The ASUS PL-AC56 router has Gigabit WiFi, 3 Gigabit ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports. It has a total combined WiFi throughput of 1200 Mpbs.
It is also known as the ASUS 1200Mbps HomePlug AV2 AC1200 Wi-Fi Powerline Adapter.
ASUS PL-AC56 default Password , Login & Gateway settings :
Default Gateway IP: http://ap.asus.com
Default username: admin
Default password: admin
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: http://ap.asus.com
How to factory reset (hard reset) ASUS PL-AC56 :
You can factory reset your ASUS PL-AC56 in the following way(s)
Through the web-interface
Open your browser and navigate to the default gateway ip (see default settings below)
Sign in to the web-interface with the username and password you have selected, or try the defaulr username and password (see default settings below)
Under the advanced settings menu, select administration
Find the link ” Restore/Save/Upload Setting
Beside Factory default click on Restore
If prompted, click ok
With the reset button on the router
Locate the reset button on the backside of your unit
with a sharp object, e.g. a paperclip or pencil, press and hold the reset button for 5s or until the power led starts flashing
How to login to the ASUS PL-AC56 :
Make sure you are connected to the router’s network, either by Wi-Fi or ethernet cable.
Open your browser and visit
You should be prompted with a login dialogue.
Enter the username: admin
and the password admin
You will now be logged in. If you haven’t yet changed the defaul password, we recommend that you change it first
thing you do after logging in.
ASUS PL-AC56 router specifications :
CPU: 775 MHz
RAM: 64 MiB + 64 MiB
Flash: 16 MiB + 4 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi throughput: 1200 Mpbs
3 x Gigabit ports
Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more
from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider
an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly
the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the ASUS PL-AC56
ASUS stock firmware for the PL-AC56
Stock firmwares for the PL-AC56 are available under the download section on the
support page. You can also refer
to the router’s manual for instructions on how to upgrade the firmware.