- Updating your Belkin router's administrator password
What is an administrator password?
Before you can access your router’s web-based setup page, you will be asked for a password. This is called the administrator password. If you have this password activated, not all users can immediately change the settings of your router since they will be asked to enter the password.
If you forgot the administrator password, you need to reset your router. Take note that doing so will result to losing your previously saved settings. This means that you need to set up the router again after resetting. For detailed instructions on resetting your router, click here. For additional information about your router's administrator password, click here.
NOTE: The administrator password is different from the wireless network password/SSID password. The SSID password is used for connecting to wireless networks. For instructions on configuring your wireless network password, click on the following links:
Changing the Wi-Fi password of your Belkin router
Changing my wireless settings using the router's Dashboard
Changing the wireless network password of your Belkin router using the Belkin Router Manager
Follow the instructions below to know how to update your administrator password:
Connect the computer to the router’s LAN port using an Ethernet cable. Refer to the image below for an example:
IMPORTANT: If you cannot open the web-based setup page using the instructions above, try entering “router” on the Address bar instead.
If you are still having problems in accessing 192.168.2.1, click here for more troubleshooting tips.
You will be redirected to the web-based setup page of your router. Click the Login link located at the top of the page.
If you're using the Belkin Dashboard, look for the Advanced Settings drop-down button then select System Settings (under Utilities).
Once done, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click . If you're using the Belkin Dashboard, click .
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