ATT routers are one of the most reliable brand of routers available in the market. They produce different kinds of router suited for your any all kinds of requirements. ATT routers are well equipped to connect all kinds of devices and provide you a hassle free internet connection. But sometimes there are issues which can hamper with the working if your router. In this blog, we will see, how to reset ATT router. Resetting the router sets it back to factory default settings. It means that the router will be set in the same settings as it arrived. The current configuration of the router will be erased and set back to original configuration.
Before you perform the reset function on you router, you can note down the customizations you made for later reference. Before moving on to ATT router reset, let’s have a look at some of the causes due
to which you may need to perform the reset on your router. To begin with, first you should try the other troubleshooting ways to resolve the issue with the router. If those ways doesn’t help you fix the problem, then reset the router back to factory default settings. Let’s have a look at the causes.
Causes to reset ATT router:
There can be a service outage due to which the router will not be able to connect to the server and loose the internet connection.
The cables connected to the router can be deteriorated.
There can be a maintenance breakdown due to some server error or to upgrade the system.
There can be loose wires or the wires not plugged in properly.
The login credentials you are entering might not be working.
There is no internet connectivity in the devices or low connectivity.
Now, let’s see the steps for ATT Uverse router reset. The hard reset will set the router back to factory default settings.
Steps to reset ATT router:
Press and hold the reset button on the gateway for 10 seconds.
Make sure you hold it otherwise the router will reboot and not perform a reset.
Wait till the status lights are on.
If the broadband or the service status light turns green, the ATT Uverse reset router is successfully completed. The following steps will complete the task. There is another way to factory reset ATT router.
For this, you must remember the logon credentials of the router.
Open a web browser and type 192.168.0.1 in the address bar.
Click enter and you will be directed to the login page of the router.
Enter the username and password.
Click enter and navigate to Wi-Fi settings.
Under that, select the reset function you want to perform.
Click ok and the router will initiate the reset.
Wait a minute for the router to restart.
Thereafter, you can modify ATT router settings. Follow the same process as mentioned above to login to your router. Login through the default credentials and make the necessary changes. Resetting your username and password is the basic security step to avoid unwanted access to your network.