How to Reset the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN

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On this page I will be showing you how to reset the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN router back to it's 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. When you reset a router you take every setting and return them all to factory defaults.

Warning: This is a big step and should not be taken lightly. We strongly recommend making a list of all the settings you know will be changed. Consider the following:

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Reset the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN

Begin by locating the reset button on the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN router. We have found it for you and circled it in the image below.

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This is the reset page from your Dlink router.

Take a bent paperclip and press down on the reset button for about 10 seconds to start the reset. If you only press and release the reset button you might only reboot the device instead of resetting it like you wanted.

Please don't forget the reset will erase every single setting you have changed in the lifetime of this router. If you want to try and avoid all that loss you should exhaust your other troubleshooting methods.

Login to the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN

After you've successfully reset your Dlink DSL-2760U-BN router you'll need to log into it. This is done by using the factory default username and password. Not sure where to find these? We have them listed for you in our Login Guide.

Tip: If the defaults aren't logging you in, don't panic. It could be because the reset button wasn't held down for long enough.

Change Your Password

Once you've logged into the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN router you'll need to set a new password for it. Bear in mind that a strong password contains no personal information and is 14-20 characters in length. For more help check out our Choosing a Strong Password Guide.

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

Setup WiFi on the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN

It is now time to setup the WiFi settings. We have a great guide on that topic. Check it out here on our How to Setup WiFi on the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN page.

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This is the reset router guide for the Dlink DSL-2760U-BN.We also have the following guides for the same router: