How Do I Reset my Buffalo Nas

Hello, Please let me know how do I reset my Buffalo NAS? I tried many times but unable to reset my Buffalo NAS. So can anyone have any idea?

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Reset Buffalo Nas

Resetting the buffalo Nas is quite a sample to do so you have to follow some basic simple steps. You can perform the reset from the settings and by initializing the function button. First, go to the settings option, then go to the system, now choose the option to erase or restore, from the Buffalo link station choose the option "restore", you will now have to come from your operation from the dialog box, choose the number shown in the next few seconds and then follow all the on-screen instructions.

Now your Buffalo link station will be reset to the factory default settings.

How Do I Factory Reset Buffalo NAS?

Then there are the two different methods that you are required to follow for reset Buffalo Linkstation:

Initializing with the Function Button


Mentioned below are the settings that you need to follow in order to reset your Buffalo router using initializing with the function button. 

  • The settings which are going to get initialized are ethernet frame size, IP address, admin password, and admin username. 
  • In order to turn off password initialization, you have to go to System settings. After that, you need to move to Restore/Erase and then go to restore factory defaults and then you must keep the right admin password.
  • In case you are thinking of not to initialize the administration password, then press the function button. It will not be possible for you to configure the Linkstation if you forget the password. Write down your password and store it somewhere. 

Given below are the steps that you are required to follow in order to reset Buffalo NAS to initialize with the function button. 

Step 1: The first thing that you need to do is to shut off is the LinkStation. 

Step 2: After that, hold down the function button in order to turn it back on. The LED will either flash white or blue in color. 

Step 3: When you see that the LED light is blinking, then press the function of button one more time. The light will start flashing either in blue or white in color. You will see an amber light when the initialization starts.

After that, the LED light will either change to white or blue color, then which means the initialization process is over. 

How to Initialize from Settings?

To bring everything back to the factory default settings and to initialize the settings of the Buffalo Linkstation, stated below are the steps that you need to carry out. 

Step 1: Go to Settings and from there go to System and then you need to select the option of Erase or Restore. 

Step 2: Select the option of Restore Buffalo LinkStation. 

Step 3: A dialog box will appear before you where you will be required to confirm your operation. Now, select the number which is shown within the next 60 seconds.

Step 4: Carry out the instructions appearing before you on the screen. After that, the Buffalo Linkstation will be restored to the factory default settings. 

So, these are the steps that one needs to perform in order to learn How do I reset my Buffalo NAS. 

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