If your TG1682G router is not functioning properly, dropping connections, or just not responding, you must first do a router reset to determine if the issues remain. Other reasons to reset your router include forgetting the password or misconfiguration it and no longer being able to access it.
You can use the below method(s) to reset instructions for Arris TG1682G:
There have been no special instructions for this model yet, but the 30-30-30 Reset can always be done as follows:
If these procedures don't work, you may always try a factory reset to restore the default settings, or try a few other common Arris credentials, which are normally shared between models/variants.
It's a great idea to maintain your router up to date with the latest firmware to keep it safe from potential security issues. Try flashing an open-source firmware using dd-wrt, openWRT, or LEDE on your router if you want to get more functionality out of everything.
It can considerably improve the stability and usefulness of your outdated router by installing a custom ROM. The following is the firmware for the Arris TG1682G that we have found:
Stock firmware for TG1682G can be found on the modem's support page under the download section. You could also follow the directions in the router's manual to update the firmware.