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The ASUS RT-AC1200HP router has Gigabit WiFi, 4 100mbps ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.

Quick links:
Default password/Login

Other versions (newest first):
  • RT-AC1200GU (2016)
  • RT-AC1200G (2015)
  • RT-AC1200 (2015)
  • RT-AC1200GP (2015)
  • RT-AC1200HP router specifications (specs)

    System specs
    Cpu: 580 MHz
    RAM: 128 MiB
    Flash: 16 MiB
    Custom firmwares: None
    Connectivity
    WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
    WAN-ports: 1
    WAN-speed: Gigabit (10/100/1000)
    ETH-ports (LAN): 4
    ETH-speed: 100mbps (10/100)
    USB-ports: 0

    Hard reset instructions for ASUS RT-AC1200HP

    If your RT-AC1200HP router is not working as it should, dropping connections or not being responsive, you should first do a reset of the router to see if the problems persist. Other scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you've forgotten the password or misconfigured it and can't get access anymore.
    Your can reset your ASUS RT-AC1200HP in the following way(s):

    Through the web-interface

    1. Open your browser and navigate to the default gateway ip (check default settings below)
    2. Sign in to the web-interface with the username and password you have selected, or try the defaulr username and password (check default settings below)
    3. Under the advanced settings menu, select administration
    4. Find the link "Restore/Save/Upload Setting"
    5. Beside Factory default click on Restore
    6. If prompted, click ok

    With the reset button on the router

    1. Locate the reset button on the backside of your unit
    2. with a sharp object, e.g. a paperclip or pencil, press and hold the reset button for 5s or until the power led starts flashing

    The 30-30-30 reset

    If the above instructions don't work you can always try the 30-30-30 reset as follows:
    1. When router is powered on, press the reset button and hold for 30 seconds. (Use a paper clip or something sharp)
    2. While holding the reset button pressed, unplug the power of the router and hold the reset button for 30 seconds
    3. While still holding the reset button down, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds.

    This process usually works for resetting any router to it's factory setting. If that doesn't work be sure to check out the questions and answers incase someone else has had similar problems resetting their router.
    Note: It is worth reading more about how to reset routers with the 30 30 30 reset and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it.

    Default factory settings for ASUS RT-AC1200HP

    If you have performed a reset of your RT-AC1200HP device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

    Default Network name (SSID): ASUS,ASUS_5G
    Default Gateway IP: 192.168.1.1
    Default username: admin
    Default password: admin  ASUS router default password list
    Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
    Default DNS server: 192.168.1.1
    Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unathorized access to your network.

    RT-AC1200HP Firmwares

    Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more secure from various security flaws.
    If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider flashing an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly increase the stability and functionality of your old router.
    Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the ASUS RT-AC1200HP:

    ASUS stock firmware for the RT-AC1200HP

    Stock firmwares for the RT-AC1200HP are available under the download section on the modem's support page. You can also refer to the router's manual for instructions on how to upgrade the firmware.