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How to Reset a Linksys Router

How to Reset a Linksys Router

Resetting a Linksys router can help solve common issues like slow speeds, frequent disconnects, or forgotten network names and passwords. Here’s a simplified guide to reset your Linksys router:

  1. Find the reset button: It’s usually on the back of the router and labeled “Reset” or “Restore Factory Settings”.
  2. Turn off the router: Unplug the power cord from the outlet.
  3. Hold the reset button: With the router off, press and hold the reset button for 15-20 seconds.
  4. Release the reset button: After holding it for the specified time, let go of the button.
  5. Power on the router: Plug the power cord back in and turn on the router.
  6. Wait for the restart: The router will take a few minutes to restart and connect.
  7. Test the connection: Open a web browser and visit a website to ensure your internet is working.

Remember, resetting your router erases custom settings and restores factory defaults. If you need your network name or password, check the router’s bottom or back, or the manual.

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