Learn everything about your ASUS router login access. ASUS routers are one of the top-performing routers today as featured in PCmag. Therefore, like an ASUS router owner, this should be one of your top concerns to secure your home network, identity, and money.
We’ll walk you through the steps on how to login to your ASUS router, the default router and why you need to change them. Additionally, we’ll discuss why it’s important to have a strong WiFi name and security passphrase. If your router is not Asus, you can check other the details in our router login list. Excited? Let’s get right into it!
How to Login to ASUS Wireless Router
There are a ton of Asus router models of 2019. So the look of the router web-interface may vary depending on the model and firmware of your ASUS router.
This ASUS Blue GUI is being used in the ASUS router model RT-N13U. It is easy to configure this router. Just take note of the following:
- In configuring your ASUS router, it is suggested that you connect your computer with a LAN cable. This is to ensure a stable and uninterrupted router configuration
- Launch any browser on your computer and type in your ASUS router’s IP address (192.168.1.1) or router.asus.com. If you want to know your router’s IP address, click here.
- If your router was not configured before, you may key in the default router login credentials. The username and password would be admin.
- Voila! There’s your Asus Router homepage. It is a must that you change the following as soon as possible to keep you from the dangers of hacking.
ASUS Wireless Router (ASUSWRT) firmware is most used nowadays. It is the web GUI of Asus models below:
Before attempting to login, make sure that your router is ON. Then, check if your device is connected to your router. Once those are ready, you may then proceed with the login.
- Launch any browser you have on your computer. ASUS router is compatible with any web browser whether that’s Safari or Opera. Key in your router’s IP address or type router.asus.com
- Enter your default username and password which is admin.
- There’s your ASUS router web homepage. You may start configuring the settings based on your preferences. Don’t forget to change the following:
- ASUS Router admin username and password
- WiFi name or SSID
- WiFi Password
Why is My Connection Not Secure?
ASUS routers, just like any other routers, come at your doorstep in default factory settings. Hackers, of most people, know the default router login. And, with just a google away, they can infiltrate your home network.
To date, the most serious and dangerous threat that can ever happen to you is router hacking. The first thing that they’ll do is control your router settings. They may do the router configuration for you by changing your
ASUS router’s login IP. That will allow them to take full control of it. See ways to fix this here.
Next thing is, once they gained access and control, they will change your router’s IP address or change your DNS server. Your DNS server is the one that translates websites such as google.com to a respective IP address. If the ‘translator’ is programmed to steal information then your identity is going to be stolen.
These hackers can do this while you’re busy watching videos online and chatting with friends and family, A sneaky tactic. They can even access your local files on your computer. Configure it now by following the guide below.
How to find my router web credentials
If in case you’re wondering how to find and modify your ASUS router admin credentials, follow the steps below:
- Using the default ASUS router’s login, go to your ASUS router web interface. Use admin for the default username and password.
- Go to Administration on the bottom left corner of the homepage
- Then, there’ll be tabs on top of the page. Select System.
- On the system page, you’ll see the password editing page. You may then add your new password. Make sure that you make a strong password this time.
How to reset your password?
A reset is an option when things are not running smoothly or when you forget the password. For ASUS routers, there are two ways to reset.
The reset button is usually at the bottom or at the back of the router. It is intentionally recessed to avoid accidental resets for the router. Here are some steps to guide you:
- Press the button for 30 seconds for older routers but some routers only take 10 seconds. The LED lights will blink
- Wait for the LED lights to stop blinking. As soon as the light stopped blinking, reset is complete.
- Turn the router OFF and turn it ON again. After that, you may now log in and reconfigure your router settings.
Changing your WiFi (SSID) name and why is it important
Hackers can infiltrate your home network by just knowing what brand of router you are using. So it is important to not give away any hint of your router’s brand and model.
An unchanged WiFi name can also be a root of confusion when another router is nearby bearing the same name. So it is best to change it and do these additional security measures:
- Update your firmware regularly.
- Set your wireless router to WPA2.
- Make sure to set a long and strong password.
Any questions on your wireless router?
We hope that this guide has helped you configure your router login. Security should be your top priority and should never be taken for granted. You can also check the login details of other routers in our router login list.