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Linksys WRT400N Default Password

WRT400N Default Password & Other Default Login Info

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Looking for the Linksys WRT400N 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 WRT400N default password.

However, when you're troubleshooting a network problem and need to get in to the device, the WRT400N default password suddenly becomes very important.

For most versions of the Linksys WRT400N, the default password is admin. As with most passwords, the WRT400N default password is case sensitive.

In addition to the WRT400N default password, you can also see the WRT400N default username and WRT400N default IP address in the table below.

Note: The Linksys WRT400N default password may be different for certain hardware or firmware versions.

If I have that information, I'll include the exact WRT400N version number along with the correct default password. You can usually find your Linksys WRT400N version number on the bottom of the router.

Be sure to change the default router password on your WRT400N to something more secure as soon as you're in. Then use a free password manager so you'll never forget your new WRT400N password.

Help! The WRT400N Default Password Doesn't Work!

At some point during the life of your particular Cisco Linksys WRT400N, the default password, username, and/or IP address might have been changed.

In most cases, if the Linksys WRT400N default IP address has been changed, the new IP address for the WRT400N 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 WRT400N default password or WRT400N default username has changed, you'll need to reset the Linksys WRT400N to factory defaults. You can usually do that via a special button or sequence of actions.

The WRT400N manual will have specific directions for performing a factory default reset. You can download the manual for the WRT400N from Linksys Support.

Please let me know if any of the WRT400N default login data below needs updated. For other questions about the WRT400N default information on this page, see my Default Password FAQ.

WRT400N 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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