How to hard reset RT-AC86U router – Default Login & Password

The ASUS RT-AC86U router has Gigabit WiFi, 4 N/A ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports. It has a total combined WiFi throughput of 2900 Mpbs.
It is also known as the ASUS AC2900 Dual-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router.
How to hard reset RT-AC86U - Default Login & Password

How to hard reset (factory reset) RT-AC86U :

You can hard reset your RT-AC86U with ways bellow
Through the web-interface
Open your browser and navigate to the default gateway ip (see default settings below)
Sign in to the web-interface with the username and password you have selected, or try the defaulr username and password (see default settings below)
Under the advanced settings menu, select administration
Find the link ” Restore/Save/Upload Setting
Beside Factory default click on Restore
If prompted, click ok
With the reset button on the router
Locate the reset button on the backside of your unit
with a sharp object, e.g. a paperclip or pencil, press and hold the reset button for 5s or until the power led starts flashing

RT-AC86U default Login & Password, factory settings :

Default Gateway IP: 192.168.1.1
Default username: admin
Default password: admin
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.1.1

RT-AC86U router specifications :

System specs
CPU: 1.8 GHz
RAM: 512 MiB
Flash: 256 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
Connectivity
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi bands
2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: 2900 Mpbs
WAN
1 x N/A port
ETH
4 x N/A ports
USB-ports: 0

How to login to the RT-AC86U :

Make sure you are connected to the router’s network, either by Wi-Fi or ethernet cable.
Open your browser and visit
http://192.168.1.1
You should be prompted with a login dialogue.
Enter the username: admin
and the password admin
You will now be logged in. If you haven’t yet changed the defaul password, we recommend that you change it first
thing you do after logging in.