How to factory reset TP-LINK Archer C900 v1.1 router – Default Login & Password

The TP-LINK Archer C900 v1.1 router has Gigabit WiFi, 4 Gigabit ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.
How to factory reset TP-LINK Archer C900 v1.1 - Default Login & Password

TP-LINK Archer C900 v1.1 default Password , Login & Gateway settings :

Default Gateway IP: 192.168.0.1
Default username: admin
Default password: admin
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.0.1

How to factory reset (hard reset) TP-LINK Archer C900 v1.1 :

You can factory reset your TP-LINK Archer C900 v1.1 in the following way(s)
Through the web interface
Open a browser and navigate to the web interface of the router (see default settings below)
In the menu look for System tools and under there find the Factory defaults option
On the Factory defaults page click on the Restore button to perform the reset.
With the RESET/WPS button
Have the unit powered on
Press and hold the reset (sometimes reset/WPS) button for 10 seconds with a paperclip or other sharp object.
When the SYS led start blinking quickly release the reset button and wait for router to boot back up.

How to login to the TP-LINK Archer C900 v1.1 :

Make sure you are connected to the router’s network, either by Wi-Fi or ethernet cable.
Open your browser and visit
http://192.168.0.1
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.

TP-LINK Archer C900 v1.1 router specifications :

System specs
CPU: 750 MHz
RAM: 64 MiB
Flash: 8 MiB
Custom firmwares: OpenWrt
Connectivity
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi bands
n/a
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN
1 x Gigabit port
ETH
4 x Gigabit ports
USB-ports: 0
Archer C900 v1.1 Firmwares
Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more
secure
from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider
flashing
an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly
increase
the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the TP-LINK Archer C900 v1.1
Flashing OpenWrt on the TP-LINK Archer C900 v1.1
The TP-LINK Archer C900 v1.1 is supported by OpenWrt according to their Table of
Hardware. So
flashing OpenWrt onto it should be quite straigthforward.
We couldn’t find any specific instructions for flashin OpenWrt on the TP-LINK
Archer C900 v1.1, but since it’s listed in their Table of Hardware as supported, you can
head
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
wrong.
TP-LINK stock firmware for the Archer C900 v1.1
Stock firmwares for the Archer C900 v1.1 are available under the download section on the
modem’s
support page. You can also refer
to the router’s manual for instructions on how to upgrade the firmware.

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