How to Reset the Dlink DI-724GU

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On this page I will be showing you how to reset the Dlink DI-724GU router to default settings. 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 take all the settings and return every one of them back to factory defaults.

Warning: A reset means every single setting you have ever changed is returned to factory defaults. We recommend making a list of all settings you have changed in the past. Consider the following:

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Reset the Dlink DI-724GU

The first step in resetting the Dlink DI-724GU router is to locate the reset button. This button can be found on the back panel of the device. Look at the picture below for more of a reference.

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

Take the end of an unfolded pen and press down on the reset button for about 10 seconds to start the reset process. Make sure you hold this button down the entire amount of time or you end up only rebooting the router instead of resetting it like you wanted.

Be sure that you know that this reset erases every single personal configuration you have made to the router. If you want to try and avoid this loss you should try other troubleshooting methods first.

Login to the Dlink DI-724GU

Next you'll need to log into your Dlink DI-724GU router. Do this by using the factory default username and password. Don't know where to find these? We have them for you in our Login Guide.

Tip: If the defaults aren't working for you try holding the reset button down for longer.

Change Your Password

After logging into your router we recommend setting a new password for it. Bear in mind that this password only protects your router settings, not your wireless network. Still, it's always a good idea to set a strong password. For help in doing this check out our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

Tip: Keep from 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 DI-724GU

Now it's time to check out your wireless settings. This includes the SSID, the Internet password, and the security type. Our recommendation is the security of WPA2 with a strong password. More details are found in our guide called How to Setup WiFi on the Dlink DI-724GU.

Dlink DI-724GU Help

Be sure to check out our other Dlink DI-724GU info that you might be interested in.

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DI-724GU.We also have the following guides for the same router: