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

Info updated Nov. 6, 2023

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

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

Thomson default Password List (Valid November 2023)

Model Default Username Default Password Default IP address
DWG875T default factory settings
- admin
SpeedTouch 180
SpeedTouch 180 default factory settings
- admin
SpeedTouch 716v5
SpeedTouch 716v5 default factory settings
Administrator -
SpeedTouch 780 WL
SpeedTouch 780 WL default factory settings
Administrator -
TG787 default factory settings
admin admin
TWG850-4U default factory settings
- admin
TWG870 default factory settings
- admin

Instructions and common questions

Forgot your Thomson router password?

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

Reset Thomson router to default password

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

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

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