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

Info updated Jan. 24, 2020

The majority of LinkIt Smart routers have a default username of root, a default password of change on install, and the default IP address of

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

LinkIt Smart default Password List (Valid January 2020)

Model Default Username Default Password Default IP address
7688 default factory settings
root change on install

Instructions and common questions

Forgot your LinkIt Smart router password?

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

Reset LinkIt Smart router to default password

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

  1. When your LinkIt Smart 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 LinkIt Smart router should now be reset to its brand new factory settings, Check the table to see what those are (Most likely root/change on install).
If the factory reset didn't work, check out the LinkIt Smart 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 LinkIt Smart router with the default password

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