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Linksys WRT160N Default Password

WRT160N Default Password & Other Default Login Info

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Looking for the Linksys WRT160N default password? You probably have little reason to access your router on a regular basis so don't feel too bad if you've forgotten the WRT160N default password.

However, when you're troubleshooting a network problem and need to get in to the device, the WRT160N default password suddenly becomes very important.

For most versions of the Linksys WRT160N, the default password is admin. As with most passwords, the WRT160N default password is case sensitive.

In addition to the WRT160N default password, you can also see the WRT160N default username and WRT160N default IP address in the table below.

Note: The Linksys WRT160N default password may be different for certain hardware or firmware versions.

If I have that information, I'll include the exact WRT160N version number along with the correct default password. You can usually find your Linksys WRT160N version number on the bottom of the router.

Be sure to change the default router password on your WRT160N to something more secure as soon as you're in. Then use a free password manager so you'll never forget your new WRT160N password.

Help! The WRT160N Default Password Doesn't Work!

At some point during the life of your particular Cisco Linksys WRT160N, the default password, username, and/or IP address might have been changed.

In most cases, if the Linksys WRT160N default IP address has been changed, the new IP address for the WRT160N will be the same as the default gateway IP address configured for your network connection.

See How To Find the Default Gateway IP Address for help.

In situations where the WRT160N default password or WRT160N default username has changed, you'll need to reset the Linksys WRT160N to factory defaults. You can usually do that via a special button or sequence of actions.

The WRT160N manual will have specific directions for performing a factory default reset. You can download the manual for the WRT160N from Linksys Support.

Please let me know if any of the WRT160N default login data below needs updated. For other questions about the WRT160N default information on this page, see my Default Password FAQ.

WRT160N Default Password & Other Default Login Data

Version Default Username Default Password Default IP Privileges
All [none] admin 192.168.1.1 Administrator

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