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

Info updated Sept. 18, 2022

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

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

ZTE default Password List (Valid September 2022)

Model Default Username Default Password Default IP address
MF10 default factory settings
admin admin
WF820+ default factory settings
1admin0 ltecl4r0
WF831 default factory settings
admin admin
ZXDSL 831CII default factory settings
admin admin
ZXDSL 831II default factory settings
admin admin
ZXDSL 931WII V1 default factory settings
admin admin
ZXHN H118N default factory settings
admin -
ZXHN H118Na v2.3
ZXHN H118Na v2.3 default factory settings
admin -

Instructions and common questions

Forgot your ZTE router password?

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

Reset ZTE router to default password

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

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

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