How to Reset the Dlink DSL-2750E

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On this page I will be showing you how to reset the Dlink DSL-2750E router back to the original factory defaults. This is not the same thing as a reboot. When I use the word reboot I am referring to a cycle in the power to the device. When I use the word reset I am referring to a complete factory reset of all previously changed settings.

Warning: This reset is a big step and should not be taken lightly. We recommend making a list of all the settings you know about that have been changed in the past. Consider the following:

Other Dlink DSL-2750E Guides

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DSL-2750E.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Reset the Dlink DSL-2750E

The first step in this reset is to find the reset button on the device itself. For this particular model of D'link you can find it on the underside. See image the below.

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

While the router is on take a bent paperclip and press down on the reset button for about 10 seconds. If you don't hold the reset button down for the entire time you may only reboot the router instead of resetting it.

Remember this reset will erase every single setting you have ever changed on this device. If you want to avoid this type of loss you should try other troubleshooting methods first.

Login to the Dlink DSL-2750E

Following that you'll need to log into your Dlink DSL-2750E router. This is accomplished by using the factory default username and password provided for you in our Login Guide.

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

Change Your Password

Now that you've reset and logged into your router we recommend setting a new password for it. This can be anything you like, however bear in mind that a strong password is 14-20 characters in length and includes no personal information. For more help be sure to check out 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 DSL-2750E

Now you can start re-configuring the device back to how you want it. This needs to include the WiFi settings. For a great guide on the subject, check out our page called How to Setup WiFi on the Dlink DSL-2750E.

Dlink DSL-2750E Help

Be sure to check out our other Dlink DSL-2750E info that you might be interested in.

This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DSL-2750E.We also have the following guides for the same router: