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How To Perform Factory Reset TP-Link Router?

Mark Watson
How To Perform Factory Reset TP-Link Router?

One of the finest brands you use for home networking products is TP-Link, and the TP-Link router is well-known because of its quality and reliability. The portable router of the brand is famous because of its stable connection and compact design. The TP-Link router allows the tablet and computer to share the devices and also provides a hotspot connection. But, sometimes, it is difficult to use a TP-Link router, and in that situation, the perfect option is to perform a factory reset TP-Link router to resolve most of the issues and errors.

One condition for a factory reset TP-Link router is that you might lose the configuration and settings of the router. But, if you have a backup configuration, then there is no issue. 

How To Do Factory Reset TP-Link Router Using Reset/ WPS Button?

You can quickly start with the factory reset TP-Link router using the reset/ WPS button; the WPS button is at the router’s back. It is normally located near the USB port or WAN port. After finding the button, follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Power on your router and then hold the WPS button for at least 10 seconds, or you can hold until the SYS LED starts flashing. When the light flashes from slow to quick, release the button.
  • Wait for some time, and the router will automatically start the factory reset process.

How To Perform Factory Reset TP-Link Router Using Web Interface?

Now, let’s check out the steps to perform a factory reset TP-Link router while using the web interface; here are some steps that you need to check:

  • Start by going to the router’s web interface and from there set up IP/TCP protocol to obtain the IP address.
  • Now, go to their official website http://tplinkwifi.net and create your login credentials, i.e., settings TP-Link archer C50 default password and username. And login to the portal.
  • After you are logged in, locate to the “Advanced” and then head to the “system tool.”
  • You need to go to the “Backup & Restore” option and then tap on the “Factory Default Restore” page.
  • From this page, tap on “Factory Reset,” and then till your process completes and the router will reboot.

Make sure that you are doing the process properly and router power in ON. You need to follow the steps properly and complete the factory reset TP-Link router. You need to follow the given on-screen instructions to complete the process so that you don’t face any further issues.

Summing Up

In this guide, you will get information related to a factory reset TP-link router. There are two methods to perform the factory reset- one is through the WPS button, and another is through a web interface. Check out both the methods and select one that suits you best to complete the factory reset TP-Link router.

Mark Watson
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