How to reset the rt-acrh13 default password? Is this hard? These are some common questions I often get.
Generally, It is neither difficult nor easy because the router password works as a reliable network wall. Unless you directly connect to your router, all setting efforts are impossible.
In this article, I will give you all necessary knowledge about resetting the rt-acrh13 default in the most simple way. Let’s begin following the tips below.
- About Rt-acrh13
- How To Reset The Rt-acrh13 Default Password When Your Login Account Is Available?
- Reset The Default Password When You Lose The Login Account
- Tip For You To Reset The Rt-acrh13 Default Password
First of all, before learning about resetting the rt-acrh13 default password, you also should know some specifications of this device, right?
The R-acrh13 router is an outstanding product for the home user in 2016. It isn’t a surprise that it is still popular today. By equipping the latest technologies networking work into an inexpensive device, this router is an idea for your family.
In particular, this model includes a strong quad-core 717 MHz-Qualcomm Atheros IPQ4018 CPU and 128MB of RAM Nanya that ensure stable multiple connections.
Maybe you do not know that the R-acrh13 router provides both 2Ghz and 5Ghz channels for several requirements. Besides, the maximum speed of 5GHz is 876 Mbps and 400 Mbps when using the 2.4GHz channel band.
Now I will give you some general configuration of this model. Let’s take a look.
CPU: 710 MHz
Flash: 128 MiB + 2 MiB
RAM: 128 MiB
Custom firmware: LEDE Project
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi bands: 2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: 1300 Mbps
WAN: 1 x Gigabit port
ETH: 4 x Gigabit ports
The Rt-acrh13 default password
Some customers ask me why I can’t use the old password router for the Rt-acrh13?
Of course, different brands will provide unique passwords for their device and you can get them from installation staff.
Honestly speaking, it isn’t difficult to get the default password in this device. Typically, this login information can be found in the instructions paper, or in the back of the router.
Like another Asus model, the Rt-acrh13 uses ‘’admin’’ for both default username and password. You must remember that all passwords are not capitalized so you should turn off the caps lock when logging in.
Besides, the default gateway IP is 192.168.50.1. You should note this to use in the next step below.
Read More: Default Router Username and Password List
How To Reset The Rt-acrh13 Default Password When Your Login Account Is Available?
This is a typical method when your current login information is available. Typically, each router will provide the special router’s access page for changing configuration that includes the password set up.
First thing first, you need to access the router page by using your browser( google chrome, edge, or any browser you want). In my experience, you should use google chrome for this process because it works well for most of the router page.
Next, type the IP address you got above into the searching bar. Be careful, this page only works when you type exactly information. So don’t be mistaken!
Now, you will see the small window appear that requires your login information. Fill in the suitable blank and click on OK.
It is a bit strange, isn’t it? Frankly speaking, the interface of this router is designed to be more professional than other models. However, it makes you in hot water in the first login. So, you should be careful in this step to avoid any software problems.
In the advanced setting menu, click on the Administration tab. In the next window. Finding for the ‘’Restore/Save/Upload Setting” selection.
On the factory default, select the Restore option and the process will automatically recover, or if it is prompted, just click OK.
Well, you have back the router password to the factory setting, don’t forget to note the default password I provided above for the next login. However, the disadvantages of this method are required login information. In case nothing is available, please ignore it.
Reset The Default Password When You Lose The Login Account
This is the latest method when you miss all of your login information. It also is a fairly simple step. However, setting the router password by the reset button will change all of the router configurations back to the defaults. So, ensure you actually want to use this method.
Let’s check some router configuration that will be changed below:
- Actually, the login information will be back to the default first which includes your username and password.
- Second is your wifi password
- Next, all of your firmware updates will be reset. Don’t worry I also give you a detailed guide to update them.
Now, if you got every note about this method, your job right now is taking your router and find the reset button in the back. Be careful, the reset button is entirely different from the reboot button.
Locate this button by the ‘’RESET’’ word and you can easily see the small hole.
Now, you must have something small and sharp, I think a paper clip is an idea for it. Press down and hold for 10 seconds to reset your device. In case you don’t see any response, try again and keep holding until the light changes.
*Serious warning: During the reset process, you shouldn’t unplug or turn off the router because it can permanently damage your device.
Update the Firmware
As you know, resetting the router password will delete all of your updated versions. Therefore, the first thing you need to do is update your firmware to avoid any software problem.
Now, return the rt-acrh13 page by typing the IP address into your browser. In the login window, remember to use the default password ‘’admin’’ for both username and password.
After that, select the Administration tab and choose the Firmware Upgrade tab. In the next window, you can check your firmware version by clicking the ‘’Check’’ button.
Wait for it to respond for a few seconds. If it doesn’t require any update, you can finish this process here.
In case it asks you if you want to update your firmware, click OK. When the notice appears that requires you to reboot the router, just find and press the reboot button in the back. The reboot process will take a few minutes until you see the light on.
Check the update again
In some cases, the update firmware can’t install due to some technical issues. So, to ensure your router is working smoothly, you must check it again. It doesn’t take much time.
Go back to the rt-acrh13 page and repeat all steps above. In the firmware update tab, click Check again.
If it notifies that ‘’this is the latest version’’, you have done your work of resetting the rt-acrh13 default password.
On the contract, if you don’t see any response, please try it again or give your router to the IT staff because most likely it has failed.
Tip For You To Reset The Rt-acrh13 Default Password
How can I save the router configuration on my computer?
In my experience, back up the configuration file is the critical step for emergencies. In case you lose some important login information or simply wanna see your password, you can decrypt it by the special software.
Go back to the router page by the IP address, click on the Administration tab, select Restore/Save/Upload setting tab that besides the Firmware Upgrade.
After that, click on the Save button and your file will be automatically downloaded. Just save this file on your favorite to easy to remember.
Should the router be reset multiple times?
Resetting your router frequently does no harm at all. Because these devices do not use the file systems, it just accesses their flash memories to run configuration data and firmware.
Furthermore, your device can be slow by working for a long time. Therefore, it should be reset every few weeks. Just remember to update your firmware frequently.
Resetting the Rt-acrh13 default password is not a simple business if you don’t have any experience with it. Moreover, this router’s interface also is intricately designed.
However, I bet you can easily do it at home by following step by step these methods above. In my experience, you should write down your login information in the back of the router for the next login and don’t forget to backup the configuration file.
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