The D-Link DIR-862L rev A1 router has Gigabit WiFi, 4 Gigabit ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.
It is also known as the D-Link Wireless AC1600 Dual Band Gigabit Router.
D-Link DIR-862L rev A1 default Password , Login & Gateway settings :
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.0.1
D-Link login instructions
Default username: Admin
D-Link router default password list
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.0.1
How to factory reset (hard reset) D-Link DIR-862L rev A1 :
You can factory reset your D-Link DIR-862L rev A1 in the following way(s)
With the reset button
Locate the reset button on the back off the router
While the unit is powered on, press the reset button with a sharp object (e.g. paperclip)
Hold the button pressed for 10 seconds, then release.
The unit will reboot by itself and once the WLAN light stops blinking the factory reset is done.
You can now setup your router again through the user interface
How to login to the D-Link DIR-862L rev A1 :
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 if it requires a password, leave it empty or try with admin / password
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.
D-Link DIR-862L rev A1 router specifications :
CPU: 720 MHz
RAM: 128 MiB
Flash: 16 MiB
Custom firmwares: OpenWrt
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
1 x Gigabit port
4 x Gigabit ports
DIR-862L rev A1 Firmwares
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 D-Link DIR-862L rev A1
Flashing OpenWrt on the D-Link DIR-862L rev A1
The D-Link DIR-862L rev A1 is supported by OpenWrt according to their Table of
flashing OpenWrt onto it should be quite straigthforward.
We couldn’t find any specific instructions for flashin OpenWrt on the D-Link
DIR-862L rev A1, but since it’s listed in their Table of Hardware as supported, you can
over to the
OpenWrt install instructions and read on there.
Note: Flashing custom firmwares is always on you’re on own risk. Make sure to
read OpenWrt’s wikis to understand the risks and how to proceed if something goes
D-Link stock firmware for the DIR-862L rev A1
Stock firmwares for the DIR-862L rev A1 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.