How to Reset the Linksys BEFVP41

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Have you tried to login to the Linksys BEFVP41v2 router without success? It might be time to consider a reset. When you reset a router you cycle the power to the unit. When you reset you take all the settings and revert them back to factory defaults.

Warning: Resetting this device is a big step and should not be taken lightly. Some of the settings that are changed include:

Other Linksys BEFVP41 Guides

This is the reset router guide for the Linksys BEFVP41 v2.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Reset the Linksys BEFVP41

The first step in resetting a router is to find the reset button on the back panel of the device. I have found an image for you and circled the reset button in red.

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

While the router is on take a straightened paperclip and press down on the reset button until the front Diag LED turns on and then off again. If you don't hold the reset button down until the lights turn on and off again you may end up rebooting the router instead of resetting it.

Warning: Do not unplug or turn off the router during the reset process. Doing so could result in permanent damage to the device.

Don't forget that this reset erases every single setting you have ever changed in the history of this device. Please consider other options before you reset.

Login to the Linksys BEFVP41

After the reset is complete it is time to login to the Linksys BEFVP41v2 router. To do this you need to use the default IP address, username and password. We have found these for you and included them in our Linksys BEFVP41v2 Login Guide.

Tip: If the defaults didn't work it is possible you didn't hold the reset button down for long enough.

Change Your Password

Change the default router password soon. This password protects your router information. To create a strong password check out our Choosing a Strong Password guide.

Tip: Avoid losing this password by writing it down on a piece of paper and attaching it to the bottom of the device.

Linksys BEFVP41 Help

Be sure to check out our other Linksys BEFVP41 info that you might be interested in.

This is the reset router guide for the Linksys BEFVP41 v2.We also have the following guides for the same router: