Utilize a pin or sharp-pointed pen for pressing and holding on the reset button for around 10-15 seconds. The power indicator should begin to glow upon effective reset.
During the hard reboot, the only power light will stay on and after 1-2mins the other lights will be switched on. Generally, there shall be at least 4 lights turned on: Power, Internet (Globe icon), 2.4GHz and 5GHz.
After attaining connection, you will be guided to router setup page. If you do not visualize the page, you can simply go to http://192.168.1.1 utilizing your PC internet browser.
The default username is "admin" and the default password is "admin" if propelled to login
Select "Go" button present at the bottom of the page to begin the installation.
You will be enquired to set a new router administrator password. It is suggested to type in in the default password - "admin". If you want to type in your own router password, please be cautioned that if you obliterate the latest password set - the only method to avail router admin page again is to perform a hard reset of router again.
Select “Next” button to proceed with installation.
Reach to “Wireless Setting” page, type in in the network name (SSID) and network key password) that you require for both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz. E.g. MyWireless_5G, MyWireless.
Note: Please do not to establish the exact same network name(SSID) for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz.
However, network key can be the similar for both
Once you are done - a message will show up “You have changed SSID or security setting. Thus it will lead to disconnection of wireless clients. Kindly accommodate the client's configuration for attaining the connection again.
Select the wireless icon present on your device to link to the latest wireless name (SSID) and type in the network key (password) set before. Once the connection is successfully established to the new wireless name, you will be able to avail the internet!
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