How to factory reset TP-LINK RE450 v2.x router – Default Login & Password

The TP-LINK RE450 v2.x router has Gigabit WiFi, 1 Gigabit ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports. It has a total combined WiFi throughput of 1750 Mpbs.
It is also known as the TP-LINK AC1750 Wi-Fi Range Extender.
How to factory reset TP-LINK RE450 v2.x - Default Login & Password

TP-LINK RE450 v2.x default Password , Login & Gateway settings :

Default Gateway IP: 192.168.0.254
Default username: admin
Default password: admin
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.0.254

How to factory reset (hard reset) TP-LINK RE450 v2.x :

You can factory reset your TP-LINK RE450 v2.x 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 RE450 v2.x :

Make sure you are connected to the router’s network, either by Wi-Fi or ethernet cable.
Open your browser and visit
http://192.168.0.254
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 RE450 v2.x router specifications :

System specs
CPU: 750 MHz
RAM: 64 MiB
Flash: 8 MiB
Custom firmwares: OpenWrt
Connectivity
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi bands
2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: 1750 Mpbs
WAN
None
ETH
1 x Gigabit port
USB-ports: 0
TP-LINK RE450 review (quick overview)
Here is the quick comparison of how the TP-LINK RE450 compares to
other routers on our site
Average
41/100
Editor
74/100
WiFi
35/100
Hardware
16/100
Current price
$56.87
For a full list of routers and how they compare to the RE450 v2.x, check the
Router Buying Guide which will help you buy the most
price-competitive router.
RE450 v2.x 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 RE450 v2.x
Flashing OpenWrt on the TP-LINK RE450 v2.x
The TP-LINK RE450 v2.x 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
RE450 v2.x, 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 RE450 v2.x
Stock firmwares for the RE450 v2.x 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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