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

Info updated Jan. 17, 2023

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

These HP credentials are needed when doing a login to the HP 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 HP router password, need to reset your HP 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.

HP default Password List (Valid January 2023)

Model Default Username Default Password Default IP address
E-MSM466 Access Point
E-MSM466 Access Point default factory settings
admin admin
ProCurve Wireless Access Point 530 NA (J8986A)
ProCurve Wireless Access Point 530 NA (J8986A) default factory settings
admin admin
ProCurve Wireless AP 10ag NA (J9140A)
ProCurve Wireless AP 10ag NA (J9140A) default factory settings
admin password
t5325 default factory settings
root - acquired via DHCP

Instructions and common questions

Forgot your HP router password?

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

Reset HP router to default password

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

  1. When your HP 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 HP 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 HP 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 HP router with the default password

Make sure that you have followed the reset instructions correctly as the HP 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.