How to Reset the EE Bright Box 2

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On this page I will show you how to reset the EE Bright Box 2 router back to its original factory defaults. There is a lot of confusion between the terms reset and reboot. What is the difference?

Warning: Resetting this router is a big step and should not be taken lightly. Things you must consider before continuing are:

Other EE Bright Box 2 Guides

This is the reset router guide for the EE Bright Box 2 v0.02.08.0001-OT.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Reset the EE Bright Box 2

Do you know where the reset button is located? Take a look at the image of the back panel of the EE Bright Box 2. I have circled the reset button in red.

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

Take a straightened paperclip or pin and press down on the reset button for about 10 seconds to reset the router. If you don't hold it down long enough you end up only rebooting the router instead of resetting it like you wanted.

Remember a reset like this is erasing every single setting you have ever changed on the device. We strongly recommend trying other options before deciding to reset the EE Bright Box 2.

Login to the EE Bright Box 2

Now that you've successfully reset your EE Bright Box 2 router you'll need to log into it. This is accomplished by using the factory default username and password provided for your use in our Login Guide.

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

Change Your Password

After you've 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 password. 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 slip of paper and taping it to the bottom of your router.

Setup WiFi on the EE Bright Box 2

It is now time to begin the reconfiguration process. This should include the WiFi settings. We recommend following our How to Setup WiFi on the EE Bright Box 2 guide for easy to follow steps.

EE Bright Box 2 Help

Be sure to check out our other EE Bright Box 2 info that you might be interested in.

This is the reset router guide for the EE Bright Box 2 v0.02.08.0001-OT.We also have the following guides for the same router: