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Linksys WRT54GS Default Password

WRT54GS Default Password & Other Default Login Info


Looking for the Linksys WRT54GS 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 WRT54GS default password.

However, when you're troubleshooting a network problem and need to get in to the device, the WRT54GS default password suddenly becomes very important.

For most versions of the Linksys WRT54GS, the default password is admin. As with most passwords, the WRT54GS default password is case sensitive.

In addition to the WRT54GS default password, you can also see the WRT54GS default username and WRT54GS default IP address in the table below.

Note: The Linksys WRT54GS default password may be different for certain hardware or firmware versions.

If I have that information, I'll include the exact WRT54GS version number along with the correct default password. You can usually find your Linksys WRT54GS version number on the bottom of the router.

Be sure to change the default router password on your WRT54GS to something more secure as soon as you're in. Then use a free password manager so you'll never forget your new WRT54GS password.

Help! The WRT54GS Default Password Doesn't Work!

At some point during the life of your particular Cisco Linksys WRT54GS, the default password, username, and/or IP address might have been changed.

In most cases, if the Linksys WRT54GS default IP address has been changed, the new IP address for the WRT54GS 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 WRT54GS default password or WRT54GS default username has changed, you'll need to reset the Linksys WRT54GS to factory defaults. You can usually do that via a special button or sequence of actions.

The WRT54GS manual will have specific directions for performing a factory default reset. You can download the manual for the WRT54GS from Linksys Support.

Please let me know if any of the WRT54GS default login data below needs updated. For other questions about the WRT54GS default information on this page, see my Default Password FAQ.

WRT54GS Default Password & Other Default Login Data

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

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