now you'll need to log into the Dlink DAP-1555 router. Log in using the default username and password. We have these listed for you in our Login Guide.

Tip: If the defaults aren't working for you it could be because you didn't hold the reset button down for long enough.

Change Your Password

After logging in we recommend changing the default password. Your new password can be anything you like, however keep in mind that a strong password can be difficult to come up with. Be sure to take a look at our Choosing a Strong Password Guide for more help.

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

Setup WiFi on the Dlink DAP-1555

It's time to check on the wireless settings next. The network name, Internet password, and security type have been erased. For the strongest security type set it to WPA2 with a strong password. If you want more details on how to do this and what it means check out our How to Setup WiFi on the Dlink DAP-1555 guide.

Dlink DAP-1555 Help

Be sure to check out our other Dlink DAP-1555 info that you might be interested in.

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DAP-1555.We also have the following guides for the same router: