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How to reset asus router password

We always tend to forget our router password very often and to be honest it is difficult to keep track of every password of the router especially if you have multiple routers. but don’t worry below is the step-by-step guide on how to reset forgot Asus router password.

Steps To Reset Asus Router Password

Step 1: 

To reset the router, first press and hold the WPS/Reset button for 10 seconds. once you release the button, the router will restore back to default factory settings. Let’s say your reset button is designed like a pinhole then you need to use a safety pin or other pin-type object which can get into the small hole to press it.

Step 2: 

After resetting the router, you can log in with the default username and password. If you don’t know your router model’s default username and password, click here to find out.

How To Fix ASUS router connected but no internet

Method 1: Upgrade your router firmware

follow the below steps to upgrade the firmware of your Asus router

Step 1 :

simply visit the official Asus router download center  and enter the model name of your Asus router

reset asus router password

Step 2 :

Next hover over the support tab which is located in the top right corner of the page and click on drivers and manuals

Step 3:

Next, simply download the latest version of the firmware and unzip it.

Step 4:

Next, open the browser and copy and paste this IP address which is the Asus router default IP address

Step 5:

Next click on the Administration which can be found in Advanced Settings -> Click on Firmware Upgrade -> Click Upload.

Step 6:

Choose the firmware file that you have downloaded to upload and click [Open] button to upload the firmware and Please wait for a few minutes until the upload is completed successfully.

Method 2: Update the Wireless network adapter

Another reason why your Asus router keeps disconnecting might be due to your corrupted or old outdated wireless card driver, so you need to update your wireless card driver. follow the steps below to update your wireless card driver.

Step 1:

First, you need to find out the manufacturer of your PC wireless card driver, you can simply Google search your PC model manufacturer like

“Dell+Wireless driver card+brand name of your wireless card driver”

Step 2:

Next, visit the manufacturer’s official page and navigate to the drivers and download section and look for Wireless or WiFi drivers.

Note: don’t download wireless card driver’s from a third-party website. If you do so, its like you are inviting a harmful virus into your PC

Step 3:

download the latest version of your wireless card drivers. If in case you don’t know the brand of your WIFI card then go to windows settings and search for advanced system settings

Click on the Hardware tab and select Device Manager

Double click on the network adapters and you can find the brand name of your wireless network card below in my case it was Killer wireless network card

Conclusion: So above are the steps to reset asus router password as well as steps to fix your internet connection that keeps disconnecting and dropping. If you have any questions leave them in the comment download below, we love to hear your feedback.


Hi! I am Sufiyan, founder and voice behind RouterInstructions. I am a networking expert with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Here at, my main goal is to provide quick and easy guides to fix WIFI routers issues, WIFI extenders issues, slow Internet issues.