ARC Wireless Default Usernames & Passwords
The default credentials needed to login to your ARC Wireless router

Info updated Jan. 10, 2023

The majority of ARC Wireless routers have a default username of admin, a default password of admin, and the default IP address of

These ARC Wireless credentials are needed when doing a login to the ARC Wireless router's web interface to change any settings.
Since some of the models don't follow the standards, you can see those in the table below.

Below the table are also instructions on what to do incase you forget your ARC Wireless router password, need to reset your ARC Wireless router to its factory default password, or the password reset doesn't work.

Tip: Press ctrl+f (or cmd+f on Mac) to quickly search for your model number.

ARC Wireless default Password List (Valid January 2023)

Model Default Username Default Password Default IP address
FreeStation 5
FreeStation 5 default factory settings
admin admin

Instructions and common questions

Forgot your ARC Wireless router password?

Have you changed the username and/or password of your ARC Wireless router and forgotten what you changed it to?
Don't worry: all ARC Wireless routers come with a default factory set password that you can revert to by following the instructions below.

Reset ARC Wireless router to default password

If you decide to revert your ARC Wireless router to it's factory defaults, you should do the 30-30-30 reset as follows:

  1. When your ARC Wireless router is powered on, press and hold the reset button for 30 seconds.
  2. While still holding the reset button pressed, unplug the power of the router and hold the reset button for another 30 seconds
  3. While still holding the reset button down, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds.

Your ARC Wireless router should now be reset to its brand new factory settings, Check the table to see what those are (Most likely admin/admin).
If the factory reset didn't work, check out the ARC Wireless 30 30 30 factory reset guide .

Important: Remember to change the default username and password to increase the security of your router after the factory reset, as the default passwords are available all over the web (like here).

I still can't access my ARC Wireless router with the default password

Make sure that you have followed the reset instructions correctly as the ARC Wireless routers should always rever to their factory default settings when reset.
Otherwise, there is always the risk that your router is damaged and might need to be repaired or replaced.