The ZyXEL PK5001Z (CenturyLink) router has 300mbps WiFi, 4 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.
It is also known as the ZyXEL DSL Modem for CenturyLink Phone Line and Internet Service.
ZyXEL PK5001Z (CenturyLink) default Password , Login & Gateway settings :
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.0.1
ZyXEL login instructions
Default username: admin
ZyXEL router default password list
Default password: ”randomly generated’
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.0.1
How to factory reset (hard reset) ZyXEL PK5001Z (CenturyLink) :
You can factory reset your ZyXEL PK5001Z (CenturyLink) in the following way(s)
Through the web interface
Open web browser and go to the address of your router (check defaults below)
Log in with your username/password (default are below)
Under Maintenance, locate Backup/Restore and click it
Locate the section Factory defaults and click the reset button, if prompted click Ok
Wait for the router to reboot
With the reset button
Have the router plugged in and turned on
Locate the reset button which is marked reset and usually in a hole
With a paperclip or sharp pen, press and hold the reset button for 10 seconds until the SYS light starts to blink
If the SYS light doesn’t start to blink after 10 seconds
Keep holding the reset button pressed
Turn off the modem / unplug it
While still holding the reset button, start / plug in the router
After about 20 seconds, the Power or SYS light will start blinking rapidly
Release the reset button
When the light stops blinking and light up normally the router is reset.
How to login to the ZyXEL PK5001Z (CenturyLink) :
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 ”randomly generated’
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.
ZyXEL PK5001Z (CenturyLink) router specifications :
RAM: 64 MiB
Flash: 128 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
WiFi: 300mbps (bgn)
WiFi throughput: n/a
4 x 100mbps ports