How to Reset the Dlink DI-764

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The purpose of this page is to show you how to reset the Dlink DI-764 router back to original factory defaults. This is not the same thing as a reboot. When I use the word reboot I am referring to a complete shutoff of the power to the device. When I use the word reset I am referring to a complete factory restore of all settings.

Warning: This means every single setting you have ever changed is erased and put back to how it was from the factory. We recommend making a list of the settings you have changed in the past. Consider this:

Other Dlink DI-764 Guides

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DI-764.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Reset the Dlink DI-764

The first step in this reset is to find the physical reset button on the outside of the device. Turn the router around so you are looking at the back panel. You should see the reset button toward the right side of the back panel. Take a look at the image below.

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

Using the end of an unfolded paperclip press and hold the reset button for about 10 seconds to initiate the reset process. Not holding the reset button down long enough will result in a reboot instead of a reset.

Remember this reset WILL erase every single setting you have ever changed on your router. If you want to try and avoid this loss we recommend trying other methods of troubleshooting.

Login to the Dlink DI-764

Following that you'll need to log into your Dlink DI-764 router. This is done using the default username and password we've provided to you in our Login Guide.

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

Change Your Password

Now that you've logged into your router we recommend setting a new password. This can be anything you like, however keep in mind that a strong password is 14-20 characters in length and includes no personal information. For more help take a look through our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

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

Setup WiFi on the Dlink DI-764

Resetting the Dlink DI-764 router causes the WiFi settings to be reverted to factory defaults. It's a good idea to check these out. The SSID, Internet password, and security type need to configured. For a guide on this check out the page called How to Setup WiFi on the Dlink DI-764.

Dlink DI-764 Help

Be sure to check out our other Dlink DI-764 info that you might be interested in.

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DI-764.We also have the following guides for the same router: