Asus is one of the best known providers for networking hardware to the users. They provide some of the best and most reliable routers in the market. Their routers offer some of the most advanced features that can come in a router. Some of the advanced features include the Guest Network, Parental Controls, AiProtection, Device Prioritization, to check the status of the internet and wireless connection, to change the username and password for the network, to update the firmware of the router and lot more. The user can gain access to these advanced features by logging in to the router. The login process is very simple and only takes a couple of minutes. The user can open any internet browser and type www.router.asus.com in the address bar to go to the login page. The user will then be prompted to enter the default username and password for the router. The default username and password is “admin” for most of the Asus routers. The username and password are case sensitive.

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What is www.router.asus.com?

The web domain www.router.asus.com is the web domain name that is used to login to the router. Earlier, the users had to login to their routers using the default IP address specific to their routers. Many people were facing troubles while finding out the IP address of their router or they didn’t know where it was. Asus provided the users with a simple solution. The web  domain name www.router.asus.com is recognized by the router and automatically translated to the default IP address of the router and the user is redirected directly to the login page of the router. This has made the logging in process much easier and now everybody can do it with a few easy steps.

Only after logging in can the user go on to personalize their network. The user can change the default 

username and password for the router, set up Parental Controls, create Guest Networks, update the firmware of the router and more. The firmware of the router needs to be updated regularly in order for the router to keep working on its maximum potential. 

The firmware update makes sure that the security on the router is kept up to date and that the router is able to connect to the latest media devices that come out almost every other day. For the router to be able to stay compatible with the latest media devices, the firmware needs to be kept up to date. This way, the user doesn’t have to go around buying new routers every time they wish to buy a new media device. 

The firmware update also brings bug fixes or resolves any previously faced issues with the router. The new firmware might also add some new features to the router and even provide speed boosts.

Here, we will show you the troubleshooting steps to setup and login to the Asus router, to reset the router, to change the default username and password and to update the firmware of the Asus router.

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How to setup and login to the Asus router

  1. Connect the modem to the WAN port of the router using an Ethernet cable. Make sure that the connections are made properly on both ends.
  2. Now, connect the computer or laptop to any of the four internet ports of the router using another Ethernet cable. Make sure that the connections are proper on both ends.
  3. Using the same device, open any internet browser of your choice and type www.router.asus.com in the address bar. Press enter.
  4. You will be taken directly to the login page of the router. Here, you will be prompted to enter the default information regarding the router. The default username and password is “admin” for most of the Asus routers. The username and password are case sensitive. If by some off chance the default password doesn’t work, then there is a chance that the user might have changed the password. Try logging in to the router using any other previously set passwords. If all else fails, the user needs to reset the router to restore the router back to its factory default settings.
  5. After you have successfully logged in to your router, the web based interface will open. Here, you can customize your network suitable to your needs.
  6. Now, the user will have successfully setup and logged in to their Asus router. The user can now start customizing their network as they please.

After the user has successfully setup and logged in to the router, the user can start using their router as they please.

How to Reset the Asus router

The router will be needed to reset to restore the router back to its factory default settings. If the user either forgets or loses the password for their router, the router will have to be reset so that the user can login to their router using the default information of their router. Here are the steps to reset the router:

  1. Locate the Reset button at the back of the router. It might be labeled as Reset or Restore Factory Settings.
  2. Using a pin or something similar, press and hold the reset button for about ten seconds.
  3. After holding the pin for ten seconds, release the button. The LED lights at the front of the router will start flashing. After the power light becomes stable green, the router will have reset back to its factory default settings. Now, the user can login again to their router using the default information specific to their router.

Warning: It is advised that the reset process isn’t interrupted anyhow as any interruptions during the router reset can corrupt the router and leave it useless

How to change the username and password for your Asus router

It is advised that the default username and password is changed when the user first logs in to secure their network. The default information of the router is available on the internet for everybody. So anybody can access the user’s network if the default information hasn’t been changed. Here are the steps to change the username and password for Asus routers:

  1. Open an internet browser of your choice and type www.router.asus.com in the address bar. Press enter.
  2. You will be prompted to enter the default information of the router. The default username and password are “admin” for both the cases. The username and password are both case sensitive.
  3. After logging in, the web based interface of the router will open.
  4. You will see the System Status option. By clicking on that, you will see the Network Name (SSID) option. There, you can type in the new username that you wish in the field provided.
  5. Below that, you will see the Network Key option. There, you can type in the new password for your network as you desire.
  6. Make sure to save the changes made in the web based interface.

It is advised that the user doesn’t share any personal information in the username of the router as the username is still visible to other devices in the coverage area of the router. The user must create a password that is difficult for other people to guess.

How to update the firmware of Asus router

The firmware of the router has to be updated in order for the router and its security to be up to date. The firmware process usually takes only a couple of minutes. Asus releases the firmware updates regularly so that their users can stay up to date with the latest features on their router. Here are the steps to update the firmware Asus router:

  1. Download the latest firmware for your Asus router from the Asus Support Site and save it on your computer on the desired location.
  2. Now, open any internet browser from your device and type www.router.asus.com in the address bar. Press enter.
  3. Enter the default information regarding your router when prompted.
  4. Click on Administration on the left side of the screen.
  5. Click the Firmware Update option. Click on Choose File.
  6. Search and select the previously downloaded file from your computer. Click on Upload to upload the firmware.
  7. The firmware update will then begin installing.

Warning: Do not interrupt the update process as any interruptions can lead to corruption in the router and even render it useless.

Once the firmware has been updated, the user can start using their router as they please.

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