The Motorola WR850G v1 router has 54mbps WiFi, 4 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports. It also supports custom firmwares like: dd-wrt, OpenWrt
Motorola WR850G v1 default Password , Login & Gateway settings :
If you have performed a reset of your WR850G v1 device or not changed the defaults, you
be able to access it with the following settings
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
How to factory reset (hard reset) Motorola WR850G v1 :
You can factory reset your Motorola WR850G v1 in the following way(s)
1. When the router is on, press the button reset and hold for 30 seconds.
2. While holding down the button reset, turn off the power of the router and hold down the button reset for 30 seconds
3. While holding down the button reset, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds
Motorola WR850G v1 router specifications :
RAM: 16 MiB
Flash: 4 MiB
Custom firmwares: dd-wrt, OpenWrt
WiFi: 54mbps (bg)
WiFi throughput: n/a
1 x 100mbps port
4 x 100mbps ports
WR850G v1 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 Motorola WR850G v1
Flashing dd-wrt on the Motorola WR850G v1
Since the WR850G v1 has 4 MiB of flash memory, you should choose a
stripped down version of dd-wrt that fits on the smaller flash.
Instructions on how to flash dd-wrt onto your Motorola WR850G v1 can be found
Note: Always make sure to read the wiki and howtos of dd-wrt before doing any
Flashing OpenWrt on the Motorola WR850G v1
The Motorola WR850G v1 is supported by OpenWrt according to their Table of
flashing OpenWrt onto it should be quite straigthforward.
To get started with the flashing, head over to the
OpenWrt instructions for WR850G v1 and they’ll take it from 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