How to Reset the Edimax BR-6228nS V2

If you are having trouble with the Edimax BR-6228nS V2 router and can't login to the router interface you may need to reset the device back to it's original factory defaults. Before we begin, do you know the difference between a reset and a reboot?

Warning: A reset erases every single setting you have ever changed on the Edimax BR-6228nS V2. Please be sure this is really what you want to do. We urge you to create a list of any setting you may of changed in the lifetime of this device such as:

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Reset the Edimax BR-6228nS V2

To find the reset button on the Edimax BR-6228nS V2 router you need to turn the router around and look at the back panel. Take a look at the image below. The reset button is located on the right side of the back panel.

While the router is on, take a straightened paperclip or pin and press and hold the reset button for at least 10 seconds. If you don't hold this button down for the entire 10 seconds you initiate the WPS function. Don't use WPS if you can avoid it. Learn more in our What is WPS guide.

Remember a reset like this one is erasing every single setting you have ever changed on this device. Please try other methods of troubleshooting before continuing.

Login to the Edimax BR-6228nS V2

Following that you'll need to log into your Edimax BR-6228nS V2 router. Do this by using the factory default username and password. Not sure where to find these? We have them provided for you in our Login Guide.

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

Change Your Password

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

Tip: Afraid of losing your new password? Try writing it on a note and taping it to the bottom of your router.

Setup WiFi on the Edimax BR-6228nS V2

It is time to begin reconfiguring the router back to the way you like it. Don't forget the WiFi settings. For a guide that walks you through the steps check out our How to Setup WiFi on the Edimax BR-6228nS V2 page.

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