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

Info updated Jan. 14, 2019

The majority of SnapGear routers have a default username of root, a default password of default, and the default IP address of

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

SnapGear default Password List (Valid January 2019)

Model Default Username Default Password Default IP address
SG300 default factory settings
root default
SG565 default factory settings
root default

Instructions and common questions

Forgot your SnapGear router password?

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

Reset SnapGear router to default password

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

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

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