RESET WESTELL 7500 ROUTER
The Westell router has to be reset if you want to configure the settings on it newly. If you do not remember your router's username or password, then you will be advised to reset your router. Once you reset the router, the default network settings values will be restored, and the username and password will also change. After resetting, you have to use the default credentials to log into your interface. You have to reconfigure all the router settings. Follow the instructions below to reset your router.
- Reset Westell 7500 Router
How to Reset Westell 7500 Router
The procedure given here will help you reset your Westell router.
Search for the Reset button on the rear of the router.
Press the Reset button on your router and hold it for at least 30 seconds.
Release it after the specified time. The reset process will complete in a few seconds.
Once the process is over, all your network settings will be lost.
You have to use the default username and password.
Make sure to set up the router again if you want to use it.
You can change the network settings and credentials according to your choice.
Resetting my Westell Versalink 7500 gateway to ITD factory settings?
You can reset your router to factory default settings by following the simple steps mentioned below. The router settings are usually reset to the factory defaults if there is any network issue or if you’ve forgotten the username and password.
If you try to reset the router, it not only restores the default username and password, it also erases the home network settings.
The resetting procedure includes SSID and network key encryption.
After resetting your router, you cannot access the home network until you configure the same.
Now, to reset your router, press the Reset button on the Westell Versalink’s back panel for about 30-40 seconds.
Keep in mind that all the settings made earlier will be deleted. It includes network encryption also.
The username will be Admin and password will be password by default.
Now, after resetting the router, you should re-configure the settings made to use it like before. If not, you cannot connect other devices to the network.
You can change the default password for your router. To do so, enter the IP address 192.168.1.1 in the address bar of any browser that is comfortable for you to use to open the setup page.
Once the page loads, you will be prompted to enter the username and password. You can gather these credentials from the label attached to the router.
After logging in, navigate to Wireless Settings, and choose the Security menu.
Then choose the Change Password option. Key in the new password that you want to set for your router.
Ensure that you do not share these details with any stranger.
Westell 7500 Router Default Password
By default, the password is Password and the username is admin. But if you wish to access the WEP Encryption key, follow the guidelines mentioned below.
Open any web browser and key in http://192.168.1.1 in the address field.
On the Login page, type the username and enter the password in its appropriate fields.
In case you have forgotten the username and password, you will have to restore your router to the factory default settings
Now, click Wireless Settings followed by Basic Security Setting.
Note the following data WEP Key Entry Type, WEP key, and key code.
How to Connect to Westell 7500
Once you have completed the hardware installation of the Westell 7500 router, you need to configure it.
Initially, you have to connect your computer and router using an Ethernet cable to configure the wireless settings.
Make sure you are inserting the ends of the Ethernet cable into the right port of the router and computer.
Launch your preferred search engine and mention the router’s IP address in the URL bar.
Specify the default login details in the admin page and enter the Setup page.
Configure the settings and start using the Wireless connection on a Wi-Fi compatible device.
Westell 7500 Router Setup
When you are setting up the Westell 7500 router for the first time, then you need to establish a wired connection between the computer and router. Use an Ethernet cable in that case.
Turn on the associated devices - Router and computer.
Wait until the lights on the router remain stable.
Now, open your preferred internet browser like Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox on your PC.
Move to the top screen to locate the search bar and type the IP address of the router in it.
The IP address will be mentioned on the label attached on your router.
The Westell 7500 router’s admin page opens. Mention the username and password (mentioned in the label) in the respective fields.
Select Apply and the Settings page opens.
Locate the Wireless Setup icon and select it.
Scroll to the bottom page. Set a name (SSID) and password for your wireless network.
Set other settings like bandwidth, security type, encryption type, and others.
Save the settings by selecting the Apply button.
How do I change the password on my Westell 7500 router?
To change the password on the Westell router, perform the steps given below.
You can change the password of the Westell router from its official site.
On your system, open Google Chrome or Safari (web browser) and type 19126.96.36.199 in the search bar.
Tap the Enter key on the computer keyboard.
Wait until the home page of Westell router opens.
You will find the Sign in option at the right-hand side of the screen, tap on it.
Type your current User Name & password of Westell account in the required field.
Tap the OK button to open the Web interface.
Tap the Connection Overview section, select Edit, and choose the Edit VOL Connection option.
Now, enter the new password in the Account Password field and click the Save button.
Click the OK button to save the changes.
Now the Westell router password is changed successfully.
How do I update my Westell router?
To update Westell router software, follow the instructions given below.
The Westell router software update can be done quickly from its official site.
Initially, you have to connect your Westell router and the computer using an Ethernet cable.
After the connection setup, open a browser on your computer.
In the search bar of the web browser, type 192.168.1.1.
Click the Enter button on your system keyboard or click the forward arrow at the end of the search bar.
Click the Login option and enter your User Name and Password.
If you don’t know the user name and the password of the Westell router, then enter the default details.
The default user name and password are admin and password, respectively.
Click the Maintenance tab and tap the Update option.
If you have connected your system to the internet, then click Web Update Now.
If your system is not connected to the internet, then click the Local Update Now option.
Download the firmware update file from the official page of Westell and install it on your system.
How do I find my CenturyLink IP address?
Westell 7500 router is a product of Centurylink.
You can find the IP address of the router through online and from the computer control panel.
Finding the IP address online is the easiest method.
You can visit any one of the website specially designed for revealing your IP address details or type the What is my IP address keyword in the search bar of the web browser.
To find the IP address from the computer’s control panel, follow the instructions given below.
Click the Start menu, select Control panel, and type adapter in the search bar.
Click Network & Sharing Center--> View Network Connections ---> Active Network connection---> View Status of this Connection--> Details.
Now the IP address of your Centurylink router will display at the center of the screen.