Linksys RV042 Login Instructions

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This page shows you how to login to the Linksys RV042 router.

Other Linksys RV042 Guides

This is the login guide for the Linksys RV042.We also have the following guides for the same router:

Find Your Linksys RV042 Router IP Address

We need to know the Internal IP Address of your Linksys RV042 router before we can login to it.

If you did not see your router's ip address in the list above. There are 2 additional ways that you can determine your router's IP address:

  1. You can either follow our How To Find Your Routers IP Address guide.
  2. Or you can use our free software called Router IP Address.

Now that you have your router's Internal IP Address we are ready to login to it.

Login to the Linksys RV042 Router

The Linksys RV042 has a web interface for configuration. You can use any web browser you like to login to the Linksys RV042. In this example we'll use Internet Explorer.

Enter Linksys RV042 Internal IP Address

Put the Internal IP Address of your Linksys RV042 in the Address Bar of your web browser. It looks like this:

Then press the Enter key on your keyboard. You should see a dialog box pop up asking your for your Linksys RV042 username and password.

Linksys RV042 Default Username and Password

You need to know the username and password to login to your Linksys RV042. All of the default usernames and passwords for the Linksys RV042 are listed below.

admin admin

Enter your username and password in the dialog box that pops up. It looks like this:

Linksys RV042 login screen

Linksys RV042 Home Screen

You should now see the Linksys RV042 Home Screen, which looks like this.

router setup
This is the setup page from your Linksys router.

If you see this screen, then congratulations, you are now logged in to your Linksys RV042. You are now ready to follow one of our other guides.

Solutions To Linksys RV042 Login Problems

If you can not get logged in to your router, here a few possible solutions you can try.

Linksys RV042 Password Doesn't Work

You should try other Linksys passwords. We have a large list of Linksys Passwords that you can try located here. Perhaps your router's default password is different than what we have listed here.

Forgot Password to Linksys RV042 Router

If your Internet Service Provider supplied you with your router then you might want to try giving them a call and see if they either know what your router's username and password are, or maybe they can reset it for you.

How to Reset the Linksys RV042 Router To Default Settings

If you still can not get logged in then you are probably going to have to reset your router to its default settings. You may want to follow our guide called How To Reset your Router.

Other Linksys RV042 Guides

Here are some of our other Linksys RV042 info that you might be interested in.

This is the login guide for the Linksys RV042.We also have the following guides for the same router: