Netgear R6100 (AC1200)

How to Factory Reset the Netgear R6100 (AC1200) Wi-Fi Wireless Router

  1. Unplug your router.
  2. Find the location of the factory reset button on your R6100 (AC1200) router.
  3. Plug in your R6100 (AC1200) to power it on.
  4. Press and hold in the reset button for 22 seconds.
  5. Wait 2-3 minutes until your router has fully reset and restarted.
  6. You can now access your R6100 (AC1200) using the factory default IP address and username / password.

NOTE: If the factory (also known as hard) reset button on your Netgear R6100 (AC1200) is too small to push with your finger, try using an object such as the tip of a paper clip. This is often the best way to press the reset button on Netgear routers.


Additional information




R6100 (AC1200)

Wi-Fi Capable


Reset Capabilities

Factory Reset, Hard Reset, Soft Reset